Meth lab discovered in Mount Jackson, one arrested
March 21, 2017
Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office personnel executed a search warrant of suspected methamphetamine lab Saturday and Sheriff’s Office investigators assigned to the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force subsequently discovered an active laboratory at 6367 Railroad St. in Mount Jackson.
Planners table rezoning request for apartments
March 6, 2017
MOUNT JACKSON – The Planning Commission put on hold Monday a property owner’s proposal to turn a house into apartments.
Man killed in fire identified, death ruled accidental
February 16, 2017
The man killed in a Monday fire at 1328 Pepper Road in Mount Jackson was Gene T. Polk, 89, the home’s owner and resident.
One person dies in farmhouse blaze
February 14, 2017
One person died and a firefighter was injured during a farmhouse fire near Mount Jackson on Tuesday.
Developer requests rezoning for apartment
February 7, 2017
A Mount Jackson developer requested the Planning Commission to rezone a property Monday night.
Mount Jackson council denies developer’s request
January 10, 2017
MOUNT JACKSON – Town Council on Tuesday denied a request from Todd Holtzman to split costs to demolish a building on King Street.
Planning commission sharpens comprehensive plan update
January 5, 2017
MOUNT JACKSON – The planning commission met Wednesday to overlook amendments to the zoning text of its comprehensive plan update.
Elections, development mark year for area towns
December 28, 2016
With 2016 all but in the books, a review of the year’s biggest news stories in town government shows that local elections, business dealings and development were some of what topped the region’s concerns.
Triplett Tech to offer night classes
December 23, 2016
Triplett Tech will soon be offering night classes for masonry and nursing beginning in January.
Students to embark on writing marathon
December 21, 2016
North Fork Middle School English teacher will take her students on a writing marathon around historic Mount Jackson and New Market sites today to inspire their writing.
Demonstrating job skills
December 20, 2016
Brian Webster, special agent/bomb technician with the Virginia State Police, maneuvers the department’s robot to members of the afternoon Criminal Justice class at Triplett Tech in Mount Jackson on Tuesday afternoon. Webster and several of his colleagues gave students demonstrations of their job skills and spoke about what kind of qualities the Virginia State Police look for in applicants. Rich Cooley/Daily
A breakfast for leaders: Education is focus of gathering at Triplett Tech
December 14, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – County and state leaders spent Wednesday morning at Triplett Tech for a legislative breakfast to explain the state of Shenandoah County Public Schools and how leaders can help move the division forward.
Businessman requests funds for demolition costs
December 14, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – A local businessman requested funds from town council at its meeting Tuesday to split the cost of demolishing a run-down building.
Council appoints new planning commissioner
December 14, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – Town Council appointed a fifth planning commissioner at its meeting Tuesday, enough to satisfy both its quorum and state law.
Council reaffirms appointments to commission
December 13, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – Town Council reaffirmed its appointments of Robert Whitehurst and Larry Ambrose to the planning commission at a special meeting Tuesday.
Town Council to reaffirm appointments to panel
December 9, 2016
Mount Jackson Town Council will hold a special meeting at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday to confirm the appointments of Robert Whitehurst Jr. and Larry Ambrose to the Planning Commission.
Planning Commission elects new officers
December 6, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – The Planning Commission elected new officers and changed a January meeting date at its Monday night meeting.
Tractor-trailers collide on I-81
November 30, 2016
A collision between two tractor-trailers Wednesday morning caused traffic issues on Interstate 81 just south of Mount Jackson, said Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, a public information officer for the Virginia State Police.
People Inc. abandons retirement home plans in Mount Jackson
November 23, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – The town manager announced at a planning commission meeting Monday that People Inc. has withdrawn its request for a special-use permit with the town and abandoned its plan to build a retirement home for low income individuals.
Planning commission conflict of interest talk continues
November 21, 2016
MOUNT JACKSON – Despite her September resignation, the former chair of the Mount Jackson Planning Commission contested the objectivity of one of the planning commissioners due to a conflict of interest at its meeting Monday.