Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Jan. 26

The next Rappahannock School Board meeting date has been changed from 6 p.m. Feb. 14 to Feb. 21 in the high school band room. The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission Executive Committee will meet Feb. 1 at the RRRC offices in Culpeper. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Jan. 26

Feb. 12, 1997: The Williams heirs charge that the Supervisors’ denial of their request for a rezoning and an exception to the subdivision ordinance was “arbitrary, capricious, discriminatory and unconstitutional.” […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Jan. 26

The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Clerk’s office Jan. 12-19: Dietlinde Maazel and Joe H. Porter, Jr., successor co-trustees of the Lorin Maazal declaration of trust to Leslie Maazel, parcel B, 25.929 acres, $950,000.00. […]

Sperryville Column

Sperryville column for Jan. 19

Overpriced cappuccinos are not essential for ambience, Laurel Mills Store serves gool ol’ coffee at 60 cents a cup and a warm slice of Rappahannock charm. Middle Street Gallery reschedules opening reception for January 28. […]


Cyclocrossing the finish line

Belle Meade School teacher and equestrian team leader Alex Forte (left) was in Hartford, Connecticut earlier this month for a cold, wet, icy, muddy week — during which she finished second in two USA Cyclocross National Championship races. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Jan. 19

Powerful moments, along with a former Miss America at MLK celebration at the Little Washington Theatre. The Inn whipped up a surprise birthday cake for their executive steward, Beverly. And Ballard’s shop have some exquisite rugs on display. […]


An invitation to empower

With this guidance in mind, it is now me encouraging readers of this newspaper to become more engaged in our community as citizen journalists. It can be as simple as writing a short story about your daughter’s soccer coach-turned-mentor. […]


Rainy day walk

Rappahannock County resident Kathy McNitt didn’t let numerous rain showers from this past week keep her from hiking in Shenandoah National Park, where she captured this artistic shot along the Limberlost Trail. […]