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It’s time that people wake up and take an interest in what is happening in our county! We have more debt now than ever. In the near future, with the new items on the budget table and current spending, we…

Usually I do not comment publicly about things I read in the local press. I have decided to provide some clarification on a couple of issues discussed at the Jan. 12 School Board meeting that were mentioned in a letter…

Considering last week’s op-ed by Mike Massie, which questioned the good of fencing farm animals away from streams, most folks likely agree with the author that blaming cattle in streams for water pollution all the way to Chesapeake Bay is…

It was refreshing to learn that Jackson District Supervisor Ron Frazier is advocating a more active role in the budget process for Rappahannock County’s Board of Supervisors (BOS) this year. In recent years the BOS has largely relinquished its budget…

First responders (fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel) in Rappahannock County have a difficult time navigating our rural, winding roads to get to an emergency and their efforts are further complicated by the lack of visible 911 addressing on homes…

The colder the weather, the more mice seem to come into my home! While I feel sorry for them and understand their desire for warmth, I do not like sharing my food with them. Nor, I must confess, do I…