A concert to remember

Rappahannock-based Kid Pan Alley songwriters Paul Reisler and Cheryl Toth wrote and composed songs with the young high school band members. The accomplished, Col. John Bourgeois, the former conductor of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, stepped in and arranged the music for the band. […]


Happy Camper(s)

Happy Camper Equipment Co. officially opened its doors in Sperryville last Saturday with a festive cutting of the ribbon. The store offers all manner of camping and outdoor merchandise, from must-have batteries, compasses, and trail guides to backpacks, clothing, even bricks of hunting soap. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for May 17

Local artist, Kevin Adams, formally presented a beautiful painting to Shenandoah Superintendent Jennifer Flynn; Rev. Johnson of Promise Land Baptist Church earns recognition; and RappCats Spring Tuxedo Party is this Sunday. […]

School/Education News

School News for May 17

Former Rappahannock County Administrator John McCarthy sees off local Lord Fairfax grads; RCHS nurse aids complete clinic experience; elementary students take a dig at having a green thumb; and Wakefield’s lacrosse phenom, Manoa Weber, scores the winning goal, and four more. […]

Fire and Rescue

Staring fire in the face

It was a close call Friday night for firefighter Nick Billups of Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue, among the first responders to a house fire on Fodderstack Road near Washington. “I started moving [with a pike pole] what I thought was a log, but it was a gasoline can. […]