Holiday shoppers seek out deals

Angelica Echegoyen and Brooke Butler, both of Winchester, make Black Friday into a day to catch up over coffee and shopping at the Apple Blossom Mall in Winchester.  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

November 27th, 2015

Whether shoppers decided to wait in outside lines on Thanksgiving or brave the early bird crowds on Black Friday, Winchester businesses small and large saw a huge turnout for early holiday shoppers this year.

Courthouse Notes

November 27th, 2015

The following information is from the Warren County Circuit Court:
Marriage licenses
• Benjamin Lewis Grant, 29, of Linden, and

Front Royal man makes journey of understanding, faith

Tom Howarth

November 27th, 2015

Although Front Royal resident Tom Howarth’s connection with El Salvador didn’t begin until many years after four American churchwomen were killed there in 1980, he said he has been “tremendously educated” by their impact serving in the community.

Area gears up for small business sales

November 26th, 2015

Area businesses are looking to attract weekend holiday shoppers with more local options as part of initiatives for Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday.

School Lunch Menu

November 25th, 2015

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for Nov. 30-Dec. 4:

Religion Page for Nov. 28

November 25th, 2015

Lutheran service
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Strasburg will have only one worship service at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Refreshments

Road closure

November 25th, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service will close Narrow Passage Road in Edinburg on Monday to replace 20 culverts. The project should

School News

November 24th, 2015

All-A honor roll
The following students at Stonewall Jackson High School have been named to the all-A honor roll:

Strasburg High class of 1948

November 24th, 2015

Members of the Strasburg High School class of 1948 met for its 67th reunion on Nov. 20 at the Queen Street Diner. Those attending are, from left, front row: Sue Racey Kline, John W. Orndorff, Betty Windle Walden; second row: Barbara Deel Schneider, Curtis M. Lake, Dorothy Shell Walker, Jane Snarr Clark, Bill Craun, Patsy Pangle Stover.

Conservation district presents awards

November 24th, 2015

The Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District presented 12 awards to members of the community including farmers, educators and local government officials at its annual luncheon on Nov. 17 at the Lee-Jackson in Winchester.

Artist speaks to sorority

November 23rd, 2015

The Alpha Omicron chapter of Virginia Alpha Delta Kappa, an international sorority for outstanding women educators, recently hosted the Blue Ridge District Founder’s Day program at the Woodstock Presbyterian Church. The featured guest was P. Buckley Moss, shown here at the meeting, who spoke to the group about her experiences as a student with dyslexia who found success as an artist. Courtesy photo

Weekend Events

November 23rd, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Comedy weekend
Bright Box Theater will

Thanksgiving closings

November 23rd, 2015

The following offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving:
• The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum in Winchester will be