Worst of delinquent taxpayers will see properties auctioned in coming weeks

The first batch of parcels to be sold at public auction, in proceedings commenced in the Circuit Court of Rappahannock County, surround grossly delinquent taxpayers who had until Oct. 20, 2018 to cough up what at a previous count amounted to $1.2 million-plus in uncollected taxes going back two decades. […]


The Land, a Plan, a Future.

Part one of a Rappahannock News – Foothills Forum Special Report: As the county prepares to adopt minor changes to its Comprehensive Plan, major challenges remain to the delicate balance that keeps Rappahannock unique. […]


Town council briefly bites, shakes hand

The Washington Town Council’s monthly meeting was short and sparsely populated, on both sides of the head table, and still failed to provide a dull moment. Tourist rentals deregulation and the farmers market’s identity being the hot topics. […]

Land Use/Zoning

Budget, stances adopted

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors, eventually and unanimously, adopted a $22.2 million fiscal 2017 budget Monday afternoon at the courthouse, but not before a few voices were raised in anger and frustration. […]


A last, fast budget hearing

At their final public hearing on Rappahannock County’s fiscal year 2017 budget Monday night at the courthouse, the supervisors heard relatively little but did informally resolve a couple of nagging issues raised by the small group of citizens who showed up. […]

Foothills Forum

Supervisors’ marathon Monday

The five members of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors seated themselves in the courthouse at 2 p.m. Monday and, with the exception of one dinner break and another 10-minute restroom break, did not rise again until 9 p.m. […]


Who’s getting more money?

Rappahannock County Deputy Administrator Debbie Keyser recommended to the Board of Supervisors Monday that it start saving money for what many believe is inevitable: the county’s first paid emergency responder. […]