Alex Bridges

Tough Decisions

Construction workers use a concrete boom truck at the site of Warren County's future middle school off Happy Creek Road in Front Royal on Monday.  Even though the new middle school’s completion is more than a year away, the county has tried to set aside the money needed to staff and operate the facility. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 9, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County leaders again face tough decisions when they put together the next fiscal budget.

Blocked crossings a concern for county

A car crosses the railroad tracks on Fairground Road in Warren County on Friday. County officials are in talks with Norfolk Southern Railroad representatives to find ways to limit wait times at railroad crossings blocked by trains.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 5, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County officials are working with Norfolk Southern Corp and the Virginia Inland Port to fix blocked railroad crossings.

VDOT awards contract for bridge project

February 3, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – State transportation officials recently awarded a nearly $5 million contract for replace the Morgan Ford Bridge in Warren County.

Strasburg violated water rule

January 29, 2016

STRASBURG – The town violated a drinking water rule recently but officials say the situation does not pose a health threat.

Regional agency chooses new chief

Brandon Davis

January 22, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Shenandoah County’s director of community development will take the helm of a regional agency headquartered in Front Royal.

Counties issue local emergencies

January 22, 2016

Shenandoah County issued a local emergency Friday morning ahead of the predicted snowstorm.
With the declaration, the county plans to