Organic farm wins at RISE event
April 19, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Ali Haney, of Shenandoah Seasonal, won both the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice awards along with over $5,000 in prize money in a “Shark Tank” TV show-like competition held this week at Lord Fairfax Community College.
Frederick County board OKs budget, tax rate
April 12, 2017
WINCHESTER – Many Frederick County property owners can expect to see their next real estate tax bills increase.
Frederick County board puts off action on cell tower
April 12, 2017
WINCHESTER – Frederick County leaders postponed action on a proposed cell tower that drew opposition by neighbors.
LFCC ranked Virginia’s No. 2 community college
April 10, 2017
Lord Fairfax Community College has been ranked Virginia’s No. 2 community college by LearnHowToBecome.org, an organization that ranks colleges based on careers and educational requirements.
University, battlefield foundation form partnership
April 7, 2017
Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation announced a partnership with both groups collaborating on projects throughout the Shenandoah Valley National Historic District.
Monday Spotlight: Local teen, dog to compete internationally
April 2, 2017
WINCHESTER – A Sherando High School junior and her 3-year-old Shetland sheepdog recently made the 2017 American Kennel Club European Open Junior Agility USA Team.
McAuliffe: Counties need to get aggressive
March 31, 2017
WINCHESTER – Shenandoah County, like many localities, needs to take an aggressive approach to economic development, Virginia’s governor said Friday.
American Woodmark breaks ground
March 31, 2017
WINCHESTER – American Woodmark broke ground Friday on a $30 million project aimed at consolidating its headquarters and local offices.
University to host Virginia Humanities Conference
March 29, 2017
Shenandoah University will host the 2017 Virginia Humanities Conference April 7 and 8, discussing the knowledge the humanities that others can’t tolerate.
Caretaker charged in murder appears in court
March 23, 2017
WINCHESTER – Prosecutors want a judge to disqualify the public defender’s office from representing a Berryville resident accused of killing a woman in her care last June.
Sherando teacher charged with assaulting, threatening wife
March 10, 2017
WOODSTOCK – A Frederick County special education teacher accused of abusing his wife and blaming her for their child’s physical handicap was released from jail Friday.
Monday Spotlight: Swimming her way to the top
March 5, 2017
STEPHENS CITY – Local middle school girl makes her mark in the swimming world, beating out more experienced swimmers.
Sherando Academic Team moves on to state competition
February 17, 2017
STEPHENS CITY – The Sherando High School Academic Team has remained undefeated this season and moves on to the state competition Feb. 25.
University students fight hunger, food waste
February 15, 2017
Shenandoah University joined The Campus Kitchens Project, a national nonprofit encouraging students to fight hunger and food waste.
VDOT bans walkers, slow vehicles from Route 37
February 9, 2017
The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to impose restrictions that prohibit pedestrians, bicycles, mopeds and slow-moving vehicles from state Route 37 in Frederick County.
Monday Spotlight: Sherando student to follow his dreams to Virginia Tech
February 5, 2017
STEPHENS CITY – Justin Petrie, a senior at Sherando High School, follows his passion for agriculture to Virginia Tech this upcoming fall.
School divisions recognized for green initiatives
January 25, 2017
Shenandoah and Frederick County public schools have been honored as green schools in the 2016 Virginia School Board Association’s Green Schools Challenge.
Reliance Road truck ban advances
January 24, 2017
A proposed truck ban on Reliance Road moved a step forward in Frederick County this week.
Conservation district to hold strategic plan meetings
January 23, 2017
The Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a series of meetings at localities throughout its jurisdiction to explain its new strategic plan and to hear public input from residents of those areas.
Monday Spotlight: Teen’s artwork to adorn company’s products
January 22, 2017
STEPHENS CITY – A young Stephens City artist saw her dreams come true when her logo design was chosen to be featured on merchandise for Dragon Hops.