Dollhouse shuts door

Rappahannock County Administration (aka the “Administrator’s Office”) has moved out of the tiny wooden “dollhouse” along Courthouse Row on Gay Street onto the upper floor of the Rappahannock County Visitor Center at 3 Library Road. […]


Woodville to Germany

“It’s being shipped all the way to Germany. These Airstreams are hot right now — this is the second one I’ve picked up recently,” remarked the driver who pulled his long trailer into Rappahannock County on Friday morning to haul away an antique Airstream sold by Susannah Cadwalader of Hawlin Farm in Woodville. […]


History exposed

Established circa 1840-50, owner Craig Batchelor has recently taken down the pegboard behind the store’s old checkout counter, and then below that removed a layer of paneling, only to reveal the old building’s original inch-thick beadboard. […]


Grimsley report: Intelligent, organized, lucid

It is the clearest, most informative report on the schools’ annual budget that we have seen in 37 years. We especially appreciate the intelligent, organized, lucid presentation of the state of our public schools. We have longed for an annual budget report that begins with a precise statement of the schools’ educational goals for our children. […]

Letters to the Editor

Mind-blowing forum

It was a pleasure attending the Fifth Congressional District Democratic Forum recently. The intelligence, wisdom and integrity of the three attending candidates were mind-blowing. Each understood our district’s issues and offered creative, viable solutions. […]

Letters to the Editor

Easter Egg Hunt scrubbed

I would like to sincerely apologize for having to cancel our First Annual Easter Egg Hunt at High Meadow Manor Farm. We had planned for it to be epic and were really looking forward to having everyone out for a fun day of egg hunting and farm life. […]


March for Our Lives

The entire busload of Rappahannock County residents disembarked the charter upon arrival in Washington, D.C., joining several-hundred thousand demonstrators — including many more from Rappahannock — for last Saturday’s March for Our Lives rally. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for March 29

Nov. 24, 1999: Jerry and Sherri Mills opened the Amissville Consignment Shop on Saturday, Oct. 30. The shop is located in what used to be a beauty parlor. On sale is what Mr. Mills describes as “antiques and collectibles.” This is Mr. Mills’ first foray into the consignment business. […]