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Two Front Royal men arrested in vehicle break-in investigation

Local News

The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office arrested two men as a result of an investigation into a rash of vehicle break-ins in the area. Forrest Albert McClanahan, 31, and Devon Barret Galloway, 25, both of Front Royal, were arrested in the early morning hours of Nov. 22 after law enforcement ...

Front Royal man pleads guilty to heroin distribution

Local News

FRONT ROYAL -- A local man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to heroin and imitation heroin distribution charges as part of a plea agreement. Japeth Daniel Chunn, 27, sold imitation heroin to a confidential informant for $60 on March 2, 2016 in Front Royal, and sold actual heroin to the same informant ...

Giving Tuesday: County urges residents to support nonprofits

Local News

Residents living in Shenandoah County, as part of Giving Tuesday, can show their support for a group of nonprofit agencies helping individuals and families. “We hope attention is brought to the nonprofits we have in the community and the work they do everyday,” said Sharon Baroncelli, ...

Shenandoah school land valuable, not forgotten

Local News

Almost nine years later, 70 acres of land purchased for about $2.6 million by the School Board and county supervisors in 2009 remains untouched and vacant, despite a shortage of space and crowded class sizes in several of the Shenandoah County schools. The land is an asset and has not been ...

Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint

Local News

A pizza delivery driver was waiting for a customer on Tomahawk Trail in Shawnee Land on Saturday night when he was robbed at gunpoint, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Monday. Joshua Corbin, 28, of the 100 block of Deer Trail, was arrested on an armed robbery charge ...

County fair cuts days for 2018

Local News

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Fair Association cut its schedule back for next year after it couldn’t reach a deal with the carnival vendor. The association announced recently that the 2018 schedule begins Aug. 26 and runs through Sept. 1 – two days fewer than usual. Fair manager Tom ...

Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation launches fundraiser

Local News

The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation has launched an online fundraiser at https://tinyurl.com/y7ttn6x9  a month after a suspicious device caused the group to bar spectators from attending a day of its annual reenactment event. According to Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh, who is a member ...

Bullet enters child’s bedroom

Valley 911

A bullet that appeared to have come from a hunting rifle was discovered by a resident Thursday in a child's upstairs bedroom. The Frederick County Sheriff's Office was notified of the discovery at a home in the 200 block of Canter Court at 5:15 p.m. Thursday. "The bullet entered through the ...

Big box stores trounce local businesses on Black Friday

Local News

Annual deal-seekers flocked to Wal-Mart, Target and other big box stores Thanksgiving evening, six hours before calendars turned to Black Friday. Local businesses, on the other hand, rarely opened before 10 a.m. Friday, and saw only thin trickles of customers coming in. “Not much business ...

Business Ledger Nov. 25

Business

Dr. Stoner's Vodka Dr. Stoner’s Fresh Herb Vodka has been awarded a Double Gold Medal by The Fifty Best, a digital guide to wines and spirits. The Fifty Best recently hosted a flavored vodka tasting, where 34 contenders were evaluated for the distinguished "Best Flavored Vodka" awards for ...

Jim Eastham remembered for his love of Front Royal

Local News

James ‘Jim’ Eastham Sr. was a beloved member of the Front Royal community who cared passionately for his hometown. Eastham, 65, died Nov. 17. He was a life-long resident of Front Royal who devoted much of his life to extensive and wide-ranging work in the community.  Eastham served two ...

Changes possible to Vintage Woodstock

Local News

Woodstock town employees  are listening to what residents want of Vintage Woodstock. Town officials conducted a survey last month asking people what they thought of the yearly social event. Katie Mercer, Woodstock's director of marketing and events, said the Woodstock Enhancement Promotions ...

Eagles buy Old Mill: Group aims to get wheel turning again

Local News

STRASBURG – After renting the basement of the building that housed the Old Mill Restaurant for 28 years, the Massanutten Aerie 4186 Fraternal Order of Eagles has purchased the entire building. The property on Stover Avenue was previously owned by Peggy Lee Pappas. Doug Horn, acting treasurer ...

Town sees Avtex redevelopment cost rising

Local News

FRONT ROYAL – The cost to bring ITFederal and other businesses into the former Avtex site, along with the added traffic, continues to climb. The Town Council learned at a work session this week that the locality might need to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars just to supply utilities to ...

Board OKs waiver for Christendom chapel

Local News

FRONT ROYAL – Christendom College can move forward with its plan to build a new chapel. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the college’s request for a waiver from a local restriction on building heights in certain areas of the county. The board heard support for the waiver ...

Front Royal man still being sought

Local News

Front Royal police are continuing to look for a local man wanted on multiple warrants for sex offenses. Police are looking for 57-year-old Mike Edward Haymond who is wanted on a total of four warrants, two counts of rape of a child less than 13 years-old and two counts of sodomy of a child ...

County extends leash law

Local News

FRONT ROYAL – River Bend Farm has joined a growing number of Warren County neighborhoods that don’t allow dogs to run at large. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a request from the subdivision to add their neighborhood to the list of designated areas in which the county ...

Some Warren County students will bring turkeys home for Thanksgiving

Local News

FRONT ROYAL — In the afternoon of Nov. 13, some students enrolled in the evening programs run by the Warren County Schools Special Services Department were unloading and dropping off turkeys in the Diversified Minds building on 15th Street. On Thanksgiving, the students will be receiving the ...