The county’s Board of Supervisors addressed a restive crowd of more than 80 Rappahannock residents at a town hall-style forum Monday night. For 90 minutes, they responded to questions from attendees and some who shouted.
Months of upheaval in the county government worsened Tuesday night when Richie Burke — the county’s “workhorse” who performs as building official, emergency services and emergency 911 coordinator — submitted his resignation effective June 1.
Part two of "The Land, a Plan, a Future" — a Rappahannock News/Foothills Forum Special Report on efforts to shape Rappahannock County's future.
Three RCHS students received awards for college credit hours earned while simultaneously completing their high school curriculum; WCDS senior earns student/athlete scholarship; and four WCDS Latin students won first place in Level I competition at UVA Classics Day.
The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew's new Netflix series and more in this week's The Rapp.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County School Board meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at Rappahannock County High School.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors' community outreach session 7 p.m. March 20, 2017 at the Castleton Volunteer Fire Hall.
There are three comprehensive plan-specific meetings at which public input would be most welcome: the regular monthly meeting on March 27; on April 8 at town hall; and an April 17 joint work session with the town council.
According to a written witness statement, Jenkins, 53, of Sperryville, was observed on January 24, 2017, in the parking lot of the Union Bank & Trust in Washington striking parked cars with a skillet.
County resident, retired U.S. Marine Colonel John R. Bourgeois, joined renowned American composer John Philip Sousa by being named “Honorary Life President.” by American Bandmasters Association.
“I’m very excited,” says Wood, now in her second year as festival director. “Last year we accepted strictly Virginia films and filmmakers, but this year we opened up submissions to domestic and foreign films.”
The 1.43 million people who visited Shenandoah National Park in 2016 were the most recorded in 15 years — since 2001, when the nation’s capital was under terrorist attack.
The Country Cafe is serving St. Patrick's Day inspired cuisine on Friday; Lenten dinners every Wednesday until Easter at WBC; and the Annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast had a special guest speaker.
Although it’s still a bit early for spring nature walks, some interesting nature-related events are on the calendar, in this week's Wild Ideas column.
Winter finally arrives, a bit late; Four of the five County Board of Supervisors are holding a public forum Monday night in Castleton; and updates on MADD's after prom plans.
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.