Frederick County

Woman sentenced on 13 charges

July 15, 2016

WINCHESTER – A woman was sentenced to 43 years in prison, with all but four suspended, after pleading guilty to a list of charges in Frederick County Circuit Court on Friday.

Trilogy at Lake Frederick unveils new facilities

Rick Turner, a  Lake Frederick resident, takes a tour of the private dining room inside Shenandoah Lodge, which  features 150 wine lockers. The lodge, which houses Region's 117 restaurant, will soon open to the public for dining. Rich Cooley/Daily

July 12, 2016

Trilogy at Lake Frederick, a housing development offering residence opportunities for those 55 and older, unveiled some of the fruits of its labor Tuesday. While Shea Homes, which has overseen building and design of the development still plans to build hundreds of more houses over the coming years, its farm-to-table restaurant, lodge and athletic center were unveiled today with grand openings scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday.

Crosspointe to add shopping area, homes

July 7, 2016

KERNSTOWN – While taxpayers will be paying for a $25 million interchange project designed around one of Frederick County’s largest planned developments in years, Glaize Developments, the firm behind Crosspointe Center, says it expects to spend upward of $40 million on more transportation improvements needed for the commercial and residential development, including an extension of State Route 37.

Community mourns death of Costco worker

Ronald "Shag" Travis

June 30, 2016

Area residents are mourning the death of Ronald “Shag” Travis, who was killed Wednesday after a multi-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 522 at the intersection with Lake Frederick. Travis, 66, died a few hours after his Chrysler sedan struck a utility pole when he tried to avoid vehicles involved in the crash. He is survived by his partner of nearly 50 years, Liz Jordon, and their two sons.

Sheriff recruits new nose

Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland holds the department's new, recently acquired bloodhound puppy. A name for the 9-week-old pup is being stirred on social media, and Millholland will announce a name in a few days.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 30, 2016

The newest addition to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has plenty of wrinkles, a great sense of smell and is almost nine weeks old.

Kernstown exit work clogs traffic

Northbound traffic along Tasker Road in Frederick County is bumper-to-bumper in a single lane near state Route 37 on Tuesday evening. Rich Cooley/Daily

June 30, 2016

STEPHENS CITY – Motorists can expect a few more weeks of traffic around the Interstate 81 Exit 310 and Kernstown.

Front Royal man killed in crash

June 29, 2016

A Front Royal man died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash on U.S. Route 522 at the intersection of Lake Frederick Drive in Frederick County on Wednesday morning.

One killed in Frederick County fire

June 23, 2016

A fire in Thursday’s early morning hours has claimed the life of one resident, according to a release from Frederick County Fire and Rescue. One other person, who was inside during the blaze, was transported to the hospital and later released, the release stated.

Criminal complaint: Suspect’s story changed

Frances Moss-Hopkins

June 22, 2016

Investigators looking into the disappearance of Frederick County resident Peggy “Peg” Sinclair heard different stories from the woman charged with her murder, according to criminal complaints filed in Frederick County Circuit Court.

Sherando grad works toward multiple goals

Graduating Sherando senior Jeremy Linaburg talks about his experience presenting his DECA group project at the International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, late last month. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

June 2, 2016

STEPHENS CITY – When a student’s passions and interest vary as greatly as graduating Sherando senior Jeremy Linaburg, they know their future is wide open with opportunities.