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A staff representative from Rep. Eric Cantor’s congressional office will be available to discuss constituent concerns from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the Rappahannock County Library in Washington. Constituents who need assistance or have problems of a…

These Rappahannock County home and land transfers were recorded in the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office between Feb. 26 and March 4 Hawthorne Cynthia MacDonald and other to Cynthia MacDonald trustee, 36.396 acres, deed gift, tax map 47-5 Jackson…

You can take me home and teach me all sorts of tricks. That’s because I’m not even three months old and, as you know, a young dog can learn all sorts of stuff. My name is Brinks and I’m a…

Special to the Rappahannock News The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal has released its schedule of free lectures for the spring. The lectures are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, starting March 31. The schedule: March 31: Turtles: A…

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board and Area Agency on Aging transportation services will not operate this Friday in observance of a staff In-Service. On Wednesday, March 17, the Rappahannock County Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. The Town of Washington…

Virginia’s state budget crisis is filtering down to the local level, posing threats to Rappahannock County in diverse ways ranging from school funding to plans for a new regional jail and the potential loss of popular 4H youth programs. All…

The county’s Virginia Cooperative Extension office and associated 4H programs may have to leave town — though they won’t if the county and Rappahannock’s state delegate have their way in the coming weeks of Richmond-based budget wrangling and the local…

Based on filings at Rappahannock County’s Board of Elections office this week, the slate for the Town of Washington’s May 4 election looks like this: Mayor John Sullivan, currently a member of the Town Council, is running unopposed. “I plan…

Rappahannock residents are healthier than the statewide average, according to a new study called County Health Rankings, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Among Virginia’s 132 counties and cities…

Congratulations to Washington’s own Connor Miller, son of Hodge and Kay Miller and a senior at Fauquier High School, for winning his second state championship in a distinguished wrestling career — his first championship coming in 2007 for Rappahannock High…

Where we live matters. That’s certainly the case when it comes to health, as reported elsewhere in the newspaper this week. But more than health, there’s soliphilia. Soliphilia? No, it’s not a typo, misprint or some other kind of spelling…

The official celebration of Beverly Samuels’ return to running the F.T. Valley Grocery store was held on Saturday with a special “welcome back to the old timers.” Great stories were shared about the times that National Public Radio broadcast from…

50 years ago March 3, 1960 After forty-three years as treasurer of Forest Grove Baptist Church at Viewtown. Mr. William A. Corbin retired on January 1, 1960. Although Mr. Corbin moved to Culpeper in 1920 where he has been associated…