Flint Hill gets recognition it deserves

People now visiting Flint Hill for the first time will learn that in 2012 the entire village of 209 people — home to Griffin Tavern, Skyward Cafe, Blue Door Kitchen & Inn, Horse N Hound, Settle’s Cars & Trucks and more — was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. […]


Thornton River detour

VDOT will close the Route 626 (Whorton Hollow Road) bridge over the Thornton River in Rappahannock County for rehabilitation. The timber deck bridge, located near Route 622 (Rock Mills Road), will be closed to through traffic for about six weeks beginning Monday, Aug. 6. […]


Have car, will help? VolTran is looking for volunteer drivers

Larry Stillwell, VolTran coordinator, Piedmont Resource Support LLC, said the program was started in 2007 but tapered off due to the recession. In the past year, VolTran has received renewed funding through the PATH Foundation and is growing its volunteer base. […]


Driving our villages, one ride at a time

VolTran, a small nonprofit organization based in Warrenton, put in nearly 1,100 hours and logged nearly 17,000 miles helping local residents without their own transportation get to medical offices, pharmacies, grocery stores, and other critical locations. […]


Rare traffic holdups

Route 522 paving in Rappahannock will be complete next week (weather permitting), and pavement markings painted soon thereafter. Route 522 cost: about $917,000. […]


Rapp road flags

Here are some road and lane closures, detours and related work zones to keep an eye out for while traversing Rappahannock County in the coming days, if not longer depending on the project: […]


Wanna go for a ride? FAMS will show you how

Part of a joint venture between Rapp Rapidan Community Services, Rapp Rapidan Commuter Services, Aging Together and other non-profits, FAMS is a call center that will help residents of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rapp counties find transportation. […]