Local News

Council opts for pay hike over bonuses

June 28, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Town Council made an 11th-hour change to next year’s budget Monday that increases employee salaries rather than giving bonuses.

Linden home destroyed by fire

A house on Grimes Golden Road within the Apple Mountain Lake subdivision of Linden was destroyed by fire Sunday. No one was home at the time of the fire, but a family dog is still missing.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 27, 2016

Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has declared a home on Grimes Golden Road a total loss after a fire Sunday morning.

News station to start new content in July

June 27, 2016

July 1 will bring a newly expanded lineup for viewers of four-state local news station WHAG-TV, and another step in its expansion is expected in 2017.

Outdoorsy fun at leadership camp

Shenandoah County Sheriff's Youth Office Leadership Camp participants Brayden Hovatter, 13, left, of Edinburg, Hayden Raley, 11, center, of Edinburg, and  camp counselor Megan Babcock, 15, right, of Woodstock, talk outside this Dodge Durango that was part of an evidence scene at the  camp at Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs last week.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 26, 2016

ORKNEY SPRINGS – A group of Shenandoah County middle school students spent their first full week of summer vacation last week investigating crime scenes and conducting search and rescue missions at Shrine Mont campground.

1,400 cyclists cruise through region

Cyclists on a tandem bicycle cruise down South Main Street  in Woodstock on Friday as they begin their ride as part of the Bike Virginia 2016 event.  There are around 1,400 cyclists touring the area this weekend.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 24, 2016

Cyclists on a tandem bicycle cruise down South Main Street in Woodstock on Friday as they begin their ride as part of the Bike Virginia 2016 event. There are around 1,400 cyclists touring the area this weekend. Rich Cooley/Daily

Wiseley appeals dismissal of shooting death case

June 24, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County’s chief prosecutor is appealing a judge’s decision to dismiss a case against a man accused of accidentally shooting and killing a woman in 2014.

Residents weigh in on roads plan

June 24, 2016

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County residents weighed in on the latest plan to improve some of the area’s unpaved roads.

Edinburg man charged with animal cruelty

June 24, 2016

An Edinburg man was charged with five counts of animal cruelty Friday following seizure of 99 animals from his property, said Capt. Wesley Dellinger of the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.

One killed in Frederick County fire

June 23, 2016

A fire in Thursday’s early morning hours has claimed the life of one resident, according to a release from Frederick County Fire and Rescue. One other person, who was inside during the blaze, was transported to the hospital and later released, the release stated.

Inmate suicide still under investigation

June 23, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail’s first inmate suicide earlier this month took workers off guard, the facility chief said Thursday.