Ryan Cornell is a reporter for the Northern Virginia Daily. He reports on breaking news, agriculture, business and transportation issues. |
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WINCHESTER -- Take the Olympics' track and field events, add a pinch of "The Amazing Race" and throw in a heaping helpful of sweat and muscle -- the result would look more or less like the Golden Seal Charity Challenge
NEW MARKET -- Clyde Jenkins takes a strip of white oak wood and feeds it through the bottom of the basket in his hands.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren Regional Jail Authority hopes to beef up security by adding cameras and intercom stations to areas currently lacking them.
There are two types of people in this world: those practically addicted to horror movies and others who avoid them at all costs. If you belong to the former category, this weekend's for you.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren Regional Jail Authority Thursday named William T. Wilson as its next superintendent.
As a town that was settled by Germans, it's natürlich that Strasburg would celebrate Oktoberfest.
The New Market Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 20th annual Heritage Days Festival this weekend.
The renovations of the Beth El Congregation synagogue in Winchester are wrapping up just in time for the Jewish holiday season.
STRASBURG -- The early bird gets the worm, or in this case, pulls the pork.
A number of local museums will offer free admission this Saturday as part of Smithsonian Magazine's 10th annual Museum Day Live event.
FISHER'S HILL -- The rolling hills and tree-dotted slopes of the Fisher's Hill battlefield stand precisely as they did 150 years ago, according to Richard Kleese.
FRONT ROYAL -- If the long lines stretching across Main Street were any indication Friday night, Downtown Front Royal's Taste of the Town was a resounding success.
WINCHESTER -- Farrah is one of those canines who always sees the dog bowl as half-full.
As plenty of Zits comic strips and MTV shows have demonstrated, teenage life is complicated.
The Third Battle of Winchester, the largest and arguably most important battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley, returns to the town 150 years later in the form of Civil War reenactors, memorial ceremonies and educational tours and lectures this weekend.
An event in Downtown Front Royal this weekend will offer a little bite of everything.
NEW MARKET -- For a great-tasting pumpkin latte, look no further than the Jackson Corner Cafe.
Middletown Town Council will hold a public hearing on a new parking ordinance next month.
NEW MARKET -- The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation is hoping to preserve more hallowed ground with the addition of two properties totaling about 260 acres.
FRONT ROYAL -- Coffee isn't only for closers anymore.
STRASBURG -- As an author, Glenna Loving is familiar with bringing her characters to life.
A special event in Stephens City this weekend is bringing the Civil War to the silver screen.
Middletown will close a portion of U.S. 11 this Saturday for its fourth annual car and truck show.
Two festivals tomorrow will give visitors an international exposure to German and Latino cultures, while another event farther east will educate guests on wine culture.
When the Edinburg Ole Time Festival was voted best annual festival in Shenandoah County by readers last year, it came as no shock to festival organizers, including Gloria Boone.
MOUNT JACKSON -- Mayor Bucky Miller compares the noise to the firing of a machine gun.
MIDDLETOWN -- Work will begin on the town park's new baseball fields later this month.
NEW MARKET -- Apple season has once again returned.
Michael Majher can trim an hour off his commute when he starts his new job this month.
Toms Brook could get its own Dollar General store.
STEPHENS CITY -- Town Council is firing back after workers from Shentel butchered the town's trees along Main Street, according to council members.
Usher in the return of football season with a visit to Winchester's Downtown Tailgate party, or head over to Edinburg for a pool party with Fido -- being bored this weekend shouldn't even be an option.
The seventh annual Virginia Air Show returns to the Front Royal-Warren County Airport on Saturday, and will offer a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity for certain car owners, according to event organizers.
After the resounding success of last year's inaugural Skyline Indie Film Fest, organizers were left with the task of replicating that success and meeting heightened expectations.
Lace up those Asics and start pounding the pavement, because Mount Jackson's first ever Mayor-a-thon is coming up quickly.
As the population of our white-tailed neighbors continues to rise, some homeowners may have noticed damage to their gardens and bite-sized chomps taken out of their flowers and tomatoes.
Mount Jackson is moving forward on a project that would add new sidewalks to the northern and southern ends of town.
Gone are the days when a stick of chalk, a board of slate and a stack of textbooks ruled the classroom.
Businesses in the northern Shenandoah Valley reflected the steady rates of growth experienced in the rest of the country over the past year, and in some cases, did better.