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Town approves bond for new hospital

FRONT ROYAL – Before Valley Health received its last necessary approval from Town Council for a bond of up to $60 million  for its new hospital, concerned citizens once again voiced displeasure over the lack of an obstetrics unit at the facility. Town Attorney Doug Napier explained that ...

Incumbent, state senator win primaries in key House race

McLEAN— A key battleground in Democrats' campaign to take control of the House of Representatives is set after Democrat Jennifer Wexton won the right to take on two-term GOP incumbent Barbara Comstock in a northern Virginia swing district. Wexton, a state senator from Loudoun County ...

Two arrested on counts of cocaine distribution

Two men were recently arrested on counts of cocaine distribution after a traffic stop led to the search of a Front Royal house. Ricky Coronado, 30, of South Boston, was arrested June 6 on two felony counts of cocaine possession or distribution, one felony count of conspiracy to possess or ...

Mount Jackson Town Council to consider utility rate hikes

Mount Jackson leaders plan to adopt the town’s next budget and set utility tax rates tonight. Town Council holds its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal office. The council is expected to vote to adopt the fiscal 2019 budget along with rates on taxes and utilities. The proposed ...

Strasburg to vote on budget during today’s meeting

The Strasburg Town Council is set to vote on the town’s 2018-2019 budget during its meeting today. Under the budget proposed by town staff, the town would increase water and sewer rates for commercial users and for residents whose water and sewer usage goes above the town’s minimum ...

Felon arrested in gun sting

WOODSTOCK – Authorities charged a convicted felon from Maryland with possession of six firearms after he bought them during a sting operation. William Anthony Mayo, 45, of Temple Hills, Maryland, remains free on a personal recognizance bond pending his next appearance in Shenandoah County ...

Councilman votes on hospital bond after previously recusing himself

FRONT ROYAL – Town Councilman Jacob Meza, a Valley Health employee, opted to not recuse himself from a vote regarding whether the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority could issue Valley Health a bond for its new Warren Memorial Hosptial. This comes after Meza previously ...

Middletown names Citizen of the Year

MIDDLETOWN – Gary Fletcher has been named by town officials as Middletown's Citizen of the Year. “He has done a lot for Middletown,” said Rebecca Layman, town manager. “He is a fabulous guy, always willing to help out.” Fletcher, who is a Korean War veteran, played a key role in the ...

County to revive work on fire, rescue plan

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County leaders hope a facilitator at a modest price can revive efforts to improve local emergency response services. The Board of Supervisors could consider a proposal to hire a facilitator for $9,500 who would hold meetings with representatives from paid and volunteer ...

Cyclist hit by car, airlifted to hospital

FRONT ROYAL - A Front Royal man remains in critical condition after being struck by a car Saturday night, according to a text message from Front Royal Police Capt. Crystal Cline. Trevail Deshaun Holloman, 21, was hit just before midnight by a northbound car on Royal Avenue near the ...

Trump-Kim shake hands, commit to ‘complete denuclearization’

SINGAPORE — Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed Tuesday to "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. Yet as Trump toasted the ...

Politically charged vandalism appears before Kaine’s visit

"Die Hillary" was spray painted on an exterior wall at House of Fabrics on Friday night in Front Royal. The vandalism appeared one day before representatives of the Thailand embassy and Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's 2016 running mate, visited Front Royal. Felicia Hart, town director of ...

Woodstock police arrest three after reported shoplifting incident

Woodstock police arrested three individuals after they were found with a stolen car at a gas station hours after they are alleged to have shoplifted from that town's Walmart. At about 2 p.m. Sunday, Walmart employees reported three individuals in the store had shoplifted $750 in camping ...

Democratic primaries take spotlight in House races

Democrats in Virginia are hoping to do their part in claiming control of the House of Representatives, and it begins with nominating a slate of candidates in Tuesday's primary election. The race receiving the most scrutiny is the 10th Congressional District, where six Democrats are vying for ...

Corey Stewart holds court in Front Royal

FRONT ROYAL - Corey Stewart, the Republican Senate hopeful in Tuesday's primary election,  stopped in town on Friday to present his platform. Stewart, 49, is the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors and is employed as an international trade attorney. He also served 10 ...

A look at Republicans running for Senate in Virginia

RICHMOND (AP) — The three Virginia Republicans looking to unseat Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine are all relative political newcomers with limited financial backing. Corey Stewart, Nick Freitas and E.W. Jackson are vying for the GOP Senate nomination in what's expected to be a difficult year ...

E.W. Jackson makes campaign stop in Front Royal

Republican Senate candidate E.W. Jackson stopped in Front Royal Thursday to rally voters before Tuesday's primary election. After a meet and greet, Jackson conducted a speech outlining some of his proposed policies and beliefs. Jackson, 66, said one of his main goals is bringing citizens ...