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Craig Zunka Front Royal dentist Craig Zunka has returned from attending the American Society for Dental Aesthetics 41st annual international conference on Oct. 25-28 in Austin, Texas. Community Foundation Katherine Morrison has been appointed to the board of directors of the Shenandoah ...

Entrepreneur shares start up-to-sale story with SU students

WINCHESTER – Geoff Johnson, founder of the tablet-based food and beverage ordering company Parametric, later acquired by Bypass, was the final entrepreneur to share his experience with students at the Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University Thursday. Johnson offered not ...

TruckVault to bring 60 new jobs to Mount Jackson

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that TruckVault, Inc., is investing $1.5 million to open a manufacturing operation in Mount Jackson that will 60 jobs at full capacity. “From the town's perspective, we welcome them with open arms, and are certainly glad to have them here in Mount ...

Fashion designer stresses culture, conscience to SU students

WINCHESTER – Autumn Adeigbo, fashion designer and founder of MAKOKO, Inc., spoke Wednesday to students of the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University about the harsh realities of launching a business. The tagline for Adeigbo’s collection is “Culture. Color. ...

Shenandoah businesses win $20,000 for new marketing strategies

Six Shenandoah County businesses were announced as winners in the RevUp Marketing Event on Thursday, splitting a total prize of $20,000. The event, launched in September by a group of local governments and business organizations, consisted of six weekly marketing-focused workshops. At the end, ...

Job fair to be held Tuesday

Lord Fairfax Community College will host its second annual career and internship fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the Corron Community Development Center on the Middletown Campus. The event is open to both Lord Fairfax Community College students and the public at large in the schools ...

Front Royal finally climbs out of the Great Recession

FRONT ROYAL -- From his second-story office on Main Street, Robert MacDougall has mere inches between his window and the scaffolding next door. After months of construction workers peering in at him and intermittent jackhammering, MacDougall hasn’t experienced a peaceful, ...

‘An American dream’: Filibuster Distillery holds grand opening

MAURERTOWN – Oversized scissors sliced red ribbon outside Filibuster Distillery on Tuesday, unveiling the new tasting room to the public. Owner Suman Dilawri has involved her family in every step of the process of opening the business since 2013. Sid Dilawri, 37, who helped with the ...

Business group cites Board of Supervisors as growth obstacle

Local politics, specifically the Board of Supervisors, is the area's biggest barrier to a healthier economy in the opinion of members of the newly formed Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Council. The council was officially launched at a Chamber breakfast event in ...

Shentel CFO announces resignation

Shenandoah Telecommunications (Shentel) announced Monday that Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Adele Skolits will resign on Nov. 7. Skolits informed Shentel she’s making the move to be closer to family members and her expected grandchild in Toledo, Ohio. The search for the new CFO ...

Business Ledger Nov. 11

  Sinclair Health Clinic Dr. Brandon T. Jennings has been appointed as the new executive director of the Sinclair Health Clinic (SHC), formerly known as the Free Medical Clinic of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. The clinic is located at 301 N. Cameron St., Winchester. Jennings ...

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Arts Council Ann Jarboe has been hired as arts administrator for the Shenandoah Arts Council. The newly-created role replaces the position of executive director. A Winchester native and John Handley High School graduate, Jarboe earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications and a ...

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Ann Jarboe has been hired as arts administrator for the Shenandoah Arts Council. The newly-created role replaces the position of executive director. A Winchester native and John Handley High School graduate, Jarboe earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications and a master's degree in ...

Business Ledger Oct. 14

TeamLogic IT Basil “Buddy” Hudson has joined TeamLogic IT as general manager. Hudson has more than 30 years of management and leadership experience. For many years he owned and operated Global Technology Services in Winchester. He holds technical certifications with Microsoft, Cisco, HP, ...

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Capitol Vein & Laser Capitol Vein & Laser Centers has opened a new office at 1077 N. Shenandoah Ave., Suite A, Front Royal. The practice also has an office at 480 W. Jubal Early Drive, Site 230, Winchester. That office can be reached at 540-665-8346. Further information is ...

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Village at Orchard Ridge Janie Dickens-Bowman has been named volunteer coordinator at the Village at Orchard Ridge, a national Lutheran community near Winchester. The Winchester resident  joins the organization after a diverse career consisting of marketing and sales promotion for Rubbermaid ...

Woodstock discussing overlay district for more aesthetic control

WOODSTOCK – The town, like several other area entities, is seeking more control over its appearance. Planning Commission members are drafting changes it has made to regulations for its overlay district. The town's current overlay district only looks at signage and only for a half-mile strip ...

Business Ledger: Sept. 23

Racing Hercules Tires will sponsor a visit by Sprint car driver Greg Wilson from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Stateline Sales and Service, 4781 Martinsburg Pike in Clear Brook. Wilson will have his Sprint car with him. Families can examine the car, which is equipped with a 410 ci engine that ...

Construction starting on Marriott Hotel in Front Royal

Construction has begun on the TownePlace Suites Hotel by Marriott in Front Royal. Warren County recently approved the full building permit and walls have already started to go up for the hotel, said Jason Aikens, vice president of the family-owned Aikens Group. H&W Construction, an ...