Shenandoah County

School Board, supervisors discuss long-term plan

August 23, 2016

WOODSTOCK – A proposed long-term facilities master plan for the county’s school division was the topic of debate at a Tuesday meeting of the Shenandoah County School Board and Board of Supervisors.

Wild chase ends in Toms Brook man’s arrest

William Grim

August 18, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Law enforcement officials from Shenandoah County, New Market and several other jurisdictions chased a Toms Brook man south through a curtain of rain on Interstate 81 on Wednesday night before he was arrested in Augusta County on charges that included at least four counts of assault and battery on law enforcement and reckless driving.

Let the Crawl begin

Stacey Schunann, left, of Germantown, Maryland, and her mother Ruta Schunann, of Bridgeville, Delaware, mull over purchasing an old corn planter Friday at Fishers Hill. The Yard Crawl officially begins today.  Rich Cooley//Daily

August 13, 2016

The 12th annual Route 11 Yard Crawl officially begins today and runs along U.S. Route 11 from New Market to Stephens City.

Johnston accepts division top job

Mark Johnston

August 12, 2016

New Shenandoah County schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Johnston retired from the division just a year ago, but returned as interim superintendent last month after Dr. Jeremy Raley resigned at the end of June. On Thursday night, the School Board voted unanimously to hire Johnston for the division’s top job, effective Sept. 1.

Outgoing chief reflects on work with county

Gary Yew

August 12, 2016

After 15 years of service, Gary Yew is retiring as chief of Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue. The Woodstock native’s 33-year career in fire as volunteer firefighter and eventually chief will come to an end today. He is taking on a new position as an emergency preparedness and safety coordinator for a company that contracts with Valley Health.

Board to consider sale of park land

August 10, 2016

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County supervisor has suggested leaders consider selling land bought years ago for a park that hasn’t materialized.

Board backs hemp bills

August 9, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County leaders on Tuesday endorsed measures to legalize industrialized hemp.