Crime & Courts

Note to self: don’t mock the judge!

It looked to be a fairly routine day in Rappahannock County Circuit Court last Thursday — a short docket, no trials — until Kevin Lee Brown sassed Judge Herman A. Whisenant under his breath, earning Brown a serious rebuke and additional jail time. […]

Politics/Government

Supervisors send ‘defective’ application for Sperryville festival site back to Planning Commission

The Board of Supervisors sent a flawed application for a special exception permit that seeks to allow up to 31 events per year on private farm property near Sperryville back to the Rappahannock County Planning Commission for further study. […]

Crime & Courts

Local realtor not guilty of assault

Local realtor of was found not guilty of assault Tuesday in County District Court. Judge Ashwell, ruled that inconsistencies in witness testimony created enough reasonable doubt as to the actual circumstances surrounding the charge. […]

Politics/Government

Callaway, Andrew tourist homes approved

The Rapp BZA approved two tourist homes at its regular April 26 meeting held in the county courthouse. The board also tabled an application for a non-conforming family apartment, after advising the applicant on various ways to proceed. […]

Crime & Courts

Bragg v BOS dismissed for second time

Once again Judge Alfred D. Swersky denied Marian Bragg’s petition to the Circuit Court to declare that certain actions taken by the Board of Supervisors violated Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). […]