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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Dec. 27

Home and land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Dec. 7-20: Hampton Robert H. Haskell III to Wadefield LLC, 62.4646 acres, special warranty, no […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for Dec. 27

Rappahannock County government offices are closed on Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s and reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2. Rappahannock County Public Schools reopen Tuesday, Jan. 8. Union First Market Bank, BB&T Bank […]

Books

Life after 50: It works in Rappahannock

For many people, the thought of getting older sparks fears of potential job discrimination, retirement uncertainty, as well as aches and pains. But for three part-time Rappahannock County residents, getting older is an exciting process that opens up many new opportunities. […]

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Art

Photos: Art from the Heart

Photos by Matt Wingfield Patrons, sponsors and potential bidders gathered at Wakefield Country Day School Dec. 1 for the school’s 11th annual Art from the Heart showing. Items for sale included works by many local […]

Art

The Rapp for Dec. 20

Fourth Friday festivities, Mandalele’s new album debuts, the Jingle Bell 5K wins big, the “Art of Expansion,” Capt. Gary Settle earns a master’s degree and the Visitors Center has new winter hours in this week’s Rapp. […]

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People

Photo: SAR award for Luke

Courtesy photo Rappahannock County Sheriff Connie C. Smith and Lance Lyngar, a member of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), presented Peter Luke (left) with a “Law Enforcement Commendation Medal” […]

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Politics/Government

Up in the Hollow: Setting our sights higher

Since the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Americans of all political persuasions have been having a renewed dialogue about the role of firearms in our country; hopefully we’ll treat it with the objectivity and wisdom it deserves. […]