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.
Unlike three other conflict of interest lawsuits filed on behalf of clients against the Rappahannock County government by private attorney David Konick since 2016, it didn’t take long for the latest case — Harris Hollow resident George Sonnett’s suit against three Board of Supervisors and Co…
The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office is seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing homicide investigation in Clarke County that occurred Sunday, March 17, near the Shenandoah River at the Loudoun County line. The investigation remains ongoin…
Brittney Michelle Lee, 31, of Washington appeared in Rappahannock County District Court last week on multiple alcohol-related charges, including two for second DWI offenses.
State Sen. Mark Obenshain has sent a response to Rappahannock Commonwealth’s Attorney Art Goff, who in a three-page letter to the senator on Jan. 28 warned that a “little group of citizens in Rappahannock County” was engaged in “dirty politics” in proposing a provision to the bill introduced…
Attorneys for Tina Koster and David Michael Williams have informed Rappahannock Circuit Court Judge Jeffery W. Parker that they have reached a settlement in the wrongful death suit brought by Koster following the 2016 death of her daughter, Brittney Koster.
Ask any petitioner in Rappahannock County with a protective order against a perpetrator and they will tell you how tough it is to carry around the paperwork.