Ryan Cornell is a reporter for the Northern Virginia Daily. He reports on breaking news, agriculture, business and transportation issues. |
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MIDDLETOWN -- Had anyone asked if there was a doctor in the house, the answer would've been a resounding yes.
STEPHENS CITY -- While others hit the beach, they'll be hitting the books.
WINCHESTER -- Frances might not be caught up on Game of Thrones yet, but she's the perfect binge watching partner.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County Board of Supervisors approved the 2015 fiscal year budget at its meeting Tuesday night.
WOODSTOCK -- U.S. 11 isn't just for bargain hunters anymore.
FRONT ROYAL -- The competition's fierce, but someone's gotta win.
WOODSTOCK -- Kaia Frana, 13, and Becky Immanuel, 13, put down the heavy bucket they've been carrying to a tree.
WOODSTOCK -- The latest apartment being built in Woodstock has prime access to the town's high school.
STRASBURG -- Locals are asked to wear purple on Tuesday in honor of the children of actively serving military.
FRONT ROYAL -- At its meeting Thursday night, the Warren County School Board approved for Superintendent Pam McInnis to negotiate a contract with Sodexo Inc., its current food service management company, for the upcoming school year.
Once one of the last remaining bastions against a debilitating virus sweeping across the U.S., Virginia reported its first case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea on Tuesday.
WINCHESTER -- The horizontal black and white stripes are unmistakable.
The Virginia Cooperative Extension and Valley Conservation Council are asking for input from Shenandoah Valley farmers for a food system infrastructure needs assessment.
WOODSTOCK -- Students in Shenandoah County public schools will see the start of their summer breaks delayed by one day.
EDINBURG -- A real estate auction on the building formerly used by the C.E. Thompson & Sons retail hardware and lumber store yielded zero bids.
STRASBURG -- Future guests visiting the White House will soon be able to clean themselves up with a piece of Strasburg.
A building formerly housing Edinburg's iconic C.E. Thompson & Sons hardware and lumber store is set to be auctioned off on Wednesday.
FRONT ROYAL -- Back near the end of his term, Tim Kaine had a decision to make. As the governor of Virginia, he had to pick a national park to represent the commonwealth on the back of the quarter.
Total wages for Shenandoah County are at the highest they've ever been.
NEW MARKET -- Craig and Christy Barnes are used to bringing their work home with them.
STRASBURG -- Radio Shack is closing more than a thousand of its stores across the country, but its Strasburg location is not one of them.
EDINBURG -- Few watched Senate Bill 430 as closely as David and Lynn St. Clair.
The National Cable Television Cooperative was supposed to meet an agreement with programming company Viacom by midnight on Monday.
FRONT ROYAL -- After years of discussions, the Town of Front Royal has decided to revisit amending its peddlers' ordinance.
WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum in Winchester has all the familiar favorites of its old location as well as a plethora of never-before-seen exhibits.
WINCHESTER -- The Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Task Force aims to be the glue that holds all other veterans services together.
It won't be very long before the drip-drip-drip of percolating coffee and whirring of ground beans joins the din of Civil War gunfire.
WOODSTOCK -- The Shenandoah County School Board approved a 2015 fiscal year budget that pares down some of its expenditures and requests for county funding.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County has experienced a productive year in terms of construction and development projects.
WINCHESTER -- Several notable business leaders spoke at the sixth annual business symposium hosted by Shenandoah University on Tuesday.
WINCHESTER -- The Bulgarian ambassador to the U.S. visited The Village at Orchard Ridge retirement community on Tuesday.
A new agriculture and farm guide published this spring will make it easier for shoppers to buy items produced in Shenandoah County.
STEPHENS CITY -- Plato had Socrates. The Karate Kid had Mr. Miyagi. Luke Skywalker had Yoda. And each semester, a group of Sherando High School students are taken under the wing by a set of mentors through Frederick County's Gifted Independent Study program.
NEW MARKET -- Hundreds of homeschooled children and their families packed the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park on Saturday to get a hands-on history lesson in Civil War life.
Customers of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative could see higher utility rates this summer.
In some regions of the valley, watching TV can be an expensive hobby.
Front Royal is getting another taste of froyo.
FRONT ROYAL -- Allyson Callihan is getting her big break.
STRASBURG -- Gov. Terry McAuliffe appeared at the Mercury Paper plant in Strasburg on Thursday morning to laud the $25 million investment promised by the paper company and to announce the addition of 96 new jobs.
STRASBURG -- The previous owner of the Strasburg Home Theater has been charged with obtaining money by false pretense and is scheduled to appear before a grand jury in Fauquier County Circuit Court on Monday.
STRASBURG -- Area students learned about the banking industry and shadowed bankers on Tuesday.
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.