Wife of former inmate settles lawsuit

November 27th, 2014

The wife of a former jail inmate who suffered near-fatal seizures while he was in custody at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center in Winchester has been awarded $2.7 million in a lawsuit settled in U.S. District Court in Roanoke.

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Council mulling reimbursements

November 27th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL – Town Council reached no resolution Monday on how they should check members’ reimbursement requests.

Pitching in for Santa

Gary Bunch, of Stephens City, checks over one of the new bicycles that are among gifts donated or bought for Toys for Tots inside the Stephens City distribution center.  The Toys for Tots chapter serves Shenandoah, Warren, Frederick, Clarke and Page counties. Rich Cooley/Daily
Gary Bunch, of Stephens City, checks over one of the new bicycles that are among gifts donated or bought for Toys for Tots inside the Stephens City distribution center.  The Toys for Tots chapter serves Shenandoah, Warren, Frederick, Clarke and Page counties. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 27th, 2014

Santa Claus has a difficult time placing gifts under the tree for many needy families, so several area organizations and groups in the area have stepped up to provide children with gifts and toys this Christmas season.

County, fire station fail again to reach deal

November 27th, 2014

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County’s relationship with a volunteer fire company remains uncertain after supervisors failed this week to pass a deal to house paid responders at the station.

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Finishing strong

Strasburg's Ryan Smoot is fouled by Clarke County's Colton Chrane as he goes up under the basket during last season's game in January. Rich Cooley/Daily file
Strasburg's Ryan Smoot is fouled by Clarke County's Colton Chrane as he goes up under the basket during last season's game in January. Rich Cooley/Daily file

November 27th, 2014

STRASBURG – Ryan Smoot has been around Strasburg athletics his whole life.

All-Conference 21 football

November 27th, 2014

All-Conference 21 football
Offensive Player of the Year: LeeQuan Johnson, Sherando
Defensive Player of the Year: Chad Smith, Dominion
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Festivals welcome holidays

November 27th, 2014

Towns herald the approach of the winter holidays with a full slate of celebrations, parades and tree lighting ceremonies.

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Roger Barbee: It’s not time to lay it down

November 23rd, 2014

While walking the hound one recent morning, I noticed that the sun had yet to clear Short Mountain which was shrouded in a soft apricot-like glow. A heavy frost lay on the grass and roofs. It was a chilly, but clear November morning with promises of a warm afternoon that would offer time for some late gardening chores before real cold arrived.

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