Real Estate

Rappahannock home, land sales up in 2017

Real estate transactions in Rappahannock County increased by 22 percent in 2017 when compared to 2016, while raw land transactions were up 39 percent. At the same time, the average home sales price was down in 2017, as was the price per acre of land that sold. […]

Real Estate

Washington Post Office seeks new home

The U.S. Post Office in the town of Washington has announced that it will move from its current space at 389 Main Street #B to a yet to be determined location “in or near” the town of Washington, but not beyond the boundaries of zip code 22747. […]

News

No bids for Culpeper’s State Theatre

The State Theatre remains in limbo. At a foreclosure auction for the renovated historic theatre Friday, no bids were submitted. According to Paul S. (Chip) Bliley Jr., attorney for law firm Williams Mullen, the theatre […]

Land Use/Zoning

BZA permits, limits Coonce tourist home

Perseverance paid off for Bob and Julie Coonce. The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals, at their regular Sept. 28 meeting, approved a special use permit for the Coonces to run their property as a tourist home when they are not using it. […]

Business

Zoning board postpones Airbnb permit

About 45 minutes into the meeting, during a public-comment session, Keir Whitson of Hampton district seemed to sum up eloquently and forcefully the worries of many as he addressed the BZA about “what I think is a huge potential threat to Rappahannock County.” […]

The studios at River District Arts.
Art

Parrish backs out of River District

“I had lots of ideas for the building,” says hay farmer and Stonewall-Hawthorne county supervisor Chris Parrish, speaking of the River District Arts building which three weeks ago he’d offered to buy for $1.1 million. “Problem was, my ideas were more idealistic than they were pragmatic.” […]