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On Thursday, town leaders in Timberville approved the construction of a new Wal-Mart after several months of discussion and planning.
STRASBURG -- Doran Richards started her business because she wanted to give Christian women a refuge.
STRASBURG -- Some in Shenandoah County are taking advantage of their ability to operate businesses out of their homes, an option that cuts down on costs and increases convenience.
FRONT ROYAL -- The 440-acre Avtex Fibers Superfund site is visible from one of the first overlooks on Skyline Drive. Once, a visitor could see smoke billowing from the facility.
FRONT ROYAL -- At its peak, Avtex Fibers employed 3,000 people.
Shenandoah County received a $4,760 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program to put toward a new marketing initiative.
Frederick County residents will have the opportunity to learn about Virginia's number one industry Saturday.
A new Virginia program will encourage farmers to implement best management practices in order to document ways in which water quality is improving throughout the state.
BENTONVILLE -- Visitors to Shenandoah River State Park have always had the option to drive or hike the scenic area, but now they can see the park from the treetops.
STEPHENS CITY -- The apple season has officially arrived, and Virginia farmers are expecting a very good crop.
STEPHENS CITY -- Dudley Rinker has always been all about apples -- but now, he is, specifically, all about cider.
The Quota Club's 14th annual Kitchen Kapers event will allow participants to admire five local homes while giving to a local charity.
A Virginia company celebrating its 52nd anniversary this year is expanding by opening a new branch in Winchester.
Woodstock businesses are being given the opportunity to put their best front forward.
Shenandoah County's Virginia Cooperative Extension will soon allow the public to see a project staff has been working on for over four years that is designed to benefit both farmers and landowners: the Shenandoah County Sustainable Farm Demonstration.
FRONT ROYAL -- Tiana Ramos, 17, said she opened Naughty Girls Donut Shop to give all outsiders a place to go. But not everyone is happy with her message.
WOODSTOCK -- A recent request made by Mountain View Rendering LLC, located in Edinburg, was denied by a torn Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK -- Travelers are continuing to visit the Northern Shenandoah Valley, providing a great deal of revenue to Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren counties, according to a recent report.
The Northern Shenandoah Valley saw generally positive trends in the real estate market throughout July, according to a recent report.
WINCHESTER -- Josh Lewis has spent more than four years working with Element Sports full time, and even longer as a part-time employee. Now he has purchased the business and has big plans in mind.
STRASBURG -- Randall Hamman of Strasburg has worked with local eateries for 20 years. At age 16 he got his first job with Fox's Pizza, and has now decided to start his own restaurant.
This week, Shenandoah National Park is celebrating its first wilderness week -- but park officials are hoping the message will reverberate all year long.
FRONT ROYAL -- Fire and rescue crews responded to a fire Thursday that damaged the attic of a two-story home.
Attendance at the Shenandoah County Fair increased by 8 percent this year, despite wet weather during the first weekend.
The recent death of a female panda named Shama at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal has left three panda cubs to be raised by their handlers.
WINCHESTER -- Jno. S. Solenberger, a True Value hardware store, is 126 years old, and going back to its roots.
WOODSTOCK -- The first racers in the Old McNally's Pig Derby are named after famous horses: Hambiscuit, rather than Seabiscuit, and California "Porkchop" instead of "Chrome" finished first in the race Tuesday.
Two Shenandoah County residents are taking advantage of the growing hop industry in Virginia and have plans to make it easier for other farmers to get involved, as well.
Shenandoah County leaders are torn over a recent request made by Mountain View Rendering LLC to make an amendment to its special use permit.
WOODSTOCK -- According to Alvin Lineweaver, several years ago very few people made a point of watching the harness racing at the Shenandoah County Fair. But over the last 10 years, he said, the grandstands have become full.
Flames seriously damaged a Front Royal home Saturday afternoon.
FRONT ROYAL -- Jen Davis has been positively impacted by two local organizations, and now she is working to give back to both.
WOODSTOCK -- The 10th anniversary of the Route 11 Yard Crawl exhibited how the event is changing -- and growing -- with each consecutive year.
LINDEN -- Stephen Sloane and his wife Miranda Kettlewell said they opened Black Snake Wood because they saw beautiful, local trees becoming firewood.
First National Corporation, the bank holding company of First Bank, which began in Strasburg in 1907, recently announced the appointment of two local individuals to its board of directors.
MIDDLETOWN -- Farmers in the Shenandoah Valley are trying to tap into a growing industry -- and they are finding success.
An increasing bear population could hurt local farmers' crops as autumn settles in and bears look harder for food before winter, even after a relatively quiet summer.
The Shenandoah County Fair Scholarship Pageant is reaching back to its roots.
EDINBURG -- Babette, a 10-month-old female puppy, is short, and probably will not grow much larger than her current 30 pounds. But what she lacks in size she makes up for in energy.
After searching for almost two months, the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce announced its selection of a new executive director Tuesday.