Frederick County

Officials pass water resolution

November 21st, 2014

FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.

Salvation Army needs frozen turkeys

November 17th, 2014

The Salvation Army Winchester Corps needs 60 frozen turkeys for area families by Thursday to deliver in time for Thanksgiving. With only two donations so far, they have a long way to go in a short amount of time.

Traffic outlook for this week

October 31st, 2014

Look out for southbound left lane closures on Interstate 81 this week, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Traffic to slow Sunday in Frederick County

October 30th, 2014

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced there will be both northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures conducted by Virginia State Police on Interstate 81 in Frederick County on Sunday morning.

Thrift stores’ closures prompt confusion

October 29th, 2014

The unexpected closing Saturday of two thrift stores run by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Winchester, Frederick, Clarke has sparked confusion and anger from those who have contributed their time to the non-profit organization.

A special companion for ‘Matty’

October 13th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — In the fenced-in backyard of a friend’s house, Matthew “Matty” Pangle recently chased a soccer ball. The game is one of the 7-year-old’s favorites, and his mother Nichole Pangle said he would keep it up for hours if given the opportunity. His mother said she hopes that Matty, who’s severely autistic, will have his own autism service dog soon to keep him safe when he runs.

Autumn’s colors drawing tourists

October 9th, 2014

Over the next month, visitors will flock to the valley to get a taste of what residents enjoy every year: the vibrant fall colors.

Christian academy pilots remedial program

September 19th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — A remedial math and reading program at Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy is only five days old but has already sparked the enthusiasm of new test takers.

Christian schools excited to begin

September 4th, 2014

Changes are in the air for area Christian schools in the 2014-15 school year. Student numbers are up and academic programs are expanding at Eukarya Christian Academy, Riverfront Christian School, Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy and the new Legacy Christian Academy.

Central to host 1K band students at first game

August 26th, 2014

Nearly 1,000 students are expected to be at Central High School’s first football game of the season. None of them are football players, but they all plan to flood the field at halftime to perform for a crowd that hasn’t seen anything like this at Central High in the last five years.

Frederick County has successful first day

August 18th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Twins Madison and Damon were a little nervous on their first day of kindergarten Monday, but their father Stephen Moore said he was probably even more nervous than they were.