Annie Williams, right, and Elise Wheelock get a leg up on their barre work at the new Mountainside Dance Center. Courtesy photo.

Dancing the pain away

When Annie Williams opened up Mountainside Physical Therapy six years ago she noticed something was missing. “I was disappointed no one offered dance in Rappahannock County.” Now that’s all changed. […]


Farm, table meet at . . . school

A few weeks ago Rappahannock County school division’s director of nutrition services, Trista Grigsby, found herself discussing school nutrition issues for the fewer-than-1,000 public school students of little Rappahannock County with . . . ABC News. […]


The Rapp for Sept. 27

The inside scoop on all the Fourth Friday events, public safety day, the opening of new movies, concerts and art exhibits, a book fair, a charity golf tournament and the Inn’s continuing excellence inside this week’s Rapp. […]


Washington column for Sept. 27

This time of year, all sorts of wondrous aromas begin to fill kitchens everywhere, from cookies and pies to jams, jellies and fruit butters. The cooler air is thick with cinnamon, cloves and other glorious smells that tell us fall is here and the holiday season is just around the corner. […]


RAWL Dogs: Chip

They love me down here at RAWL! I’m a 3-year-old male Pomeranian and proud of it! I know a whole list of tricks, including the usual sit, down and so on, but also dancing, walking […]


Editorial: Congressman Clone?

Despite constituent calls, Rep. Eric Cantor’s Republican leadership did not allow the bipartisan Farm Bill to come to a vote before Congress adjourned last Saturday. House Democrats – chanting “work, work, work” – had noted […]

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School and sports news for Sept. 27

Panther cross country’s top finishers Rappahannock County’s varsity cross country runners blazed another successful trail last Wednesday (Sept. 19) at their home meet against Bull Run District challenger Clarke County. The Lady Panthers featured two […]


Helping ‘grow the future’

At Sperryville’s Belle Meade Farm and School, parents and students will again host “Growing our Future,” the non-profit school’s upcoming festivities/fundraiser, on the opening day of the Rappahannock County Farm Tour this Saturday (Sept. 29). […]

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Amissville column for Sept. 27

The Farm Tour in Amissville “Agrituristas” participating in this weekend’s Rappahannock County Farm Tour will be able to visit five participating Amissville venues where they can sip award-winning wine, hobnob with honey bees, meet Coco […]