Gloria Marcon stands beneath the new highway bridge on U.S. 340 that towers over her Gooney Creek Campground. Joe Beck/Daily

Campground owner wins ruling over VDOT

FRONT ROYAL – A campground owner who is challenging the Virginia Department of Transportation over its valuation of her land won a round Thursday in circuit court when a judge nullified an earlier jury verdict that fell short of the compensation she sought from the agency.

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Fair vendors add spicy twist to French fries

Miranda Hendry serves up a tray of Crabby Fries with Wayne Schafer's homemade crab dip at a Big Fat Daddy's tent at the Frederick County Fair. Rachel Mahoney/Daily
Miranda Hendry serves up a tray of Crabby Fries with Wayne Schafer's homemade crab dip at a Big Fat Daddy's tent at the Frederick County Fair. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

July 30, 2015

STEPHENSON – After attendees of the Frederick County Fair see the truck and tractor pull or the new skid steer rodeo, they may go for a classic choice of French fry finger food.

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Back To Work

Central assistant football coach Rowdy Hoover demonstrates a drill for members of the Falcons' varsity football team during practice Thursday morning in Woodstock.   Brad Fauber/Daily
Central assistant football coach Rowdy Hoover demonstrates a drill for members of the Falcons' varsity football team during practice Thursday morning in Woodstock.   Brad Fauber/Daily

July 30, 2015

WOODSTOCK – It’s that time of year again, the time when high school football players brave the intense midsummer heat to begin preparations for the upcoming season.

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A-Way 2 Play property sold

July 28, 2015

After lying inoperable for close to six years, 59 acres of what used to be A-Way 2 Play Family Sports Center near Woodstock were sold by residents Chris and Pamela Wells.

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Weekend Events

July 31st, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:

Fair vendors add spicy twist to French fries

July 30th, 2015

STEPHENSON – After attendees of the Frederick County Fair see the truck and tractor pull or the new skid steer rodeo, they may go for a classic choice of French fry finger food.

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Opinion

Letter to the Editor: We must recapture our birthright

July 31, 2015

I had intended to write a letter about why, instead of state Sen. Mark Obenshain, we should elect April Moore who, like Hillary, is a grandmother with two eyes and a brain. Instead, I find myself writing a “thank you” letter to the Northern Virginia Daily.

George F. Will: With Iran deal, Obama makes bad history

July 30, 2015

WASHINGTON — It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The anniversary underscored that the agreement attempts to thwart proliferation of technology seven decades old.

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