Maria Everett, executive director of the Virginia FOIA Advisory Council, led a two-hour forum about the law last Wednesday at the County courthouse including 50 members of the public and several county officials.
Route 211 also has a remarkable legacy. It is part of Lee Highway and at one time it was a notable tourist attraction for Rappahannock County, back in the 1920s when many highways had famous names attached to them.
But Mittendorff’s husband, Steve, told radio station WTOP this week that the union had no place to rule one way or another on the cause of his late wife’s suicide, saying nobody will ever know the exact reasons.
Ron Frazier, the longest serving board member, he has an institutional knowledge others may not have, and often uses it to raise questions about procedures and policies debated at BOS meetings.
The rain ended and the stars came out Saturday night for the Rappahannock Food Pantry’s benefit at the Meadows, the Washington home of Beverly and John Fox Sullivan.
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission has just unveiled the “Purely Piedmont” brand name and colorful logo to promote the region’s locally grown food, including Rappahannock County.
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Rappahannock County has more cattle than people, with a count of 10,800 cattle and calves and 6,200 beef cows, according to the state figures, not including dairy cow production.
Temperatures are on the rise, and so are calls to the Blue Ridge Poison Center about snake bites. Rappahannock is home to two kinds of poisonous snakes: the copperhead and the timber rattlesnake.
RappU and Associates in Emergency Care are pleased to announce that the hybrid EMT BLS course will be offered at RappU (11669 Lee Highway in Sperryville) beginning Tuesday, June 27.
After days of cool, wet weather, the sunshine is back and temperatures are rising, boosting animal activity, in this week's Wild Ideas column.
The AHCA was passed recently by the House after a few hours of consideration of recent amendments. Rep. Garrett admitted that he did not even read the bill, but relied on his staff’s summary, before he voted to approve it.
Mr. Garrett repeatedly says that he is for the environment and for jobs. Good. He can throw his support behind the complete funding for the EPA and its role in the Chesapeake Bay Clean-up.
We are forwarding this to you in the hopes that you can pass it along to the Historical Society. We have been unable to contact them and are in the process of "lifting" our bulbs for the season.
As a former public school superintendent, I used to get a lot of grief from my school board colleagues about my media philosophy. Short, simple, it was then and remains today: "Tell the truth, tell it first, tell it often."
The session was conducted by Maria J.K. Everett, Executive Director and Senior Attorney of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Her two hour presentation, including lively questions and answers, was thoroughly enjoyable.
Warm days, Food Pantry gala success, CCLC Pre-K grads, and Mother's Day memories — with one special mother (and daughter) inducted into the inducted into the Fauquier Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).