Health and Healthcare

Washington column for Nov. 25

We should be grateful for the little things that make each day worthwhile — a friend who brings you flowers or a loved one’s warming smile. Remember to count your blessings, however great or small, for they’re the silver lining whenever storm clouds come your way.

For parents Adam and Angie Jenkins of Washington, a storm cloud passed over them. They did not give up. With the love and support of their family, community and friends and their faith in God, they would not have been able to make it through the most difficult time in their lives. […]


Washington column for Oct. 28

A big Porche gathering in Little Washington; lots happening at the Middleton Inn; Nevill Turner turns out to be “No Ordinary” storyteller, and Washington Volunteeer Fire and Rescue has a very success ham-and-oyster fundraiser. […]


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. […]

Fire and Rescue

Washington: Emergency squad comes to the rescue

Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue had a busy month in July. Statistics were reviewed at the monthly meeting last Saturday. There were 38 EMS calls in July. The squad responded to five fire calls, including a whole house fire. Other incidents included giving CPR, transporting a patient with severe fractures after being kicked by a horse; helping a child who broke an arm and needed 32 stitches after a bicycle accident; and several vehicle accidents. […]


Washington: Bring your ‘can-do’ attitude

Many people are interested in knowing how to can food so they can preserve some of the harvest for the winter. If you have never canned before and want to learn, or if you need refresher, you might be interested in the canning workshops offered by Laughing Duck Gardens & Cookery in Washington. […]