Shenandoah County

Board backs battlefields group plans

January 28th, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County leaders on Tuesday backed a battlefields group’s efforts to keep moving forward on an area trails project.

Board makes bus radios an urgent request

January 27th, 2015

WOODSTOCK — The topic of student safety in Shenandoah County was paramount Tuesday night during a joint session between the Shenandoah County School Board and the Board of Supervisors.

Strasburg woman paints a new outlook on life

Summer Abruzere paints the storefront window at Pot Town Organics in Strasburg. Abruzere paints local merchant's windows for free as a form of therapy for recovery from surgery for a brain tumor two years ago. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 27th, 2015

STRASBURG – This past Christmas, Summer Abruzere’s daughters gave her the greatest gift — a book of memories. The photo album was meant to remind Abruzere of what she meant to her family and who she was to them.

Shenandoah GOP sets nominating process

January 27th, 2015

The Shenandoah County Republican Committee has changed the way it will select delegates who pick candidates to run in this year’s election.

Massoud to seek board seat

S. John Massoud

January 26th, 2015

S. John Massoud plans to run for a seat on the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors in November.

Library foundation imagines successful fundraiser

January 26th, 2015

The Shenandoah County Library Foundation has almost reached the $30,000 goal for its annual fundraiser, but a last-minute push this February is still very much needed, said Robert “Sandy” Whitesides, director of the Shenandoah County Library System.

Cafe offers recovering addicts new skills

Justin Franich, executive director of Shenandoah Valley Teen Challenge, stands by the espresso machine at Redeeming Beans Cafe. Franich said this is his first restaurant and he hopes they can stay in business because he "loves coffee and might drink too much of it."  Photo by Henry Culvyhouse

January 23rd, 2015

BASYE — At the foot of the mountain on Orkney Grade, across from the Bryce Ski Resort, residents and visitors can now treat themselves to a hot cup of coffee in a café environment.

Shenandoah chamber elects new board

January 23rd, 2015

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce elected new members to its board of directors and honored members for their service to the community at its annual meeting this month.

Page County asks to partner with regional jail

January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Page County is looking to buy into a regional jail to house prisoners and has approached the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority.

Investing in comfort

Beth Waller, lead agent for Team Waller Realty in Front Royal, records information on this home she just listed on Donald Drive in Warren County on Thursday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 16th, 2015

Home buying in 2014 had a strong finish in Shenandoah and Warren counties and is off to a good start in 2015, according to some area realtors.