Letters to the Editor

Add African honey bees to the mix

Connor is a member of the Northern Piedmont Beekeepers Association (NPBA), the local bee club for this area. He was our featured speaker at our NPBA meeting this past October where he gave a presentation about his experiences working in Brazil with the African honey bee. […]

Letters to the Editor

Throttle jockey

But when I don’t want to do any of those things and my thoughts turn to mortality, I go for a spirited ride on my Triumph Bonneville [motorcycle] through the Rappahannock hills. I’m 76. […]

Letters to the Editor

Oops, didn’t hike enough

Because rates will vary in the summer, we recommend consumers compare twelve months of bills in order to better see the full effect. For convenience and comparison, twelve months of historical usage data is printed on each monthly statement. […]


Meetings and notices for Nov. 30

Gray Ghost is sponsoring a special holiday food drive to benefit the Rappahannock Food Pantry. All non-perishable food and monetary donations qualify you for a drawing to receive free tickets to one of Gray Ghost’s popular events. Last year more than 3,000 pounds of food was donated! […]

School/Education News

School news for Sept. 21

Panther teams notch up more tallies in the win column, with updates on volleyball, cross country and football and remember the Homecoming game is today, Sept. 22; and WCDS learn the gravitas of their Honor Code. […]

Health and Healthcare

Flu season arrives in Virginia

Flu season is here, seven weeks earlier this year, according to Rappahannock Rapidan Health District epidemiologist for the Virginia Department of Health, Virginia is currently seeing widespread levels of influenza. […]

Adult Education

Homesteading conference coming to Fauquier

The October Homesteaders of America conference will feature demonstrations on blacksmithing, quilting, canning and preserving, wild game trapping, off grid living, solar power, gardening, holistic health, dairy animals, soaps and salves, ethical meat, bushcrafting, and much more. […]