According to the Pew Research Center, 92 percent of American adults own a cell phone. Seventy-three percent own a desktop or laptop. Sixty-eight percent own smartphones and 45 percent own tablet computers.
Beautiful Rappahannock County has drawn a great number of highly talented and widely recognized artists to its vibrant and diverse community for decades. The extraordinary result is reflected in this year’s 12th annual Studio and Gallery Tour.
We will thank all our letter-writers for respecting our policy not to print election-related letters in the edition just prior to the Nov. 8 election — in other words, the Nov. 3 edition — as printed responses would be impossible…
Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-31. The students of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and the local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving are participating in the Red Ribbon Campaign for the second year in a row.
In 2010, a wave of right-wing conservatives were elected to the House as part of the Tea Party movement, forming the so-called "Freedom Caucus," and commenced to fulfill their own prophecy about how dysfunctional the federal government is.
I wanted to take a moment and say thank you to all who came out Saturday to support the Rappahannock Sheriff’s Children’s Foundation Annual Car Show. This would not have been possible without you.
A monster steel-lattice cell tower is looming in our future. In Boston, 255 feet tall and just off U.S. 522 on Culpeper's far western border. It is meant to improve the poor cell phone coverage in that area.
I spent 14 years on the local elections board and never, ever saw any fraud. At every turn election materials are safeguarded. Your board and your registrar do not guess or invent solutions, they persist in finding the correct legal…
The 116-year-old Paris-based Michelin Guide launched its first-ever guide to Washington D.C. last Thursday — and it included the Inn at Little Washington, awarding it two stars.
Like the spreading fall foliage and cool autumn temperatures that bring new delights every day, so too the Rappahannock County sports teams continue to deliver good news as their fall regular seasons wind down and playoff time approaches.
Point and counterpoint: Walter Nicklin and Ron Maxwell explain once and for all why you should vote for (respectively) Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.
View and discuss an "Old Friends" documentary with friends old and new; brush up on your plein air appreciation at R.H. Ballard; "Hollywood on the Potomac" author speaks.
Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Oct. 6-13:
Many languages were heard being spoken among the crowd at Pass Mountain Overlook in Shenandoah National Park last Saturday evening.
Tuesday, Oct. 11 9:10 p.m. — Lee Highway, Amissville, general illness, company 3 9:15 p.m. — Zachary Taylor Highway, Front Royal, difficulty breathing, company 9
The Washington Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 24) at town hall to continue the town’s comprehensive plan review. Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals meets 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 25) at the courthouse. Agenda available online at boarddocs.com/va/corva/Board.nsf/Public.