Washington Column for Sept. 16

A facelift for the Sheriff’s Office and county jail; the rescue squad plans an all-you-can-eat breakfast this Saturday, and longer thrift shop hours; the Rappahannock Community Bible Club starts up again; Flint Hill Vintage becomes Ginger Hill Vintage Finds and Antiques and moves to the old Faith Mountain building near the Co-op. […]


RAWL Dogs: Jake

Have you got a fence around your place? One of those nice stockade barriers, oh about yay tall? Maybe a chain link, garden variety or better? OK, wanna see me go over it? I’m a […]


The Rapp for Sept. 9

Saturday, Sept. 11 is a big day: Reynolds Baptist Church honors Rappahannock’s first-responders, Thornton Hill’s point-to-point races start the fall steeplechase season and “The Tempest” comes to the Theatre at Washington. […]


Swing your partner, and be an RLEP partner, on Sept. 25

Traditional Appalachian music, an apple theme and plenty of dancing and fun are on tap at the second annual barn dance benefiting the Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (RLEP).

This year’s event on Sept. 25 kicks off at 7 p.m. and concludes at 10. It ‘ll be held at Rappahannock Central, 3 River Lane, Sperryville. Tickets are $25 per person. […]


RAWL Dogs: Chip

The news just came in, and it’s terribly exciting! I’m growing a heart! That’s what they’re doing for me here in Amissville. I’m only two years old, and arrived here frightened of my shadow. But […]


‘Grace of Light’ illuminates

Middle Street Gallery artist Patricia Brennan will exhibit new hand-painted stained glass at the gallery from Friday (Sept. 3) through Sept. 26. Her works depicting botanical themes will be fitted onto light boxes, providing the sole source of light in a darkened room.

The exhibition is called “By the Grace of Light” to celebrate this unique form of illumination. “I’ve always wanted to create an environment that felt like you were surrounded by only color and light,” Brennan says. “And stained glass has such an uplifting effect, this show is meant to make you smile.” […]


RAAC lecture features economist Choate

Just how the United States can restore long-term, non-inflationary economic growth will be the subject of the First Friday at the Library program on Sept. 10.

Pat Choate, an economist, author and Rappahannock resident will speak on the subject for the series sponsored by the Rappahannock Association for Arts and the Community (RAAC) . […]


RAWL Dogs: Gypsy

I’m a four-year-old Chihuahua mix who is called Gypsy. Our sort is thought of as bossy and yappy, but that is not my way. Everyone should have a model, a creature that one looks to […]