Frederick County

Making music together

Azusa Stephens, left, and her son Hideshiro, 1, of Winchester, sit with Miho Sato, a music therapy teacher with The Community Music School of Piedmont, and her son Saul, 5, during a recent class at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stephens City. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 25th, 2015

STEPHENS CITY — A new school in Stephens City is part of an effort to share music with more people.

Chamber to honor community leaders and businesses

January 16th, 2015

The TOP of Virginia Regional Chamber, which serves Clarke and Frederick counties and the city of Winchester, will honor chamber members for their leadership in the community at the Best Western Lee-Jackson Inn and Conference Center on Jan. 30.

Florida man crashes into police car

This Virginia State Police cruiser was damaged when a tractor trailer hit it on Interstate 81 on Monday.  Courtesy photo by Virginia State Police

January 12th, 2015

A Florida man has been charged with reckless driving after running into a Virginia State Police trooper’s car Monday morning, according to a news release issued by Virginia Sate Police Monday.

College website easier to navigate

January 12th, 2015

Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown has announced a new website that allows a more user-friendly experience for students and staff.

Big chill

Cody Miller, 14, left, and Daniel McMullan, 15, right, walk across the snow- and ice-covered walkway on South Holliday Street in Strasburg on Thursday as temperatures hovered around the 20-degree mark. Shenandoah and Warren county schools were on a two-hour delay Thursday due to the cold weather.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 9th, 2015

Wintry conditions responsible for chilly temperatures and 2 inches of snowfall have had a major impact on residents and area services.

College student carves path for young artists

Frederick County resident Hana Malone, 18, holds an example of her hubcap art at The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester. The youngest artist ever to exhibit her work in the museum's Art in the Halls series, she has displayed her hubcap art in the show "Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art."  Courtesy photo

January 8th, 2015

Hana Malone was on vacation one time when someone gave her slate from a historic church. It might have ended up in a landfill, but in her hands it became a work of art.

Storm impacts region’s roads

Mary Sofia, left, and Gwen Shuck, right, both 8, slide down the bank outside Warren County Middle School in Front Royal on Tuesday.   Rich Cooley/Daily

January 6th, 2015

The first snowstorm of the New Year that dumped 2 or more inches and prompted area public school closures also caused some headaches on valley roads on Tuesday.

Pet of the Week: Curious Corra just wants to play

Kamryn Dixon, an animal caretaker at Esther L. Boyd Animal Shelter in Winchester, holds Corra. A dilute tortie, Corra is available for adoption.   Henry Culveyhouse/Daily

December 31st, 2014

WINCHESTER — In the feline kennel of the Esther L. Boyd Animal Shelter, Corra the cat slinks around a counter, knocking off spoons and other loose items. Her bed is on top of her cage, about 10 feet high, and after playing in the morning she climbs up the cages and catches a mid-afternoon snooze.