Rappahannock on the radar this fall

It’s been true for some time that Rappahannock County’s singularly talented populace, and its mom-and-pop-and-beyond businesses, pop up often in headlines in the larger world – but November brought an exceptional outburst of attention. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Student ‘soldiers’ live history

To learn the story of their own backyards, a group of Rappahannock County High School juniors recently trekked the hallowed ground of historic sites in Rappahannock County, accompanied by noted historian Art Candenquist and senior Robert Yowell. […]


Editorial: Christmas spirit all year long

This coming Sunday’s Christmas in Little Washington parade is not only a holiday celebration but also a wonderful example of the community spirit that animates Rappahannock County. The essential building block of this community is all about trust. […]

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RAWL Dogs: Baily

My breed’s name in Chinese means “puffy-lion dog.” Can you guess which breed? That’s right – chow chow. We’re thought to be one of the oldest dog breeds. I’m young, though, about a year old. […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Nov. 29

Feb. 17, 1972 Rudasill’s Mill, once a thriving business establishment, like many “old times” concerns, is slowly disintegrating and will soon collapse, like the nearby bridge which was taken down this week. Flour was milled […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Nov. 29

Home and land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Nov. 9-14: Hampton Elizabeth Anne Van Poole Bouchard and Virginia C. Van Poole Atwell and […]