Search and seizure: Officials find computer, gas station purchases at suspect’s home
June 23, 2016
BERRYVILLE – Documents filed in Clarke County Circuit Court on Thursday describe evidence seized from the home of murder suspect Frances Charlene Moss-Hopkins, including materials she bought from a West Virginia gas station on the day that Peg Sinclair went missing.
One killed in Frederick County fire
June 23, 2016
A fire in Thursday’s early morning hours has claimed the life of one resident, according to a release from Frederick County Fire and Rescue. One other person, who was inside during the blaze, was transported to the hospital and later released, the release stated.
Suspect directed police to area where remains found
June 22, 2016
A Berryville woman accused of first-degree murder made her initial appearance in Frederick County General District Court on Wednesday morning.
Criminal complaint: Suspect’s story changed
June 22, 2016
Investigators looking into the disappearance of Frederick County resident Peggy “Peg” Sinclair heard different stories from the woman charged with her murder, according to criminal complaints filed in Frederick County Circuit Court.
Berryville woman charged with first-degree murder
June 21, 2016
A Berryville woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Frederick County woman who had been missing from her home since early Saturday morning.
Search ongoing for missing elderly woman
June 20, 2016
Multiple agencies and volunteers are on the lookout for an 85-year-old woman declared missing near Lake Frederick.
Grant to fund medical programs at LFCC, public schools
June 17, 2016
Lord Fairfax Community College will be sharing in a grant from the Fairfax-based Claude Moore Charitable Foundation with Frederick and Page county schools.
Sherando grad works toward multiple goals
June 2, 2016
STEPHENS CITY – When a student’s passions and interest vary as greatly as graduating Sherando senior Jeremy Linaburg, they know their future is wide open with opportunities.
Annual area Relay for Life events scheduled next two weekends
June 2, 2016
Community members are gathering to raise funds to battle cancer starting this week at annual Relay for Life events.
Sam and Harmony are looking for a playful home together
May 31, 2016
WINCHESTER – Sam and Harmony, a bonded pair of long-haired dachshunds, are waiting for the right family at the Frederick County Esther Boyd Animal Shelter.
Winchester Little Theater completes first phase of restorations
May 22, 2016
WINCHESTER – The Winchester Little Theater held a restoration celebration on Sunday to recognize the completion of the first phase of renovations.
Ready, set, fight fires
May 19, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Fire trainers from the area gathered at the Shenandoah County Government Center Thursday to train on a newly acquired training prop. The prop, funded by a regional grant secured by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, is essentially a mock car that is used to train firefighters on the management of vehicle fires.
The prop will be shared between Page, Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren Counties.
Car chase ends in arrest of Strasburg man in West Virginia
May 11, 2016
A Strasburg man was arrested in Berkeley, West Virginia, early Sunday morning after a car chase through Frederick County.
New dialysis clinic in Winchester
May 9, 2016
Fresenius Kidney Care, the dialysis division of Fresenius Medical Care North America, has opened a new dialysis clinic in Winchester.
Day of fishing planned for wounded veterans
May 1, 2016
A day of trout fishing for wounded veterans and their families is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. Project Healing Waters, a program that helps take wounded veterans fishing is putting on the event. Donating fishing spots, gear and time is Levi Pitcock of Double Spur Outfitters.
SVEC hires new president and CEO
April 29, 2016
Shenandoah Valley Electric will have its sixth president and CEO in its history, now that Michael Hastings has assumed the title. Hastings replaces current president and CEO Myron D. Rummel, who is retiring.
April 28, 2016
WINCHESTER – The aroma of apple pie wafted throughout the Marker-Miller Orchards market during the 89th annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival apple pie baking contest Thursday.
Dead men do tell tales
April 15, 2016
Renowned and “retired” forensic anthropologist Dr. William Bass has visited plenty of schools to speak on a number of subjects, but his visit to Bass-Hoover Elementary School on Friday was special.
A memorable night is nigh
April 8, 2016
The excitement begins this month as area high school students prepare for prom season. Discovering the perfect dress, suit, shoes, accessories and hairstyle is a fun adventure for many students who are nearing the end of their high school years. Discovering the perfect dress, suit, shoes, accessories and hairstyle is a fun adventure for many students who are nearing the end of their high school years.
Group IDs stream cleaning focus areas
April 8, 2016
Area conservationists and officials discussed efforts to reduce water contamination on Thursday at a residential working group meeting at Lord Fairfax Community College.