Winchester

Winchester set for ‘Plaid Friday’

November 25th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Everybody knows the Black Friday routine. The day after Thanksgiving, shoppers, having barely digested their turkey and cranberry sauce, line up outside of retailers and malls, then jostle one another to pick up marked-down big screen televisions and the latest toys.

Snowfall may hit before holiday

November 24th, 2014

Residents of the Shenandoah Valley could see a white Thanksgiving this year, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.

Officials pass water resolution

November 21st, 2014

FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.

State commerce chief speaks at Shenandoah U.

Maurice Jones, Virginia's secretary of commerce, speaks Tuesday evening at Shenandoah University in Winchester. Henry Culvyhouse/Daily

November 18th, 2014

WINCHESTER—The Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade said the commonwealth is strong economically however it will need to diversify in order to meet future demands.

Salvation Army needs frozen turkeys

November 17th, 2014

The Salvation Army Winchester Corps needs 60 frozen turkeys for area families by Thursday to deliver in time for Thanksgiving. With only two donations so far, they have a long way to go in a short amount of time.

Shenandoah U. to host Entrepreneurship Week

November 17th, 2014

Shenandoah University is participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week this week by hosting a series of business mixers and lectures open to the public and students.

Police arrest suspect in robbery

November 3rd, 2014

Authorities Friday arrested a man who they believe robbed the United Bank branch at 199 Front Royal Pike in Winchester on Sept. 5.

United Way leaders optimistic about campaign

October 31st, 2014

WINCHESTER — Volunteers, community members and business leaders celebrated a cheery Halloween morning as status reports from the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley offered a bright outlook.

Thrift stores’ closures prompt confusion

October 29th, 2014

The unexpected closing Saturday of two thrift stores run by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Winchester, Frederick, Clarke has sparked confusion and anger from those who have contributed their time to the non-profit organization.

Autumn’s colors drawing tourists

October 9th, 2014

Over the next month, visitors will flock to the valley to get a taste of what residents enjoy every year: the vibrant fall colors.

Political outlook: more gridlock

October 8th, 2014

Larry Sabato, the highly visible political pundit from the University of Virginia, brought a mixed message Wednesday for Democrats and Republicans pondering elections in 2014 and beyond.

Police seek suspects in theft, attempted fraud

September 30th, 2014

Winchester police are seeking information on what they believe are two connected incidents that occurred on Monday involving a theft at one store and attempted fraud at another.

Red-carpet treatment

September 29th, 2014

The red
The red carpet in Beverly Hills has been rolled up and Kota, the police dog from Winchester, no longer has his name up in lights after the American Humane Association Hero Dog award ceremony Saturday night.

Police, athletes compete in charity event

September 27th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Take the Olympics’ track and field events, add a pinch of “The Amazing Race” and throw in a heaping helpful of sweat and muscle — the result would look more or less like the Golden Seal Charity Challenge