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Bargain hunters, vendors galore line Route 11 for the Yard Crawl

Rain is probably going to fall on the Yard Crawl today. National Weather Service meteorologist Jeremy Geiger said there is a 60 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible, for the area. Rain will most likely occur between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., he added. It will not keep Kimberly ...

Next round of meetings for I-81 corridor improvement announced

A transportation coalition has called for the second round of meetings for the public to hear more about improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor. The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation ...

Camp counselor dies after falling from horse

A camp counselor died Tuesday in Edinburg after sustaining head injuries incurred after falling off a horse, according to Shenandoah County Sheriff's Capt. Wes Dellinger. Kelsey Boggs, 26, of Afton, was a riding instructor at the all-girls Camp Strawderman where the incident occurred. ...

Women, health care focus of local Democratic Party’s picnic

EDINBURG — Women and health care stood center stage at a Democratic Party picnic in the Edinburg Town Park on Saturday. About 200 people attended the event, which featured speeches from Jennifer Lewis, who is running for Virginia’s 6th District, and Anne Holton, a former secretary of ...

Charterhouse School has new principal

United Methodist Family Services has named Kimberli Collett as principal of Charterhouse School in Edinburg, replacing Tonya Salley-Goodwin. Collett found out last month she was selected as the new principal and has since been meeting with stakeholders and officials. She began her new job ...

Shenandoah County Democratic Party hosts picnic on Saturday

Jennifer Lewis, the Democratic candidate for Virginia’s 6th U.S. House District, and Anne Holton, a former secretary of education for Virginia and the wife of Sen. Tim Kaine, will be speaking at a Shenandoah County Democratic Party event in Edinburg on Saturday. The event, a barbecue picnic, ...

Route 11 Yard Crawl is Aug. 11

The 14th annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, which features items for sale by residents along the 43 miles of U.S. Route 11 in Shenandoah County as well as north to Stephens City in Frederick County, is Aug. 11. “This is Virginia's largest yard sale,” said Sharon Baroncelli, executive director of ...

‘Something has to be done’: Crowd tells VDOT what’s wrong with I-81

STRASBURG – Kermit Orndorff Jr., 64, was one of about 100 people attending Tuesday night's Virginia Department of Transportation's Interstate 81 corridor improvement plan public meeting held at Strasburg High School. Orndorff has a home on Junction Road in Strasburg, and he is concerned ...

Edinburg prepares to divert wastewater

The Town of Edinburg is entering into formal negotiations to divert operations at its wastewater treatment plant to the county's facility in Woodstock. Mayor Daniel Harshman explained that Edinburg's plant, which was put online in 1987, recently began having issues meeting the Virginia ...

Edinburg approves budget

Smokers will be the only citizens affected by a tax increase in the Town of Edinburg's recently approved budget. A 25-cent cigarette tax increase serves as the budget's lone tax increase. According to previous reports, Mayor Daniel Harshman said this increase is expected to generate $35,000 ...

Car plows into insurance companies

Matt Helsley, owner of Wightman Insurance, and two employees were hard at work Thursday when a car plowed through one of the office's interior walls.  The office building, located at 127 S. Main St. in Edinburg, houses two insurance agencies. Helsley explained that the car was southbound on ...

Deputies arrest Edinburg man on assault charge

An Edinburg man faces an assault charge after Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested him on Monday. Matthew Eric Hensley, 40, was charged with assault and kidnapping after deputies arrived just after 7 p.m. Sunday at a home on Water Street in Edinburg.  Deputies obtained a ...

Crash sends one to hospital

A crash on Interstate 81 at the Edinburg exit Friday morning sent one person to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The crash occurred about 5 a.m. between a tractor-trailer rig and a box truck, said Corrine Geller, public relations manager for Virginia State Police. A driver of ...

Edinburg to wait another year for transformative grant application

EDINBURG – Following their unsuccessful bid for a community development block grant last year, the Town Council decided Tuesday not to reapply in March but rather to wait another full calendar year to make a stronger application. During the discussion leading up to the decision, Mayor Dan ...

Man charged with abduction in Edinburg

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested  Kevin Dewayne Grayson, 40, of Edinburg, on Feb. 1  and charged him with abduction. Capt. Wes Dellinger said Grayson was trying to determine if his wife was inside a residence in the 200 block of Shenandoah Avenue. She was, along with ...