Front Royal

Civil War Era Dancers combine fun with history

Tom Mack directs different moves during the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers' February practice session at Samuels Library in Front Royal. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

February 12, 2016

Those who attend Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers’ practices are in for a lesson in what founder Tom Mack calls “a little bit of history and a lot of fun.”

Interim pastor injects new enthusiasm

Ed Dawkins

February 12, 2016

Front Royal Presbyterian Church could begin worshipping in different ways in the near future under the guidance of its new interim pastor, the Rev. Edward Dawkins.

Innovative teaching, technologized

Justin Birckbichler, center, a fourth grade teacher at Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Front Royal, assists Olivia Jackson, 9, during a coding class at the school on Thursday. Birckbichler has been  named one of 34 Google innovators from a pool of educators worldwide and will be heading to Google headquarters later this month for an academy session. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 7, 2016

At Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School, teacher Justin Birckbichler is leading a particularly tech-savvy group of fourth graders and working on an Innovation Project designed to empower students’ families.

Malaria found in local deer population

February 5, 2016

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute researchers in Front Royal have discovered the malaria parasite in the local white-tailed deer population.

Project to keep connector road

January 21, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – A developer sought changes to a future housing project that required it to build part of a major connector route through town.

VFW trying to rebuild after fire

Aerial units from Warren County, Strasburg, and Stephens City attack the roof area of the Front Royal VFW Post 1860 on North Royal Avenue during the July 11 fire. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 20, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – The local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter faces a tough time rebuilding after losing its home to fire six months ago.

Local tattoo artist wins awards

Tattoo artist Steven Jessee preps for a client inside Tried & True Tattoo in Front Royal. Jessee recently won awards  at the D.C. Tattoo Expo. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 20, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Tattoo artist Steven Jessee received first and second place awards for his creative designs last weekend at the D.C. Tattoo Expo.