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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 ...

E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School will participate in free meals program

FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County School Board voted on Wednesday to approve E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School's participation in a program that would provide free breakfasts and lunches to all students in the school. Under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s community eligibility ...

Sheriff McEathron announces retirement plans

Warren County Sheriff Daniel McEathron will retire when his fourth term ends in November 2019. McEathron, 57, has worked in the department 36 years, 16 of those spanning his four terms as sheriff. “Anything over 30 years in law enforcement is a long time,” he said over the phone ...

Rabid cat euthanized after attacking at least 4 people

A rabid cat appears to have attacked at least four people near Hillview and Old Valley Pike in Maurertown. Colin Greene, the director of the Lord Fairfax Health District, said that a black cat in Maurertown attacked three people on Friday in two separate attacks. “Those people got treated ...

Possible change in clinic visit billing may affect patients, hospitals

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a proposal on July 25 that would reduce payments for basic clinic visits in hospital outpatient centers. If enacted, the move could result in savings for patients and could cause some amount of financial damage for hospital systems like ...

County seeks state funding for road improvements

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County hopes to receive state money for a series of area road improvements. County Administrator Doug Stanley said the county recently submitted an application to the Virginia Department of Transportation for Smart Scale funding. The Smart Scale program allows ...

Woman faces prison for making meth near children

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of making methamphetamine near children at her home in 2016. Bridget L. Knicely appeared in Shenandoah County Circuit Court where she entered guilty pleas to one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession ...

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. ...

Woodstock to begin billing Edinburg for emergency water use

WOODSTOCK – The town will start charging the town of Edinburg for emergency water. Woodstock Town Manager Angela Clem told members of the water and sewer committee Tuesday evening that for the last couple of years Edinburg has experienced well water issues pertaining to surface water ...

Vandals hit some Strasburg properties

The Strasburg Police Department has become aware of a string of houses between the 100 and 200 blocks of West Queen Street that were hit by graffiti. Lt. Jason Ford, of the Strasburg Police Department, said that a number of houses in those blocks had spray paint on their fences or signs ...

Sales tax holiday set for upcoming weekend

Apple Blossom Mall is set to celebrate Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday this weekend. On Saturday, the mall will have a back-to-school indoor carnival between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and a craft and vendor show between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Tara Highland-McInturff, director of mall marketing for ...

Slate of businesses ready to open in Warren County

FRONT ROYAL – The town and Warren County Development Review Committee on Wednesday gave updates on a variety of companies slated to open in the area, a list that includes a Taco Bell, Valvoline Quick Lube, Dunkin’ Donuts and an unspecified market. County Planning Director Taryn Logan ...

Authorities find suspected meth lab in Edinburg

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man accused of running a methamphetamine laboratory at his Edinburg apartment remains in jail. The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dillon Daniel Grandstaff, 26, of 64 Polk Road, Apt. B., Edinburg, on Friday and charged him with one count each of ...

Youth football may be coming to Middletown

MIDDLETOWN – The town is continuing its campaign to attract more youth sports to its fields. Stephens City Seminoles youth football organizers recently reached out to Mayor Charles Harbaugh about allowing them to use one of the town's fields as its designated home field for practice and ...

County to consider joining lawsuit over federal payout

Shenandoah County likely could collect more federal money if it joins other localities in a lawsuit claiming underpayment by a U.S. agency. The Board of Supervisors plans to discuss Thursday whether or not to join a growing list of Virginia counties in a class-action lawsuit related to the ...

Founder of volunteer farm fed thousands

Bob Blair, who died Sunday at 83, was responsible for feeding thousands of Virginia families through the World Foundation for Children’s Volunteer Farms in Woodstock. The process of feeding those families started with a dream. Alice Blair, his daughter, said Bob Blair was at a loss as to ...