Politics/Government

County supervisors juggle busy agenda

The Rapp BOS tackled a lengthy agenda, approving a school’s budget, announcing three new zoning administrator job finalists, stressing the urgency for building renovations, and debating the continued public use of an increasingly security-minded county courthouse. […]

School/Education News

The difficult decision to resume classes

Feeling reassured by what he’d been told, Blair by Monday afternoon “felt I had no reason not to have school. The sheriff’s office was decisive and detailed. I was incredibly impressed with the quality of Sheriff Compton’s investigation.” […]

Movies

Friday feature: Badsville

The 2017 Canadian Film Fest’s Best Director and Best Costume Design awards both went recently to “Badsville,” which makes its East Coast premiere Friday, April 7 at the Film Festival at Little Washington. […]

Adult Education

RappU raises the academic bar

RappU’s new nurse aide training lab: an entire classroom equipped with three hospital beds, life-like manikins, and extensive array of medical devices. If you didn’t know better you’d swear you were standing in a hospital ward. […]

Fire and Rescue

Richie Burke stuns county by resigning

Months of upheaval in the county government worsened Tuesday night when Richie Burke — the county’s “workhorse” who performs as building official, emergency services and emergency 911 coordinator — submitted his resignation effective June 1. […]

Politics/Government

Popular congressman — so to speak

This week, rather than wondering how many constituents might show up at his upcoming town hall, the congressman is releasing a “ticketing and attendance plan” — namely a lottery — for the March 31 event in Charlottesville. […]

Health and Healthcare

‘Stand up’ and align with gravity

One would assume that a best-kept secret to a long and healthy life would be somewhat technical — given it was revealed by NASA’s former director of life sciences to a Rappahannock County audience last Friday. Think again. And don’t be sitting down while you read this. […]