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…
Motorcycle speeders sentenced

Three northern Virginia men on motorcycles pleaded guilty to reckless driving by speed and were sentenced in District Court and alcohol-related cases top the July 12th docket.