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. […]

Art

The Rapp for May 19

Devin Day’s Tony-nominated adventures in NYC; Joe Whited’s other Washington will have to wait; Culpeper Medical’s ‘A’ for safety; RAAC sees ‘RED’; and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for May 5

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office April 23-28: Jackson Joel D. Marks and Helen M. Marks, husband and wife, to Michael Morgan and […]

Dennis Brack
Agriculture

Foothills Forum Survey, Part Three: Frozen in time?

Folks who’ve never stepped foot in Rappahannock may have seen it. In nighttime photos taken from space, the county is one of those few, conspicuous dark spots amid a blaze of yellow lights illuminating the East Coast from Miami to Maine. Just about everyone wants to keep it that way. […]

Dennis Brack
Broadband/Internet

Foothills Forum Survey: Life in the Jewel of Virginia

An unprecedented survey mailed to every household in Rappahannock County found that respondents treasure the beauty that surrounds them, the privacy they enjoy in one of Virginia’s least populated and unspoiled places, and the spirit of volunteerism that has neighbor helping neighbor. […]

Features & Columns

Poppy Talk: From city streets to a country garden

Charlotte Salley, 24, is tending her very first vegetable garden and fully expects to harvest cornucopias of the county’s best produce in the coming months. This is the first of an occasional column tracking the progress of this first-time gardener and her soon-to-be garden. […]