Local News

New middle school cost goes up

February 22, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County can expect its new middle school to add roughly $1.75 million to its next budget and beyond.

County sees housing growth

February 22, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Housing construction boomed in Warren County last year, continuing a slow climb from the recession.

Portion of New Market survey results revealed

February 22, 2017

New Market councilman Peter Hughes revealed part of the results from his citizen survey at council’s monthly meeting Tuesday evening. He said that he was enthused by the effort put forth by the citizens of New Market.

Council starts work on five-year plan

February 22, 2017

Town Council and the planning commission met Tuesday to begin the possibly nine-month process of updating the town’s comprehensive plan.

Front Royal man warns of construction scam

February 22, 2017

FRONT ROYAL — A local excavation company owner was in the midst of fleshing out a work order for a property in town when he figured the client was just a scammer trying to swindle him for some money.

Livestock Report

February 22, 2017

Shenandoah Livestock
Feb. 1
Steers L&M 1, 500-599 lbs., $137.50-145.50; 600-699 lbs., $128.00-135.50; 700-799 lbs., $126.00-128.00.
Steers L&M 2,

Gilbert elected as majority leader

Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Woodstock, standing, listens to debate during the floor session of the Virginia House of Delegates at the state Capitol in Richmond on Tuesday.  Gilbert has been named the next majority leader of the lower chamber of the General Assembly.
Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP

February 22, 2017

The House Republican Caucus of the Virginia General Assembly unanimously elected a delegate from Woodstock to serve in its No. 2 position Wednesday.

Strangulation suspect pleads no contest

February 21, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A local man pleaded no contest to strangulation and the assault and battery of a family member in Warren County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Man arrested after Warren County crash

February 20, 2017

A Stephens City man was taken to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash in near the intersection of Freezeland Road and Bifrost Way in Warren County Friday afternoon.

Goodlatte staffer to host office hours

February 20, 2017

A staffer for U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, will be hosting open-door meetings in Front Royal on Wednesdays, according to a news release from a press aide.