New Market

Council repeals law on begging

April 18, 2016

NEW MARKET – New Market Town Council voted at its meeting Monday to repeal a law prohibiting begging in public areas. The repealing of the law came on the recommendation of town attorney Jason Ham.

Litten to run for mayor of New Market

April 18, 2016

Councilman Eddie Litten is running for mayor of New Market. Litten has served on New Market’s Town Council for the past eleven years and is the chairman of the town’s Personnel Finance Committee.

Former principal seeks seat New Market seat

Peter Hughes

April 14, 2016

Peter Hughes will seek election to New Market’s Town Council when the town votes on May 3. Hughes is a retired school administrator who served as principal of Stonewall Jackson High School for eight years.

Council discusses better deal with water treatment facility

March 21, 2016

The New Market Town Council met Tuesday night. The agenda was fairly light, but among the things discussed was a change to wastewater agreement with the town of Broadway, which owns the water treatment used by New Market and other surrounding towns.

New Market mayor seeks reelection

March 16, 2016

Current mayor Douglas Bradley will seek reelection when the town votes May 3. Bradley has served as the town’s mayor for the past four years.

Relay for Life seeks teams, volunteers

Kaitlin Pomerleau, community manager for the American Cancer Society, left, and Josette Miller, a New Market resident and advocate for cancer research, are seeking volunteers for Relay for Life of Shenandoah County. Kaley Toy/Daily

March 14, 2016

NEW MARKET – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is looking for teams and volunteers for the 20th annual Relay for Life of Shenandoah County.

Homeschool Day scheduled at battlefield

February 19, 2016

The Virginia Museum of the Civil War will host its ninth annual Homeschool Day on March 19 at the New Market Battlefield Historical Park in New Market.

January plays feature personal, complex themes

January 8, 2016

After the light-hearted jollity of theatre productions during the holiday season, audiences can sink into some thought-provoking and emotionally mature performances in January.

Council discusses fireworks, improvements plan

January 4, 2016

NEW MARKET – The town of New Market held a meeting of the committees on Monday evening where the Capital Improvement Plan for 2017-2021 was presented and the possibility of bringing back the Fourth of July fireworks was proposed.

New chief: Paid responders could return

December 22, 2015

The head of the Shenandoah County agency that pulled paid responders from the embattled New Market Fire and Rescue now also leads the volunteer group.

Shine a light on lung cancer

Josette Miller, of New Market, sheds tears after sharing her story about her mother, who died from lung cancer, at the seventh annual National Shine a Light on Lung  Cancer event Thursday. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 6, 2015

NEW MARKET — Advocates for lung cancer awareness gathered across the nation on Thursday for the seventh annual national Shine a Light on Lung Cancer.

Edinburg issues water alert

August 31, 2015

Edinburg remains on a water-conservation alert after a well pump stopped working late last week.

County offers aid to rescue company

August 18, 2015

Shenandoah County could help a volunteer fire and rescue department continue to provide emergency medical services to the New Market area.