On the full agenda at the RCBS’ monthly meeting next Monday (Dec. 5): The county’s official blessing, thus far oddly elusive, of a privately funded Blue Ridge Heritage Project memorial.
Country Cafe celebrates 27th year; "Wednesday Blue-Plate Special" at Tula's; tombstone replacement for Baldwin family and sympathies to the Kuhn family.
Beta, Canoe and CDs too. Remembering Washington Video Rentals, Oasis CD and '50-era Boy Scout canoe trips.
The 60th annual House Tour and Floral Art Sale is this weekend — featuring an original log cabin of the 1700s in Flint Hill, a craftsman cottage in Washington and a modern and ecologically sound home in Boston.
I was greatly distressed to read a legal notice in last week's paper that the small house and lot owned by the town on Leggett Lane were up for sale “with or without the existing structure.”
It's October and there are plenty of happenings. Check out The Rapp to get the scoop.
This Monday, Early’s Carpet is having an open house to celebrate a half-century of providing carpets, flooring and other home services to the tri-county (and D.C.) area.
Max is back at Union Bank; the Bean Hollow Boys rocked the ecumenical picnic; Peter Luke speaks about "The most important election."
The classic Craftsman cottage and the awe-inspiring Legacy Lake House are added to the House Tour.
Hunt Harris, instructor for RRA-sponsored tennis clinics, talks with pride about his first student. Charlotte Turnmeyer of Flint Hill has been getting better at softball and Richie Burke is planning to give the old store a new lease on life.
Aug. 9, 1984: For about four months, Ronald Frazier of Amissville has spent every hour he can muster in the county clerk’s office poring over Rappahannock’s proposed zoning ordinance.
More than a century ago, the well-to-do in Rappahannock wanted a railroad more than ever to keep up with the burgeoning American economy. As the prospects for yet another failed attempt faded, a new venture got underway: The Front Royal,…
May 10, 1984 All of Amissville, most of Castleton and Viewtown and delegates from the rest of Rappahannock County came Saturday to wish Dorothy and Graham Hackley a happy 50th anniversary. Hundreds of bobbing red, yellow and blue balloons welcomed passersby…
A rare treat awaits visitors when they visit Whispering Pines during the Trinity House Tour Oct. 15-16. The oldest of the three houses on the annual tour and floral art sale, Whispering Pines, outside Sperryville, has been lived in for…
Aileen Sewing Plant sparked an agricultural boom, the many mills of the Rush River and Fodderstack's 10k results.
The story of the Fredericksburg and Rappahannock Railway Company, a turn-of-the-20th-century effort to, yet again, finance and build a railroad to Rappahannock.