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The article “The Land, A Plan, A Future” in last week’s issue is interesting and informative, but we take issue with the thesis that farming in Rappahannock County has little or no value.
War drums continue to beat within the Rappahannock News Comment columns, in-sync with leftist babble and tainted with disdain toward those who express viewpoints unlike their own. Unfortunately, some submit letters of protestation that appear to distort truth.
Last week’s article "The Land, a Plan, a Future," a special report by the Foothills Forum, was quite informative, but also brought up some alarming points about the future of this county.
Yes, Rappahannock could use better cell services and more young people and employment opportunities, but it is not for everyone — fortunately.
Congratulations to Senior Kayla Robey of RCHS and future student athlete at Shenandoah University; and WCDS announced that all seventeen seniors have been accepted to college — the tradition of 100 percent acceptance continues unbroken.
Local Union Bank & Trust officials Mike Leake and Jason Brady welcome the Virginia bank’s new president John C. Asbury to the Rappahannock Cellars Barrel Room last Thursday.
Feb. 24, 1983 — Medicine in the Mountains: Even something as tragic as a flu epidemic has its humorous side. Pauline Bruce’s memories still bring a smile to her face. Her entire family was down with the sickness.
Commit to Be Fit is a school sponsored, grant funded program that offers weekly exercise classes and wellness workshops for the County community through the generosity of the Path foundation.
The costs cited with the following permit applications are estimates: Avon Hall LLC, Washington, add bathroom, $10,000; Inn at LW LLC, Washington, interior remodel, $125,000; 920 Fodderstack Rd. LLC, Flint Hill, renovation, $75,000.
Former Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Matthew McCormack of Amissville has issued a plea of not guilty surrounding the alleged felony sexual assault of a child younger than 13.
Unedited video of the Washington Town Council's regular monthly public meeting 7 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at town hall.
Bryan Daniel Graves, 29, of Rixeyville was sentenced on charges of driving while intoxicated and causing maiming and a second-time DWI offense; and a 19-year-old Amissville resident denied bond for breaking and entering offense.
Asserting “we need to act now,” County Supervisor Chris Parrish on Monday successfully pushed through a motion to create a new position of “zoning administrator/deputy county administrator.”
For most of us the weather extremes thus far in 2017 are conversational. For Roy and Janet Alther, of Roy’s Orchard & Fruit Market in Sperryville, it’s far more serious.
The 2016-17 fall/winter deer hunting season harvest in the County was the lowest in almost 20 years according to preliminary figures from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries.