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Wrongful death settlement in 2015 Chester Gap killing

Wrongful death settlement in 2015 Chester Gap killing

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After the criminal proceeding in Rappahannock County, Brittney’s mother, Tina, sued Williams in...


Obenshain responds, ignores Goff’s concerns

Obenshain responds, ignores Goff’s concerns

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Instead, his legislative aide would only provide the Rappahannock News with the senator’s letter...


The case for fair redistricting in Virginia

The case for fair redistricting in Virginia

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The second case involves the North Carolina congressional map, which was drawn in 2016. In drawing that...


Elusive Indian Copper Mine still guards its treasure

Elusive Indian Copper Mine still guards its treasure

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“The Stony Man and Dark Hollow mines are near trails and findable still,” the author noted...


Saluting Rappahannock Black History Month

Saluting Rappahannock Black History Month

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Newman Nighton Gibson was born in Peola Mills, Rappahannock County, on May 10, 1897, to Lee Brown and...


Sperryville column: So at home in Woodville

Sperryville column: So at home in Woodville

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Which leads me to why so many folks in Rappahannock know both Kathy and Larry Grove. They are the quintessential...


Being prepared for the real world

Being prepared for the real world

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I do agree with the writer, there’s always room for improvement. It takes not only the academic...


‘Staggering admission’ by Virginia’s governor

‘Staggering admission’ by Virginia’s governor

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To the people of the Commonwealth of Virginia, especially those here in Rappahannock County, the people...


Open letter to Gov. Northam

Open letter to Gov. Northam

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The racial discord so embedded in Virginia culture, on display a year ago in Charlottesville in the...


The rest of the story

The rest of the story

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In this day and age of self-centeredness, their good work stands out and I wanted to share this with...


Three Smiths say thanks

Three Smiths say thanks

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Thank you, Rappahannock News, for the very nice article about The Smith Sisters written by Veronika...


The stigma of mental illness

The stigma of mental illness

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I am certain the writer means because we have been trained to “promote that stigma.” History...


Just the facts, please!

Just the facts, please!

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The BOS sought and received a letter of opinion from the Commonwealth Attorney attesting the vote was...


The tail that wags the dog

The tail that wags the dog

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During the past week Demaris and I have received several comments from patrons of the 22747 ZIP Code....


The night John Fitzhugh was hanged in Rappahannock County

The night John Fitzhugh was hanged in Rappahannock County

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State legislators pass resolutions regretting Virginia lynchings. Outlining a “dark and shameful...


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