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Calico Emporium The Calico Emporium, located in the Lee Jackson Building also known as the Strayer House, will hold an open house and ribbon cutting beginning at 11 a.m. April 28 at 9386 S. Congress St., New Market.

Chamber to host job fair Thursday

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce will host its first regional job fair Thursday, with over 26 businesses in attendance. The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Woodstock and is open to the public, including high school and college students. Job seekers ...

Organic farm wins at RISE event

MIDDLETOWN – Ali Haney, of Shenandoah Seasonal, won both the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice awards along with over $5,000 in prize money in a "Shark Tank" TV show-like competition held this week at Lord Fairfax Community College. The Lord Fairfax Small Business Development ...

Livestock Report

Farmers Livestock April 18 FEEDER: Cattle (735 head) Steers (141 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $151.00-165.00; 400-500 lbs., $141.00-169.00; 500-600 lbs., $142.00-161.00; 600-700 lbs., $129.00-141.00; 700-800 lbs., $117.00-125.50; 800-900 lbs., $110.00-123.00. M&L ...

Winchester plant state of the art for Mopar

WINCHESTER – With an official dedication Tuesday, the 400,000-square-foot Mopar Parts Distribution Center on Tysons Drive becomes a model facility for Mopar’s 50 other centers worldwide. “The building, the processes and the people that we have here are truly top notch,” gushed ...

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Competition The final Regional Initiative Supporting Entrepreneurship competition will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Corron Center at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. The event includes exhibits and pitches by regional entrepreneurs competing for a grand prize of ...

Livestock Report

Shenandoah Livestock April 8 FEEDER: Steers L&M 1, 100-199 lbs., $180.00; 200-299 lbs., $155.00-161.00; 300-399 lbs., $154.00-169.50; 400-499 lbs., $137.00-155.00; 500-599 lbs., $135.00-156.00; 600-699 lbs., $131.00-145.00; 700-799 lbs., $113.00-127.00; 800-899 lbs., $116.00; ...

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Shenvalee Resort The Shenvalee Resort was named Business of the Year at the recent New Market Area Chamber of Commerce banquet. Cave Ridge Vineyard Cave Ridge Vineyard of Mount Jackson will present a check for $3,200 to the Shenandoah Forum today at its Red Silk Wine Club release ...

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Dr. Zunka Dr. Craig Zunka attended the 40th annual symposium of the Holistic Dental Association on March 30-April 1 in Chicago. This year’s topic was “Improving Overall Health Through Dentistry.” F&M Bank F&M Bank, the parent company of Farmers & Merchants ...

Livestock Report

Farmers Livestock April 4 FEEDER: Cattle (914 head) Steers (288 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $135.00-151.00; 400-500 lbs., $137.00-167.00; 500-600 lbs., $135.00-164.00; 600-700 lbs., $130.00-144.00; 700-800 lbs., $125.00-129.00; 800-900 lbs., $109.00-123.00. M&L ...

Steinway & Sons CEO speaks at business symposium

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s ninth annual Business Symposium Friday included a presentation from Ron Losby, President and CEO of Steinway & Sons. Dean of the Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business Miles Davis spoke briefly about the event, which was being streamed ...

Amazon to bring 1,000-plus jobs to Frederick County

More than 1,000 jobs are expected to be created in Frederick County as a result of plans by Amazon to open an e-commerce warehouse and distribution operation in the White Hall Commerce Center. Gov. Terry McAuliffe broke the news Tuesday about the new, one-million-square foot facility. He ...

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Open house The Shenandoah Herb Society will host its annual open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sunflower Cottage Herb Farm in Middletown. Information: 540-869-8482. Bank of Clarke Bank of Clark County has announced the addition of Holly Vano as assistant vice president and as a ...

Students learn to manage money during Bank Day

STRASBURG – First Bank invited area high school seniors from Shenandoah, Warren and Frederick counties to learn about the banking industry, financial services and the role banks play in their communities as part of the Virginia Bankers Association’s Bank Day scholarship program on ...

Gander Mountain files for bankruptcy, Winchester location to remain open

Gander Mountain in Frederick County and the JCPenney store at the Apple Blossom Mall in Winchester will not be among those stores being closed by the two retailers nationwide. Outdoor gear retailer Gander Mountain has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be closing 32 ...

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Thrivent Financial For the sixth year in a row, Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company. Scores are generated in five key categories: ...

84 Lumber to add 100 new jobs in Stephenson

Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office has announced that 84 Lumber, the country's largest privately owned building material manufacturer, intends to invest $3.9 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Frederick County, resulting in 100 new jobs. The operation will be under the name of 84 ...

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McCarthy & Akers The law firm of McCarthy & Akers has announced it will be moving its Strasburg office to 145 E. King St. (the old drug store) in April, once renovations are complete. Until renovations are complete, the firm is using the office of Arthur’s son, Clay, at ...

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Farm2Fork Farm2Fork Affair, a trade show expo to introduce agricultural producers to large-scale consumers throughout Virginia, will be held Monday at the Mimslyn Inn in Luray. The event will feature a variety of regional agricultural producers from Harrisonburg, Winchester and ...

SU to hold ninth annual business symposium

Shenandoah University's Harry F. Byrd School of Business will hold its ninth annual business symposium on March 30. This year's event, according to Dr. Miles Davis, the business school's dean, will cater to those interested in business as well as the arts, as its keynote speaker will be Ron ...