Avery 100 Years Young

Lillis Avery celebrated her 100th birthday on March 18 with about 75 friends and family from 11 states in attendance. Lillis has lived in Laneview with her daughter and son-in-law, Valerie and Gordon Birkett, since moving from Alabama in 2011. She faithfully attends Lebanon United Methodist Church and has made many friends in the area. In addition to these new […]

Essex Museum Fundraiser Set

Plans are underway for the Essex County Museum’s spring fundraiser, “Curated Cocktails”, which will be held on Thursday, April 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Brockenbrough House at St. Margaret’s School. In addition to food, drinks at the bar (including a signature ‘Curated Cocktail’), the event will also include live music, a “wine pull” and a silent auction. […]

NARF Chapter Spring Meeting Set

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Northern Neck Chapter 1823 will hold its Spring Memorial Luncheon on Tuesday, May 2, at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. The luncheon begins at noon and Rev. Greg Houck will be the speaker. The deadline for reservations is April 18. Contact Ted Munns, 804.438.4194 or [email protected], for additional information and to […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The adventurous Aries won’t be disappointed with taking on a new challenge, despite some initial misgivings. Look for this move to open other opportunities down the line. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Let that beautiful Bovine smile not only put you at ease, but also show that you’re ready, willing and more than […]

Easter Sunrise Service

The Tappahannock Easter Sunrise Service will take place Sunday, April 9, at 6:30 a.m. on the St. Margaret’s School riverfront lawn. The service will include: prayer, worship, preaching and fellowship. Participating churches include Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, Beale Memorial Baptist Church, and others.

WineFest At Heathsville Farmers’ Market April 15

The public is invited to savor the flavor of Virginia wines on Saturday, April 15. The Tavern Wine Fest will take place from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. on the grounds of historic Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern in Heathsville. Tickets will be sold at the gate for $12, which includes a free etched wine glass for tastings. Food and […]

When the Easter Bunny Visited

Farm Equipment On Roads Now

Farmers are busy planting their crops, and that means motorists will likely encounter slow-moving farm equipment on roadways. Spring planting season can be a dangerous time for farmers and motorists traveling on rural roads. Though only 19% of people in the U.S. live in rural areas, almost half of fatal roadway accidents occur in these areas. Additionally, a 2021 report […]

Seed Exchange Event

Tappahannock Presbyterian will host its first “Essex County Seed Exchange” on Saturday, April 1, from noon to 1 p.m. at Tappahannock Presbyterian Church,, 204 Kino Road, Tappahannock (across from Tappahannock Chevrolet). You can buy, sell, share, give, and exchange seeds, plants, and clippings. Tables will be available free of charge. If you would like a table, please contact the church […]

ACDS Announces 3rd Quarter Honor Pupils

Mrs. Tara Garner, Head of School at Aylett Country Day School, is pleased to announce the names of students in grades five through eight who have shown outstanding academic achievement for the 3rd quarter of the 2022-23 school year. Students earning Honor Roll status, all A’s, for the 3rd quarter are: Grade 5: Megan Copeland, Annabelle Dameron, Bryce Matthews, and […]

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