Front Royal

Town to consider rental rules

July 18, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Town officials might consider new rules aimed at keeping rental properties up to snuff.

Collins takes Tourism Corporation on field trip

Front Royal attorney David Downes hands out a synopsis of the future beer museum he's planning to Judy Watkins,  special projects manager for Virginia Tourism Council, on Thursday during a tourism meet and greet sponsored by 29th District Delegate Christopher E. Collins. Fifteen members of the Virginia Tourism Council met with local tourism partners in Winchester and toured six area tourism businesses in Frederick and Warren counties. The proposed Virginia Beer Museum,  located beside his law office on Chester Street in Front Royal, is planned to open in late September.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 14, 2016

WINCHESTER – Chris Collins, delegate for Virginia’s 29th district, led a delegation from the Virginia Tourism Corporation on a Thursday tour of several area tourism businesses.

Council OKs gazebo cameras, new policy

July 12, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – A divided Town Council voted Monday to put back the video cameras at the gazebo after pressure from residents and business owners.

Firefighters Carnival starts Wednesday

July 10, 2016

The 89th annual Front Royal Firefighters Carnival kicks off Wednesday across from Bing Crosby Stadium. The 10-day festival will offer rides, games food and fireworks.

Former Vietnam War POW recalls time in captivity

Retired Air Force Col. Norman McDaniel addresses those assembled at Front Royal's Unity Masonic Lodge on Wednesday. McDaniel was captured by the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam War and held for more than six years.  Nathan Budryk/Daily

July 8, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – The Unity Masonic Lodge honored veterans this week with a dinner, a presentation on the history of America’s flag and a speech from retired Air Force Col. Norman McDaniel, a prisoner of war in Vietnam for more than six years.

Records sought in VFW investigation

July 8, 2016

Nearly a year after the Front Royal Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1860 was destroyed in a fire, the Front Royal Police Department has continued its investigation into the fire and other incidents at the post.

Warren schools to split welding position

July 8, 2016

One of two instructional positions still vacant in Warren County Public Schools will become a shared position with Page County Schools this coming school year.

Police car hits child leaving van

July 6, 2016

A 6-year-old girl was flown to the hospital on Tuesday after being struck by a Front Royal Police Department vehicle on Jamestown Road.

Fire marshal: Arson cause of fire near Front Royal store

July 6, 2016

The Front Royal Police Department responded to a small fire outside of Andrick’s Gifts and Collectibles, at 21 W. 6th St., at 11:33 p.m. Saturday after a nearby Front Royal patrol unit noticed a “Trump for president” flag on fire in front of the store near a handicapped ramp.

Council opts for pay hike over bonuses

June 28, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Town Council made an 11th-hour change to next year’s budget Monday that increases employee salaries rather than giving bonuses.