Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Sept. 7

June 3, 1976: Bill Bailey “went organic” in his gardening when he moved to Amissville five years ago. He took advantage of Johns Hopkins’s early retirement policy and left his position there to build a house in Rappahannock County. […]

Courthouse Row

Courthouse Row for Sept. 7

The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Aug. 24 to Sept. 1 — Jackson District: Robert L. Boykin Jr., and Judith R. Boykin, husband and wife to Jeremy Piossa, 25.50, $565.000, deed bargain sale. […]

Land Use/Zoning

BZA ‘bickering’ draws public’s ire

When, more than two hours into last Wednesday’s arguably tiresome Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, Rappahannock resident Page Glennie scolded two board members to “stop bickering,” other members of the public in attendance burst into applause. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Aug. 31

The Norman family came together at the Rappahannock Park last Sunday for their annual family reunion, and have been for 50 years; St. Peter’s is collecting money for the victims of a mudslide in Sierra Leone; and Firehouse Treasures Thrift is holding its Summer 50 Percent Off Clearance on Sept. 2. […]