Front Royal

‘Role model’ trooper commemorated

Mary Henderson, left, of Baltimore, Maryland, and her brother Michael Henderson, of Richmond, unveil the Trooper Harry Lee Henderson Memorial Bridge sign at the Front Royal Country Club on Tuesday. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 23, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Virginia State Police, a state senator and officials from Warren County spoke words of honor and remembrance during a ceremonial dedication of the Trooper Harry Lee Henderson Memorial Bridge on Tuesday morning.

Front Royal, Woodstock through to second round of competition

August 23, 2016

The towns of Front Royal and Woodstock have advanced to the second round of a competition to determine the best adventure town in the South. Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine is responsible for the contest, and Front Royal is now running against Frankfort, Kentucky; and Woodstock is pitted against Abingdon for round two.

Scientists reintroduce oryx in Chad

One of 23 scimitar-horned oryx is shown with its high-tech radio and GPS tracking collars. Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists have been working with foreign governments and other entities to reintroduce the oryx to Chad. The scimitar-horned oryx is extinct in the wild. Photo courtesy of Sahara Conservation Fund

August 20, 2016

Scientists’ work with foreign governments and conservation programs in attempting a reintroduction of the scimitar-horned oryx into the wild has been taking shape as 23 of the extinct-in-the-wild members of the antelope family have been flown to Chad to be part of the program.

Town panel backs workforce housing

August 19, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – A proposal to provide affordable housing to teachers, nurses and other professionals appears headed to Town Council.

Two red pandas die at Smithsonian facility in Front Royal

August 8, 2016

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal has announced the death of two of its red pandas. The cause of death is unknown, as necropsy results came back with “no obvious contributing factors,” said Pamela Baker-Masson, associate director of communication for the Smithsonian.

Warren Chamber welcomes new teachers

August 3, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Area businesses and Warren County Public Schools administration welcomed more than 50 new teachers at a lunchtime reception on Wednesday.

Front Royal assisted living facility to expand

July 31, 2016

Commonwealth Assisted Living in Front Royal is expanding its operation in order to better care for its memory care residents along with its regular assisted living residents.

Objections voiced to Sherando mascot

Dennis Paige, dressed in his Warrior attire, leads Sherando's 2016 graduates into Arrowhead Stadium for commencement ceremonies earlier this year.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 31, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Sherando High School has celebrated Warrior victories in athletics for years, but one man has asked school administration to start looking at the school’s mascot with a more critical eye.