Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for March 22

The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission meets on Monday, March 26, at 7 p.m. Highlights of the agenda include a review of zoning ordinances, alignment to the comprehensive plan, and discussion of the RFP process for Ordinance Alignment Consultant. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for March 22

Nov. 17 1999: Pursuing the issue raised by council member Alice Butler at its October meeting, the Washington Town Council discussed the possibility of regulating helicopter landings within town boundaries. Town attorney John Bennett presented relevant portions of the Culpeper town and county codes for reference. […]

Clark Hollow Ramblings

Too many blessings?

When I started working on the tree I tried to keep thinking that it was a blessing of sorts; the maple would make pretty good firewood. Before I got the big end cut up and moved to my wood yard, I had begun to believe that I may have been given too many blessings. […]

Sperryville Column

A miracle on Viewtown Road

Her heart stopped, and within seconds of her fall — miraculously — a gentleman in a white pickup truck, driving along Viewtown Road, seeing her collapse, pulled up and applied CPR. The congregation knows not the identity of this man who showed up seemingly out of nowhere. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for March 15

Local artist, Kevin Adams, works reflecting Cuba and the Piedmont region are on display at the Watergate Gallery in Washington, D.C through April 14; and Washington VFR thanks all who attended their successful oyster dinner. […]


Steeped in history

The 12-day adventure included touring cathedrals, castles, landscapes, galleries, quaint villages, and historic homes. There was even a medieval banquet replete with a sword fighting demonstration. As Youngquist described the experience, “memories that will last a lifetime.” […]


Capitol rolls out red carpet for RCES

Forty-three 7th graders from Rappahannock County Elementary School recently participated in the Rappahannock 4-H State Capitol Day Field Trip to Richmond, where they were treated to a meeting with Delegate Michael Webert, who represents Rappahannock County. […]


Attacking the heart of Rappahannock County

Mr. Glennie hasn’t lived here very long. I’m sure when he has time to meet more people in the community, he will realize some of Rappahannock’s most stalwart citizens are realtors. Hopefully he will acknowledge our contributions instead of complaining about us. […]