Shenandoah County

Central principal honored to represent state

Melissa Hensley

October 24, 2016

Central High School Principal Melissa Hensley is honored to have represented Central High School, Shenandoah County Public Schools and the state of Virginia as a national finalist for the Principal of the Year award.

Students collect water for flood victims

Robby Phillips, 17, left, of Woodstock, and Ashley Funkhouser, 16, of Edinburg, stack cases of water outside the gymnasium area at Central High School on Friday. The pair are members of the Shenandoah County Biomedical Science Academy, which collected 200 cases of water for the town of Luckworth, North Carolina.  Rich Cooley/Daily

October 22, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Students of Shenandoah County Public School’s Biomedical Sciences Academy spearheaded a fundraising event to collect water for residents affected by the flooding after Hurricane Matthew hit the area.

Tourism Council sees jumps in website traffic, leads

October 18, 2016

At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Shenandoah County Tourism Council discussed a recent grant it received, reflected on website traffic as well as other analytics and recapped a handful of recent events.

Family Promise celebrates 10 months of helping homeless

Sherry Arey, executive director of Family Promise of Shenandoah County, displays an array of paper houses inside Family Promise's Day Center in Woodstock. The paper houses will be distributed to area church parishioners to put their pocket change in this October. The proceeds will benefit Family Promise.  Rich Cooley/Daily

October 16, 2016

It all began when she found out some disturbing things about her now ex-boyfriend last December and a heated argument ensued, he shoved her hard, she fell down and lost consciousness. When she came to, she called the police.

Board talks facilities, school improvement

October 14, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston recommended Thursday that the School Board accept a proposed long-term facilities master plan.

Study: Sheriff’s Office pay low

October 13, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office employees make less than their counterparts in similar agencies, a recent study shows.

Shenandoah chamber director resigns

Cheri Wright

October 13, 2016

After two years as executive director of the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce, Cheri Wright has resigned, effective immediately. A native of Minneapolis, she said she holds no ill will for the chamber and doesn’t know what her next step will be but plans to stay in the area.

Landfill gas project shows progress

October 12, 2016

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Landfill has made progress in keeping methane and other gases from polluting nearby groundwater.

Sanitary district pays off loan

October 11, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County created the Stoney Creek Sanitary District 30 years ago and the utility provider paid off its last loan Oct. 1.