Mount Jackson

Council meets to discuss signs, tourism council

October 11, 2016

The Mount Jackson Town Council met Tuesday in a brief session to discuss a new historical marker for the town and to recommend a new member for the Shenandoah Tourism Council.

Drainage concerns remain over retirement home plan

September 14, 2016

MOUNT JACKSON – The Mount Jackson Town Council approved a zoning request for development of a potential retirement home, but worries persist regarding drainage issues associated with the site.

Commonwealth attorney’s opinion prompts commissioner to resign

September 8, 2016

MOUNT JACKSON — Bonnie Good has resigned her seat as chairwoman of the town’s Planning Commission following an advisory opinion issued by Commonwealth’s Attorney Amanda McDonald Wiseley that finds a new commission member does not have a conflict of interest in his role on the panel.

Commission allows rezoning for retirement home

September 8, 2016

MOUNT JACKSON — The Planning Commission granted a rezoning request from a potential retirement home developer Wednesday, although members tabled the same developer’s request for a special-use permit, citing drainage issues.

Conflict of interest talk arises at meeting

Robert Whitehurst Jr.

July 22, 2016

MOUNT JACKSON — Tensions flared at the joint town Planning Commission and focus group meeting this week when a question of a potential conflict of interest was brought up.

Council appoints Whitehurst to planning commission

Robert Whitehurst Jr.

July 1, 2016

In a tiebreaker vote at the town council organizational meeting Friday, Mayor J.G. “Bucky” Miller voted to appoint Robert Whitehurst Jr., who owns much of the land annexed by the town for the proposed mega site, to the planning commission.

Mountain biking at Bryce Resort a downhill ride

Stan Duda, of Reston, starts down the mountain on one of Bryce Resort's mountain biking trails.  Nathan Budryk/Daily

June 20, 2016

For parents unsure of how to entertain their newly-liberated children, or those who have grown weary of the typical summer cycle of pools or summer camp, there’s a more adventurous option – downhill mountain biking.