School/Education News

Schools chief resignation — and replacement — comes at a ‘complex time’ amid budget shortages

Rappahannock School Board Chairman John Wesley Mills said he is currently “negotiating a contract” with an interim superintendent candidate to temporarily replace Donna O. Matthews, who abruptly announced her resignation as county schools chief effective March 9. […]


Good news for land conservation

It’s not often I get to share good news this quickly into the Virginia General Assembly, but yesterday was one of the more surprising and rewarding days I’ve spent in Richmond. HB 1470 was tabled in subcommittee! […]

Letters to the Editor

‘The Dream lives on’

The 26th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance in Rappahannock County is in the history books! Thanks to the residents and friends of Rappahannock and surrounding areas. It was an almost full house. […]


Women on the bus

A busload of 53 women and 2 men from Rappahannock, Culpeper, Madison and Fauquier counties joined half a million other activists, many from Rappahannock, for the historic Women’s March on Washington last Saturday. […]


Rappahannock marches on Washington

A spirited group of Rappahannock County women and men participated in last Saturday’s well-attended Women’s March on Washington, “the first step towards unifying our communities . . . to create change from the grassroots level up.” […]


The Rapp for Jan. 26

It’s Fourth (Estate) Friday this week; the Griffin Tavern hosted a supreme VIP; the MacPhersons fill the room for Planning Commision meeting; and this Saturday is the Benevolent Fund Celebrity Waiter Dinner. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Jan. 26

The Inn at Little Washington is having a remodeling sale on Saturday, this is a chance to acquire some of their gently used antiques, art work, rugs, household items, books, lamps, fabrics, linens, china and much more. […]