Local News

Board backs battlefields group plans

January 28th, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County leaders on Tuesday backed a battlefields group’s efforts to keep moving forward on an area trails project.

Board makes bus radios an urgent request

January 27th, 2015

WOODSTOCK — The topic of student safety in Shenandoah County was paramount Tuesday night during a joint session between the Shenandoah County School Board and the Board of Supervisors.

Strasburg woman paints a new outlook on life

Summer Abruzere paints the storefront window at Pot Town Organics in Strasburg. Abruzere paints local merchant's windows for free as a form of therapy for recovery from surgery for a brain tumor two years ago. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 27th, 2015

STRASBURG – This past Christmas, Summer Abruzere’s daughters gave her the greatest gift — a book of memories. The photo album was meant to remind Abruzere of what she meant to her family and who she was to them.

Council seeks corridor deal with county

January 27th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Town Council wants to make a deal with Warren County over the U.S. 340-522 corridor but could limit Front Royal’s ability to grow in the process.

Shenandoah GOP sets nominating process

January 27th, 2015

The Shenandoah County Republican Committee has changed the way it will select delegates who pick candidates to run in this year’s election.

More snow falls on valley; schools closed


January 27th, 2015

More snow fell on the Shenandoah Valley overnight, and the region is under a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. today. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow today. The high will be near 31 and tonight’s low will be around 16.

Massoud to seek board seat

S. John Massoud

January 26th, 2015

S. John Massoud plans to run for a seat on the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors in November.

Self-inflicted cuts contributed to death of man found

January 26th, 2015

Authorities have tentatively concluded that a man from Texas who was found dead in a recreational area in Shenandoah County on Jan. 11 died from a combination of self-inflicted cuts and exposure to sub-freezing temperatures.