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.” […]

Land Use/Zoning

The bike trail: Dead or alive?

The vote on the trail, conceived as the first leg of a 6-mile multi-use path between Washington and Sperryville, capped nearly three hours of heated public comment from more than 50 county residents. The vote required RappTrails to deliver an irrevocable letter of credit or some other guarantee that taxpayer money will not be used to build the trail. […]