Community News

Community News & Events: May 13

Card shower A card shower is planned for Iva Wakeman, who will celebrate her 99th birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to Greenfield of Woodstock, 935 Ox Road, Room 109, Woodstock, VA 22664. Newcomers The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will meet at 10:30 a.m. ...

Community News & Events: May 12

Shower A card shower is planned for Eunice Kohn Showns, who will celebrate her 95th birthday May 18. Cards can be sent to her c/o Consulate Health Care of Woodstock, 803 S. Main St., Room 220B, Woodstock 22664. Humane Society The Humane Society of Warren County will waive adoption fees ...

Community News & Events: May 15

Shower A card shower is planned for Robert Windle, who will celebrate his 80th birthday May 22. Cards can be sent to 93 Wesley Chapel Drive, Edinburg 22824. Fundraiser The Woodstock Kentucky Fried Chicken store will host a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday to benefit the 'Ole Ladies ...

Events

Lutheran Bethany Lutheran Church will hold its monthly worship service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 496 Bethany Church Lane northwest of Columbia Furnace. Concert Last Generation will perform at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Congregational Christian Fellowship Church in Winchester. An offering will be ...

School Lunch Menu

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for May 15-19: Monday Breakfast: blueberry waffles, fruit, juice. Lunch K-5: hot dog, sweet potato fries, green beans, applesauce or Mandarin oranges, milk. Lunch 6-12: hot dog or grilled chicken patty on bun, sweet potato fries, green ...

Community News & Events: May 11

Food drive Area U.S. Postal letter carriers will collect food items Saturday as part of the Stamp Out Hunger campaign to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Residents are asked to leave nonperishable food items at their mailbox for postal workers to collect. Information: ...

New Market proposes 2017-18 budget

NEW MARKET -- Town Manager Mike Ritchie presented the proposed fiscal year 2017-2018 budget to the public and the Town Council at a public hearing Monday. Ritchie explained that there is a 1 percent decrease from the 2016-17 budget. The New Market website states that the decrease is “largely ...

Community News & Events: May 10

Kiwanis Dr. Charles Hagan, a retired anesthesiologist and environmentalist, will be the speaker at the meeting of the Blue Ridge Kiwanis of Winchester at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Best Western-Lee Jackson in Perkin's Restaurant. Auction The Toms Brook United Methodist Church will host a ...

Livestock Report

Farmers Livestock May 9 FEEDER: Cattle (618 head) Steers (172 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $148.00-170.00; 400-500 lbs., $148.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs., $146.00-175.00; 600-700 lbs., $146.00-154.00; 700-800 lbs., $131.00-139.00; 800-900 lbs., $127.00; 900-1000 lbs., ...

Mount Jackson Town Council OKs solar farm

MOUNT JACKSON — The Mount Jackson Town Council voted Tuesday to issue a permit that clears the way for construction of a solar farm at 3100 Turkey Knob Road. The project, which will see Solar I LLC build a 15.65 megawatt solar electricity generating facility, went before the Mount Jackson ...

90th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Grand Feature Parade Float Awards

Overall Awards (Regardless of Class): Sweepstakes Award – 1st Place Overall: Froggy’s Closet Lion’s Award – 2nd Place Overall: Apple Blossom Mall Grand Marshal’s Award – 3rd Place Overall: Shenandoah University Apple Blossom Theme Award: Froggy’s Closet Business ...

90th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Music Awards

Grand Feature Parade Music Awards May 6 Outstanding Auxiliary: Mardela Middle & High School Outstanding Drum Major: Amsterdam High School Military School Bands: Randolph-Macon Academy Class C: Third Place: Skyline High School Second Place: West Allegheny High School First ...

Community News & Events: May 9

Shower A card shower is planned for Mickey N. Thompson, who will celebrate his 75th birthday May 16. Cards can be sent to 2095 Pinewoods Road, Quicksburg 22847. Show Restore Hope House Food Pantry will host a craft and vendor show from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday across from McDonald's in ...

Public meetings: May 8-12

The following public meetings are scheduled: Shenandoah County • The Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the government center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock. Edinburg • Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Town Hall, 101 Town Hall Ave. Mount Jackson • Town ...

Community News & Events: May 6

Library The New Market Area Library will present the second program in the Adventures in Gardening Series at 3 p.m. today. Pat Casey with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners will present a program titled "Swat, Spray, Squash--or Smile? How I Learned to Love (Some) Bugs." A ...

Community News & Events: May 8

Sale Limeton United Methodist Church in Bentonville will hold a yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Knitting The Shenandoah Knitting Guild will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, 75 Merriman’s Lane, Winchester. The program will be on ...