Editorial: Battleground county

The last time Rappahannock County was a battleground was 150 years ago during the Civil War, or War Between the States. Today’s battleground status also is the result of a divided nation – no longer […]


Supervisors cut $280K from school budget

No one left happy from Monday afternoon’s monthly Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors meeting – as several of its members had predicted – after the supervisors approved what the county would spend on schools for 2012-2013. […]

Capt. Gary Settle and Peter Luke
From the Rappahannock News

Photos: Surprise witness

Virginia State Police Capt. Gary Settle presents Peter Luke with a plaque honoring Luke’s nearly 30 years as Rappahannock County’s commonwealth’s attorney. (Luke remains the county attorney, so Settle knew he could surprise him at […]