Ben Jones [Comment article ‘Insanity’, April 20] came into town criticizing everything and everybody. If anyone’s intelligence is in question it is his. His tacky business doesn’t belong in this town. He needs to get over it.
This year marks the third year of Northern Piedmont Community Foundation's successful one-day online giving event known as Give Local Piedmont (GLP). Nonprofits across the four-county region participate in tapping the community for vital support.
Rappahannock county boasts a view of the mountains, twisty curvy back roads, and an unyielding commitment to environmental protection. Unlike so many rural areas, our economic struggles are encased in beauty.
Teens often cover for each other, not telling their parents or teachers what's going on. Last week, one or more of our local kids "ratted" that their high school buddies were about to blow up the high school.
This is the most information we as a community have received. It puts to rest a lot of the rumors. Greatly puts my mind at ease combing this article with the one from a couple days ago.
Tomorrow begins another week of not having answers to the questions that most parents have. Is it safe enough to send our children to school?? Why can’t we get the answers that we desperately need?
Last Friday, 36 golfers and a merry group of volunteers and spectators came out to play in the sun, cheer each other on, and raise money and awareness for Rapp at Home.
In recognition of how deeply Emily touched our hearts, it makes me wonder how much more grief do we need to experience in our families, in our communities, and in our world to stop gun violence.
Because the various county officials were going to declare my property to been entirely within Fauquier county I raised a stink about it .
It seems to me that new and more exalted heights of sanctimony have been reached by the letter in the April 13 edition of the News entitled, “Open letter to fellow residents.”
The board has been holding its routine monthly meeting on a weekday for decades. Four decades, at least, I haven’t checked the records, but this alleged “arrogant disregard” likely started well before that.
The employees, supervisors, and members of other governmental bodies in our county deserve our support and gratitude, not the wave of hostile criticism that seems to be engulfing the county.
What I want Mr. Goff is a healthy community, land values that are increasing and taxation that remains relatively low compared to neighboring counties. Let’s drop the “them against us” mentality … you are not the victim of the taxpayers.
I just finished a quick run-through of the April 6th issue of the Rappahannock News, and I was impressed (once again) — it was all worth the read, and, as a result, I'm a better informed citizen.
All things considered, the supervisors have done a decent job. This is especially true when one looks at the big picture. The need for diligence is, however, never ending.
They need our help. I think it is the right time for all those who support the way things are progressing in the county — toward better government, better financial controls and increased adoption of better practices — to show…