Shenandoah County

Cafe offers recovering addicts new skills

Justin Franich, executive director of Shenandoah Valley Teen Challenge, stands by the espresso machine at Redeeming Beans Cafe. Franich said this is his first restaurant and he hopes they can stay in business because he "loves coffee and might drink too much of it."  Photo by Henry Culvyhouse

January 23rd, 2015

BASYE — At the foot of the mountain on Orkney Grade, across from the Bryce Ski Resort, residents and visitors can now treat themselves to a hot cup of coffee in a café environment.

Shenandoah chamber elects new board

January 23rd, 2015

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce elected new members to its board of directors and honored members for their service to the community at its annual meeting this month.

Page County asks to partner with regional jail

January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Page County is looking to buy into a regional jail to house prisoners and has approached the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority.

Investing in comfort

Beth Waller, lead agent for Team Waller Realty in Front Royal, records information on this home she just listed on Donald Drive in Warren County on Thursday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 16th, 2015

Home buying in 2014 had a strong finish in Shenandoah and Warren counties and is off to a good start in 2015, according to some area realtors.

Board to discuss improvements

January 13th, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Budgeting funds for the coming school year isn’t as easy as determining what schools need the most.

The costs of commuting

Calvin Wallace, 41, a construction superintendent for Marion Construction Inc. of Falls Church, travels from his Strasburg home into the Northern Virginia and D.C. Metro area for work in his 2014 Chevrolet Silverado truck. Wallace is one of the many area commuters who drive over 100 miles daily to work.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 11th, 2015

STRASBURG — Forty-one-year-old Calvin Wallace, a construction superintendent, is a “super commuter.”