Sperryville Column

New art and fitness studios open in Sperryville

According to the announcement: “Stonewall Abbey Wellness isn’t just a gym. It’s a community wellness and fitness center in the heart of Sperryville, delivering an unrivaled experience from training to regeneration. Our 5,000 square foot facility is a perfect blend of historic beauty and modern function. […]


A fine day for golf

The weather was nothing short of spectacular, even with the challenging breeze, for last Friday’s Second Annual “Home in One” golf tournament in support of Rapp at Home, the local nonprofit that serves as a resource for those 50 and over. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for April 26

The relationship a boy has with his father greatly shapes the man he will become in the future. You can help mold your boy into a man you’ll be proud of by taking him on special father and son activities. And they’re particularly conducive to bonding. […]


Earth Day on the Thornton

Rappahannock residents and visitors alike, the majority donned in rubber boots and hip waders, set foot into the Thornton River rapids in Sperryville last Sunday — Earth Day 2018 — to clean up a century’s worth of industrial pollution and litter:. […]


The Old Lion turns 60

Here in Rappahannock, another important event occurred that year. One of the more underappreciated forces in the county was chartered — the Rappahannock Lions Club. Back then, it was a group of men who pooled their resources to do as a group those things which they couldn’t do by themselves. […]

Letters to the Editor

Act FAST and call 911

For many of us, simply a phone call to our local fire and rescue place to ask how we might be able to help in some way might be an immediate answer for some of them. Our fire and rescue volunteers are our friends and neighbors, trained and ready to assist us. […]