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State commerce chief speaks at Shenandoah U.

Maurice Jones, Virginia's secretary of commerce, speaks Tuesday evening at Shenandoah University in Winchester. Henry Culvyhouse/Daily

November 18th, 2014

WINCHESTER—The Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade said the commonwealth is strong economically however it will need to diversify in order to meet future demands.

Lessons in fatherhood

November 3rd, 2014

The procession of 27 men filing into a ballroom of the George Washington Hotel on Monday morning bore the invisible baggage of incarceration and hope that their lives were changing for the better.

Comstock, Foust head for finish line in 10th District

October 31st, 2014

The campaign in Northern Virginia’s 10th Congressional District is closing the way it started: Del. Barbara Comstock, R-McLean, continues to be rated a slight favorite over Democrat John Foust, but enough uncertainty remains to give both campaigns reason to work hard until the end.

Comstock, Wolf campaign together in Winchester

September 25th, 2014

The Frederick County Republican Party opened the doors to its 2014 campaign headquarters at 17 W. Boscawen St. Thursday with a rally focused on electing Del. Barbara Comstock to Congress.

House candidates take chance to make their case to electorate

September 12th, 2014

Local political activists got a chance Friday to hear Del. Barbara Comstock and Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust take turns explaining which of them would be the best choice to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Vienna.

Senate hopefuls stump at Hob Nob

September 12th, 2014

MIDDLETOWN — Barbecue dinners, political speeches and a straw poll formed the main attractions for slightly more than 400 people who attended the 15th annual Hob Nob in the Valley Friday at Lord Fairfax Community College.

Shenandoah County drug cases spike

June 4th, 2014

The rate of drug cases investigated in Shenandoah County in 2013 rose by 36 percent over 2012, according to statistics released this week by the Virginia State Police.

Foust vows to zero in on Comstock’s legislative record

April 28th, 2014

John Foust, the Democratic nominee in the 10th Congressional District, served notice Monday that he intends to focus on Del. Barbara Comstock’s record in the General Assembly during the campaign to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Vienna.

Democrats sets rules for congressional nomination

February 20th, 2014

Democratic party leaders in the 10th Congressional District have chosen Park View High School in Sterling as the site of their nominating convention scheduled for 10 a.m. April 26.