County staff wanes while agenda waxes

Another full agenda — and another empty seat or two — await the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors at their next regular monthly meeting this Monday afternoon and evening (Nov. 7).
Supervisors seek feedback; get it

More than 50 citizens attended Monday night’s Hampton district “outreach” session, hosted at the Washington fire hall by the RCBS. For more than 90 minutes, the supervisors were alternately questioned, criticized and encouraged.
Bragg vs. supervisors vs. docket

After a 25 minutes of argument regarding Bragg vs. the Board of Supervisors in circuit court last Thursday (Oct. 6), the case was postponed until the Monday after Thanksgiving.
RappU gets down to work(force)

With its second adult-education semester underway, the nonprofit non-university known RappU has made significant progress toward its goal to become a center for workforce development.
Supervisors open on Monday

Flatwood recycling center may or may not be open in the future on Mondays, but this coming Monday (Oct. 17), Rappahannock County’s supervisors will be. The supervisors will meet at the Washington fire hall at 7 p.m. Monday.
Suit offends, board defends

At their regular October session, Rappahannock County’s supervisors took four hours Monday afternoon to deal with the county’s business. This included adopting several measures meant to defend the board, its elected members and county staff in court.
Possible suit alleges FOIA violations by supervisors

The Code of Virginia does not prohibit irony. Thus, over the manner in which it made decisions this summer to seek a replacement for its departing longtime county attorney, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors will now apparently be sued.
The agenda bender

The supervisors convened at 7 p.m. for a public “work session” Sept. 19 kicking off the board’s new policy to hold a second meeting later in the month whenever it was deemed necessary. This one was evidently necessary; they didn’t…
The song of the landscape

A beautiful, uncomfortable film on birds’ decline screens for free on Friday, Sept. 16, followed by some possible seeds of change.
Have you seen this horse?

This red roan mare was last seen near Hackley's Mill and Rappahannock Lakes in Amissville last weekend; she's new to the area, and the owners want very much to find her.
Rappahannock County 101

In light of recent confusion, the county considers creating a "Rappahannock 101" course for citizens. And here, for the same reasons, is a brief brief primer on how local government works, or is meant to work, in the areas of…
Council mulls old, new business  

At its regular meeting Aug. 8, the Washington Town Council dealt with new business — a treatment plant repair — and then, during public comment, some very old business.
Rapp U. preps for a Sperryville campus

Rapp U.’s volunteer organizers say they’re hoping by sometime next month to have a both a campus in Sperryville and an official association with Valley Health/Page Memorial Hospital for health-care workforce training classes.