Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, speaking here in Richmond, raised more than $50,000 for his campaign for governor from conservative supporters in Rappahannock County Saturday night. Photo courtesy of Virginia Attorney General’s Office.
From the Rappahannock News

Cuccinelli raises hopes (and $50K) in Huntly

Virginia State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli swept into Rappahannock County Saturday night with a strong conservative message that delighted a Republican crowd in Huntly as he swiftly added over $50,000 to his campaign for governor of Virginia. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Allen, in key Senate race, visits April 4

Virginia will be the focus of one of the nation’s most tightly contested U.S. Senate races in November’s election, as former governor and U.S. Senator George Allen tries to recapture the Senate seat that he lost in 2006 to Democrat James Webb. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: No lunch left behind?

Rappahannock County Public Schools have been ordered by the food bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., to change what they are serving in the school cafeteria. Like all U.S. public schools under the thumb of the “we […]

School/Education News

A low-volume budget hearing

A public hearing held Monday evening on the proposed budgets of Rappahannock County and its school system was a mostly polite affair without fireworks, but with an undercurrent of deep division over how much influence […]

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From ECow to Tree-Cow?

Greg Williams of Flint Hill easily won unanimous approval of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission to move his tree and landscaping business from his home property on Ben Venue Road to the former site of gourmet food vendor ECow on U.S. 211. […]

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School/Education News

No tax increases in 2011 budget

Rappahannock County’s draft budget for the fiscal year starting in July proposes no property tax increase and fully funds the requested $11.6 million schools budget, but leaves open a big question: How to finance about […]

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Ideas rise, fall at BOS

The idea of splitting county property tax bills into two semi-annual installments died a quiet death Monday after a discussion at the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors’ monthly meeting. The same fate befell a suggestion […]

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County officials prepare for axe

Virginia’s state budget crisis is filtering down to the local level, posing threats to Rappahannock County in diverse ways ranging from school funding to plans for a new regional jail and the potential loss of […]

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BOS: budget battle ahead?

Rappahannock County’s Board of Supervisors appears headed into a battle over the county budget and school spending, as Virginia’s fiscal crisis deepens and one county supervisor calls for strict new limits on spending. EDITOR’S NOTE: […]