Campground owner disappointed by jury award

April 26, 2015

A Warren County Circuit Court jury working into early Saturday morning awarded a campground owner a total of $55,500 for property taken and damages incurred as a result of a state bridge construction project through part of her land.

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Wasting disease prompts extreme measures

April 26, 2015

With fawn season approach quickly for whitetail deer, the conversation of deer population management might have a different tone with the slowly expanding threat of chronic wasting disease.

Constructive solutions

April 24, 2015

STRASBURG — There’s a common refrain heard in the halls of Shenandoah County Public Schools, where creative space making could be its own class.

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SU roundup: Hornets capture first ODAC baseball title

April 26, 2015

LYNCHBURG – The No. 8/10 Shenandoah University baseball team claimed the university’s first-ever ODAC Championship with a 4-2 victory over Virginia Wesleyan Sunday at Lynchburg City Stadium.

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Business Ledger

April 24, 2015

Woodstock Mayor Jeremy McCleary signed a proclamation during an informal ceremony on April 24 honoring the 10th anniversary of Woodstock

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Commentary: New program brings youth together

Rick Jeffrey
Rick Jeffrey

April 26, 2015

In my 20-plus years in Special Olympics I still, on occasion, make the same mistake. I miss the boat. I underestimate the abilities either cognitive or physical of our Special Olympics athletes; athletes with intellectual disabilities. But by continually making this mistake, I, in essence, pretty much make them like everyone else; just another person; available to be judged and limited by what we see or what we think we see.

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