Special deer hunts at Virginia State Parks this year.
Hunting and Fishing

Bear, deer, turkey harvest data announced

Preliminary figures compiled by wildlife biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) show deer and turkey harvests for the 2011-2012 fall/winter hunting seasons were up, significantly for turkey, while the bear harvest decreased. […]

Adult Education

The Rapp for Feb. 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday at Thornton River Grille; music by Haydn and Mozart at the Theatre’s last Smithsonian concert of the season; “J. Edgar” comes to town; an improvisation workshop. […]

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Hunting and Fishing

Panel kills Sunday hunting bill

RICHMOND – A House subcommittee has defeated a Senate-approved bill that would have permitted hunting on Sundays in Virginia. A subcommittee of the House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee recommended Wednesday that Senate Bill […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Feb. 23

Home and land transfers These home and land transfers were recorded Feb.11-17 at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk office: Town of Washington Rex Slack and Laurie Marshall to Raymond L. Gooch, 0.8216 acres, $415,000, deed […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Feb. 23

50 years agoMay 17, 1962 The books have about been closed on pledges for the construction of the Aileen Manufacturing Plant near Flint Hill. The Aileen Company has exercised their option and the land surveyed. Steel […]