Former Rappahannock County administrator John W. McCarthy will start the new year on the staff of Piedmont Environmental Council.
The two-hour meeting focused on the school division’s real-world learning initiatives, among other topics, and concluded with a somewhat less giving vote on a repair bill.
After 14 tries since 1870 to obtain a railroad, Rappahannock County finally brought in a secret weapon: Mrs. S. F. Moore, the only female railroad promoter in the United States.
When she caused a private bank in Perrysville, Ohio, to fail in 1911, the Cleveland Ohio Press, did not call her the “only female railroad promoter in the United States,” they simply called her, “Mrs. Moore, an optimist.”
Need a break after Christmas? There's at live bluegrass and beer for Boxing Day at Pen Druid. Still need New Year's plans? First Night in Warrenton features 40 family-friendly live indoor performances in and around their downtown.
Aging Together is pleased to host the Virginia “GrandDriver” program Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. at the Rappahannock Library. The free program addresses early signs of driving difficulty and the new laws that impact senior drivers.
At their Dec. 14 public hearing, the Culpeper County Planning Commission unanimously approved a Preliminary Subdivision Plan requested by Clevengers Corner Associates LLC out of Washington, D.C.
Wakefield Country Day School students earned nine awards in the Samuels Public Library’s 38th annual Holiday Writing Contest; Updates on Owls' basketball, swimming and Panthers' basketball, wrestling and Quiz Bowl teams.
Our satellite internet was out due to some terrestrial interference — of the large, black-furred kind.
Much of the county government was out of touch from Tuesday afternoon through most of Wednesday, after a crew digging on the courthouse lawn severed a cable.
Pam Owen’s reviews books added to the Rappahannock County Public Library’s Conservation Collection, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Staff at the Inn at Little Washington focus on the job at hand — which includes, as always, the Inn being open for business both on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
As part of The PATH Foundation's "12 Days of Kindness” program, a group of interns spread the holiday spirit and paid for coffee and breakfast sandwiches at Quicke Mart last Friday morning.
Rappahannock Republicans gathered last week for a celebratory champagne lunch at the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C.
Washington gets a new president, of the Old Rag Master Naturalists that is. Gail Swift heads the group dedicated to outreach, education and citizen science projects to help conserve and manage natural resources and public land.
The Rappahannock News will be closed next Monday through Friday for the holidays, reopening the following Monday (Jan. 2). There will be no newspaper published next Thursday (Dec. 29); all editorial submissions the next issue are due Monday, Jan. 2.