Accidents/Fires/Floods

Snow joke!

Instead of plowing snow, park rangers spent the lackluster winter tacking fire danger warning signs to trees along Skyline Drive down into Thornton Gap. Heck, more snow was shoveled this winter in Virginia Beach than in Flint Hill. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

Courthouse fire could have been a lot worse

“There were flames going up the wall,” said court clerk Patricia Davis, who pointed out it was a good thing last week’s electrical fire broke out on a weekday afternoon when employees were at work, or else “who knows” what the result could have been. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

Courthouse fire could have been a lot worse

“There were flames going up the wall,” said court clerk Patricia Davis, who pointed out it was a good thing last week’s electrical fire broke out on a weekday afternoon when employees were at work, or else “who knows” what the result could have been. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

High crash area

Virginia State Trooper B.R. Johnson investigates a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon on a notoriously sharp curve of U.S. 211 inside Shenandoah National Park. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

Rough landing

A two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle occurred around 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 211 and 522 in Sperryville. The rider on the Harley-Davidson was medevaced by helicopter, which touched down at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

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. […]