November 18, 2016
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, has announced Edward A. Bartlett has joined the firm and been named first vice president/wealth management and branch office manager of its Harrisonburg office.
Front Royal rebranding work continues with public input
November 17, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – The town unveiled three “big ideas” on Wednesday toward its goal of giving it a fresh, new and consistent brand.
Shentel revenue, costs up
November 11, 2016
Shenandoah Telecommunications reported revenue increases from this same time last year in its third quarter earnings report published Nov. 9. A significant portion of the increase was due to an acquisition of nTelos, completed on May 6.
November 10, 2016
The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC in Harrisonburg has announced Alexandra E. Humphreys and Lucas I. Pangle
November 6, 2016
Todd Lilley has been named foundation director of Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury. He will be responsible for maintaining an ongoing fund development program that solicits funds for operational capital and endowment needs.
Paws and Reflect aims to pamper pets
November 5, 2016
Dogs have a new place to relax and unwind now that Paws and Reflect, a spa for pets, is open in Front Royal, which is holding its grand opening today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bank of Clarke County reports growth
November 4, 2016
Eagle Financial Services, Inc., holding company for Bank of Clarke County, saw growth in the third quarter of 2016, but at a slower rate than the prior year. The company posted a net income of $1.4 million, $1.9 million lower than quarter three in 2015 and $183,000 from the previous quarter in 2016.
Fairfield Inn and Suites sold to Sanwood Hospitality
November 3, 2016
The Fairfield Inn and Suites in Strasburg has been sold for $6,250,000 by Inns of Strasburg L.L.C. to Sanwood Hospitality L.L.C., based in Chester, Virginia.
October 28, 2016
Modern Woodmen of America
Gaylin A. Sommers, a life insurance agent with Modern Woodmen of America in Broadway, has
New housing development is unveiled
October 28, 2016
WINCHESTER — OakCrest Builders unveiled OldTowne Commons, its new housing development at the corner of Braddock and Pall Mall St. Friday morning. A few dozen people milled around a model home, which showcased the townhomes’ features.
Tiny houses, big plans: Partnership starts from great minds thinking alike
October 28, 2016
MAURERTOWN — Big things can come in small packages. Just ask Woodstock-based contractor H.B. Sager. Usually a builder of full-sized homes, his latest ventures are anything but.
First Bank releases earnings report
October 27, 2016
Parent company of First Bank, First National Corporation, showed positive growth over the prior quarter and the third quarter from 2015 according to its third quarter earnings report published Wednesday. The quarter ended Sept. 30.
Students learn about jobs at Virginia’s ports
October 19, 2016
MIDDLETOWN – Students from Winchester and Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah, Clarke and Page counties gathered Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College for a career seminar to learn about opportunities offered at and created by Virginia’s ports.
Co-op manager to participate in DOE program
October 15, 2016
Jason Burch, manager of system engineering for the Shenandoah Electric Cooperative, will serve as one of two co-op industry representatives in a “major Department of Energy research project” over the next three years, the co-op has announced.
Tourism departments blaze new trail
October 14, 2016
Shenandoah County Tourism recently rolled out its new “Shenandoah Spirits Trail.” The trail, designed to focus on regional breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries, features 27 stops from Winchester to just south of Harrisonburg.
Construction company opens Front Royal headquarters
October 14, 2016
Terra Site Constructors, LLC, which specializes in retaining walls and “highway, commercial, government and industrial construction projects”, held a ribbon cutting marking the opening of its new building in Front Royal.
Conveyor belt company celebrates 70th anniversary
October 7, 2016
WINCHESTER — Ashworth Bros. Inc., a company specializing in conveyor belt production, will mark 70 years in business Sunday, with a celebration scheduled for later in the month.
October 6, 2016
Overtime rules workshop
The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce and Yount, Hyde & Barbour will offer a workshop on new
Century-old drug store to close doors
October 1, 2016
STRASBURG – Peoples Drug Store, a Strasburg institution located at 145 E. King St., will be closing its doors at the end of the business day Oct. 4 after selling the business to pharmacy giant Rite-Aid for an undisclosed amount.
September 30, 2016
Two Rev Up Strasburg grant recipients will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies today.
• Debbie Ritenour will hold a