Maria Everett, executive director of the Virginia FOIA Advisory Council, led a two-hour forum about the law last Wednesday at the County courthouse including 50 members of the public and several county officials.
Route 211 also has a remarkable legacy. It is part of Lee Highway and at one time it was a notable tourist attraction for Rappahannock County, back in the 1920s when many highways had famous names attached to them.
But Mittendorff’s husband, Steve, told radio station WTOP this week that the union had no place to rule one way or another on the cause of his late wife’s suicide, saying nobody will ever know the exact reasons.
Ron Frazier, the longest serving board member, he has an institutional knowledge others may not have, and often uses it to raise questions about procedures and policies debated at BOS meetings.
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission has just unveiled the “Purely Piedmont” brand name and colorful logo to promote the region’s locally grown food, including Rappahannock County.
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Rappahannock County has more cattle than people, with a count of 10,800 cattle and calves and 6,200 beef cows, according to the state figures, not including dairy cow production.
Temperatures are on the rise, and so are calls to the Blue Ridge Poison Center about snake bites. Rappahannock is home to two kinds of poisonous snakes: the copperhead and the timber rattlesnake.
RappU and Associates in Emergency Care are pleased to announce that the hybrid EMT BLS course will be offered at RappU (11669 Lee Highway in Sperryville) beginning Tuesday, June 27.
Rappahannock County Administrator Debbie Keyser is inviting the public to a fitting send-off next Wednesday, May 24, from 3 to 5 p.m., honoring longtime county “workhorse” Richie Burke.
Unedited video of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) training session held by Maria J.K. Everett, executive director and senior attorney of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council, 7 p.m, Wednesday, May 11, at the Rappahannock County courthouse.
“It’s a different world,” County Interim Superintendent Dr. Blair put it plainly. Change has come so drastically that Blair said school officials have even debated whether to allow students to bring backpacks into the classrooms during school hours.
Local realtor of was found not guilty of assault Tuesday in County District Court. Judge Ashwell, ruled that inconsistencies in witness testimony created enough reasonable doubt as to the actual circumstances surrounding the charge.
These days, not many people live in the house where they grew up. After a walk around Chris Parrish’s cattle farm, you can see why he returned home.
The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office responded to another perceived threat at the high school Tuesday after “the office of the high school was informed that a young student made a comment about blowing up the school.”
The Rapp BOS tackled a lengthy agenda, approving a school's budget, announcing three new zoning administrator job finalists, stressing the urgency for building renovations, and debating the continued public use of an increasingly security-minded county courthouse.
The Rapp BZA approved two tourist homes at its regular April 26 meeting held in the county courthouse. The board also tabled an application for a non-conforming family apartment, after advising the applicant on various ways to proceed.