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Letter: Every minute counts

On Monday, June 9, my brother had to be transported via air ambulance from the Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue station to the U.Va. Medical Center. He had sustained second- and third-degree burns across 30 […]

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Health and Healthcare

Nutrition and health, investigate and learn

This essay has its origin in a seminar which I had to prepare for the UUBridge congregation some earlier this summer. To promote a whole food, plant-based diet approach to health, I needed toshow that the Standard American Diet and the AMA and Big Pharma’s approach to disease needed criticism, and needed to be changed. […]

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Chester Gap Column

Chester Gap column for July 24

The CGVFD’s brush truck wins first place in the Front Royal Fireman’s Parade, tickets are still available for the department’s gun raffle, bird watching season is in full swing on the mountaintop and more in this week’s Chester Gap column. […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for July 24

Jan. 17, 1974: Harry Jordan topped 1,000 points in his career for the Rappahannock County High School basketball team Tuesday night. Rappahannock, the smallest school in the Skyline District, has had a rough time without a win this season. […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for July 24

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office July 11-17: Hampton Janice Lynn Jenkins to Robert Lynn Jenkins and Mary Ann Jenkins, husband and wife, […]

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Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for July 24

Monday, July 14 2:01 p.m. — Seven Ponds Road, Amissville, difficulty breathing, companies 3 and 4 3:48 p.m. — Richmond Road, Castleton, electrical fire, companies 3, 4 and 5 9:14 p.m. — Red Oak Mountain […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for July 24

The July meetings of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission and the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority are cancelled. The Rappahannock County School Board holds a work session to review the Virginia Association of School Superintendents’ (VASS) report […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (July 24)

This week’s headlines include: Authority will address jail’s rocky start • The unburied treasurer’s office • The Rapp for July 24 • Breakdown, not stakeout, nabs fugitive • Guilty plea in Sperryville credit card fraud • Editorial: In Memoriam: Listening to the landscape • and more. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Town seeks slower pace

At a spirited and unusually well-attended Washington Town Council meeting Monday night (July 14), a dozen residents, neighbors and business owners offered up eyewitness testimony of speeders along Main Street and elsewhere in town. […]

A large group of Mohsin’s classmates and friends, from RCHS, Goucher and the Rappahannock community, attended last Saturday’s celebratory dinner.
From the Rappahannock News

Mohsin’s exemplary adventure

To residents and weekend escapers, Rappahannock County is about blue horizons, ponderous cows and glorious summer produce. But for Mohsin Ahmad, who arrived in 2006 as an exchange student from Peshawar, Pakistan, Rappahannock is the place that helped distill a new role in life. […]