Mount Jackson

Tractor-trailers collide on I-81

November 30, 2016

A collision between two tractor-trailers Wednesday morning caused traffic issues on Interstate 81 just south of Mount Jackson, said Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, a public information officer for the Virginia State Police.

People Inc. abandons retirement home plans in Mount Jackson

November 23, 2016

MOUNT JACKSON – The town manager announced at a planning commission meeting Monday that People Inc. has withdrawn its request for a special-use permit with the town and abandoned its plan to build a retirement home for low income individuals.

Planning commission conflict of interest talk continues

November 21, 2016

MOUNT JACKSON – Despite her September resignation, the former chair of the Mount Jackson Planning Commission contested the objectivity of one of the planning commissioners due to a conflict of interest at its meeting Monday.

One killed in crash near Mount Jackson

November 7, 2016

A single-vehicle Saturday afternoon crash on Interstate 81 killed a man from southwest Virginia and sent the driver to the hospital with “serious injuries,” according to a news release from the Virginia State Police. The crash occurred at mile marker 270, between Shenandoah Caverns and Mount Jackson.

Grant awarded to town to assess site business readiness

November 3, 2016

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has awarded a $5,000 Virginia Business Ready Site Program grant to the town of Mount Jackson as a part of the program’s first round of grant distributions, according to a release from McAuliffe’s office.

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.