Preschool classes sought at hearing

March 2nd, 2015

WOODSTOCK — At a Monday night public hearing, the Shenandoah County School Board met to receive community feedback on plans for the school division’s 2016 fiscal year budget.

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Gilbert: Ethics bill will restore trust in government

March 2nd, 2015

Former Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s conviction on public corruption charges was the catalyst for the ethics bill that passed the General Assembly on Friday, but its stricter limits on gift giving don’t stop with state elected officials.

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Business

Running smooth

Bill and Freda Palmer work in their auto repair shop in Strasburg recently.  Palmer's Garage, which opened 35 years ago,  will close on March 31 and will be opened the next day under new ownership. Rich Cooley/Daily
Bill and Freda Palmer work in their auto repair shop in Strasburg recently.  Palmer's Garage, which opened 35 years ago,  will close on March 31 and will be opened the next day under new ownership. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 27th, 2015

STRASBURG—Bill Palmer has been working on cars for as long as he can remember.

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Sports

Schaefer hired to manage Rebels

George Schaefer
George Schaefer

March 2nd, 2015

When George Schaefer was looking for an opportunity to coach a summer league team the New Market Rebels caught his eye for several reasons.

Gerald Almy: More tips for scoring a buck

Gerald Almy
Gerald Almy

March 2nd, 2015

Last week we began looking at the technique for scoring a buck using the Boone & Crockett system. This is the most widely used method for describing the measurements of a deer’s rack. When someone says they harvested a “130-inch buck,” this is typically the scoring system they are referring to.

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Public meetings March 2-6

March 1st, 2015

The Shenandoah County School Board will hold a public hearing to discuss the 2016 fiscal year budget at 7 p.m. Monday in the county board room at 600 N. Main St., Woodstock.

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Guest Columns

Richard Hoover: The fate of antiques in New World Orders

Richard W. Hoover
Richard W. Hoover

March 2nd, 2015

Ah, the uproars over fairness and social/economic inequality found on the Opinion Page of the Northern Virginia Daily! Trying my best to do what any conscientious guest antiques columnist would do, I’m impelled to ask how such uproars, should they ever produce a transformed America, might affect the collecting of precious objects from the past.

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