Meetings and Notices for Aug. 16

At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 22),  the Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meets at the courthouse on Gay Street. Agenda includes: Hager tourist home.

The regular meeting of the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission offices, 420 Southridge Parkway, Suite 106, Culpeper.

Piedmont Softball Association now accepting registrations for all area girls interested in its fast-pitch fall programs. Girls born 1992 through 2006 are welcome, as well as any skill level from beginner through very experienced. Games are played at the home field on U.S. 211 in Amissville  as well as in surrounding counties. Registration is $40 with a $5 discount for each additional player from the same household; no girl will be refused because of inability to pay. For more information, email or call 540-522-3675.

Come sing with the Blue Ridge Chorale, under the direction of Carole Tomhave: new members’ meeting is Aug. 20 and rehearsals for the winter concerts start Aug. 27 at Open Door Baptist Church, 754 Germanna Hwy., Culpeper. For children 7 and older, Youth Chorale under the direction of Catherine ter Weele meets at 5:45 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 17. Concerts are Dec. 7 at Prince Michel Vineyards in Leon and Dec. 9 at Reynolds Baptist Church in Sperryville. For more information, call 540-948-4573 or visit

Little Fork Episcopal Church is seeking information about all souls interred in its burying ground at 16361 Oak Shade Road, Rixeyville, to invite family and friends of the the deceased to a Burying Ground Special Worship Service on Sept. 23. Advance invitations to this special memorial worship service are being prepared, and anyone with information regarding any family or friends is asked to please call Bob Lee, vestry clerk, at 540-341-3641, or the church office at 540-937-4306 (or send email to or