‘If there is any single person who gets credit for having what we have in Rappahannock County — the lack of development and open spaces — it's him’
Could have been charged with felonies, says special prosecutor“...There’s no indication that the defendant did this to make money. It’s more than an oversight, more than just a mistake, but normally in embezzlement you see a pattern of practice—that ‘I am doing this to support a drug habit, …
Governor Ralph Northam started the new year by unveiling a proposed criminal justice reform agenda for the 2020 General Assembly Session. Legislative initiatives include decriminalization of marijuana, parole reform, raising the felony larceny threshold, raising the age of juvenile transfer …
While describing an assault that has perhaps left her with permanent injuries, county resident Jessica Haese broke down while on the stand in Rappahannock County General District Court Tuesday, prompting Judge Gregory W. Ashwell to ask if she would like a break.
Evonne Marie Pullen, a disabled woman who grew up in Rappahannock County and subsequently moved to Front Royal, Winchester, and finally Evansville, IN, was found earlier this week murdered and buried in an Indiana garage.
The Fauquier County Sheriff's Office says two suspects are in custody and two are still on the run after a double shooting Tuesday afternoon at the Warrenton Walmart.
Rappahannock County Elementary School Principal Ben Temple is now on unpaid administrative leave, based according to a senior RCPS official on new information reported by the Rappahannock News surrounding the principal’s arrest last month at Kings Dominion in Doswell.
Fourteen area residents, including all of Warren County’s leading government officials, have been indicted on misdemeanor charges related to an ongoing investigation involving the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority (EDA).
The Rappahannock County Grand Jury will reconvene this Friday, Sept. 20, to deliberate on new charges brought by Commonwealth’s Attorney Art Goff against Thighe Kavanagh.
Virginia State Police Superintendent and Rappahannock native Colonel Gary T. Settle has overseen the release of his department’s detailed 2018 Virginia Uniform Crime Report, which includes Rappahannock County, compiled and published annually in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Three months after Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker dismissed Harris Hollow resident George M. Sonnett, Jr.’s suit charging three county supervisors with violating the state’s Conflict of Interest Act (COIA), Sonnett is appealing to Virginia’s Supreme Court.
The Culpeper Sheriff's ACE Team conducted an investigation into the distribution of heroin in the area of Rixeyville, which led to the execution of a search warrant and drug bust at 14100 Acorn Lane in the early morning hours of July 21.
Update: Early this evening, Sheriff Compton told the News that her investigators obtained four additional warrants against Kavanagh: Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling, reckless handling of a firearm with injury, and child cruelty.
In the week of July 1, there were three accidents on Ben Venue Road involving through trucks. In the most serious accident, a semi crushed a small car against the road embankment. Luckily, no one was hurt, but Ben Venue residents lost no time in sending photos of the accidents to Brich, Khou…
Shenandoah National Park officials late Wednesday afternoon warned of another close bear encounter involving food packed in by hikers, this latest incident on the summit of Old Rag Mountain south of Sperryville.
Virginia Tech biochemist Brandon Jutras has discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lyme arthritis, a debilitating and extremely painful condition that is the most common late stage symptom of Lyme disease.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles commends Rappahannock County and 19 other Virginia counties and cities that reported zero traffic fatalities in 2018, even as 819 people were killed across the Commonwealth last year as a result of motor vehicle accidents.
Approaching 35 years in law enforcement, the job isn’t any less difficult for Virginia State Police Superintendent Col. Gary T. Settle.
Embattled former Warren County Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron, who as the Rappahannock News reported last month was among numerous county officials and entities immersed in ongoing scandals, was found deceased today (Tuesday, May 28) outside Front Royal, according to Virginia State Police.
Circuit Court Judge Jeffery W. Parker on May 13 scheduled a two-day bench trial for February 20 and 21, 2020 in the matter of Marian Bragg v Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors. Filed in 2016, the suit will finally be heard on the merits after having generated hundreds of pages of docum…
Harris Hollow resident George M. Sonnett, Jr., is appealing to Virginia’s Supreme Court his recently dismissed court case against Rappahannock County government officials.
Sources have revealed to this newspaper that counsel has been retained by a potential defendant in the Virginia State Police investigation opened more than two years ago into Rappahannock County government procurement practices.
A skunk that bit an unidentified person near the Whiteoak Canyon Boundary parking lot last Saturday, May 4, has been confirmed as positive for rabies. The skunk was later found and removed from the Shenandoah National Park vicinity of Madison County.