Give Local Piedmont 2018 a huge success

Give Local Piedmont 2018, the Rappahannock region’s one day annual online giving event hosted for the fifth year this past Tuesday by the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, raised an impressive $864,710 for 160 local nonprofits— 5,478 donations in all. […]

School/Education News

Rapp nurse aide students inspired by Dr. Patch Adams

According to CNA student, Jacklyn Humphries, “We learned about Dr. Patch Adams while covering patient directed care. To show the importance of being respectful and attentive, our teacher showed us the 1998 film ‘Patch Adams.’ His perseverance to encourage a more personalized environment inspired us.” […]

Letters to the Editor

Laziness costly

An easy way to be environmentally conscious is to separate your trash. Flatwood gets paid for separated recyclables including cardboard, but there is a cost to haul away mixed refuse. […]

Washington Column

Washington Column for May 3

In celebration of The Inn’s 40th anniversary, it’s expanding their local’s discount to the surrounding counties. The Inn also opens their ‘village market’ on May 26, featuring BBQ, bluegrass and ‘yard sale’ with select artifacts and treasures. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for May 3

Is the local real estate market slowing?; Shenandoah National Park’s 32nd annual Wildflower this weekend; Piedmont Green Party turns a leaf; and Firnew Farm Artists’ Circle turns 15. […]

School/Education News

School News for May 3

It’s been a pretty busy week; It’s Academic team competes for over ten years; over $128,000 worth of scholarships were awarded to RCHS students; colors ran for 5k; seniors take a look back in time and WCDS students had a whale of a time. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings & Notices for May 3

The Town of Washington has set up five task forces to address issues of importance for the future. These tasks forces address Infrastructure; Business Development; Tourism Development; Housing; and Finance and Administration. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for May 3

Feb. 4, 1998: John and Libby Byam became the new owners of the Foster-Harris House when they bought the property from Phyllis Marriott in December. “We enjoy being home and sharing our home with others,” said Libby. […]

Land Use/Zoning

Sperryville event site, Crest Hill training center applications again rejected by planners

The Planning Commission has voted on two special exception applications that have drawn outcry from county residents. In both cases, the planners voted — in split decisions — to deny recommending the applications for approval by the Board of Supervisors when it meets on May 7. […]