Nature

Eagle, eyed

At about 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Dave Batchelder spotted this mature bald eagle, with its distinctive white head and tail, flying over U.S. 211 just west of Ben Venue. […]

By E. Raymond Boc
Books

Page turners

Members of the Literary Ladies book club show off a few of the three boxes’ worth of new hardcover books they donated recently to the Headwaters Foundation’s READ program. […]

By Denise Machado
Nature

A ‘Tree-o of Owlets’

Denise Machado’s photo of young barred owls getting ready to fledge from a hollow-tree nest near Sperryville won first prize in the Native Plants and Wildlife category of PEC’s fifth annual photo contest. […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Dec. 4

July 11, 1974 The Rev. B. Gale Titchenell of Woodville, an 11th- and 12th-grade government and U.S. history teacher and chairman of the social studies department at Rappahannock County High School, is among 76 teachers […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Dec. 4

The Washington Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday (Dec. 8) at town hall. Agenda highlights include appointment of a council member to temporarily fill the vacancy on the council until a special election is held, […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (Dec. 4)

This week’s headlines: Citizen Jenks • The multifamily issue: postponed • The Washington Post Office loses its lease • Sperryville to be a two-brewery town • Editorial: A modest proposal • Unpaved Roadshow: In search of Staffordshire portrait figures • Wild Ideas: Becoming the animal • Jed’s Eye View: The gray wave is here • Plus lots of pictures, and lots going on in The Rapp, Washington and Sperryville columns. […]