Broadband still needs a decent download; The Inn celebrates another five stars; Sperryville Rescue hosts a blood drive Saturday; Rapp at Home links golf with fundraising; and the RCES kids are a-cooking.
Janet and Eric Tollefson's enterprise the Sperryville Trading Cafe and Market, in what used to be the Emporium, now houses the Briar Patch, a welcoming bookstore owned by Alma Viator and Ben Jones.
The Stone Hill Theatrical Foundation of Flint Hill recently staged a performance of "Arguing with God" at St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Flint Hill's Hugh Hill not only played Moses but also directed the performance.
Walter Nicklin will be speaking at a Scouts breakfast on March 11; smiling faces at the new CCLC playground; and clergy are distributing ashes at the fountain across from the Inn on Ash Wednesday.
This week’s April-like temperatures have certainly confused Mother Nature. Kathy McNitt of Castleton was enjoying a leisurely winter stroll earlier this week and came upon this beautiful budding wild rose.
The continual whiplash of record-breaking heat followed by plunging temperatures is confusing some plants and critters but is also offering good opportunities for getting out and enjoying nature, and even resetting your biological clock, in this week's Wild Ideas column.
Rapp Biz Link networking event today (Feb. 23) from 5 to 7 p.m. at Headmaster's Pub; it's Fourth Estate Friday on Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Country Cafe; a 17th century haiku poem features at Middle Street Gallery.
Love messages span the centuries, and are interwoven with culture and history creating a touching view of actual people and their sentimental values. They provide insights into the concept of love and romance in different historical periods.
Initially Merry Moo Market in Flint Hill would be closing its doors at the end of February. But the owner announced it will remain open “for the foreseeable future” until construction begins at the future location in Marshall.
Two County Supervisors and others helped lay the first stones for the "Chimney Memorial" for displaced families. Hearthstone School is once again hosting a Beatles-inspired Valentine’s Dinner & Dance benefit concert this Saturday.
Rappahannock local and Culpeper Police Sergeant, Anthony Berry, was awarded a medal and ribbon for using an defibrillator to restart a citizen's heart. February is also known as "Heart Month," so let’s make blood pressure control our goal.
Although our Puritan ancestors scorned the pretense of personal vanity, mirrors were part of their early colonial households, if used only to glimpse their appearance before they wended their way to service on the Sabbath.
The approaching pollen season, a Twitter hashtag for actual living scientists and an amazing miniseries on PBS’ “Nature” catches Pam Owen's attention in in this week's Wild Ideas.
RappCats is having a fundraiser at Griffin Tavern Friday evening (Feb. 17) from 7 to 9 p.m.; and last Saturday night former NBC meteorologist and local, Bob Ryan, recorded a wind gust of 58 mph atop Bessie Mountain.
It seems like yesterday that we were starting out in a garage on Main Street with a staff of two in a dry county. Four decades goes by pretty fast when you're having this much fun.
I cannot explain to you the devastation that I feel. Obviously, at my age, I have lost a lot of friends. I only got to see him one week a year, when I went up fishing in Canada. But we…