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WINCHESTER -- Once used as a freight station for trains carrying the likes of John Handley and Charles Broadway Rouss, the building now home to the Winchester Little Theatre is getting its due.
It's only a week away from Halloween, and the holiday festivities scheduled for this weekend include a wide array of ghost tours, costume contests and trick-or-treating events.
NEW MARKET -- Town Council is adding teeth to an 18-year-old ordinance limiting homeowners to two yard sales per year.
Readers across the country got a taste of the Shenandoah Valley due to an article printed in the latest issue of Saveur Magazine.
For literary-minded hoarders, the struggle is all too real.
MIDDLETOWN -- Jagged bones jut out from a pile of amputated arms and legs. Stubs of flesh poke through a mound of rags. Bloody body parts sit, stuffed into wooden crates.
MIDDLETOWN -- It's just about the only time you can point a gun at someone, pull the trigger and stay out of jail.
MIDDLETOWN -- Reenacting can be an expensive hobby, and the deeper one gets into it, the pricier it can be.
MIDDLETOWN -- For many Middletown businesses, the third weekend in October is the busiest time of the year.
Virginia's fourth oldest town will celebrate one of its oldest homes at a reception Saturday.
The Shenandoah AutumnFest is just turning 4 this month, but it's already developed a hankering for whiskey.
Hilarious hauntings abound in the Schultz Theatre's production of "Blithe Spirit" this month.
This weekend will delight both history buffs and beer drinkers alike, with events ranging from the annual Cedar Creek reenactment weekend -- set to be the most impressive one yet -- a film screening with World War II veterans and Winchester's second annual Octobeer Fest.
MIDDLETOWN -- What are the ingredients to make a successful reenactment event?
STEPHENS CITY -- Less than a month away, the original date of the Newtown Veterans Memorial dedication is looking unlikely.
NEW MARKET -- If there's anyone who knows what makes the perfect pork rind, it's Bill Stroupe.
MILLWOOD -- Oprah's got nothing on this book club.
When a horde of zombies marches through Front Royal later this month, rest assured it isn't an outbreak.
It's hard to imagine how you might react if your house and property were suddenly taken away from you.
WINCHESTER -- Dora isn't going to let a bad hair day spoil her fun.
STEPHENS CITY -- Councilman Ron Bowers has declared his intent to run for mayor as a write-in candidate.
The Town of Stephens City has been compensated after its trees received an unwanted buzzcut earlier this year.
WINCHESTER -- Although pumpkin spices and scents seem to hog all the attention when autumn arrives, there is a world of other smells that deserve their share of the spotlight.
Just like the Hotel California, some guests at Stephenson's Historic Jordan Springs Estate have checked out but never left.
Most oddsmakers would've bet against Carol J. Alexander becoming a foodie.
As blushes of bright red, orange and yellow begin to appear on area trees, it's a reminder that Front Royal's largest and oldest outdoor festival isn't far off.
Mount Jackson will celebrate its ingression into autumn as well as its many artisans and businesses at the fourth annual Music and Harvest Festival Oct. 11 and 12.
The first weekend of October brings with it the return of scaring season, as evidenced by several haunted houses reopening, as well as the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute's Autumn Conservation Festival and other events.
Two Shenandoah County men, who served on militias during the Revolutionary War, will be honored Saturday with grave-marking ceremonies.
Winter is coming. And despite the havoc wreaked by snowstorms of recent years, there's no need to panic over a vulnerable lawn or garden.
STRASBURG -- As an author, Glenna Loving is familiar with bringing her characters to life.
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.