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.
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 continual whiplash of record-breaking heat followed by plunging temperatures is confusing some plants and critters but is also offering good opportunities for getting out and enjoying nature, and even resetting your biological clock, in this week's Wild Ideas column.
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County School Board public meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the high school.
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.
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.
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.
Monday night’s session of the The Washington Town Council was a genial affair compared to last week’s emotive RCBS meeting. Nonetheless, resolutions were passed and some issues were tabled for discussion, that might get interesting.
Maybe some smart researcher will come up with the answers that will keep our black locust and ash trees from going the way of the dodo bird. If not, we will have to live with the changes, as unfortunate as…
In April 1863, as the Civil War grew bloodier, Frederick Douglass published “Why Should a Colored Man Enlist?” Which was reprinted and passed around by blacks — enslaved and freed — in all 36 states.
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.
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 approaching pollen season, a Twitter hashtag for actual living scientists and an amazing miniseries on PBS’ “Nature” catches Pam Owen's attention in in this week's Wild Ideas.
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.
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.
Unedited video of the Washington Town Council public meeting 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 at the town hall.