Once again Judge Alfred D. Swersky denied Marian Bragg’s petition to the Circuit Court to declare that certain actions taken by the Board of Supervisors violated Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The Board of Supervisors held a budget workshop on April 13 to approve a preliminary fiscal year 2018 budget. The board will present the budget for discussion and amendment in future public meetings.
At least two male students of Rappahannock County, Virginia, High School counted down the days until last Thursday — the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting massacre — when according to a court affidavit they plotted to “make Columbine…
In recognition of how deeply Emily touched our hearts, it makes me wonder how much more grief do we need to experience in our families, in our communities, and in our world to stop gun violence.
Boutique local winery DuCard Vineyards officially has released “Shenandoah,” a new wine created specifically to support the Shenandoah National Park Trust.
Because the various county officials were going to declare my property to been entirely within Fauquier county I raised a stink about it .
It seems to me that new and more exalted heights of sanctimony have been reached by the letter in the April 13 edition of the News entitled, “Open letter to fellow residents.”
Washington Baptist Church is having their Grandma’s Attic yard sale April 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church; The Inn's "Norman House" is undergoing a transformation; and some Easter memories.
With the frequent unseasonable warm spells, spring is changing the natural landscape overnight and setting the stage for Earth Day and other celebrations of nature and science coming up this weekend and next.
The board has been holding its routine monthly meeting on a weekday for decades. Four decades, at least, I haven’t checked the records, but this alleged “arrogant disregard” likely started well before that.
The employees, supervisors, and members of other governmental bodies in our county deserve our support and gratitude, not the wave of hostile criticism that seems to be engulfing the county.
What I want Mr. Goff is a healthy community, land values that are increasing and taxation that remains relatively low compared to neighboring counties. Let’s drop the “them against us” mentality … you are not the victim of the taxpayers.
Spring is well underfoot in Rappahannock and April is off to the races. Saturday April 22nd will be the 39th running of the annual Fodderstack 10k Classic and just for fun we are turning it up a notch.
The Rev. Horace “Tuck” Grinnell is seen here sprinkling holy water over the St. Peter Catholic Church congregation, who couldn’t help but laugh when the priest quipped that their singing almost rivaled the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Nine spring days and counting until Rappahannock County, and in particular the town of Washington, play host to Historic Garden Week in Virginia — “America’s Largest Open House.”
Kenny Sullivan captured this beautiful scene while driving his Rappahannock Flyer (classic car excursions) past historic Ben Venue farm on Saturday morning.