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Police Blotter: Front Royal

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Oct. 9: James Derolf, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of obstructing justice and was issued an arrest warrant from another jurisdiction. Oct. 10: Elmo Edwards, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of violating ...

Voters hear from 5th District School Board candidates

This is the first part of a three part series on the Shenandoah County Public School Board forum. WOODSTOCK – Three candidates seeking to fill the school board seat once held by Irving Getz answered questions from some of the 70 people who attended a candidates' forum Thursday evening at ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal and Warren County

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Oct. 6: Dustin Merritt, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of using profane swearing and/or public intoxication and possession of marijuana. Oct. 6: Derrick Roy, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of destruction of ...

Fire & Rescue Report

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Oct. 1-9: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Altered mental status: 3 Assault: 1 Assist law enforcement: 1 Automatic aid: 1 Cardiac: 1 Chest pain: 4 Defective appliance: ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Oct. 3: Cynthia Cisler, of Front Royal, was issued an arrest warrant from another jurisdiction. Oct. 3: Erica Clater, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery. Oct. 4: Dalton Chaney, of Front ...

Middletown remembers; volunteers needed

Shenandoah County Young Marines are asking people to remember a Drug Enforcement Administration agent murdered in the line of duty. Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh presented a proclamation from the Town Council Tuesday to Caleb Slack, 14, and Teresa Hart, 15, members of the national youth ...

Police blotter: Shenandoah County

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 14: A destruction of property was reported. Someone damaged a roadway on North High Street, Edinburg. Sept. 18: A destruction of property was reported. Someone damaged a vehicle door on Piccadilly Street, ...

Sheriff wants funds released

The Shenandoah County sheriff is asking the Shenandoah County Circuit Court to declare that funds from an undercover operation, currently controlled by the Sheriff's Office, U.S. Justice Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, should be given solely to the ...

Police Blotter: Warren County

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 25: Saraann Richter, of Front Royal, was issued a warrant of extradition as a fugitive from justice. Sept. 25: Michael Anthony Lister, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery. Sept. ...

Police Blotter: Shenandoah County

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 12: A larceny was reported. Someone removed prescription medication from a residence on Barbershop Road, Edinburg. Sept. 15: A larceny was reported. Someone removed a Virginia registration decal from a vehicle on ...

Agents to start addressing Woodstock vultures

Agents will be in Woodstock on Monday to start efforts to chase vultures from the area. The town signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently for the officers to address vultures in various areas through out the town with expenditures not to exceed $10,000. The action ...

Police Blotter: Warren County

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 1: Harmon Michael Sisk, of Linden, was arrested on charges of grand larceny. Sept. 1: Jesus Rolando Diaz-Soria, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and controlled substances. Sept. 2: ...

Fire & Rescue Report

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Sept. 18-24: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Altered mental status: 1 Assault: 1 Cardiac arrest: 1 Chest pain: 3 Difficulty breathing: 2 Fall: 8 General illness: 4 Injured ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Sept. 19: Keith Dodson, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Sept. 20: Michael Dolin, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of driving after forfeiture of license, trespassing, ...

Internet dangers discussion raises ire of some parents

Frank warnings of the dangers the internet can pose for children have stirred discord among some parents of Shenandoah County public schools students. Some have taken to social media to express how upset they are with school officials about talks of a sexual nature when they went to pick up ...

Woodstock discussing overlay district for more aesthetic control

WOODSTOCK – The town, like several other area entities, is seeking more control over its appearance. Planning Commission members are drafting changes it has made to regulations for its overlay district. The town's current overlay district only looks at signage and only for a half-mile strip ...

Police Blotter: Shenandoah County

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 3: A destruction of property was reported. Someone damaged a flag on Julius Keller Road, Strasburg. Sept. 9: A larceny was reported. Someone removed vehicle parts on Senedo Road, Edinburg. Sept. 9: A destruction ...

Construction starting on Marriott Hotel in Front Royal

Construction has begun on the TownePlace Suites Hotel by Marriott in Front Royal. Warren County recently approved the full building permit and walls have already started to go up for the hotel, said Jason Aikens, vice president of the family-owned Aikens Group. H&W Construction, an ...

Shenandoah County Public Schools asking for citizen help

The Shenandoah County Public Schools wants citizens' input as its administrators plan a road map of where the district wants to head for the next years. “Participation is important as our public schools instructional program, and all that we strive for our children to be -- in addition to ...

Shenandoah County gets grant to market Spirits Trail

The Shenandoah Spirits Trail may soon be more crowded. Shenandoah County has received a $36,000 grant to help fund marketing for the trail. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently announced the award, said Shenandoah County Director of Marketing and Tourism Jenna French. The grant comes from the ...