Warren County

Board to hear sides on sanitary district

July 17, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County leaders can expect to hear arguments Tuesday for and against a push to abolish the Lake Front Royal Sanitary District.

Train death ruled a suicide, linked to stabbing

July 15, 2016

A man killed by a train in Bentonville on Wednesday has been linked by police to a stabbing that occurred at an Interstate 66 rest stop in Prince William County earlier that day.

Collins takes Tourism Corporation on field trip

Front Royal attorney David Downes hands out a synopsis of the future beer museum he's planning to Judy Watkins,  special projects manager for Virginia Tourism Council, on Thursday during a tourism meet and greet sponsored by 29th District Delegate Christopher E. Collins. Fifteen members of the Virginia Tourism Council met with local tourism partners in Winchester and toured six area tourism businesses in Frederick and Warren counties. The proposed Virginia Beer Museum,  located beside his law office on Chester Street in Front Royal, is planned to open in late September.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 14, 2016

WINCHESTER – Chris Collins, delegate for Virginia’s 29th district, led a delegation from the Virginia Tourism Corporation on a Thursday tour of several area tourism businesses.

Citizens Fire Academy begins in August

July 11, 2016

Warren County’s Citizens Fire Academy will be offering its tutelage to interested residents through a seven-week process beginning Aug. 9.

Warren schools to split welding position

July 8, 2016

One of two instructional positions still vacant in Warren County Public Schools will become a shared position with Page County Schools this coming school year.

Cleanup campaign for Crooked Run area laid out

July 5, 2016

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, with assistance from the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District and Friends of the North Fork came together to hold a community meeting to present and give updates on a clean-up plan for certain streams in the Crooked Run watershed Wednesday. Streams included in the plan were Crooked Run, Stephens Run, West Run and Willow Brook.

Front Royal man killed in crash

June 29, 2016

A Front Royal man died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash on U.S. Route 522 at the intersection of Lake Frederick Drive in Frederick County on Wednesday morning.

Work begins on new Morgan Ford bridge

Tim Cooper, senior construction inspector for the Virginia Department of Transportation, walks along a section of the Morgan Ford bridge project on Tuesday. Construction crews have taken out approximately 75 feet of the old bridge on the northern section to create room for the bridge's first pier. The bridge abutment will be where the framing stands in the background. The project is scheduled for completion by June 2018.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 28, 2016

Construction crews have taken out approximately 75 feet of the old Morgan Ford bridge on the northern section to create room for the bridge’s first pier. The project is scheduled for completion by June 2018.

Linden home destroyed by fire

A house on Grimes Golden Road within the Apple Mountain Lake subdivision of Linden was destroyed by fire Sunday. No one was home at the time of the fire, but a family dog is still missing.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 27, 2016

Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has declared a home on Grimes Golden Road a total loss after a fire Sunday morning.

Residents weigh in on roads plan

June 24, 2016

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County residents weighed in on the latest plan to improve some of the area’s unpaved roads.

Inmate suicide still under investigation

June 23, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail’s first inmate suicide earlier this month took workers off guard, the facility chief said Thursday.