Last month, with the intention of introducing myself as the new editor of this newspaper, I paid my first visit to the RAWL shelter in Amissville. That's how I met Luna.
The county treasurer is accusing her own county government of mismanagement, including failure to follow proper expense and payroll procedures and lack of oversight of budgeting and spending by senior county officials.
Treasurer Debbie Knick has held an initial meeting with the first of several private collection agencies, one of which could soon be helping the county recover some of the $1.2 million-plus it is owed.
Two Amissville men have been arrested on numerous felony charges stemming from a seven-month long burglary investigation by the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office.
In a wide-ranging Q&A with the Rappahannock News, Henry shared his thoughts on current and future land use and zoning realating to an updated comprehensive plan, increasing revenue, agriculture renewal, tourism and more.
Raw land sales in Rappahannock nearly double in 2016; residential transactions decrease, but total dollar sales up
The just ended year of 2016 was the best real estate market in the last eight years for the combined Piedmont counties of Rappahannock, Fauquier, Madison and Culpeper.
In April 1863, as the Civil War grew bloodier, Frederick Douglass published “Why Should a Colored Man Enlist?” Which was reprinted and passed around by blacks — enslaved and freed — in all 36 states.
While neighboring counties to the north and east have grown in population, Rappahannock County since 2010 has seen its number of residents decline, according to a new study by the Weldon Cooper Center at UVA.
It seems like yesterday that we were starting out in a garage on Main Street with a staff of two in a dry county. Four decades goes by pretty fast when you're having this much fun.
A Rappahannock County sheriff's deputy, who already possessed a criminal record, has been indicted on charges of “felony object sexual penetration of a juvenile.”
Over the last 20 years, Rappahannock County has failed to collect nearly $1.3 million in billed real estate taxes. Since 2014, the amount still owed totals $763,000.
It’s official: 2016 was Rappahannock County’s fourth year in a row with no traffic fatalities. In Rappahannock County over the last five years an average of 143 crashes occurred annually, including about 50 per year that involved injuries.
Rappahannock School Board Chairman John Wesley Mills said he is currently “negotiating a contract” with an interim superintendent candidate to temporarily replace Donna O. Matthews, who abruptly announced her resignation as county schools chief effective March 9.
While Lois recently relinquished the Book Barn’s directorship duties she is still appearing, as usual, at the Book Barn on Saturdays, helping to sort through the thousands of books.
Donna O. Matthews has officially resigned her position as superintendent of RCPS effective March 9 and will join the VDOE in Richmond as a coordinator of school improvement.
Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010, an accomplished vocalist who performed at the 44th president’s inauguration, reflects on the outgoing and incoming administrations.