Agriculture

Bureau-to-Table

Headwaters Foundation’s Farm-to-Table program at Rappahannock County Public Schools receives a $12,000 donation from the Rappahannock Farm Bureau. Farm-to-Table instructor Trista Scheurlein (center) and Headwaters executive director Toni Egger (left) accept the check presented by […]

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Agriculture

The Rapp

Go, Gavin, Go Gavin Jenkins, an 11-year- old Rappahannock County Elementary School fifth-grader, has a dream of becoming a professional automobile race driver, and this year he is on his way to accomplishing his dream. […]

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Agriculture

Local Flavor’s locals

At Local Flavor’s first-ever “Meet Your Farmer” open house Saturday at the farm buyer’s club’s Amissville storehouse, some 250 local farmers, customers and others showed up to meet, greet and otherwise connect. Among the suppliers, […]

History

Stirring up the hornet’s nest

Judging from the reaction in the major media to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s reinstatement of Confederate History month, the starry cross of the Confederacy remains America’s most controversial icon. […]

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Crime & Courts

Judge replacements on hold

By Alexandra Bogdanovic and staff Former General District Court Judge Charles B. Foley’s position may not be filled for at least two years as a result of a budget amendment included in the spending plan […]

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Agriculture

Your woods, their workshop

Special to the Rappahannock News Woodlots, large or small, are a vital resource for all. They provide myriad benefits, such as carbon sequestration, improved air quality, wildlife habitat, biomass opportunities, recreational outlets, and more. Owners […]

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Accidents/Fires/Floods

The subject is water

Monday’s post-storm flood waters, which caused a slew of temporary closings throughout the county but no serious injuries, may have been great for kayaks, but were not good — never are — for cars and […]