The war between the statutes

The big question that came out of last week’s regular and two continued Board of Supervisors’ meetings was not “Did we get anything done?” But “Did we violate Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?”
Taylor tourist home approved

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals approved an application for a special use permit to allow Charlotte Taylor to operate her residence on On the Edge Lane in Washington as a tourist home.
Another sewer leak west of Sperryville

Troy Jenkins, Sr, an employee of the Rappahannock County Water & Sewer Authority, found another break in the sewer line west of Sperryville on Jan. 24. He repaired the break that same day.
Graves pleads guilty to drugged driving and maiming

In a brief but emotional court appearance, 29-year-old Bryan Daniel Graves pleaded guilty in Rappahannock County Circuit Court Monday (Jan. 9) to both charges against him: driving while intoxicated and causing maiming, a felony; and a second-time DWI offense, a…
Winery, tourist home OK’d; BZA member censured

On the BZA’s agenda was a resolution to declare that board member David Konick’s September lawsuit against the BZA and its then-acting chair, Jennifer Matthews, was never authorized by the board and was thus illegal.
Speeding brings five days in jail

Speeding one too many times can earn you jail time and a suspended driver’s license, a consequence discovered Tuesday by an Amissville resident who was found guilty in a bench trial of reckless driving by speeding.
Injured resident sues Inn for $1 million

Washington resident Bette Mahoney filed a $1 million lawsuit in County Circuit Court against the Inn at Little Washington, claiming negligence and failure to maintain premises by the Inn that created “a dangerous and hazardous condition.”