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Shentel, FCC commissioner discuss cutting red tape

WOODSTOCK – Brendan Carr, one of the Federal Communications Commission’s five voting members, visited Central High School and Shentel headquarters Tuesday to discuss the merits of slashing red tape. Carr arrived just a week before a critical vote in the Virginia Assembly. Shentel ...

IDA considers lowering loan minimum to small businesses

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Industrial Development Authority contemplated reducing the threshold for lending money to small businesses during its annual meeting Monday. The loans come from a cash pool awarded to the IDA as a rural business enterprise grant from the U.S. Department of ...

Chamber to host free ‘Starting a New Business’ seminar

After a break of approximately 10 years, the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce will host its “Starting a New Business” seminar from 8:30 a.m.–noon Thursday. There is no fee to attend. The intention, said the chamber’s Executive Director Sharon Baroncelli, is to impart a ...

Business Ledger

Stover Funeral Home Stover Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., of Strasburg, is celebrating its 140th anniversary. Established in 1878, it had been owned by the Stover family until being purchased by Stanley and Patsy Morehead in 1985.   Dr. Craig Zunka Front Royal dentist Dr. ...

Winchester office solutions company forgoes cheap prices for service

WOODSTOCK – Miller’s Supplies At Work sprang out of a beauty shop in Lorton, Virginia, growing and swallowing up competitors until it bought BK Office Supply, Inc., in Winchester in 2016. With the acquisition, Miller’s kept on Jody Dorsey from BK. He now serves as an account executive ...

Polymath restauranteur opens Clawdad’s Seafood Boil in Winchester

WINCHESTER ­– Anna Chen, 37, has never been able to stick to one style of cooking. The cuisine at her first restaurant, Ginger Asian in Stephens City, hearkened back to the meals her family cooked in China, plus sushi. About five years ago, she opened the hibachi steakhouse-style Okinawa ...

Selah Theatre Project leases EDA-owned property

The Warren County Economic Development Authority has revealed the tenant moving into the former Avtex Administration Building in Front Royal on Feb. 21. The company, the Selah Theatre Project, will offer drama classes and produce two original theater productions and two community theater ...

First National announces 43 percent dividend spike

First National Corporation, the parent company of the Strasburg-based First Bank, announced a 43 percent increase in monthly cash dividends per share Tuesday. Shareholders will receive a quarterly dividend of 5 cents per share starting March 16. First National Corporation President and CEO ...

Front Royal funeral home to close after 96 years

FRONT ROYAL ­– After 96 years in the business, Turner Robertshaw Funeral Home will close its doors March 2, leaving the 110-year-old Maddox Funeral Home as the only other provider in town. Having both operated in Front Royal for about a century, the two companies had come to know each ...

Strasburg leads Shenandoah County’s 2018 tourism efforts

NEW MARKET – As the Shenandoah County Tourism Council starts revving its engine for the summer season, Strasburg has emerged as the early frontrunner of 2018. “Things are bumping in Strasburg,” said Michelle Bixler, Strasburg economic development and marketing manager. “The Marriott ...

Historic Woodstock building purchased

The historic former First Bank property in Woodstock at Main and Court streets has been sold. Karl Roulston, Regulus Group partner and co-founder who is also a Shenandoah County supervisor, finalized the purchase of the building at 100 N. Main St. on Jan. 30. “I bought the building really ...

Tom Crosby: 2018 BMW 530e highlights tech improvements

BMW has always enjoyed respect with its emphasis on technology and driving dynamics. With the 2018 seventh generation 5 series, progress continues with new technology advances and environmental emphasis to reduce carbon pollution. Our test drive was the BMW 530e (for electric) xDrive (for four ...

Penny by penny, Shenandoah Valley Electric seeks to fund local causes

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative is asking its members for their spare pennies at the end of each month. “Operation Roundup,” as the company calls the program, allows customers to voluntarily round up their bill to the nearest dollar. For instance, a bill of $152.49 would become ...

Federal tax loophole to benefit large-scale farms

When it became clear that the new federal tax law would eliminate the domestic production deduction for farmers, lawmakers scrambled to protect farming interests. They settled on a massive deduction for farmers who sell their produce to cooperatives. One month later, farming organizations ...

Shentel reports strong 2017 financials and new TiVo products

Shentel had a rosy end-of-year report for 2017. The company acquired a million new customers through its expanded relationship with Sprint, the stock price grew by more than a quarter, and the company reported continued development in the old nTelos service area. Chief operating officer ...

SATURDAY BIZ Business Ledger

Recognition Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named to FORTUNE magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies. The most admired ranking is the latest in a series of honors for Edward Jones by FORTUNE magazine. In its 18th appearance on the list, the firm ranked No. 5 on ...

Front Royal EDA has two businesses lined up for purchased property

Four days after the Warren County-Front Royal Economic Development Authority announced it would purchase two properties for $8.3 million in the interest of economic development, it confirmed Tuesday that it is in talks with two companies to become tenants. “These are the things the state ...

Warren County EDA to purchase two sites for over $8 million

FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority  approved the purchase of two parcels of land for $8.3 million Friday. After nearly an hour in closed session during its regular monthly meeting, the EDA voted to purchase 14 acres at 426 Baugh Drive for $5.3 million ...