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School/Education News

Teacher Jenkins honored

Washington’s Christal Jenkins, an infant-toddler teacher at the Child Care and Learning Center, has been awarded a child development associate credential in recognition of outstanding work with infants and toddlers. The credential was awarded by […]

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Books

Book Review: WWII spy yarn has local angle

On a bluff overlooking the Hazel River, a couple of miles below its confluence with the Hughes, sits Longlea. In the figurative middle of nowhere, just across the Rappahanock line in Culpeper County, this grand manor house on a large estate is a witness to some of the most tantalizing happenings in 20th century history.
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School/Education News

Scholarship winners

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Culpeper Chapter #73, at a special assembly in Culpeper, recognized winning students of scholarship awards. Representing grade 12 was Austin Burdick, first place winner and recipient of a $1,000 […]

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School/Education News

Wakefield to host special history camp

In mid-July, Jeff Day, a history teacher at Wakefield Country Day School, will direct a special “Time Travelers” history camp. This unique experience is for rising first- through eighth-grade students. The camp will be held […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices

The Town of Washington will hold its June Town Council meeting on June 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Highlights from the agenda include: updates on the wastewater treatment plant and the VDOT property, […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thanks from Ragland Farm

Pam and John Kiser would like to express their great appreciation to Larry Grove, Richie Burke and the Sperryville Fire Department volunteers for their great and gracious help at our Antique & Garden Show this […]

Health and Healthcare

Relay For Life raises $36,157

The Rappahannock Relay For Life on May 19 was an especially emotional event this year with the passing of Ester Settle just days before. Ester was considered the mother of Relay For Life in Rappahannock County. She was one of its founders and a dedicated volunteer for the Reach to Recovery program for women with breast cancer. She spoke of the need to get young people involved in Relay and to take roles on the committee. A great collection of veteran committee members helped out and offered their expertise and input in planning the event. […]

School/Education News

Tupper, Day receive Williams Fund scholarships

The committee administering the MaryBeth Williams Memorial Fund has announced the recipients of its 2010 scholarship. Natalie Tupper received $1,000. Natalie will attend James Madison University. Carly Day was awarded $2,000. Carly will attend Virginia […]

School/Education News

Wakefield opening summer camps

Wakefield Country Day School in Flint Hill is offering a number of summer academic camps. Each camper will need to complete an application form and a medical form to enroll. Forms are available from Kathi […]

Home and Land Transfers

Home and land transfers

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office from May 28 to June 3: The Potomac Edison Company DBA Allegheny Power to Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, multiple […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices

Today (June 10), the Washington Architectural Review Board (ARB) meets at 7:30 p. m. in the Town Hall on Gay Street. Agenda highlights include: County of Rappahannock, by John McCarthy, addition to existing Jail/Sheriff’s Office […]

The Rapp

The Rapp

Buy a reproduction of a Rappahannock County courthouse desk and help the Food Pantry and Free Clinic; an antique and garden show worth a visit this weekend. […]