Alvin Ritter of Woodstock stands in the front yard of his home surrounded by his  inflated decorations along Readus Road. Rich Cooley/Daily
Alvin Ritter of Woodstock stands in the front yard of his home surrounded by his  inflated decorations along Readus Road. Rich Cooley/Daily

Polar flair

December 19th, 2014

WOODSTOCK — Each winter, the house at 2416 Readus Road transforms into a scene straight from the North Pole.

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Credit card victims include rich, powerful and local stores

December 19th, 2014

A U.S. senator, the embassy of Qatar and the Office of the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives were among the victims of a credit card fraud and identification theft scheme in which one person has pleaded guilty in federal court in Harrisonburg.

Authorities investigate four overdoses at plant

December 19th, 2014

Authorities are investigating four drug overdoses, at least one involving heroin, among employees at George’s chicken slaughtering and processing plant in Edinburg on Thursday afternoon and early Friday morning.

Fatal hit-and-run crash under investigation

December 19th, 2014

State police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a 15-year-old boy as he walked along the1000 block of Rest Church Road around Clearbrook at about 7 a.m. Friday.

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Business

Credit card victims include rich, powerful and local stores

December 19th, 2014

A U.S. senator, the embassy of Qatar and the Office of the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives were among the victims of a credit card fraud and identification theft scheme in which one person has pleaded guilty in federal court in Harrisonburg.

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Sports

Prep scores 12-20

December 21st, 2014

Saturday’s results
Wrestling
Appalachian Duals
at Skyline
Individual results: Skyline: (138/145) Noah Goss (5-0): d. Travis Agee (E.C. Glass) technical

Workhorse Warrior

Sherando running back LeeQuan Johnson Jr. bulked up for his final year with the Warriors, and it paid off as he rushed for 1,524 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also caught 14 passes for 265 yards and two TDs.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Sherando running back LeeQuan Johnson Jr. bulked up for his final year with the Warriors, and it paid off as he rushed for 1,524 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also caught 14 passes for 265 yards and two TDs.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 19th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Following the end of each high school football season, Sherando head coach Bill Hall presents his returning players with a sheet of paper on which they list their goals for the next season and how they plan to put themselves in position to reach those goals.

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Winter wonderlands

December 19th, 2014

NEW MARKET — Although Joe and Linda Whetzel might not have the same string of cars lining Woods Chapel Road to view their Christmas lights as in previous years, the New Market couple sure haven’t stopped trying.

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