Crime & Courts

After a day-long jury trial, motorcyclist pleads guilty

A much-anticipated case of eluding police was settled in Rappahannock County Circuit Court Tuesday night after a day-long jury trial marked by grisly descriptions and pictures of injuries suffered in an accident resulting from a high-speed chase from Culpeper County to the town of Washington last summer. […]


A last, fast budget hearing

At their final public hearing on Rappahannock County’s fiscal year 2017 budget Monday night at the courthouse, the supervisors heard relatively little but did informally resolve a couple of nagging issues raised by the small group of citizens who showed up. […]

Crime & Courts

Appeal of CTB’s stub street decision dismissed

Circuit Court judge rules in favor of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, dismissing David Konick’s and his co-appellants’ claim that the board illegally removed the stub end of Middle Street from VDOT’s secondary-road system. […]


Sperryville column for May 26

A visit with Castleton’s Nina May, a force of nature whose latest project is a film series entitled “Daily Bread,” currently in production and to be shot entirely in Rappahannock County. […]

By Raymond Boc

DARE to have fun

A few pictures from DARE Day, the annual chance for youngsters and others at Rappahannock Elementary to see firsthand what emergency responders do, which went off without a hitch last Friday. […]


Another successful business social

Not to be outdone by Sperryville, Businesses of Rappahannock’s most recent networking social in Little Washington was a huge success! Always happy to support our local nonprofits, we were happy when the Rappahannock Historical Society […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for May 26

Foothills Forum Board meets at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, May 26) in the 4-H Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Kramer Building in Washington. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 540-675-1207. Memorial […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for May 26

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office May 12-19: Jackson David Lee Fannon, trustee of the Elizabeth B. Fannon Revocable Living Trust, to Gregory […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for May 26

July 27, 1950 Mrs. Ashby Jenkins is recovering at her home at Nethers Mill, after being bitten on the ankle by a snake while in her garden Saturday afternoon. The snake is thought to have […]

Washington Column

Washington column for May 26

Celebrating 50 years of sisterhood Eight sisters of Chi Omega sorority joined Laura Overstreet at her home in Washington May 11-17 for a reunion celebrating 50 years since their pledge days together at Florida State […]

Fire and Rescue

Fire and rescue calls for May 26

Tuesday, May 17 9:23 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 11:06 a.m. — Nethers Road, Sperryville, difficulty breathing, companies 1 and 7 7:02 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, 1 and 7 […]