Trooper was at right place, right time with right technology
August 27, 2015
Trooper Pamela M. Neff of the Virginia State Police said she was in the right place with right piece of technology to help law enforcement catch Vester Lee Flanagan II on Wednesday.
Workshops offer a window into livestock business
August 27, 2015
Certification for youth livestock participants is growing in the state of Virginia.
LFCC, Shentel announce new partnership
August 20, 2015
Lord Fairfax Community College and Shenandoah Telecommunications Company have formed an expanded partnership to boost employment opportunities for students.
New winery opens today
August 8, 2015
The growing list of wineries in the Northern Shenandoah Valley will have a new addition this Saturday, with the opening of James Charles Winery and Vineyard in Winchester.
College financial aid to help area workforce
August 7, 2015
Lord Fairfax Community College is looking to provide a boost for residents in need of full-time work through new financial aid available this fall.
Department creates separate bear hunting license
August 2, 2015
Hunters in Virginia will now have to purchase a separate hunting license to harvest black bears.
Fair vendors add spicy twist to French fries
July 30, 2015
STEPHENSON – After attendees of the Frederick County Fair see the truck and tractor pull or the new skid steer rodeo, they may go for a classic choice of French fry finger food.
Birds of prey at top of avian world’s food chain
July 28, 2015
Kent Knowles, of the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia, has been working with raptors for more than two decades.
Tourism council looking into geocaching trail
July 21, 2015
The Shenandoah County Tourism Council is looking to create more geocaching for the county.
Area’s superintendent salaries vary by district
July 20, 2015
The start of a new fiscal year brings more paperwork for area school divisions, and with these changes come contract amendments for superintendents.
Laurel Center director to step down after 28 years
July 15, 2015
After nearly 30 years under the same leadership, The Laurel Center announced this week it has named a new executive director.
Avian flu a concern at live events
July 9, 2015
A concern over avian flu has resulted in many states or localities nationwide banning or considering a ban for live poultry.
Implant offers hope for epilepsy patient
July 2, 2015
WINCHESTER — Michael Bodamer, 18, had his first seizure two days after birth, shortly after suffering a stroke. Now a surgically implanted NeuroPace device could change everything for him.
State bans natural deer lures
June 30, 2015
Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal for hunters or wildlife enthusiasts to use natural deer lures that contain urine or other bodily fluids.
Local FFA members take on state leadership positions
June 26, 2015
Three recent high school graduates from around the area have been elected Virginia State FFA officers for the 2015-16 year.
Site manager to leave Cedar Creek
June 18, 2015
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will have a new site manager for the first time since 2013.
Town OKs budget, park fee changes
June 16, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — Middletown officials unanimously approved the town’s budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 in a special meeting Tuesday night.
Frederick schools invite success stories from academic year
June 8, 2015
Some of the greatest successes in a school year can go unnoticed by all except those they touch. Those are exactly the sort of stories Frederick County Public Schools aimed to celebrate in its Season of Celebration and Success program that ended Thursday and invited the community to submit their moments of success from the last school year.
‘The End of Night’ chosen for next community read
June 5, 2015
WINCHESTER — The 2015 One Book One Community selection for the Winchester area is “The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light,” by Paul Bogard.
Cedar Creek announces new summer programs
June 5, 2015
This summer, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park in Middletown will be giving visitors a more in-depth look into one of the valley’s more critical Civil War battles.