I owe how much?

It’s been a busy several days at the Rappahannock County Treasurer’s Office, with a steady stream of county residents appearing in person to pay annual personal property taxes that were due no later than Tuesday, Dec. 5 (late payments will be assessed a 10 percent penalty). […]

Letters to the Editor

Swindler a perfect choice

If ever there was a perfect choice for Citizen of the Year, it is Jimmy Swindler. ‘Young’ Jimmy was one of the first people we met when Alma and I came here twenty or so years ago. I’ve watched Jimmy and his family blossom over the years. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for Dec. 7

The Christmas in Little Washington parade is this Sunday, Dec. 10.; Washington post office’s real estate agent comes to town; commuting to Big Washington has new expedient toll lanes, and it’s not cheap; Paulie the parrot gets a clean bill of health; and it’s the Artisan Trail’s Second Saturday. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Dec. 7

Gray Ghost Winery is sponsoring a special holiday food drive to benefit the Rappahannock Food Pantry. All non-perishable food and monetary donations qualify you for a drawing to receive free tickets to one of Gray Ghost’s popular events. Last year more than 3,000 pounds of food was donated! […]

Letters to the Editor

The balancing act

The county budget has a line item to pay for the processing of deer, which in turn is donated to the Rappahannock Food Pantry for distribution. Just take your excess deer to Manford on Route 211 between Ben Venue and Amissville or call 540-937-5892 or 540-522-2896. […]


In quicksand and sinking fast

That makes Mr. Curry’s compensation comparable to John McCarthy’s after 30 years of service. Mr. Curry’s duties don’t include zoning administrator, which the board estimated to be 40 percent of the job and hired a full-time zoning administrator at a $55,000 salary. […]

School/Education News

School news for Nov. 30

Results from RCHS Fall Sports Awards Ceremony with cross country, junior boys soccer, volleyball, cheer and football; photos from annual basketball and alumni tourney; and WCDS student compete in classics tourey in Richmond and students volunteer at the Food Pantry and Hawksbill Assisted Living Center in Luray. […]