In the coming weeks, research will be conducted through online and phone surveys, as well as focus groups with community health leaders, to assess opinions on our area’s significant health needs.
A local attorney who has practiced law in the County for 14 years is the newly appointed judge to the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for Rappahannock, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties.
People renting out their homes through websites such as Airbnb could be forced to pay a registration fee to their local government under a bill that passed both chambers of the General Assembly.
Only 72 Rappahannock County acres were placed under conservation easement in 2016, the total conserved land in the county now stands at 32,417 acres. Comparably, 523 acres in Culpeper County were put in conservation last year of 18,600 total acres.
There was spirited discussion of key local issues — and how they are reported by the Rappahannock News — at last week’s Fourth Estate Friday at the Country Cafe.
The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals approved an application for a special use permit to allow Charlotte Taylor to operate her residence on On the Edge Lane in Washington as a tourist home.
The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission this week released a rough draft of a reconstructed comprehensive plan, setting forth what the historic county seat should look like in next 20 to 50 years.
Unfortunately, we are now witnessing a surprising and disheartening lack of trust by a vocal minority in our community and between some elected and appointed officials in our local government.
The county treasurer is accusing her own county government of mismanagement, including failure to follow proper expense and payroll procedures and lack of oversight of budgeting and spending by senior county officials.
Treasurer Debbie Knick has held an initial meeting with the first of several private collection agencies, one of which could soon be helping the county recover some of the $1.2 million-plus it is owed.
Two Amissville men have been arrested on numerous felony charges stemming from a seven-month long burglary investigation by the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office.
A two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle occurred around 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 211 and 522 in Sperryville. The rider on the Harley-Davidson was medevaced by helicopter, which touched down at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department.
In a wide-ranging Q&A with the Rappahannock News, Henry shared his thoughts on current and future land use and zoning realating to an updated comprehensive plan, increasing revenue, agriculture renewal, tourism and more.
Monday night’s session of the The Washington Town Council was a genial affair compared to last week’s emotive RCBS meeting. Nonetheless, resolutions were passed and some issues were tabled for discussion, that might get interesting.
Just as (real) news was breaking in Big Washington last Friday evening that ultimately led to the National Security Adviser's resignation days later, Cockburn spoke before a packed house at the Little Washington Theatre.
In a monthly meeting Monday afternoon during which emotions ran high — mostly on the board’s side of the head table — Rappahannock County’s supervisors passed three resolutions related to litigation and other legal matters.