King George is looking at a 3-cent increase in real estate tax rates to help pay for the construction of the new courthouse.
The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors held public hearings on a camping ordinance and two development proposals Tuesday, but deferred d…
Spotsylvania County supervisors will hold a pair of public hearings next week, one on amendments to the county’s camping code and another focu…
Roanoke's city council uses the power granted it by the Virginia General Assembly in 2020 to ban firearms from all city-owned or controlled property.
As the Stormin’ Norman Band stood on the steps of Billiken’s Smokehouse at the Chimneys Saturday afternoon, they urged passersby to make their…
The building permit likely ends a years-long legal battle over the 120-foot-tall structure that Louisa County officials contend violates zoning ordinances.
Almost everyone who pitches a tent in a backyard or parks an RV at Walmart in Spotsylvania County is violating an ordinance that dates back to…
Board of Supervisors Gary Skinner talks about the camping ordinance and a need to update it at a Nov. 17, 2020, meeting.
Spotsylvania Zoning Administrator Kimberly Pomatto explains the camping ordinance and Walmart campers.
The Fredericksburg City Council’s recent decision to allow more density in its unique historic district may in hindsight turn out to be, as council member Tim Duffy put it, a “pivotal point” in the city’s long and storied history. But it remains to be seen whether the changes the council is advocating will enhance or destroy the city’s historic downtown.
City Attorney Kathleen Dooley and Fredericksburg Police Chief Brian Layton have drafted a new noise ordinance that they hope will be in front of City Council at an upcoming session for a vote.
Superintendent Sara Calveric presented a report on how unspent money from fiscal 2018, 2019 and 2020 could be used to pay for capital improvements to Caroline High School, Caroline Middle School, a building annex and three elementary schools.
The Fredericksburg City Council has approved ordinance changes that could allow for higher-density residential development downtown.
About 100 protesters showed up Monday morning to a downtown Richmond fortified in anticipation of their arrival. Flanked by reporters whose numbers nearly matched theirs early in the day, the activists represented multiple groups, including the Boogaloo Boys, The Original Black Panthers and Proud Boys.
Stafford County's new ordinance does not prevent the Virginia Flaggers from hoisting Confederate flags on private property elsewhere in the county. They just have to do it on shorter flagpoles.
Future flagpoles and monuments located within Stafford County will now be regulated by height limits, depending on where you live, or where yo…
Both the Stafford Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors voted 4–3 Thursday night to repeal county cemetery ordinances that prevente…
The Fredericksburg City Council has expanded the city’s Arts and Cultural District and extended a tax credit for businesses involved in the arts.
Feeling the pressure of an impending federal lawsuit for their handling of a proposed Muslim cemetery, Stafford supervisors agreed on Tuesday to explore repealing the county’s cemetery provisions one more time.
New cemeteries will now need to be at least 656 feet from private wells in Stafford, and will need to obtain a conditional use permit to be built.
Extra measures are being taken to tighten restrictions on large indoor gatherings at rental properties after Gov. Phil Murphy said an increase in COVID-19 cases is linked to house parties.