Washington Column

Washington column for August 17

Plenty is happening in September, like a Second Friday series talk by former White House National Coordinator for Security, Richard A. Clarke; the Rappahannock Historical Society annual meeting; and the Retired Teachers Association meets, followed by a tour of the Jones farm. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

Aug. 26, 1998: This September will mark another major event in the town’s history — its bicentennial celebration. The festival and history parade will take place in Woodville on Saturday, Sept. 26. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for July 27

RAAC Theatre’s open “Harvey” reading attracts over 35 eager thespians; the county’s most exclusive bees, arachnids and other insects check in to the Inn’s new 12-room bug hotel; and Ballard’s annual rug clearance sale ends July 30. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for July 27

Nov. 14, 1974: Rappahannock County is looking into the possibility of utilizing the old Washington school building for county offices space. Dr. R. S. LeGarde, regional health officer, brought the question up at last Thursday’s meeting of the board of supervisors. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane July 13

Aug. 28, 1986: Rappahannock County planning commissioners gave the nod to James Russell’s proposal for a flea market, recommending that the county’s board of zoning appeals grant a special use permit for the venture. […]