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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for Jan. 31

At 2 p.m. Monday (Feb. 4), the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meets at the courthouse on Gay Street in Washington. At 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 7), the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at the […]

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Courthouse Row

Courthouse Row for Jan. 31

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Jan. 18-24: Hampton Kathryn Mary Larrecq to Kathryn Mary Larrecq, trustee under the Kathryn Mary Larrecq revocable […]

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Panel amends, okays ‘Boneta Bill’

Supporters of the so-called Boneta Bill, aimed at protecting the rights of farmers, came to Capitol Square wearing pitchfork buttons with stickers that said, “Stay out of grandma’s kitchen.” They lined the wall of a conference room where the House Agriculture Subcommittee met Monday to decide whether to recommend approval of the measure. Virginians in support of the bill and lobbyists against it came from all over the state to share their perspective. After an hour of debate, the subcommittee voted 6-1 in support of the legislation. […]


The Rapp for Jan. 24

Fourth Friday at the Rappahannock News, Relay for Life, a children’s book sale at the Book Barn, Stephanie Nakasian pays tribute to the “great ladies of song,” special rates at the Public House, Super Saturday at RCHS and more in this week’s Rapp. […]

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Photo: Up and at ’em

Courtesy photo It hasn’t been the most winning season for Rappahannock County High School’s girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams this year, but student athletes at smaller schools tend to collect moments more than pay […]

From the Rappahannock News

Up in the Hollow: Laws and sausages

A surprise counter-offer to People Inc.’s apartment proposal by a group including the mayor and councilman raises all kinds of questions for Ben Jones, who says he doesn’t think “these fellows were elected to do business with themselves, or to indicate their ‘nay’ vote in such a unique way.” […]