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Capitol Vein & Laser Capitol Vein & Laser Centers has opened a new office at 1077 N. Shenandoah Ave., Suite A, Front Royal. The practice also has an office at 480 W. Jubal Early Drive, Site 230, Winchester. That office can be reached at 540-665-8346. Further information is ...

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Village at Orchard Ridge Janie Dickens-Bowman has been named volunteer coordinator at the Village at Orchard Ridge, a national Lutheran community near Winchester. The Winchester resident  joins the organization after a diverse career consisting of marketing and sales promotion for Rubbermaid ...

Woodstock discussing overlay district for more aesthetic control

WOODSTOCK – The town, like several other area entities, is seeking more control over its appearance. Planning Commission members are drafting changes it has made to regulations for its overlay district. The town's current overlay district only looks at signage and only for a half-mile strip ...

Business Ledger: Sept. 23

Racing Hercules Tires will sponsor a visit by Sprint car driver Greg Wilson from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Stateline Sales and Service, 4781 Martinsburg Pike in Clear Brook. Wilson will have his Sprint car with him. Families can examine the car, which is equipped with a 410 ci engine that ...

Construction starting on Marriott Hotel in Front Royal

Construction has begun on the TownePlace Suites Hotel by Marriott in Front Royal. Warren County recently approved the full building permit and walls have already started to go up for the hotel, said Jason Aikens, vice president of the family-owned Aikens Group. H&W Construction, an ...

Shenandoah County gets grant to market Spirits Trail

The Shenandoah Spirits Trail may soon be more crowded. Shenandoah County has received a $36,000 grant to help fund marketing for the trail. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently announced the award, said Shenandoah County Director of Marketing and Tourism Jenna French. The grant comes from the ...

Business Ledger: Sept. 18

Frank's Bar B Q Frank's Bar B Q LLC mobile food truck is featured in the first issue of a new barbecue and oysters magazine called Smoke & Salt. Frank's Bar B Q, owned by Frank Zirkle, has been in business for seven years – three years in Manassas and four years in the Woodstock ...

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New SAAA director named Linda Holtzapple has been named the new executive director of the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging. She replaces Cathie Galvin, who retires this fall. Holtzapple's first day on the job will be Sept. 11. According to an SAAA news release, Holtzapple has 25 years of ...

Pain at the gas pumps

Warnings of increased gas prices as a result of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Gulf Coast came true Thursday. Gas prices jumped dramatically on Thursday, leaving consumers who did not heed the warnings to fill up earlier a little lighter than expected in the wallet. Bill Holtzman, president of ...

BB&T closing Middletown branch

The only bank in Middletown is closing. BB&T bank is expected to close its Middletown branch at 7800 Main St. in early December. “For several years BB&T has reviewed the business strength of our financial center in Middletown, Virginia. Based on many factors, including ...

Text of AP’s interview with William Dudley

NEW YORK (AP) — Below is the text of an interview The Associated Press conducted Monday with William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Q:  I guess if we could just start with kind of your outlook for the economy, in particular the idea that at the beginning of the ...

Business Ledger: Aug. 12

Women in Business The Strasburg Chamber of Commerce will host Women In Business, a mid-day marketing luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Chamber office, 132 W. King St. The guest speaker will be Linda Parker Carter, independent Plexus ambassador. The cost for lunch is ...

Strasburg chamber joins in on rock game

Strasburg residents have gone crazy over a game they call “Strasburg rocks.” The idea is simple: paint rocks, hide them, search for rocks other people have hidden and post pictures of your finds. Now, the Strasburg Chamber of Commerce has joined in. The chamber held a free event Wednesday ...

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Marketing competition The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce and the towns of Strasburg, Woodstock, Edinburg and Mount Jackson are partnering with People Inc., the Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center and Shenandoah County Tourism to develop a program designed to support small ...

Business Ledger: July 29

Ridge Runner Farms Ridge Runner Farms and Brewing Co. will celebrate its grand opening from noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 5 at 6895 Back Road, Maurertown. The Concrete Blues will provide special music. Food available. Information: 571-201-2963. Exhibit Shenandoah Valley artist Ren Crawford will ...

Business Ledger: July 22

Free Medical Clinic Kathy Tagnesi has been appointed interim executive director of the Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley. Tagnesi, formerly vice president of nursing at Winchester Medical Center, has been serving as chairman of the FMC board of directors. The former ...

Fashion Trendz opens to inspire others

WOODSTOCK —Nothing has ever been easy for Jenny Utley. The 38-year-old Filipina woman has had to fight and work for everything she’s ever wanted. But that’s OK with her because she was willing to put in the work, knowing that it wouldn’t last forever. “I knew it was going to be ...

Local Radio Shacks find stability amid national uncertainty

WOODSTOCK -- While the list of Radio Shack corporate stores has dwindled to 70 and the franchise stores are now down to a few hundred across the country,  the two Radio Shack franchise locations in Woodstock and Strasburg are both going strong. “A lot of it has to do with overhead,” said ...

Shenandoah Spirits Trail awarded $22,000 grant

To help expand its marketing, the Shenandoah Spirits Trail recently applied for, and was awarded, a $22,000 grant through the Virginia Wine Board. Jenna French, director of tourism and marketing for Shenandoah County, said that the money will go a long way in getting the Spirits Trail national ...