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Determination is definitely the mantra for Rappahannock High School’s men’s varsity basketball team. The team’s win-loss record of 2 and 10 does not accurately reflect the attitude of the hard-working players. Head varsity coach Bob Czekaj is proud of his…

Special to the Rappahannock News Two of Georgetown University’s best student theater companies bring their joint production of Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Thing” to the Theatre at Washington on Feb. 6-7. “The Real Thing” was originally produced in London in…
Calling young campers!

“More garden projects!” That was the request of last year’s Rappahannock Nature Campers. So this year, June 21 to July 2, we will spend lots of time in the gardens at Singing Creek, and work on projects devoted to flowers,…

Special to the Rappahannock News Twelve people braved the snow and ice last Thursday, Jan. 21, for the regular monthly meeting of RappFLOW, the local environmental organization dedicated to ensuring water quality in the upper Rappahannock watershed. They no doubt…

Before Barbara Heile Sherwood of Washington left Tuesday morning to relocate to Germany, she left behind several keepsakes — her oil paintings — for the Rappahannock Food Pantry and the Washington Post Office. The community will be saddened to see…

My coal black coat, which earns me the name Onyx, is just one of the attributes that comes from my noble birth. I am fiercely loyal to those who live in my realm. If we must discuss age, I am…

“It’s not the same General Store that I used to work in as a kid,” Eddie Wayland mused this week about the Sperryville landmark now known as the Corner Store. As we sat at Stonewall Abbey over breakfast discussing more…

This week’s newspaper marks the fourth weekly edition since we’ve taken the helm of this Rappahannock institution. We have absolutely no regrets; and from what readers and advertisers have been telling us, they are pleased as well. I hope they…

First responders (fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel) in Rappahannock County have a difficult time navigating our rural, winding roads to get to an emergency and their efforts are further complicated by the lack of visible 911 addressing on homes…

That’s right folks, there is indeed a treasure right here in our backyard. You see the top of our mountain borders right up to Shenandoah National Park, giving those of us who are willing access to nearly 196,000 acres of…

50 years ago February 4, 1960 Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors met with all members present and Chairman E. M. Jones presiding, on Wednesday, February 3. Mrs. W. A. Buntin appeared before the supervisors to question the turning down of…

The Rapp Happenings section lists events sponsored only by non-profit groups. Events must be received by 3 p.m. on Monday in order to be included in the next edition. Email Jan@rappnews.com Include name and phone number for information. All others…

Rappahannock County General District and Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts will have new hours starting Feb. 1. They are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Monday, Feb. 1, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at a…

As relief efforts continue around the world in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, organizations and businesses in Rappahannock are doing their share – and at least one longtime Rappahannock resident who was in Port au Prince for the quake…