The Rapp

The Rapp for August 10

The stars (moon, sun and celluloid) are all aligning in the county this month; Shenandoah Park readies for the long-awaited 2017 solar eclipse; “Virginia Is For Film Lovers” features Mary’s Rock Tunnel; and an acclaimed landscape photographer hosts a public program this Saturday. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices

The Board of Supervisors meets for a special session on Friday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Rappahannock County Courthouse. Agenda includes: Authorization for county attorney to hire a law firm for defense of an appeal. […]



Headwaters recently donated 150 packages of notebook paper, 100 dozen pencils and 100 pairs of scissors to the Rappahannock County Food Pantry for its annual backpack drive. Pictured here accepting the donation are Rappahannock student […]

Letters to the Editor

Time to commend, not castigate

The BZA chairman permitted “the person” to continue her offensive, but then refused to allow me to respond. Democracy, free speech and fair play at work — Rappahannock style! I appreciate the newspaper affording me the opportunity to do so here. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for August 3

Local furniture maker Peter Kramer received national recognition as a winner of the 2017 American Craft Week’s “Second Acts;” and local bestselling author, Marianne Clyde, has just published a groundbreaking new book, “Zentivity.” […]


We are Number 1

The Rappahannock/Culpeper 6-and-under baseball team came home winners of Virginia’s New Kent 6U Invitational Tournament held over the weekend of July 14 in New Kent. The local 6U team went undefeated in the tournament. […]