Front Royal

Town police chief to retire May 1

Norman A. Shiflett

February 27, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Town police Chief Norman Shiflett plans to retire this spring, more than a year after an injury sidelined the law-enforcement veteran.

EDA gives ITFederal more time

February 24, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – ITFederal received more time to build its planned facility at the old Avtex Fibers site by deadline.

Front Royal man warns of construction scam

February 22, 2017

FRONT ROYAL — A local excavation company owner was in the midst of fleshing out a work order for a property in town when he figured the client was just a scammer trying to swindle him for some money.

Bridge work continues

Construction crews pour concrete to form the pier caps along the south side of the South Fork River bridge on Wednesday. The $48.4 million project is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.   Rich Cooley/Daily

February 15, 2017

Construction crews pour concrete to form the pier caps along the south side of the South Fork River bridge on Wednesday. The $48.4 million project is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. Rich Cooley/Daily

Judge grants bond in VFW fire case

Leslie Deavers

February 13, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – A judge on Monday granted bond to a woman accused of stealing from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter and burning down its headquarters in 2015.

Aging endangered ferret euthanized at institute

Capone, a 7-year-old black-footed ferret who lived at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, was euthanized last week  after his old age led to health problems.  Courtesy photo – SCBI

January 25, 2017

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal was forced to humanely euthanize one if its elderly black-footed ferrets last Thursday after its age led to internal fluid buildup and cysts. The male ferret, known as Capone, was seven years old said lead black-footed ferret keep Victoria Lake.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle dies

January 24, 2017

A pedestrian was killed Monday evening after she was struck by a vehicle in the 1500 block of North Shenandoah Avenue in Front Royal.

Council picks planner to fill seat

January 23, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Town leaders picked a Planning Commission member rather than a runner-up in the last election to fill an empty seat on Town Council.

Paying tribute to MLK

Members of the Peterson family, of Gainesville, sing during their guest appearance at the Warren-Page branch of the  NAACP's marking the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration held at the Warren County Community Center in Front Royal on Monday afternoon.   Rich Cooley/Daily

January 16, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren-Page chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hosted a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and work Monday to commemorate the holiday held every January in his name.

Fire forces temporary closure of commercial laundry

January 16, 2017

A commercial structure fire in Warren County forced a commercial laundry and linen services, located at 26 Kelley Drive in Front Royal, to temporarily close its doors Monday morning said Gerry Maiatico, fire marshal for the county.

Pedestrian killed in crash

January 12, 2017

Authorities identified the 56-year-old pedestrian who died after a car struck him on the 800 block of John Marshall Highway in Front Royal on Wednesday.