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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Sept. 25

April 4, 1974: The old school on Mt. Salem Avenue in Washington is being transformed into a residence “in the Southern tradition,” which, among other things, means installing a soaring portico with six 20-foot high pillars and an elaborate interior redecoration. […]

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Courthouse Row

Courthouse Row for Sept. 25

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office to Sept. 12-18: Stonewall The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, trustee under the Thomas […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Sept. 25

The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the library. Non-members welcome. For more information, contact Ross O’Donoghue at 540-987-8019.. Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (Sept. 25)

This week’s headlines include: ‘Tourism numbers, funding on the rise • A 101-mile hike for park charities • The Rapp for Sept. 25 • Salt & Pepper’ makes for a tasty meal • Through the Tiger Valley looking glass • Editorial: Beyond the here and now • and more. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Rapp schools fully accredited

New state accreditation standards were released Tuesday (Sept. 16) by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), and report that RCES, “accredited with warning” last year, is fully accredited this year. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Stickerless shock?

In this year’s personal property tax bills, county residents will notice an increase meant to compensate for the discontinuance of the flat $20-per-vehicle tax collected in exchange for a county windshield sticker these last 30 years. […]

A Gary Anthes photograph of Japan on exhibit at Middle Street.
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The Rapp for Sept. 18

The fall season brings a slew of events this weekend, Middle Street hosts a new all-photography exhibit, R.H. Ballard debuts Viviane deKosinski’s “View with a Room,” the Historical Society explores the history of Amissville, the new ping pong club is already a success and more in this week’s Rapp column. […]