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.”
Court: Burglary, drugs, reckless shooting

A circuit court grand jury indicted Derek Briggs Murray, 28, of Winchester, on a charge of breaking and entering; and Susan Michelle Altenhein, 48, of Marshall, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
Multi-use trail starts out uphill

In Rappahannock, where residents fiercely defend the county’s rural and scenic nature, who could possibly object to a trail connecting the county’s villages, schools and recreation area? But several attending the Oct. 19 planning commission meeting did.
BZA permits, limits Coonce tourist home

Perseverance paid off for Bob and Julie Coonce. The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals, at their regular Sept. 28 meeting, approved a special use permit for the Coonces to run their property as a tourist home when they are…
Coonce tourist home recommended to BZA

With two of the seven members of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission absent, the the commission narrowly voted 3-2 in favor of recommending approval of a Chester Gap tourist home.
Zoning board postpones Airbnb permit

About 45 minutes into the meeting, during a public-comment session, Keir Whitson of Hampton district seemed to sum up eloquently and forcefully the worries of many as he addressed the BZA about “what I think is a huge potential threat…