Stephens City

Officials respond to threat at school

Frederick County Sheriffs Office deputy Corey Garrison, left, stands outside the entrance to Robert E. Aylor Middle School in Stephens City as Capt. John Heflin, right, talks on his phone and stops a parent from going into the middle school parking lot Friday afternoon.  Students were evacuated by buses and sent to Sherando HIgh School following a phone threat to the school.  Rich Cooley/Daily

September 9, 2016

STEPHENS CITY — A threatening call to Aylor Middle School drew more than a dozen police cars and forced the transportation of around 600 students to Sherando High School on Friday afternoon.

Stephens City OKs rezoning

September 6, 2016

Town Council approved rezoning close to 16 acres to provide for future development at its regular September meeting.

Stephens City to consider rezoning

September 6, 2016

Stephens City Town Council will consider rezoning almost 16 acres on the north end of town at its regular meeting today.

‘Little Helper’ receives first Gold Star Award

Sarah Ryan, an 11-year-old from Stephens City, holds up her Gold Star Award given to her by Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland, center, with deputy Jeanine Bowers, left, and Frederick County Fire Chief Dennis Linaburg. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

August 28, 2016

With a number of community service projects already under her belt, 11-year-old Sarah Ryan became the first ever recipient of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office’s Gold Star Award.

Objections voiced to Sherando mascot

Dennis Paige, dressed in his Warrior attire, leads Sherando's 2016 graduates into Arrowhead Stadium for commencement ceremonies earlier this year.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 31, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Sherando High School has celebrated Warrior victories in athletics for years, but one man has asked school administration to start looking at the school’s mascot with a more critical eye.

Stephens City Police Department gets OK for academy switch

July 5, 2016

The Stephens City Police Department received formal approval to be one of 14 law enforcement agencies parting with the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy next year to form the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy.

Sherando High School Class of 2016

Sherando senior Brandon Teets, 18, of Stephens City, walks to his seat during the start of commencement ceremonies Saturday morning at Arrowhead Stadium in Stephens City. There were 316 seniors who received their diplomas, marking the largest 2016 graduating class in Frederick County. Rich Cooley/Daily

June 5, 2016

Sherando senior Brandon Teets, 18, of Stephens City walks to his seat during the start of commencement ceremonies Saturday morning at Arrowhead Stadium in Stephens City. 316 seniors received their diplomas marking the largest 2016 graduating class in frederick county. Rich Cooley/Daily

Body found in park believed suicide

May 24, 2016

Law enforcement believes that a body found in Sherando Park Monday afternoon was that of an individual who committed suicide.

Moving franchise opens in Stephens City

Steve Arvoy

May 6, 2016

A College Hunks Hauling Junk franchise has been opened in Stephens City. Steve Arvoy purchased the franchise, which specializes in junk removal and moving.

Dead men do tell tales

While presenting to fifth graders at Bass-Hoover Elementary School on Friday, anthropologist Dr. William Bass describes a signature fracture made by a tire iron. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

April 15, 2016

Renowned and “retired” forensic anthropologist Dr. William Bass has visited plenty of schools to speak on a number of subjects, but his visit to Bass-Hoover Elementary School on Friday was special.

Several Food Lion stores in region may be for sale

William Shanks, of Washington, Virginia, walks out of the Food Lion store on Remount Road in Front Royal on Tuesday evening. That store is of one of several in the region that may be closing.   Rich Cooley/Daily

March 22, 2016

Food World, a trade publication, is reporting that some Food Lion stores may be up for sale as a result of a merger that has been approved by shareholders of the parent companies of Food Lion and Martin’s grocery stores.

Police search for armed robbery suspects

March 9, 2016

Stephens City police and area law enforcement are looking for suspects in connection with an armed robbery, breaking and entering and malicious wounding that occurred Tuesday night