The ladies pose after crossing the finish line (from left): Tina Dove, Connie Wiley, Beth Penner, Tammy martin, Alexis Williams, Melissa Werth, Denise Mishalow, Brenda Harrington and Becky Simpson.

Washington column for Sept. 4

The Hooter Honeys get muddy for cancer awareness, Trinity’s newly elected Vestry prepares for Jenks’ departure, the Lions Club begins its annual apple butter sale, photographer Jackie Labovitz displays at the fire hall and more in this week’s Washington column. […]

“Freshwater Fishes of Virginia” explores the commonwealth’s 210 fish species. The cover illustration, from a watercolor by Lora L. Giessler, is courtesy of the American Fisheries Society.

Wild Ideas: Beating the dog days by diving into fishes

With the dog days of August finally settling in last week, Pam Owen decided to visit the Rappahannock County Library’s Conservation Collection and dive into “Freshwater Fishes of Virginia,” an impressive reference that explores the 210 fish species in Virginia. […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Sept. 4

March 7, 1974: James E. Ellmore of Amissville transported the mail from Warrenton to Washington by way of Amissville and back again on Friday for the last time on a regular schedule, one month shy of 26 years. […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Sept. 4

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Aug. 22-28: Hampton Julia M. Atkins to Frances A. Foster, 1.1739 acres, $25,000, special warranty, tax map […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Sept. 4

The Rappahannock County School Board meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 9) in the high school band room. To see the agenda, visit or The Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (Sept. 4)

This week’s headlines include: Bee health remains fragile • Gov. endorses pipeline to the west • Meet the artists: Ben Mason and Christina Leigh • The Rapp for Sept. 4 • Headwaters hires Next Step and Starfish directors • Homes away from home • Editorial: We’re special, aren’t we? • and more. […]