A potential tragedy in our public high school reveals an ongoing tragedy of public information suppression. For the good of our county, it’s time for more transparency.
The election of 2016 inspired him to work to take back this country from a corrupt system. Wanting to serve his neighbors and community directly he saw an opportunity to go to Richmond and be a voice.
As a supporter of American agriculture, I have recently joined a national effort led by the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) to reestablish a country-of-origin labeling (COOL) program for U.S. beef products.
The Garden Club of Warren County for the first time spotlighted the town of Washington on Saturday, April 29, as part of Historic Garden Week. We would like to express our appreciation to those who made garden week here possible.
I write to a community that is like no other. Rappahannock is a place where the arts are nurtured. This community supports the non-profit work of so many in this Northern Piedmont region.
Thank you, Ms. Critzer [‘Giddy up” letter, May 4]. You voiced with humor what many residents of Rappahannock feel about the problems created (as well as county money wasted) by a few angry simple-minded people in this county.
During the recent Virginia garden tour here in Rappahannock, the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of Trinity Church used the opportunity when hundreds were visiting the county to raise funds for our charities by raffling off a "Rappahannock Sampler."
By mid-morning Friday this suspension bridge over a swollen North Fork of the Thornton River behind Pen Druid Brewery was practically floating atop the rushing rapids.
I am a 75-pound, 3-to-4 year-old German Shepherd and I came to RAWL as a stray. I’ve passed the play-with-Shannon-the-Hound test that they administer to all newcomers here.
The Washington monument in the “first Washington of them all” is being repointed — like the taller obelisk in D.C. that underwent restoration in 1999, albeit far less scaffolding and workers are required for this ongoing project on Gay Street.
Hero emerges from torrential rain and rescues woman and dog from sinking car; former B&B proprietors purchase site for new restaurant; and the county’s Artisan Trail 'Second Saturday' tour is this weekend.
The Broadband Committee meets on Monday, May 15, at the Washington Fire Hall; and The Planning Commission of the Town of Washington meets on Monday, May 15, at Town Hall to continue the Comprehensive Plan review.
The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office responded to another perceived threat at the high school Tuesday after “the office of the high school was informed that a young student made a comment about blowing up the school.”
At 3 p.m. Saturday the temperature in the town of Washington reached 93 degrees, with a heat index of 103. But that didn’t stop well over 700 visitors from flocking to the county seat for Historic Garden Week in Virginia.
It took a lot of guts and you should be very proud that you saved a lot of students’ and staffs’ lives. You are a hero and should be given a thank you from everyone in this county.
During the past week we attended three Rappahannock High School events: a scholarship ceremony with awards totaling $125,000; a Quiz Bowl Team taping for It’s Academic in D.C.; and the Drama Club's final performance of The School of Rock.