Pedestrian hit by vehicle dies

January 24, 2017

A pedestrian was killed Monday evening after she was struck by a vehicle in the 1500 block of North Shenandoah Avenue in Front Royal.

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Council picks planner to fill seat

January 23, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Town leaders picked a Planning Commission member rather than a runner-up in the last election to fill an empty seat on Town Council.

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Sherando LB Rivers cites relationship with coaches in late switch to Hokies

Sherando's Dylan Rivers looks to the sideline between downs during a game  against Washington in Stephens City in September. Rivers has announced that he will attend Virginia Tech this fall. Rich Cooley/Daily
Sherando's Dylan Rivers looks to the sideline between downs during a game  against Washington in Stephens City in September. Rivers has announced that he will attend Virginia Tech this fall. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 23, 2017

STEPHENS CITY – Sherando High School linebacker Dylan Rivers gave his verbal commitment to play football at Penn State University as a junior in November 2015, a decision he had hoped at the time would mark the end of the recruiting process. At the urging of Warriors head coach Bill Hall, however, Rivers left his options open, and over the weekend his initial backup plan officially turned into his new college of choice.

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Chamber announces new director, awards

Sharon Baroncelli
Sharon Baroncelli

January 17, 2017

MOUNT JACKSON – The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce announced its new director and presented yearly awards at its annual banquet and meeting Tuesday evening at the Mount Jackson Fire Hall.

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George F. Will: A most dreadful inaugural address

George F. Will
George F. Will

January 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — Twenty minutes into his presidency, Donald Trump, who is always claiming to have made, or to be about to make, astonishing history, had done so. Living down to expectations, he had delivered the most dreadful inaugural address in history.
Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s White House counselor, had promised that the speech would be “elegant.” This is not the adjective that came to mind as he described “American carnage.” That was a phrase the likes of which has never hitherto been spoken at an inauguration.

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