Unedited video of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission's 7:30 p.m. public meeting Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the county courthouse.
Rappahannock County Administrator Debbie Keyser is inviting the public to a fitting send-off next Wednesday, May 24, from 3 to 5 p.m., honoring longtime county “workhorse” Richie Burke.
The Rappahannock County Planning Commission, in its regular meeting April 20, voted to recommend that two applications for tourist homes in the county move to the Board of Zoning Appeals for further consideration
Unedited video of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission's 7:30 p.m. public meeting Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the county courthouse.
At Monday's regular monthly session the Washington Town Council passed all resolutions with little to no debate; and Mayor John Sullivan announced the town’s fiscal year 2018 budget is balanced.
Mention “Eldon Farms” and residents of Rappahannock County will tell you everything they know — or more likely don’t — about one of the last contiguous land tracts of its kind in the eastern United States — 7,100 acres.
Unedited video from the Foothills Forum and the Rappahannock News hosted a community gathering to discuss the recent land use and economic development series, "The Land, a Plan, a Future" on Sunday, March 26.
Part two of "The Land, a Plan, a Future" — a Rappahannock News/Foothills Forum Special Report on efforts to shape Rappahannock County's future.
Asserting “we need to act now,” County Supervisor Chris Parrish on Monday successfully pushed through a motion to create a new position of “zoning administrator/deputy county administrator.”
Part one of a Rappahannock News – Foothills Forum Special Report: As the county prepares to adopt minor changes to its Comprehensive Plan, major challenges remain to the delicate balance that keeps Rappahannock unique.
Only 72 Rappahannock County acres were placed under conservation easement in 2016, the total conserved land in the county now stands at 32,417 acres. Comparably, 523 acres in Culpeper County were put in conservation last year of 18,600 total acres.
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.
The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission this week released a rough draft of a reconstructed comprehensive plan, setting forth what the historic county seat should look like in next 20 to 50 years.
In a wide-ranging Q&A with the Rappahannock News, Henry shared his thoughts on current and future land use and zoning realating to an updated comprehensive plan, increasing revenue, agriculture renewal, tourism and more.
In a monthly meeting Monday afternoon during which emotions ran high — mostly on the board’s side of the head table — Rappahannock County’s supervisors passed three resolutions related to litigation and other legal matters.
Two unrelated lawsuits were filed against the county, one targeting the current and former revenue commissioners over land use, the other follows up the petitioner's previous suit against the zoning board.