Politics/Government

Candidate on camera

Members of Rappahannock County’s 4-H Film Club recently interviewed county resident Leslie Cockburn, who is among the Democrat candidates vying to unseat Republican incumbent Rep. Tom Garrett in Virginia’s Fifth District. […]

Politics/Government

Ladies rule: Betty Coates was first woman supervisor of Rapp

Contrary to what was reported in this newspaper following Election Day, Sperryville’s Christine Smith is not the first woman supervisor-elect of Rappahannock County. Diane Bruce was the initial reader weighing in with a history lesson: “Betty Snead Coates was the first female supervisor in Rappahannock County in the early 1970s. […]