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Family, community mourn death of Strasburg High student

Local News

Life. This is how a devastated mother remembers her always smiling 16-year-old son Malikhi Roberts - as life itself. “He was the reason that I breathed. When I think of him, I think of life. He loved everyone, and everyone loved him,” said his mother Crystal Smith. Malikhi died Friday ...

Three unopposed in Middletown elections

Local News

MIDDLETOWN  – Three candidates are running unopposed in the November elections for Town Council seats. Council members Jeff Pennington and Scott Fink are running unopposed for re-election. Daryl Terrill is seeking election to the council seat that will be left vacant when Councilman and ...

Crash leaves children injured

Local News

A two-vehicle crash in Shenandoah County sent four juveniles to the hospital Thursday night. The crash occurred at 5:55 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of state Route 623 (Back Road) and state Route 638 (Junction Road), state police spokesman Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler said Friday ...

Proposed calendars call for schools open for part of fair week

Local News

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston revealed the division's proposed school calendars for the next three years during Thursday evening's School Board meeting. The calendars do not call for schools to be closed for the entire week of the county fair as ...

Town Council candidates square off in forum

Local News

FRONT ROYAL – The six candidates vying for three open seats in the Nov. 6 Town Council election presented their platforms during a Thursday forum. The candidates are Alford "A.D." Carter, Christopher Holloway, Robert Tennett Jr., Letasha Thompson and incumbents Gary Gillispie and ...

EDA board’s treasurer resigns after 30 years of service

Local News

William "Billie" Biggs, the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority's treasurer, recently resigned after 30 years on the job, citing health reasons. "I'm old and beat up...it's long enough for anybody really," he said over the phone, noting that he suffered a stroke four years ...

Man receives prison time for dealing drugs

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A Shenandoah County man must serve prison time for dealing drugs last year. Jeffrey Craig Mays appeared in Shenandoah County Circuit Court on Wednesday where he stood charged with two counts of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, one count of possession of a controlled ...

Business News & Events: Oct. 13

Business

Book talk The Winchester Book Gallery will host author Beth Comstock at 4 p.m. today at 7 N. Loudoun St. She will talk about her book “Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity and the Power of Change.” Comstock, the former vice chair and head of marketing and innovation at GE, is a ...

Job fair in New Market to host 38 employers

Business

Job seekers can connect with a wide range of employers on Tuesday at the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce’s job fair in New Market. Sharon Baroncelli, director of the county Chamber of Commerce, started the job fair last year. Representatives from companies ranging from Americold ...

Police Blotter: Shenandoah County

Valley 911

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 30: A breaking and entering was reported. Someone damaged a vehicle door on Old Valley Pike, New Market. Oct. 2: Heather Jean Andrews, of Edinburg, was charged with domestic assault and battery. Court date is 9 ...

Fire & Rescue Report

Valley 911

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Oct. 1-7: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Altered mental status: 4 Cardiac: 2 Chest pain: 1 Defective appliance: 1 Diabetic: 1 Difficulty breathing: 6 Fall: 4 General illness: ...

Man charged with child rape pleads to lesser crime

Local News

FRONT ROYAL – A man accused of raping two girls in 2017 avoided a jury trial and potential life sentences Thursday by pleading guilty to lesser charges. Mike Edward Haymond stood charged in Warren County Circuit Court with four counts of rape involving a child under the age of 13. The ...

Dedication set for chimney honoring families displaced by park

Local News

FRONT ROYAL – The local families who were displaced by the creation of Shenandoah National Park will be honored Saturday with the dedication of a 9-foot-tall memorial brick chimney. In the 1920s, the properties of 500 families in eight counties – Warren, Green, Albemarle, Augusta, ...

Church, business team up for hurricane relief

Local News

STEPHENS CITY — With the Carolinas still reeling from damage caused by Hurricane Florence, a local church and a local business are teaming up to help provide relief. Trinity Lutheran Church and JNO. S. Solenberger & Co. hardware in Winchester announced Thursday that they would be ...

Hearing set for couple accused of animal, child cruelty

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FRONT ROYAL – A husband and wife facing animal and child cruelty charges will appear at 2 p.m. Dec. 12 in Warren County General District Court for a preliminary hearing. Brian Tenney, 55, and Wendy Tenney, 43, were each charged in September on six felony counts of cruelty and injuries to ...