Politics/Government

County officials at each other’s throats

A local court case known as Bragg 1 alleges that the county’s Board of Supervisors violated Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on several occasions in 2016 by not giving proper public notification before going into closed session. Surrounding the case, Jackson District Supervisor Ron Frazier on Saturday fired off an electronic missive to County Attorney Art Goff. On Tuesday, Goff fired back. Then Frazier returned fire. The two county officials and their edited emails speak for themselves. […]

Elections

No ‘Corey who?’ in Rappahannock

Rappahannock County voters, on the other hand, weren’t shy about showing their support for the controversial candidate from nearby Prince William County. Take residents of Chester Gap, where 232 voters — in this case 71 percent — supported Stewart. Just 87 of Chester Gap poll goers — 26 percent — preferred Kaine. […]

Land Use/Zoning

Part-time county employee files lawsuit against county for allowing alleged junkyard

In addition to the violations, the complaint reads, “the unlawful collection of junk, refuse, construction materials, and inoperable equipment and vehicles and other garbage at or on the Subject Property is visible from the Petitioner’s [Atkins] property, constitutes a common law nuisance, and denigrates and depreciates the value of Petitioner’s property.” […]