Shenandoah County

University honors middle school music teacher

December 21st, 2014

Wendy Whitford, band and orchestra director at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg was recently recognized with James Madison University’s Outstanding Music Educator Award for alumni.

A helping hand

December 16th, 2014

Jane Wine has been shopping for Christmas gifts all month.

Preliminary search reveals no black mold at school

December 12th, 2014

An extensive visual search of W.W. Robinson Elementary School in Woodstock has turned up no evidence of black mold, according to Superintendent Jeremy Raley. Shenandoah County Public Schools still waits on the results of a test by a third party company.

Shenandoah County named Va. Green destination

Crissy Willis, co-owner and co-founder of Cristina’s Café, said her Strasburg restaurant has been certified “Virginia Green” since 2009.  Kevin Green/Daily

December 12th, 2014

Shenandoah County is an area known for scenic landscapes, agriculture and outdoor tourism. The county now has the distinction of being a “Virginia Green Destination.”

Comcast offering Wi-Fi hot spots

December 12th, 2014

Residents in Warren and Frederick Counties are experiencing faster and more widely available Wi-Fi coverage, according to Comcast.

Trucking firm seeks more space

December 9th, 2014

A Shenandoah County trucking company needs more space for its business in Quicksburg, the owner said Monday.

Lighting the way


December 8th, 2014

Antone Lindsey, 8, left, and his brother Eric, 10, right, walk past a line of lighted trees along King Street in Strasburg on Monday. The lighted trees offered extra light on the cloudy afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

Central High FFA teams awarded national silver rating

Lexus Ryman, 17, of Edinburg, left, a student at Central High School, and her teacher Sherry Heishman, right,  sort through fruit orders that arrived at the school on Monday for their fundraiser for the agriculture department. Heishman received  the national FFA agriscience teacher of the year award last month. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 8th, 2014

Members of Central High School’s chapter of the National FFA Organization achieved one of their best ratings ever at the national convention and expo in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 30-Nov. 1.