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.
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.
Will King dropped by the Rappahannock News this past week to explain why he wants to be the next delegate representing Virginia’s House District 18.
The Rappahannock News is pleased to continue the Rappahannock Record, video recordings of county government meetings.
Over the last 20 years, Rappahannock County has failed to collect nearly $1.3 million in billed real estate taxes. Since 2014, the amount still owed totals $763,000.
Two unrelated lawsuits were filed against the county, one targeting the current and former revenue commissioners over land use, the other follows up the petitioner's previous suit against the zoning board.
It was a transformational experience in so many ways, but one overriding take away was the feeling of being body to body with a throng of a half-million people in a public demonstration and feel totally safe.
For various reasons, though in strong solidarity with the marchers, I sat this one out. The over-reaching purpose of this historic event was to express a determination to demand human rights for everyone.
Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy. The deterioration of the “Fourth Estate” would go against a key liberty for which the U.S. stands, leading to an eventual and certain demise of this great country.
So many Rappahannock women — and men — turned out early Saturday morning for a post-Women’s March on Washington organizational meeting scheduled for the County Library that the event had to be moved to the RACC Theatre.
It was a “Margarittaville” theme at Candy Wroth’s retirement party at Headmaster’s Pub last Friday evening. She spent 30 years with the county, 19 of them in the administrator’s office. Her immediate plans take her to Key West, Fla.
The Virginia State Police is starting the New Year with new leadership in its Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), with Maj. Gary T. Settle of Sperryville.
A busload of 53 women and 2 men from Rappahannock, Culpeper, Madison and Fauquier counties joined half a million other activists, many from Rappahannock, for the historic Women's March on Washington last Saturday.
A spirited group of Rappahannock County women and men participated in last Saturday’s well-attended Women’s March on Washington, “the first step towards unifying our communities . . . to create change from the grassroots level up."
Numerous Rappahannock County residents descended on Capitol Hill and the adjacent National Mall last Saturday (Jan. 20) for the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Retired Circuit Court Judge Alfred D. Swersky heard arguments Wednesday for and against dismissal of a lawsuit by Sperryville llama farmer against the RCBS for alleged violations of Virginia’s FOIA last summer and fall.