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)?”
Kenneth Eugene Bennett was present on April 6, courtesy of the Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail. Shortly after his no-show on March 13, he was arrested and incarcerated.
The event, sponsored by the Foothills Forum, was organized to discuss issues raised in a two-part Rappahannock News/Foothills Forum Special Report, titled “The Land, a Plan, A FUTURE.” Written by Rieland.
On March 15, Judge Alfred D. Swersky issued an opinion letter dismissing a petition for a declaratory judgment and enforcement of Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act by the county’s board of supervisors.
A surprising week in court: a no-show defendant in a jury trial; a young man convicted of reckless driving leaves in tears; and the wife of a county supervisor is accused of assault.
The county’s Board of Supervisors addressed a restive crowd of more than 80 Rappahannock residents at a town hall-style forum Monday night. For 90 minutes, they responded to questions from attendees and some who shouted.
According to a written witness statement, Jenkins, 53, of Sperryville, was observed on January 24, 2017, in the parking lot of the Union Bank & Trust in Washington striking parked cars with a skillet.
Bryan Daniel Graves, 29, of Rixeyville was sentenced on charges of driving while intoxicated and causing maiming and a second-time DWI offense; and a 19-year-old Amissville resident denied bond for breaking and entering offense.
A local attorney who has practiced law in the County for 14 years is the newly appointed judge to the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for Rappahannock, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties.
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.
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.
David Michael Williams, 24, of Chester Gap appeared in court Tuesday to be formally sentenced for involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend Brittney Danielle Koster.
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…
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 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.
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.”