Letters to the Editor

Ms. Wroth, you rock

I have elsewhere and publicly offered my gratitude to members of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors, the various constitutional officers with whom I served, and to the staff of all county offices who I […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for June 30

Home and land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office June 17-23: Hawthorne The Mont Medi Farm LLC to Mont Medi LLC, 208.3 acres, $3.9 […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for June 30

The Rappahannock County School Board will hold a special called meeting on June 30, at the School Board Office in the conference room at 8 a.m. for EOY closeout. Foothills Forum’s June board meeting, open […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for June 30

Feb. 7, 1963 After over 22 years service Guy Burke resigned Jan. 31, 1963 as custodian of Rappahannock County Jail. Mr. Burke became jailer May 1, 1940. For these many years he and Mrs. Burke […]

The studios at River District Arts.

Parrish backs out of River District

“I had lots of ideas for the building,” says hay farmer and Stonewall-Hawthorne county supervisor Chris Parrish, speaking of the River District Arts building which three weeks ago he’d offered to buy for $1.1 million. “Problem was, my ideas were more idealistic than they were pragmatic.” […]


Sperryville column for June 23

The Hair Gallery goes west Kim Nelson of Amissville is a noted local equestrian, having studied at Morven Park International Equestrian Institute. She orchestrates popular county trail rides and provides not only horse training but […]


The Rapp for June 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday, The Inn at Little Washington’s new weekly farmer’s market, Middle Street Gallery’s national parks-inspired show at Haley Fine Art and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]


Wild Ideas: Giants emerge in Slate Mills

After overwintering three giant swallowtail caterpillars that had pupated, Slate Mills resident Robin Williams sees two emerge from their chrysalises as healthy adults this spring, in this week’s Wild Ideas column. […]