Fire destroys Edinburg home

Firefighters work to extinguish hot spots on this Edinburg fire Wednesday afternoon.  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 8, 2017

EDINBURG – Fire destroyed an Edinburg home Wednesday afternoon. The fire’s cause and origin are still under investigation.

Goodlatte’s constituents hold town hall without lawmaker

Helen Jean Smith speaks during a Sixth District town hall meeting  Saturday at the Charterhouse School in Edinburg.  U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte had been invited to the town hall but he did not attend. Nathan Budryk/Daily

March 5, 2017

EDINBURG – Nearly 150 people turned out to the Charterhouse School in Edinburg on Saturday night for a Sixth District town hall meeting to voice their concerns to U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, who did not attend.

Council appoints planning commission, zoning appeals members

February 14, 2017

EDINBURG – Town Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday evening and proclaimed April 4 as National Service Recognition Day and also proclaimed the first week of April as Local Government Education Week. Council members also appointed Anne Parks to the town’s planning commission and Michael Franklin to the town’s board of zoning appeals.

Goodlatte invites some to lunch: Protesters gather outside ask for town hall

U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte addresses protesters outside Carmella's Restaurant in Edinburg on Monday following a private luncheon among area leaders.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 13, 2017

EDINBURG – Congressman Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, held a luncheon Monday to meet with area businesspeople, elected officials and other community leaders to discuss, among other topics, Donald Trump’s executive orders, the Affordable Care Act and Goodlatte’s role in what some perceived to be an attempt at weakening the Office of Congressional Ethics.

Fire burns Conicville home

Edinburg firefighter Nathan Helsley, left, and Shenandoah County Fire Marshal David Ferguson walk outside this home on Jerome Road in Conicville that was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 31, 2017

CONICVILLE — Fire crews responded to a house fire at 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon and arrived to find a home, located at 68 Jerome Road, engulfed in flames.

Elections, development mark year for area towns

December 28, 2016

With 2016 all but in the books, a review of the year’s biggest news stories in town government shows that local elections, business dealings and development were some of what topped the region’s concerns.

Council discusses wastewater plant issues

November 9, 2016

EDINBURG — Town Council discussed issues with the town’s waste water treatment plant and outdated language in the town code at its monthly meeting Tuesday.

Wine, cheese shop to open at Edinburg Mill

Mike Clem, of Edinburg, is planning to open  Heritage Mill Wines 1848 inside the Edinburg Mill during the second week of September. Rich Cooley//Daily

August 12, 2016

Folks visiting the Edinburg Mill will be able to grab a bottle of wine or gourmet cheese starting in September when Edinburg native Mike Clem opens his shop, Heritage Mill Wines 1848, in a portion of the historic building.

Edinburg Council holds first reading of new budget

May 11, 2016

The Town of Edinburg held a public hearing in regards to its amendment of the budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. The amendments were an increase in the town’s total enterprise fund revenue from $563,600 to $575,257.

Fire damages Edinburg grocery store

A pile of burned insulation rests outside the front of Larkin's Grocery at Columbia Furnace west of Edinburg on Monday afternoon. A fire Sunday night damaged the store interior and has forced the store to close. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 25, 2016

EDINBURG – Flames shooting out of the bottom of a drink cooler at Larkin’s Grocery Store startled co-owner Sunny Singh on Sunday evening.