Front Royal

Parkway project contract awarded

September 25, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – After months and years of planning, the town of Front Royal and County of Warren appear set to begin work on Leach Run Parkway project.

CBM Mortgage purchases site in Royal Phoenix

September 25, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Front Royal-based mortgage firm CBM Mortgage has purchased a 3-acre plot of land within the Royal Phoenix Redevelopment for $201,000 for a new office building.

School staff work to surpass accreditation standards

September 24, 2015

After more students passed reading and math SOL tests at Ressie Jefferies Elementary School, staff will be continuing training efforts to bring student performance above accreditation standards as part of the school’s three-year improvement plan.

1953 team reunites for baseball exhibit opening

Giles Darr, 74, of Front Royal, holds a bat, vintage glove, and his team jersey from the 1953 Little League All Star team. The Warren Heritage Society has created a display of  baseball memorabilia for Front Royal dating from the late 1800s to the 1960s that will open to the public this weekend. Rich Cooley/Daily

September 24, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – When the Front Royal Little League team returned from its loss to Birmingham during the 1953 World Series semi-final game, the players were still greeted back home with cheering crowds and a parade.

Testimony to relay impact of charity program

Yves Dushime

September 24, 2015

Volunteers who send supplies through Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child program will get the chance to see how their efforts have impacted the lives of children who receive their shoebox gifts.

Virginia craft brews take spotlight at festival

September 22, 2015

Craft beer enthusiasts will be able to sample an even larger variety of porters, IPAs and everything in between at the Brew & Blues Festival in Front Royal from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Town to consider tall grass rules

September 22, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Tall grass would land property owners in hotter water under stricter rules proposed by town officials.

Local NAACP foresees year of revitalization

September 16, 2015

The Warren-Page County branch of the NAACP will usher in a year of revitalization and invigoration at its Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday at the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center.

Entrepreneur workshop slated at Edinburg Mill

September 11, 2015

A bevy of local, regional and state agencies and organizations have partnered with Abingdon-based People Incorporated of Virginia to host an entrepreneurship workshop at the Edinburg Mill on Oct. 1.

Virginia Air Show includes wings, wheels

September 10, 2015

In remembrance and tribute to 9/11 and veterans, the Skyline Wings & Wheels event by the Virginia Air Show will bring families out to the Front Royal-Warren County Airport on Saturday for a showcase of both air and land vehicles.

Author provides in-depth look at Civil War uniforms

Kenn Woods,  author of "The Soldier's Words," has used historical methods found in his research to work on his own Confederate reenactment garb. Photo courtesy of Ashby Woods

September 10, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Although Front Royal author Kenn Woods started his new book “The Soldier’s Words” as a reference tool for reenactors who want more information about historical accuracy for Confederate uniforms, it turned into an exploration of various obscure topics besides just what the soldiers wore.