Settling in at Rapp News

Rachel Needham, The Rappahannock News Report for America journalist, reflects on the many surprises of life in the county:   “One fateful sunny afternoon I came into the Hillsdale Country Store on 211 in Washington to ask directions. “I’m new to the...

Welcome Andy!

Andy McLeod joins Foothills as executive director Washington, Va. (May 15, 2020) – Andy McLeod, who has served in an array of nonprofit and public leadership positions, has been named the executive director of Foothills Forum. “We’re quite fortunate – tickled – to...

We’re here.

Here’s the new game plan:  provide resources to the Rappahannock News to help it serve as our community’s 24/7 reliable news outlet during the COVID-19 situation.  Sara Schonhardt is reporting for the paper on a daily basis and her articles are being posted on...

A job. On deadline.

Deadlines are no biggie for journalists, right? Now’s the time to get your name in the running to fill a full-time Report for America reporting position at The Rappahannock News. Only twist: Applications are open through Jan. 31. Technically, tomorrow. Deadline,...

Giving NEWSDAY

Foothills Forum family: We’ve got big news to share, an ongoing opportunity for community supporters, a peek ahead and a warm reminder of our county’s generosity of holiday spirit. More reporting on Rappahannock’s future The Rappahannock News will host a full-time...