Toms Brook

Man stabbed at truck stop in Toms Brook

A 32-year old man was stabbed at a truck stop on Mt. Olive Road in Toms Brook at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect described as a “black male, wearing a white t-shirt, red shorts,” according to the department's website. After the victim ...

Fire damages mobile home in Toms Brook

TOMS BROOK — Fire and rescue squads from Woodstock, Strasburg, Toms Book and Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at the Heishman Parks mobile home park just after 12:30 a.m Tuesday. There were two adults and two children home at the time of the fire, according to the ...

Church group to host human trafficking presentation

TOMS BROOK – Marie Ryman had always been interested in the issue of human trafficking and how it directly affects the Shenandoah Valley; she was looking for a way that she could somehow help teach people about it. “I got really passionate about wanting to do something,” Ryman ...

Two taken to hospital following Monday crash

A two-vehicle sent two people to the hospital after a collision at the intersection of Mt. Olive Road and U.S. 11 near Toms Brook. Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, public information officer with the Virginia State Police said that a 2004 Toyota van, being operated by Abdelhamie Erraji, age 36, ...

Juvenile arrested after interstate pursuit

Virginia State Police arrested a suspect Monday morning after law enforcement officials said he led troopers on a short chase beginning on Interstate 81 near Toms Brook. State Police Sgt. F.L. "Les" Tyler said the chase began with an attempted traffic stop. "At approximately 10:13 a.m. ...

West Virginia aid effort in valley is growing

The Shenandoah Valley’s response to flooding in West Virginia is continuing to grow. Mark Linski, owner of the Save-A-Lot supermarket in Mount Jackson, is working with the Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department as well as Valley Towing and JPG Towing, which will be transporting the ...

Area residents working to aid West Virginia flood victims

Deadly flooding from last week's storms has taken the lives of more than 20 in West Virginia, and the response of Shenandoah County residents who want to help flood victims has been swift and substantial. Penny Shipe, secretary for the Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department has been ...

A year in America

TOMS BROOK -- Karin Miyamoto has spent the past year experiencing the differences between American and Japanese culture through a foreign exchange program. “Being an exchange student has changed my life a lot,” said the 18-year-old from Fukuoka, Japan. Miyamota arrived in the ...

Currie elected mayor in Toms Brook

Lisa Currie has been voted mayor of Toms Brook by way of write-in ballots, according to the Shenandoah County Office of the General Registrar. Currie’s name appeared on 32 ballots for mayor. In second place was Paul Buckley, who appeared on 21 ballots. Judy Pangle had four write-in votes ...

Town elections set for Tuesday

Voters in Shenandoah County’s six towns can pick local leaders by going to the polls Tuesday. Candidates are running for mayor in three towns and town councils in all six jurisdictions in local elections. Edinburg Voters can pick from six candidates running for three seats on Town ...

Event rental company opens in Toms Brook

TOMS BROOK – Two area entrepreneurs have opened an event rental company in Toms Brook. Shenandoah Rentals, owned by Beau Morgan and Jarrett Christiansen, specializes in weddings and festivals. “Basically, we noticed there was a need for a rental company in the valley, came across ...

No candidates file for Toms Brook mayor

Toms Brook needs a new mayor soon but no one filed to appear on the ballot for the May 3 election. Longtime Mayor Philip Fauber doesn’t plan to run for a fifth term in the May 3 general election. His fourth term ends June 30. No one had filed necessary papers with the Shenandoah ...