Lt. Wally Stotlemyer of the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force speaks to the audience during  the Community Forum on Heroin at Stimpson Auditorium at Shenandoah University Tuesday night in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily
Lt. Wally Stotlemyer of the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force speaks to the audience during  the Community Forum on Heroin at Stimpson Auditorium at Shenandoah University Tuesday night in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily

Law enforcement: Adjusting to epidemic

March 31st, 2015

The heroin epidemic has forced law enforcement officials to make adjustments in how they do their jobs, a lieutenant with the Winchester Police Department told a community meeting Tuesday.

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A pathway to recovery

Justin Dennis, 36, of Winchester speaks about his life as a former heroin addict during  the Community Forum on Heroin at Stimpson Auditorium at Shenandoah University Tuesday night in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily
Justin Dennis, 36, of Winchester speaks about his life as a former heroin addict during  the Community Forum on Heroin at Stimpson Auditorium at Shenandoah University Tuesday night in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 31st, 2015

Eight years have passed since Justin Dennis quit using heroin and sobered up.

Schools opt to open on Election Day

March 31st, 2015

Shenandoah County Public Schools plan to stay open this Election Day despite concerns raised about voter traffic in Woodstock.

Three arrested in drug bust

March 31st, 2015

A drug bust in Woodstock late Monday night led to the arrest of three people and the seizure of what authorities believe to be almost 2 ounces of heroin.

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Generals strike early, fend off Governors

March 31st, 2015

QUICKSBURG – Last week, Stonewall Jackson’s boys soccer team squeezed out an overtime win over Nelson County on the road to open their season. In Tuesday’s rematch, the Generals again came out on top, but this time in more resounding fashion.

Wildcats, Madison County battle to tie

March 31st, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County freshman Stuart Ashley scored the game-tying goal in the 63rd minute of regulation to knot Madison County 1-1 on Tuesday night in Bull Run District boys soccer.

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Keeping it local

Flats of new spring flowers are displayed at Fort Valley Nursery in Woodstock. Owner Terry Fogle said the nursery carries a "fairly large amount" of plants localized for this area.   Courtesy photo
Flats of new spring flowers are displayed at Fort Valley Nursery in Woodstock. Owner Terry Fogle said the nursery carries a "fairly large amount" of plants localized for this area.   Courtesy photo

March 30th, 2015

April is invasive plants, pets and wildlife diseases education month for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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