Frederick County

Above and beyond

Elizabeth Miller, deputy director at Starbase Academy in Winchester, engages with a student after averaging the data from their recent rocket experiment.   Rich Cooley/Daily

March 26th, 2015

WINCHESTER — Susan Corrigan has said that hers is the best teaching job there is.

Cedar Creek, Belle Grove to open 2015 programs

March 19th, 2015

After a long, frigid and snow-filled winter, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and its partners are preparing for the warmer weather and crowds for the 2015 season.

College, university team on reverse transfer agreement

March 18th, 2015

Through a new reverse transfer agreement, some students at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown will be able to transfer a greater number of credits to James Madison University in Harrisonburg. The change allows students to complete an associate’s degree through the community college while knocking out general education courses toward a bachelor’s degree.

Final adjustment

Jeffrey Benko, of Front Royal, makes an adjustment to a fishing lure as the fishes in his kayak in Lake Frederick on Monday. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 17th, 2015

Jeffrey Benko, of Front Royal, makes an adjustment to a fishing lure as the fishes in his kayak in Lake Frederick on Monday. Rich Cooley/Daily

Cedar Creek seeking volunteers for Park Day

March 16th, 2015

Since first becoming publicly operational in 2010, the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park in Middletown has been an ongoing project for the National Park Service.

Frederick picks administrator

March 12th, 2015

The Frederick County Board of Supervisors has hired Brenda Garton as the next county administrator.

Fall hunting data released by state

March 11th, 2015

Fall harvest numbers were down for deer and turkey, but increased for bears in 2014, according to data from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Could economic boost be in county’s future?

March 6th, 2015

Last month, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Proctor and Gamble would construct a $500 million facility on almost 450 acres in Berkeley County. So why did Berkeley County, score this huge economic win?
A project of that scale may soon come to Shenandoah County, with Mount Jackson considering a series of actions to rezone and annex 712 acres of agricultural property for limited industrial use.

Valley bracing for the storm

Michael Guiliani, an associate at Ramsey True Value Hardware Store in Front Royal, carries a load of plastic sleds into the store on Wednesday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 4th, 2015

The National Weather Service has placed the entire Northern Shenandoah Valley under a winter storm warning from 10 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. Thursday.