The Rapp

The Rapp for June 29

The fourth annual Give Local Piedmont campaign raised $211,032 for 33 local nonprofits; Rapp News hosts Fourth Estate Friday at the Country Cafe; artist Kevin Adams has returns from his painting residence at Shenandoah. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for June 29

Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors has its regular meeting Wednesday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at the courthouse. At the 7 p.m. session, the board will have a public special exception hearing for Windsor Lodge Stables, LLC . […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for June 29

June 20, 1974: Dr. Jerry Martin and Dr. Werner Krebser plan to open a full-time medical clinic in Rappahannock County’s seat in Washington. If their request for a use permit is approved by the Town Council next month. […]

Courthouse Row

Courthouse Row for June 29

The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office June 16-22: Hampton: Alison C. Clancy Andino to James T. Munyer, 2.0000 acres, deed of gift, no consideration, general warranty, tax map 29-52C. […]


It takes a village

One group that makes a huge difference is volunteer drivers. Many senior citizens, those with disabilities, and some veterans have no transportation for doctor’s appointments, trips to the VA, or other important rides. […]


Big bear fancies beer

Large bears certainly aren’t a rarity in Rappahannock County, but Washington residents couldn’t believe their eyes when a huge black bear showed up uninvited on their kitchen porch. […]


Nol Putnam: Metal Muse

Putnam could be mistaken for the superficial model-type, but his thoughts and opinions run deep, and his talent as a blacksmith even deeper. And his reputation in the world’s second-oldest trade reaches far beyond the Piedmont. […]