Front Royal

Radio station drops TV channel

July 2, 2015

A Front Royal radio station recently stopped using Comcast cable channel after the parties failed to reach a new deal.

Summer programs set pace for reading success

Levi Blankenship, 5, of Edinburg, finds a book to explore inside the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg. Summer reading for children helps prevent brain atrophy by keeping students active readers during summer vacation.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 29, 2015

Area libraries are promoting more than just reading — by involving whole communities, they have focused on summer learning, said Donna Hughes, youth services division head for Handley Regional Library in Winchester.

Anniversary services stir memories at church

Pearl Jordan, of Front Royal, left, and Betty Roberts, right, look over an old photo album on display as part of Mount Vernon Baptist Church's 150th anniversary. Jordan, at 92,  is the oldest member of the church  and Roberts serves as  treasurer, pianist and organist.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 25, 2015

Banners, posters and a wealth of record and prayer books deck the front of Mount Vernon Baptist Church as part of a 150th anniversary exhibit for the church’s series of services and celebrations.

Board names new school for Warren County

June 25, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – The name of a new middle school in Warren County will sound like the name of the county’s existing middle school. The existing Warren County Middle School will change its name to Skyline Middle School, and a second middle school planned to open in the fall of 2017 will be named for Warren County.

Town to support Avtex zone designation

June 22, 2015

Front Royal has agreed to seek the adoption of a resolution to support an application by the Warren County Economic Development Authority that would create an Avtex Enterprise Zone.

Annual business awards announced

June 19, 2015

The 2015 Business Excellence: Business Appreciation Awards presented by the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Authority have been announced.

A fine fishing spot

Barry Robinson, of Front Royal,  fishes in the Shenandoah River at Morgan's Ford in Warren County on a recent hot afternoon.  Today's high will be near 82.  The forecast calls for scattered showers this afternoon and then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4 p.m.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 16, 2015

Barry Robinson, of Front Royal, fishes in the Shenandoah River at Morgan’s Ford in Warren County on a recent hot afternoon. The high today will be near 82. The forecast calls for scattered showers this afternoon and then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4 p.m. Rich Cooley/Daily

Mom fed up with bullying goes public

June 13, 2015

Bullying can be a “she said-she said” type of situation. That’s why a Warren County mother has sought help outside the public school system for her eighth grade daughter, who has made regular reports of bullying to Warren County High School since last August.

Board to vote on middle school name

June 12, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — At a Thursday evening meeting, the Warren County School Board heard preliminary results of a survey from residents on potential names for a new middle school.

Two arrested in drug bust

June 12, 2015

Wendy Louise Cooley, 45, and Marvin Eugene Cooley, 47, were arrested in Front Royal on Thursday on charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin.