Rappahannock’s power players

John Henry can’t move the stones in the amphitheater he built in Flint Hill, but his latest play produced by the Stone Hill Theatrical Foundation will have an out-of-town encore on Nov. 7, Election Day, at the U.S. Capitol of all places. […]


Look, up in the sky!

Officials from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and Lockheed Martin gathered at the Schoolhouse Nine Golf Course in Sperryville on two days this past week to test fly an unmanned fixed-wing aircraft, which if everything goes well will soon take off to pinpoint power line outages in hard-to-reach areas of Rappahannock County. […]


Incumbent Supervisor Biniek says his work for county not finished

Like his colleague Chris Parrish, Piedmont District Supervisor Mike Biniek is seeking his third consecutive four-year term on the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors. And similar to his fellow incumbent, Biniek says “a number of people have asked me to stay in this position, so I have agreed to.” […]


‘A vote for me . . . ’

The 18th House District is infected by partisan politics and electing representatives from the two party system creates divisions. Preferring to be a unifier, I knew someone always feels left out and I wanted no part. I discovered that Republicans don’t vote Democrat and vice versa. […]

Letters to the Editor

Spreading ‘fake news’

Much has been made of the bike trail and what it will cost the county. The fact is the county is merely a conduit or ‘pass-through’ organization receiving funds for the trail from a VDOT grant and passing it on to an experienced contractor responsible for building the trail. […]

Letters to the Editor

‘So far above and beyond’

Hugh objected, mentioning the complication of our dog, two cats and my being out of the country. Brooke’s response, “Anne and I will take your car to your house, pick up the pets and take them to your kennel.” […]

Letters to the Editor

Support ‘our paradise’

If we love our quiet, peaceful, rural life, then we must take a stand! David Konick is tenacious and driven to preserve our rural way of life, the old customs and the beauty of our county — ‘our paradise.’ […]