The Castleton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company is arguably the most isolated of the seven volunteeer fire and rescue departments that serve Rappahannock County, but has learned to deal with it in a number of creative ways. […]
The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors paid the bills as part of its regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon at the courthouse, but one of them — for roughly $25,000 — came as a surprise. Three […]
“Thirty-four minutes and 52 seconds,” said Circuit Court Clerk Peggy Ralph, after Board of Supervisors Chairman Roger Welch adjourned the public hearing for the 2011-12 Rappahannock County budget Monday evening (April 25) at Rappahannock County […]
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has allotted Rappahannock County $28,188 for road projects during fiscal year 2011-12. At this month’s board of supervisors meeting, County Administrator John McCarthy described this amount as “nothing.” Furthermore, […]
If you’re the parent of a high school student who doesn’t play sports, you may well receive a personal invitation from Jimmy Swindler to bring your teen to team tryouts.
In the April 12 regular monthly meeting of the Rappahannock County School Board, chairman Wesley Mills announced the appointment of James E. Swindler II to be athletic director for Rappahannock schools, starting July 1. […]
A businessman or a diplomat? One born here or one who’s chosen to make a home here? Paul Brown and Jon Purnell presented the Rappahannock School Board with two distinct — and distinctly Rappahannock — […]
Welcomed or not, the cell tower configuration for Rappahannock County is on course to be in operation as early as this fall. In its Monday night meeting, the board of supervisors approved the last of five AT&T cell facility applications. […]
Several hundred citizens will have a different Rappahannock County supervisor after this summer. The 2010 Census revealed shifts in population, requiring that district boundaries change to equalize local government representation. […]
Between the February and March school board meetings, Rappahannock County School Superintendent Dr. Aldridge Boone cut an additional $180,000 from what is now an $11.6 million proposed budget for the 2011-2012 school year. […]
In a four-to-one vote Monday night, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors cleared the way for AT&T to construct a 199-foot cell tower behind Rappahannock High School in accordance with a revised plan meant to address concerns about the pole’s proximity to school buildings. […]
Thirteen items awaited the attention of the Rappahannock Board of Supervisors at its regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon at the county courthouse. Highlights included the audit of county finances, redistricting, improving pedestrian safety in Sperryville, […]
Now hiring! Must be willing to work with no prior notice at any hour of the day or night, and outdoors in extreme weather. Work can be hazardous, even life-threatening. Must purchase own equipment. Training and uniform provided. No pay.
Though not a real want ad, this is about as true-to-life as you might get in the never-ending search for volunteers to become firefighters, emergency medical technicians or drivers in Rappahannock County. […]