After school program helps students Spring Forward

Retired teacher Margaret Gochenour, left, a Hamburg Ruritan member, works with  Jesse Lemon,9, of Edinburg while Elliott Hogge, center, president of Ruritan National, looks over his  shoulder during the after school tutoring and enrichment program at Zion Lutheran Church in Hamburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 2nd, 2014

EDINBURG–For children around the area, like in any part of the country, school can be tough. Take for example Hunter Wakeman, 11, from Peter Muhlenberg Middle School. About five years ago, Wakeman was having trouble with his reading assignments.

Officials pass water resolution

November 21st, 2014

FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.

Edinburg church to celebrate 178 years at homecoming

October 3rd, 2014

EDINBURG — Edinburg Christian Church has enjoyed a long history in the community and next weekend has invited past and present members and families to help celebrate its 178th year homecoming.

Grape crop: low quantity, high quality

October 1st, 2014

EDINBURG — Two rows of grape vines stand next to each other at Wolf Gap Vineyard and Winery. One is overflowing with large bunches of grapes. The other looks like it is barely surviving.

Edinburg Ole Time Festival

September 21st, 2014

Residents enjoyed food, music and more at this year’s Ole Time Festival in Edinburg on Saturday. Photos by Rich Cooley/Daily

Energetic Babette seeks person of her own

August 18th, 2014

EDINBURG — Babette, a 10-month-old female puppy, is short, and probably will not grow much larger than her current 30 pounds. But what she lacks in size she makes up for in energy.

Homeowners blast duplex plan

August 13th, 2014

EDINBURG — Residents of the Edinburg Square subdivision spoke out against the proposed Phase II plans at the town’s public hearing on Tuesday.

Edinburg Square public hearing scheduled

August 11th, 2014

The Edinburg Town Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing on the Edinburg Square Phase II subdivision at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Edinburg man dies in crash

August 10th, 2014

An Edinburg man died at around 11:30 a.m. Sunday following an accident on Mount Olive Road in Shenandoah County.

Wait for it

July 22nd, 2014

Bridgid Crisman, 18, and Garland Sager, 21, both of Edinburg, fish along Stony Creek off Water Street in Edinburg on a summer afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

Catching dinner

July 21st, 2014

John Randall, of Woodstock, fishes along the bridge at Chapman Landing Road north of Edinburg on a warm summer afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

Looking for bait

July 7th, 2014

Skyler Stead, 8, of Edinburg, scouts for minnows in the Shenandoah River near Woodstock. Skyler was hoping to catch the small fish and use it for fishing bait. Rich Cooley/Daily

Tubing along

July 3rd, 2014

Armando Holloway/Vicente and his cousin Jesus Rodriguez, both 5, of Edinburg, float along the Shenandoah River near Chapman Landing in Edinburg on a hot summer afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

A Small Hand struggles to meet area demand

June 19th, 2014

EDINBURG — When A Small Hand outreach project in Edinburg opened its doors four years ago, Director Ann McBroom considered it a busy week if 20 families stopped by. Now she regularly serves 160 each week.

Duplex project clears a hurdle

May 14th, 2014

EDINBURG — Town Council gave a developer an initial green light Tuesday to build duplexes in a project stalled by the housing market crash.