Frederick County

Many schools approaching accreditation benchmarks

September 14, 2016

The Virginia Department of Education released the accreditation status for schools throughout the state for 2016-2017. These accreditation ratings are based on achievement results from 2015-2016.

Officials respond to threat at school

Frederick County Sheriffs Office deputy Corey Garrison, left, stands outside the entrance to Robert E. Aylor Middle School in Stephens City as Capt. John Heflin, right, talks on his phone and stops a parent from going into the middle school parking lot Friday afternoon.  Students were evacuated by buses and sent to Sherando HIgh School following a phone threat to the school.  Rich Cooley/Daily

September 9, 2016

STEPHENS CITY — A threatening call to Aylor Middle School drew more than a dozen police cars and forced the transportation of around 600 students to Sherando High School on Friday afternoon.

Woman sentenced on heroin charges

August 29, 2016

A Stephens City woman accused of distributing heroin was sentenced according to a plea agreement in Frederick County Circuit Court on Monday.

‘Little Helper’ receives first Gold Star Award

Sarah Ryan, an 11-year-old from Stephens City, holds up her Gold Star Award given to her by Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland, center, with deputy Jeanine Bowers, left, and Frederick County Fire Chief Dennis Linaburg. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

August 28, 2016

With a number of community service projects already under her belt, 11-year-old Sarah Ryan became the first ever recipient of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office’s Gold Star Award.

Man accepts plea deal in heroin death case

Michael Dane Carter

August 26, 2016

WINCHESTER – A man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to distribute heroin in connection with an investigation of a June 2015 heroin overdose death in Frederick County.

Man convicted in child porn case

August 18, 2016

A three-day jury trial for a Stephens City man accused of possessing child pornography ended Thursday evening with his conviction and sentencing in Frederick County Circuit Court.

Jury to deliberate on child porn case

August 18, 2016

WINCHESTER – After two days of hearing and viewing evidence, jurors serving in the trial of a Stephens City man accused of possessing child pornography will deliberate on a verdict today in Frederick County Circuit Court.

Jury trial starts in child porn case

August 17, 2016

The jury trial for a Stephens City man accused of possessing child pornography began in Frederick County Circuit Court on Tuesday.