Washington column for Feb. 23

Walter Nicklin will be speaking at a Scouts breakfast on March 11; smiling faces at the new CCLC playground; and clergy are distributing ashes at the fountain across from the Inn on Ash Wednesday.
School news for Feb. 23

Big congrats to Rapp Varsity Wrestling, coming home from the state tourney in Salem with one new State Champion and seven other state placers; and Saturday (Feb. 25) the Scholastic Bowl teams travels to Williamsburg for the State finals.
The Rapp for Feb. 23

Rapp Biz Link networking event today (Feb. 23) from 5 to 7 p.m. at Headmaster's Pub; it's Fourth Estate Friday on Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Country Cafe; a 17th century haiku poem features at Middle Street Gallery.
Rappahannock planner dares to confront the future

In a wide-ranging Q&A with the Rappahannock News, Henry shared his thoughts on current and future land use and zoning realating to an updated comprehensive plan, increasing revenue, agriculture renewal, tourism and more.
Merry Moo heading over yonder?

Initially Merry Moo Market in Flint Hill would be closing its doors at the end of February. But the owner announced it will remain open “for the foreseeable future” until construction begins at the future location in Marshall.
Sperryville column for Feb. 16

Two County Supervisors and others helped lay the first stones for the "Chimney Memorial" for displaced families. Hearthstone School is once again hosting a Beatles-inspired Valentine’s Dinner & Dance benefit concert this Saturday.
Washington column for Feb. 16

Rappahannock local and Culpeper Police Sergeant, Anthony Berry, was awarded a medal and ribbon for using an defibrillator to restart a citizen's heart. February is also known as "Heart Month," so let’s make blood pressure control our goal.
The Rapp for Feb. 16

RappCats is having a fundraiser at Griffin Tavern Friday evening (Feb. 17) from 7 to 9 p.m.; and last Saturday night former NBC meteorologist and local, Bob Ryan, recorded a wind gust of 58 mph atop Bessie Mountain.
School news for Feb. 16

Get the latest sports, academic and youth program news from Rappahannock County Schools and Wakefield Country Day School; a list of local JMU graduates and valuable information on a UVA scholarship program.