Frederick County

Surge of overdoses reported

Winchester Police Chief Kevin L. Sanzenbacher speaks to the media outside the Timbrook Public Safety Center in Winchester on Wednesday. Another recent  spike in heroin overdoses prompted the news conference. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 19, 2016

A particularly dangerous batch of drugs may have caused a rash of opioid overdoses in the area over the past week, the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition reported on Wednesday.

Stephens City teen killed in crash

October 18, 2016

A Stephens City teen was killed in a Tuesday afternoon crash in Frederick County, Virginia State Police Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler said late Tuesday evening.

Two hurt in Sunday crash

October 17, 2016

A Stephens City woman and her passenger were injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon when the SUV she was driving ran off the road on U.S. 50 in Frederick County.

Parent appointed to state education committee

Christine Germeyer poses with her husband, Jay Germeyer, in front of the White House. Christine Germeyer was recently appointed to the state's Special Education Advisory Committee.  Courtesy photo

October 17, 2016

It’s been a busy few months for Christine Germeyer, chairperson of the Frederick County Special Education Advisory Committee and recent appointee to the same committee on the state level.

Civil water dispute case set for arguments

October 5, 2016

A civil case between Stephens City and the Frederick County Sanitation Authority was set for arguments in Frederick County Circuit Court on Wednesday.

Murder case sent to Frederick grand jury

September 30, 2016

A Berryville woman charged with first-degree murder appeared in Frederick County General District Court on Friday for a preliminary hearing in her case.

Planning Commission OKs village proffer amendment

September 26, 2016

The Middletown Planning Commission issued its final stamp of approval Monday on a proffer amendment from the Village at Middletown before sending its recommendation to the council to accept.

Police identify woman who died in I-81 crash

September 25, 2016

A driver who was killed Friday afternoon when she was ejected from her vehicle following a crash on Interstate 81 near Winchester has been identified as Scarlett L. Campbell, of Middletown.

Many schools approaching accreditation benchmarks

September 14, 2016

The Virginia Department of Education released the accreditation status for schools throughout the state for 2016-2017. These accreditation ratings are based on achievement results from 2015-2016.