Crime & Courts

Sheriff’s Report for Oct. 27

Last Friday (Oct. 21), Dodson attempted to stop a vehicle on Zachary Taylor Highway for a traffic violation, which drove off. The driver, Gary Lee Allison, 39, of Front Royal, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and eluding police. […]


Multi-use trail starts out uphill

In Rappahannock, where residents fiercely defend the county’s rural and scenic nature, who could possibly object to a trail connecting the county’s villages, schools and recreation area? But several attending the Oct. 19 planning commission meeting did. […]

Fire and Rescue

Many thanks, Chester Gap VFD

Wakefield Country Day School would like to thank the wonderful firefighters of Chester Gap Fire Department who visited our school last week to teach our children fire safety during the school’s annual observation of National Fire Prevention Week. […]


The Rapp for Oct. 27

It’s a Fourth (Estate) Friday, a Friday that ends with a Fairy Tale Walk, plus a Starry Skies Fest and Pen Druid’s “End of Oktoberfest” on Saturday, and Middle Street’s “New Beginning.” […]


Securing the vote

Rappahannock County Board of Elections members spent most of their day Monday programming, testing, resetting to zero and then securing — with data-storage seals that won’t be broken until the morning of Nov. 8. […]

School/Education News

School & sports news for Oct. 27

As RCPS’ fall regular seasons wind down, Senior Nights and Homecoming activities dominate the sports news this week, with postseason tournaments coming up soon; Panthers varsity football dominate Homecoming game. […]