Read me a river

At the annual field day sponsored by RappFLOW, high schoolers in the morning and sixth graders in the afternoon went from station to station, soaking up resource appreciation and protection. […]


Looking good 

The Rappahannock Lions, along with members of the Madison Lions, tested 84 kindergarten, pre-K and Head Start students’ vision with the newly developed Spot, a handheld device designed to diagnose vision disorders. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Sept. 29

Hunt Harris, instructor for RRA-sponsored tennis clinics, talks with pride about his first student. Charlotte Turnmeyer of Flint Hill has been getting better at softball and Richie Burke is planning to give the old store a new lease on life. […]



During perusal of the Oct. 27, 1983 edition of the Rappahannock News — and in light of certain headlines in the same paper 33 years later — these vintage campaign ads just seemed to jump off the page. […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Sept. 29

Home/land transfers

The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Sept. 16-22:


James Woodville Barron, one-third interest to Barbara Ann Barron Leibbrandt, 6.027 acres, $68,000, deed bargain sale, general warranty, tax map 33-13 […]

Land Use/Zoning

The agenda bender

The supervisors convened at 7 p.m. for a public “work session” Sept. 19 kicking off the board’s new policy to hold a second meeting later in the month whenever it was deemed necessary. This one was evidently necessary; they didn’t get home until about 11:30 p.m. […]