Greg Drescher, right, assistant superintendent for instruction with Warren County Public Schools, laughs with Superintendent Pamela McInnis Thursday following the announcement at a special meeting that he will succeed her as superintendent, effective July 1 after she retires this spring.  Josette Keelor/Daily
Greg Drescher, right, assistant superintendent for instruction with Warren County Public Schools, laughs with Superintendent Pamela McInnis Thursday following the announcement at a special meeting that he will succeed her as superintendent, effective July 1 after she retires this spring.  Josette Keelor/Daily

Drescher named as new schools superintendent

March 26th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Greg Drescher, assistant superintendent for instruction with Warren County Public Schools, was announced the district’s new superintendent at a special meeting Thursday evening.

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Elizabeth Miller, deputy director at Starbase Academy in Winchester, engages with a student after averaging the data from their recent rocket experiment.   Rich Cooley/Daily
Elizabeth Miller, deputy director at Starbase Academy in Winchester, engages with a student after averaging the data from their recent rocket experiment.   Rich Cooley/Daily

March 26th, 2015

WINCHESTER — Susan Corrigan has said that hers is the best teaching job there is.

Woman pleads guilty in fatal heroin overdose case

March 26th, 2015

A woman already serving a prison sentence in one heroin overdose death has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a charge stemming from her role in supplying heroin to a second person who died from an overdose.

Community meetings aim to spread awareness of heroin problem

March 26th, 2015

Members of the public will get a chance to receive an update on the region’s deepening struggle to control the spread of heroin at a public forum scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Stimpson Auditorium at Shenandoah University in Winchester.

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Maurertown wine cellar set to close

March 26th, 2015

The Valley Wine Cellar, a retail outlet for North Mountain Vineyard & Winery, of Maurertown, will be closing its doors this weekend.

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Warriors bolt past Hawks in soggy match

March 26th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – First came the lightning delay during Thursday’s rain-soaked girls soccer match between host Skyline and Sherando. Then the Warriors did some striking of their own.

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Pageant hopefuls named

March 26th, 2015

Twenty women will compete in the In Town and Out of Town Miss Honorary Fire and Rescue Chief pageant at

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Cody Fitchett: Confidence grows in the kitchen

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Cody Fitchett

March 24th, 2015

Hello everyone, I hope you are enjoying the lovely weather in Shenandoah County. My mother calls me every day and rubs it in my face that the weather there is like 60-70 degrees and I sit in my dorm writing this blog with the temperature below 25 degrees this morning!

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