Crime & Courts

High-profile cases end in prison time

Michael Raymond Doyle was sentenced to 13 months in prison for eluding police and damaging a dwelling in December, and Amissville 19-year-old’s drug conviction brings three years and four months in the state penitentiary. […]

Crime & Courts

Konick refiles suit against town, Inn

Out-of-court negotiations for a settlement failed to produce an agreement last week, as Rappahannock lawyer David Konick filed an amended petition in circuit court last Thursday (June 18), again seeking the court’s judgment on allegedly illegal actions by the town of Washington and the Inn at Little Washington in a 2013 “Town Beautification” partnership between the two and Trinity Episcopal Church. […]

By E. Raymond Boc

Alice (and others) in Avon-land

Despite tropical depression Bill hitting Rappahannock County just as the Child Care and Learning Center’s Avon Hall “Alice in Wonderland” fundraising party commenced Saturday, there was no depression at Avon Hall. […]

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Day at the races

Volunteer and sideline supporters Butch Zindel and John Lesinski pose with Jacob Newlin, 9-year-old rookie driver of the Rappahannock County Lunch Bunch car in last weekend’s Soap Box Derby championship in Culpeper, and Rappahannock Soap Box chief organizer Thom Pellikaan. […]


The Rapp for June 25

Fourth (Estate) Friday postponed till July, but the Amissville Carnival is this weekend, there are still seats for Castleton Festival’s opening gala, plus a Businesses of Rappahannock picnic and a benefit cabaret at the Theatre. […]


Washington column for June 25

Stephen Bailey’s Majic makeover I have a story to tell about Stephen Bailey, who grew up in Rappahannock, attended Rappahannock County High School and was the Washington fire chief in 1974, helping back then to […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Good choice by the NPCF

The Headwaters board congratulates the board of the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation on its good judgment in selecting Jane Bowling-Wilson for its executive director. We on the Headwaters board have benefited from Jane’s enthusiasm, creativity […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for June 25

Feb. 5, 1976 Grand opening for an auction house and furniture store in the “Lea Building” in Washington is scheduled Saturday, February 7, by the proprietor, John Walker Jenkins of Sperryville. Mr. Jenkins has been […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for June 25

Building permits Jerry Mills, Amissville, replace burned dwelling, $12,000 Jack Guenther, Sperryville, demolition of kitchen and bath, $10,000 John E. Nash, Washington, addition, $92,000 Scott McBride, Sperryville, remove window, replace with door, $500 Stansfield Turner, […]