Media

A welcome, and a thank you

The Rappahannock News has a new editor, esteemed longtime journalist (and more recent restauranteur) John McCaslin, who succeeds Roger Piantadosi who, after trying once before, is retiring from the “weekly miracle.” […]

People

Sperryville column for Jan. 5

According to southern tradition, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to usher in prosperity. Mary Frances Fannon introduced the tradition to Laurel Mills more than a quarter-century ago. […]

People

Farm Bureau delegates

Mike Cannon and David Thornhill were Rappahannock County’s representatives earlier this month among the 275 delegates who helped formulate legislative policies during the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2016 annual convention in Hot Springs. […]

Fundraising

Help for the Food Pantry

The NAACP’s Unit 7058 (serving Culpeper, Madison and Rappahannock counties) recently presented the Rappahannock Food Pantry with a donation in recognition of the service the Food Pantry provides to the community. […]

Hiking

‘Don’t kill the golden goose’

Asked what he considers to be the greatest threats to the future of Shenandoah National Park, retiring Superintendent Jim Northup points to his faded copy of the National Park Service Organic Act, establishing the National Park Service and the National Park Service System in 1916. […]

Business

Last lunch

As the last lunch was served, on 24 Crows’ last day in operation on Sunday, Nov. 20, co-owner Heidi Morf, in the kitchen with Brooke Parkhurst and chef Mark Metcalfe, playfully summed up the situation in just two words. […]