Today's News from the Northern Virginia Daily/nvdaily.com
Tax-free holiday to ease school shopping costs
It's back to school time, and in Virginia that means the return of a three-day sales tax holiday. Beginning Friday, many clothing items, shoes and school and office supplies will be free of sales tax. In combination with back-to-school sales, it's a good time to save on items for the new school year.
Future unclear for Stonewall Jackson football program
QUICKSBURG -- The future of Stonewall Jackson High School's varsity football program is in jeopardy.
Border collies focus on geese problem
WINCHESTER -- Maya was just a head, bobbing up and down in the water, eyes locked on the geese.
Mental health expert appointed for defendant in murder case
WOODSTOCK -- A capital murder case against Nicole Dawn Miller continued to churn toward a mid-January trial date Wednesday with Circuit Judge Dennis L. Hupp approving the appointment of a mental health expert to help in Miller's defense.
Corn farmers likely to see high yields, low prices
Local farmers are reporting that this year should see a strong corn crop, but the market prices may not be quite so positive.
Animals draw kids to the fair
CLEAR BROOK -- Valerie Miller, 12, of Winchester, said she likes working with rabbits "because they don't moo at you."
Stats reveal steady corn, soybean acres planted over recent years
According to a recent survey by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, corn acreage decreased by around 10,000 acres between 2013 and 2014.
A story published Thursday should have said that Warren County Zoning Administrator Erick Moore issued cease-and-desist letters to property owners renting homes to tourists without a permit....
Shenandoah Livestock July 26 FEEDER: Steers, 200-299 lbs., $275.00-293.00; 300-399 lbs., $172.50-275.00; 400-499 lbs., $230.00-257.00; 500-599 lbs., $228.00; 600-699 lbs., $204.00-223.00; 1000+ lbs., $135.00-141.00. Bulls, 100-199 lbs., $247.00; 200-299 lbs., $155.00-277.50; 300-399 lbs., $217.50-284.00; 400-499 lbs., $160.00-252.00; 500-599 lbs., $163.00-237.00;...
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