Warren County

Ready, set, fight fires

Shenandoah County firefighter/EMTs Bryan Greer, left, and Wesley Meadows attack the fire from the Kidde Fire Trainer outside the Shenandoah County Government Center in Woodstock on Thursday. The vehicle will be used to train regional firefighters in the counties of Shenandoah, Page, Frederick and Warren, as well as Winchester.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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.

VDOT to hold hearing on Monday

May 10, 2016

The Virginia Department of Transportation has invited the public to comment on projects recommended for funding through the state’s new scoring process.

Instruction plans set school priorities

May 5, 2016

Along with final approval of the 2016-2017 budget, the Warren County School Board laid groundwork for achieving the district’s instructional goals at its May meeting.

County seeks back taxes in property sale

May 3, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – More than a dozen delinquent taxpayers can expect Warren County to try to sell off their properties on the courthouse steps Thursday.

VDOT to study Va. 55 East

May 2, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – State transportation officials say a study might help Warren County get money to improve John Marshall Highway.

SVEC hires new president and CEO

Michael Hastings

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.

Tractor cab transporting diesel catches fire

The remains of a tractor trailer cab belonging H. N. Funkhouser & Co. rest on John Marshall Highway on Tuesday after Warren County Fire and Rescue squads extinguished what they believe to be a mechanical fire.  Photo courtesy of Warren County Fire and Rescue

April 26, 2016

Traffic on John Marshall Highway near Linden was closed off for three hours Tuesday afternoon as Warren County Fire and Rescue Services units responded to a tractor trailer cab that had caught fire.

Ambulance damaged in crash

Warren County Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Mabie, left, and Capt. Kevin Catlett look over the damage to North Warren's ambulance following a Thursday afternoon crash. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 22, 2016

A Warren County ambulance is out of commission for repairs after an accident on Reliance Road on Thursday afternoon.

Supervisors approve $101.7 million budget

April 19, 2016

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a fiscal 2017 budget of $101.70 million that will raise real estate taxes from 59 ½ cents to 62 cents per $100 of assessed value, a decrease from the 3 ½ cent increase that had been advertised earlier this month.