Crime & Courts

Peyton Farms manhunt

Read the complete story here, in our eEdition. Though the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office has made no public statements yet about the case, deputies — assisted by at least one helicopter — were searching early […]

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Accelerate Virginia broadband mapping project

In an effort to expand high-speed Internet access across the state, Rappahannock County is working with Virginia Tech’s eCorridors program on Accelerate Virginia, a new broadband mapping project. One small action, one big difference By […]

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Farm Tour vendors wanted

The Rappahannock County Farm Tour’s “All Things Rappahannock Market” at The Link is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. Space is available for vendors to sell produce, plants, food items, textiles, soap, crafts, etc. […]

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Bridge work in Harris Hollow

The Virginia Department of Transportation will be replacing the bridge on Route 624 (Sunnyside Orchard Road) over the Rush River, a project that will require the closing of the roadway at this location from 7 […]


The ‘Dukes’ reunion returns to its roots

Though “Catherine Bach” never quite became the household name that “Daisy Duke” did – Daisy being the character Bach played for six years CBS-TV’s “Dukes of Hazzard” sitcom from 1975 to 1985 – households are still something dear to the 57year-old actress’s heart.

Households, that is, being the place where families congregate.

For Bach, that family includes the astonishingly extended family expected to gather at this weekend’s “Hazzard Homecoming” in Sperryville. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Rabies cases on the rise

While rabies cases involving animals have risen about 15 percent statewide in the first seven months of 2011 (compared to the same period in 2010), Rappahannock County authorities have reported just one case of confirmed […]


Bull in a . . . tractor shop?

The hazards are different than the better-known dangers involving china shops, as this bull discovered when he wandered overnight into Bill Fletcher’s farm shop near Sperryville last week and apparently fell into the repair pit, […]


A full moo . . . oon

On the crest of a hill near Massies Corner, two cows appear to be admiring the full moon as it hung last month over Rappahannock County — although they were not, exactly. For the full […]


The Rapp for Aug. 4

A candidate update from Bill Fletcher’s place and the Democrats monthly meet-up . . . A photography contest in Rappahannock . . . the end of an era as the Chapmans leave for Lexington. […]

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Bridge closed until Aug. 12

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will extend the closure of a bridge on Route 637 (North Poes Road) in Rappahannock County until Aug. 12. The bridge was closed July 15 after damage was discovered […]