It was refreshing to learn that Jackson District Supervisor Ron Frazier is advocating a more active role in the budget process for Rappahannock County’s Board of Supervisors (BOS) this year. In recent years the BOS has largely relinquished its budget…

A front-page photo in last Thursday’s paper misidentified the high-water kayaker as Chris Moyles. It was Tyler Holtzman of Sperryville in the kayak; Moyles took the picture. Allen Lewis, aquitted of a rape charge last week in Rappahannock Circuit Court,…

Anderson is master’s grad Joshua Alan Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Anderson of Castleton, graduated last month from George Mason University with a Masters degree in Computer Engineering. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Virginia.…

Flint Hill United Methodist Church invites everyone to a free movie, Saturday, .Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. The movie “Fireproof” is about a firefighter who uses a 40-day experiment known as “The Love Dare” to try to save his marriage.…

Monday’s post-storm flood waters, which caused a slew of temporary closings throughout the county but no serious injuries, may have been great for kayaks, but were not good — never are — for cars and trucks. Experienced kayaker and Tyler…

Special to the Rappahannock News Two of Georgetown University’s best student theater companies bring their joint production of Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Thing” to the Theatre at Washington on Feb. 6-7. “The Real Thing” was originally produced in London in…
Calling young campers!

“More garden projects!” That was the request of last year’s Rappahannock Nature Campers. So this year, June 21 to July 2, we will spend lots of time in the gardens at Singing Creek, and work on projects devoted to flowers,…

Special to the Rappahannock News Twelve people braved the snow and ice last Thursday, Jan. 21, for the regular monthly meeting of RappFLOW, the local environmental organization dedicated to ensuring water quality in the upper Rappahannock watershed. They no doubt…

This week’s newspaper marks the fourth weekly edition since we’ve taken the helm of this Rappahannock institution. We have absolutely no regrets; and from what readers and advertisers have been telling us, they are pleased as well. I hope they…

First responders (fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel) in Rappahannock County have a difficult time navigating our rural, winding roads to get to an emergency and their efforts are further complicated by the lack of visible 911 addressing on homes…

More than two dozen people attended a meeting last week to plan a “Celebrity Waiter” dinner Saturday, Jan. 30, to benefit the Rappahannock Benevolent Fund, which serves the needy of Rappahannock County. The Fund makes emergency grants to Rappahannock citizens…