The Rapp

The Rapp for June 14

A reminder that Copperheads most often appear at sunset and just after dark, particularly after it’s rained; beware of funny money from Culpeper; Colleen O’Bryant of Wild Roots Apothecary figuring prominently in a New York Times article; and Park waives fees for Park Neighbor Day this Saturday. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Wanted: Your memories

The Rappahannock News and Foothills Forum are collaborating on a four-part series about the county’s economy — past, present and future. As part of this project, we’re interested in your memories of businesses that operated in Rappahannock County through the years. […]


The best kind of music

The three-day 26th Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music — “Featuring the best in Bluegrass, Americana and Roots” — wrapped up Saturday in Syria, dampened as it was by periods of heavy rain and flash flooding that tragically took the life of a Rappahannock County native. […]


Candidate vs Flood

Democratic congressional candidate and Rappahannock resident Leslie Cockburn sent us this photograph snapped of her Sunday in Laurel Mills, which the former journalist appropriately headlined “Candidate vs Flood next to the Fannon Farm.” […]


Saluting students and faculty

As the 2017-2018 school year drew to a close, Businesses of Rappahannock presented the Rappahannock County Elementary School student body with new U.S. and Virginia flags for their auditorium. Students from the 7th grade graduating class and RCES Principal Ben Temple (center) attended the presentation. […]


Until we meet again

“Have a great summer!” shouted staff of the Rappahannock County School Board, who stepped outside last Thursday to wave goodbye to students setting off for a summer’s vacation filled with building sandcastles, catching fireflies, picking berries and eating corn on the cob. […]


Cattlemen visit

Cattle ranchers from around the world met in Culpeper this past week for the Red Devon USA Mini Congress. As part of the Red Devon Association, cattlemen from the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, Canada and Mexico began their tour at the Lakota Ranch Farm, which is set on 726 acres in Remington. […]

Letters to the Editor

Trees attacked by aliens

The use of herbicides can give false hope. The hard work that can’t be avoided is getting the plant reduced to where you can judiciously apply the poison. Even then you will be presented with about a thousand new plants nearby. The object should be to control not kill. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for June 7

RIP Evelyn M. Kerr, chairman of the Rappahannock County Republican Committee; Saint Peter’s welcomes new pastor; it’s Second Saturday for the Artisan Trail and DuCard Vineyards are holding a seated tasting experience. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for June 7

Rappahannock County Democrats meets on Saturday, June 9, at Town Hall, Washington, the special feature of this event is the brief but lively auction aimed at July 4th celebrations; The Town of Washington Council meets on Monday, June 11, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. […]