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Flags flying at Strasburg home

A total of 1,375 American flags fly in the constant breeze at the Long residence in Strasburg. "The breath that moves these flags are the dead soldiers that are laying in the ground in all our veteran's cemeteries."   Rachel Mahoney/Daily

May 22, 2015

There’s no Memorial Day display in Strasburg quite like that of Greg and Anna Long and their family on Red Bud Road.

Fledgling program to take flight

George Bowers, pastor at Antioch Church of the Brethren in Woodstock, stands beside a 15-passenger van donated by First Baptist in Woodstock. The two churches are among 13 area congregations teaming on Family Promise of Shenandoah County, an interdenominational hospitality program that will help area homeless.  Josette Keelor/Daily

May 22, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Friday morning, Pastor George Bowers of Antioch Church of the Brethren in Woodstock popped the hood of a 15-passenger van donated last year by First Baptist Church of Woodstock. Inside was a nest of newborn birds.


May 22, 2015

A story that ran Friday should have said The Laurel Center in Winchester provides a women’s shelter and focuses its

Business Ledger

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May 22, 2015

Trex Company has won the Golden Hammer Award at a ceremony presented by Hardware + Building Supply Dealer’s magazine, the Winchester-based company announced in a news release.

Ink and Clouds

LiBeau Omens Vape Co. and Artisan Trail Tattoo shop co-owner Beau Morgan reviews his e-liquid selection.  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

May 22, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Although the combined storefront for LiBeau Omens Vape Co. and Artisan Trail Tattoo opened on Woodstock’s Main Street in March, plans to expand with new vape store locations are already in motion.

Food bank fundraiser makes gains

May 21, 2015

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank has announced it collected nearly 20 percent more food for area residents in a recent national food drive than it did in the same food drive in 2014.

School maintenance staff honored for its efficiency

May 21, 2015

Recently named a Campus Champion by School Dude Inc., the maintenance department for Shenandoah County Public Schools has been recognized for its speed and skill at completing work orders. Shenandoah is one of only 154 chosen as a Campus Champion this year.

NASA partnership aims to enhance wine industry

May 21, 2015

The office of Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced the completion of a project with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration that could boost the state’s wine industry.

Livestock Report

May 21, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
May 16
Steers, 300-399 lbs., $267.50-299.00; 400-499 lbs., $247.00-299.00; 500-599 lbs., $250.00-261.00; 600-699 lbs., $227.00; 700-799 lbs.,

Phoenix Project aids domestic violence victims

Tammy Sharpe

May 21, 2015

Domestic violence is often hidden. Victims sometimes fear public reaction or they fear what will happen to their family if they seek help. But there are signs of trouble even where there isn’t verbal confirmation, said Tammy Sharpe, executive director of the Phoenix Project in Front Royal.

County to name baseball field

May 20, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County will name the baseball field in Bing Crosby Stadium after a longtime supporter of local sports and recreation.