Greg Williams’ garden supply emporium on U.S. 211 at Richmond Road has been taking advantage of its first fall in a more conspicuous location, with displays of pumpkins, a moonbounce for kids and an on-site […]
Candidates for Rappahannock County’s constitutional officers — sheriff, commonwealth’s attorney, treasurer and revenue commissioner — spoke and answered questions Oct. 10 in a town hall forum sponsored by the Rappahannock News. […]
Candidates for Rappahannock County’s board of supervisors, school board and the county’s representatives to the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District board speak and answer questions Oct. 17 in a town hall forum sponsored by the Rappahannock News. […]
The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web. – Edwin Way Teale, American naturalist, photographer, and writer Spiders are arthropods in the arachnid (Arachnida) class, […]
“The Colors of Rappahannock and the Piedmont” is a coloring book that is the brainchild of Washington, Va.-based painter Kevin Adams, who recruited 11 other noted local artists to submit black-and-white panels representing Rappahannock County […]
The evocative photo here of a misty morning along the Mary’s Rock trailhead by Ellen Adams of Amissville is the grand prize winner of Old Rag Photography’s “ Rappahannock Views” photography contest, co-sponsored with the […]
Joanie Ballard sent these photos along, taken this morning at Main Street and Warren Avenue in Little Washington, of a power pole leaning precariously over the roadway. At 10 a.m., Joanie said there hadn’t yet […]
The hazards are different than the better-known dangers involving china shops, as this bull discovered when he wandered overnight into Bill Fletcher’s farm shop near Sperryville last week and apparently fell into the repair pit, […]
Photos from the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department’s annual 4th of July Celebration at Thornton Hill Race Course south of Sperryville on Monday, July 4.
Some 60 people came to the Easter sunrise service of Trinity Episcopal Church, held on Jane Batchelder’s property above Washington, which was one of several sunrise services throughout the county on that lovely morning.
Participants from Amissville, Flint Hill and Sperryville fire and rescue squads attended a propane emergencies class at Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department recently, where they learned in a clearly hands-on way how to handle propane emergencies […]
Robert Fountain (right), 18, says he swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel running across Sharp Rock Road and slid on loose gravel into a tree — yes, that tree — first thing Monday morning just south of Sperryville. Neither he nor passenger Justin Kim (left), 17, remembers seeing the tree fall. “It was like a dream,” Kim said about the crash about a mile east of F.T. Valley Road. The two, seniors at Woodson High School in Fairfax, were on their way to hike Old Rag (in background) on the first day of their spring break week. Neither was injured; the squirrel apparently got away; a sheriff’s deputy charged Fountain with failure to maintain control; Settle’s came and towed the car; VDOT cut up the tree. Another day in Rappahannock. […]