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Washington column for April 20

Washington Baptist Church is having their Grandma’s Attic yard sale April 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church; The Inn's "Norman House" is undergoing a transformation; and some Easter memories.
Washington column for April 13

The Benevolent Fund, Social Services and others will host a celebration of Sharon Pyne's contribution to the community on April 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m, at Trinity Episcopal Church; and Ballard's spring sale feature tablecloths fitting for Easter.
Washington column for April 6

Everyone wants our town to be beautiful for the tourists. If you were a tourist coming to visit, wonder what your first expression would be to see the old motel? Swing by and take a look at the motel.
Washington Column for March 30

Historic Garden Week is around the corner. Businesses of Rappahannock honor Shaw's; John Bourgeois hosts Rapp at Home tea gathering; and CCLC receive 20 pairs of donated rain boots.
Washington column for March 23

Washington VFD had a busy evening this past Saturday when 160 hungry people showed up for its ham and oyster dinner fundraiser; and it's wedding gift season, so R. H. Ballard shop has a stack of new Italian handmade bowls…
Washington Column for March 16

The Country Cafe is serving St. Patrick's Day inspired cuisine on Friday; Lenten dinners every Wednesday until Easter at WBC; and the Annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast had a special guest speaker.
Washington column for March 9

RAAC's Soup & Soul series features painter Ruthie Windsor-Mann on March 18; Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue's All You Can Eat Ham and Oyster Dinner will be held on March 18; and Gay St. Gallery hosts artists next Saturday.
Washington column for March 2

Forbes Media announced that The Inn has earned the Five Star Award, making it the longest running Five Star restaurant in the world; Mountainside PT welcomes nutritionist Kay Beatty; and Historical Society used book sale starts Monday.
Washington column for Feb. 23

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.
Washington column for Feb. 16

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.
Washington column for Feb. 9

No groundhog, no problem, town sheep predict six more weeks of winter; Fund established for home-fire victims; And everything you want to know and what to do about Valentine's Day.
Washington column for Feb. 2

The Lions Club has some new members and an update on the 2017 Bland Music Contest, Ballard's shop offers ornate Valentine's Day flower arrangements, and the Thrift Shop has some tempting winter pricing.
Washington column for Jan. 26

The Inn at Little Washington is having a remodeling sale on Saturday, this is a chance to acquire some of their gently used antiques, art work, rugs, household items, books, lamps, fabrics, linens, china and much more.
Washington column for Jan. 19

Powerful moments, along with a former Miss America at MLK celebration at the Little Washington Theatre. The Inn whipped up a surprise birthday cake for their executive steward, Beverly. And Ballard's shop have some exquisite rugs on display.
Washington column for Jan. 12

The Child Care and Learning Center announce a new playground, Washington VFD host a Free Breakfast next Saturday and The Inn at Little Washington welcomes locals to dine and stay over at discounted rates through their Friends and Neighbors program.
Washington column for Jan. 5

It’s a new year and time for those resolutions, like take more walks at sunrise, at sunset, gaze at the stars at night, pick wildflowers, and see more art. Gay Street Gallery announced a new exhibition opening this Saturday.