Ozzie
Pets

RAWL Dogs: Ozzie

I’m a natty little British chap – Corgi, of course, like the Queen’s pets. And my attitude is no different from theirs. I love dogs who want to play but who don’t want to rule the world. That’s my job. […]

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Business

News Briefs for April 26

Appleton Campbell’s service award Appleton Campbell Inc. has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award.  This honor is bestowed annually on only about five percent of all of the businesses rated on […]

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Fire and Rescue

Fire and Rescue Calls for April 19

Rappahannock County fire and ambulance calls dispatched April 16-22: Monday, April 16 12:15 a.m. – Tiger Valley Road, Washington, diabetic emergency, companies 1, 4 and 7 Tuesday, April 17 2:36 p.m. – Schoolhouse Road, Washington, public […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for April 26

On Thursday, May 3, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. The 4-H Culpeper-Shenandoah-Rappahannock (CSR) overnight camp has a few spots still available. The […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for April 26

50 years agoAugust 2, 1962 Mrs. Virginia Miller of Washington, Va. announced yesterday that she has moved her office, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company agency, to her home on Mt. Salem Avenue, from its former location in […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for April 26

Home and land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court clerk’s office April 6-12: Jackson Robert L.Courtney to Joseph A. Galeone and Anne C. Bolles, 34.327 acres, […]

THE PANTHERS’ Jon Letsen takes on a crowd of Skyline defenders in last Friday’s win at Panther Stadium.
From the Rappahannock News

RCHS sports roundup for April 26

Panther boys stay busy on the soccer pitch Rappahannock’s boys varsity soccer treated its fans to an eventful week on the road with one loss and one win. On Tuesday, Panthers faced Bull Run District […]

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Art

The Rapp for April 19

Besides the Fodderstack . . . Scared of a little rain? Old football injury? Have an even better excuse for not running in Saturday’s Fodderstack 10K, which finishes in Washington? Don’t hide away in shame. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Wild Ideas: The precarious existence of bluebirds

Although bluebirds will nest in tree cavities up to 50 feet off the ground, they prefer to be closer to the insect prey they hunt for on the ground. Their propensity for picking such low nesting sites enables easy predator access. […]

LOVE OF LATIN: RCHS students posing for a post-exam-results photo are (front row, from left) Michelle White, Hannah Bennett, Julia Wood, Cassie Meredith, Nicholas Hipple, Nicky Taylor and Christian Grimsley and (back row) Klaire Gubler, Allison Stuart, Robert Yowell, Zach Huff, Will Thompson and Grayson Love.
School/Education News

RCHS competes in National Latin Exam

Select Rappahannock County High School Latin students successfully participated last month in the National Latin Exam and earned multiple awards. The exam is offered under the joint sponsorship of the American Classical League and the National […]

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Adult Education

CNA class in county?

Informal talks have begun between public school officials and community members in Rappahannock County interested in getting a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class started at the high school – a class that could be open […]