Washington Column

Washington column for May 10

Union Bank welcomes back a local; local Relay for Life team holds bake and plant sale at Quicke Mart this Saturday; Rapp Lions Club dresses up and celebrates 60th anniversary at Narmada Winery. Oh, and don’t forget Mother’s Day. […]

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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. […]

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. […]

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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. […]

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A million-plus miles of delivering mail, Bobby Brown looks forward to retirement

And on April 1, 2014, he was awarded membership to a very elite group: the National Safety Council’s Million Mile Club. This tremendous milestone is for driving a cumulative total of 1 million miles (or 30 years) without having a preventable motor vehicle accident. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for April 19

Dec. 29, 1999: Debbie Roark bought the Appetite Repair Shop back in October not intending to change the operation one iota. She enlisted help from the previous owners, Cindy and Greg Gillies, to ensure a smooth transition. And regulars are just now finding out about the new woman behind the scenes. […]

Courthouse Row

Courthouse Row for April 19

Home/land transfers —
Rappahannock County: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to David T. Williams and Laura L. Williams, Lots 20, 22, 24, 26, block 3, section E, BRME, $142,500, special warranty, tax map 1C-1-3-20. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for April 12

Dec. 15, 1999: Amidst rumors of bankruptcy and being fed up with the town of Washington, Peter Kramer will put his building on Gay Street up for sale by auction on Dec. 18 at noon. Kramer has set a minimum bid. If that bid is achieved, the building will sell on that day. […]

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Washington column for April 5

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center in Waynesboro is hosting an exhibition by our resident artist Kevin H. Adams, featuring his paintings from his 2017 residency in Shenandoah National Park. The opening reception is on Saturday; upcoming Dark Skies events hosted by RLEP; and memories from Easter. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for April 5

Dec. 1, 1999: Elizabeth Lee-Harris went before the Rappahannock County Planning Commission on Nov. 17 with an application to change a 36.4 acre plot of land near the town of Sperryville from agriculturally zoned to rural residential. The commission decided not to approve the application. […]