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Emergency responder injured in crash

One of the county’s young first responders was injured Tuesday night as the truck he was driving, responding to a call for the Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, left the road and slid into the woods on Hunters Road.
VSP investigating fatal Warren County crash

Virginia State Police Trooper B.S.B. Williams is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Warren County, according to a VSP spokesperson. The crash occurred at 7:47 a.m. Saturday (June 4) on U.S. 522 at Route 1050. A tractor-trailer was traveling on 522 and…
Search continues for missing 80-year-old Sperryville man

About a hundred law enforcement and search-and-rescue personnel continued Monday to scour the rocky, heavily wooded slopes leading up to Oventop Mountain in Sperryville, where an 80-year-old resident who hasn't been heard from since Tuesday is believed to have gone…
Wakeup call: The volunteer system is aging

The current county volunteer fire and rescue system may be in peril. There is serious concern among local authorities that the increasingly rigorous training demands from the state, coupled with an aging fire and rescue volunteer population, are challenging the…
Driving high, hitting head-on

A head-on collision Saturday afternoon (Jan. 9) on Rt. 231 involving a drugged driver seriously injured a Sperryville woman, according to Virginia State Police spokesman Les Tyler.
Trapped man dies

Fire and rescue volunteers from Washington, Amissville and Sperryville freed Charles Roy, an 88-year-old county resident, from beneath the engine compartment of his truck, which apparently rolled over him as he unloaded trash at Flatwood Recycling Center Wednesday morning (Dec.…
Chase, crash injures two

Two motorcyclists were seriously injured when they crashed and were thrown from the bike at the end of what was apparently a 15-mile high speed chase from Clevenger’s Corner to the town of Washington last Wednesday morning (Aug. 19).
Rush hour

After overnight and early morning downpours, the bridges and roads at Rock Mills — where the Rush and Thornton rivers converge — were completely submerged in a debris-laden torrent for several hours this Monday morning, July 13.