Stephens City

Officials pass water resolution

November 21st, 2014

FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.

The Wiki wizard

November 6th, 2014

Meet the man behind Stephens City’s award-winning Wikipedia page
By Ryan Cornell
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The Wiki wizard

November 3rd, 2014

For a town with fewer than 2,000 residents, Stephens City boasts a Wikipedia page that could instill envy in larger cities. After being recognized as a featured article in 2010, appearing on the front page of Wikipedia, it’s remained one of the best sourced and updated pages in the region.

Traffic to slow Sunday in Frederick County

October 30th, 2014

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced there will be both northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures conducted by Virginia State Police on Interstate 81 in Frederick County on Sunday morning.

A special companion for ‘Matty’

October 13th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — In the fenced-in backyard of a friend’s house, Matthew “Matty” Pangle recently chased a soccer ball. The game is one of the 7-year-old’s favorites, and his mother Nichole Pangle said he would keep it up for hours if given the opportunity. His mother said she hopes that Matty, who’s severely autistic, will have his own autism service dog soon to keep him safe when he runs.

Christian academy pilots remedial program

September 19th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — A remedial math and reading program at Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy is only five days old but has already sparked the enthusiasm of new test takers.

Area growers diversify to survive

September 16th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Dudley Rinker has always been all about apples — but now, he is, specifically, all about cider.

Tree trimming angers council

September 3rd, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Town Council is firing back after workers from Shentel butchered the town’s trees along Main Street, according to council members.

Crash halts I-81 traffic

July 14th, 2014

A collision between two vehicles prompted closure of northbound Interstate 81 near the Stephens City exit around 7 p.m. Monday. Traffic was backed up about 2 miles, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation website 511virginia.org. No further information about the accident was available Monday night. Linda Ash/Daily