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FRONT ROYAL -- In Justin Birckbichler's fourth grade class at Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School, the fun of learning has taken on another meaning.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County might not need to raise taxes to build its new middle school.
Proposed changes to Warren County's zoning rules might make it tougher to rent homes to tourists but stop short of banning the businesses.
Boaters should soon find it easier to put canoes and kayaks in the water in part of Warren County.
FRONT ROYAL - A project underway in Warren County may solve a problem with a long-closed landfill.
FRONT ROYAL - An engineer hired by an environmental group says the state should scale back its Morgan Ford Bridge replacement project.
Landon Rutherford has a history with racing. Recently placing among the top 18 drivers in the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, the 13-year-old Skyline High School student said his interest in building and driving soap box cars came from a family tradition.
A recent donation to E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School will fund fitness and fun for Warren County children. The $9,000 donation that George Karnes, president of the Rotary Club of Linden, presented to Principal Lori Layman at a Tuesday morning presentation will go to new playground equipment at the school.
FRONT ROYAL -- Understanding addiction and mental illness is not as easy as knowing risk factors or researching a patient's past. The diseases aren't exclusive to nature or nurture, explained Dr. Kevin McCauley -- they come from both.
FRONT ROYAL -- A town on a hill cannot be hidden -- neither should the potential for doing good deeds be hidden. A lesson from the Bible, it's also an idea that Rev. Josh Orndorff plans to promote as chaplain at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal.
Changes are in the air for area Christian schools in the 2014-15 school year. Student numbers are up and academic programs are expanding at Eukarya Christian Academy, Riverfront Christian School, Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy and the new Legacy Christian Academy.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County leaders took another step Tuesday toward helping to develop the former Avtex Fibers Superfund site.
Area voter registrars say they need people to work the polls in the Nov. 4 election.
Potential changes to the Warren County rules on tourist rentals may not be as sweeping as some property owners fear.
FRONT ROYAL -- Monday's first day of school might have started with fog and uncertainty, but moods quickly brightened for Warren County children, parents and teachers.
At top, participants in Saturday's Waggin for Dragons Dragon Boat Race paddle down the Shenandoah River in Front Royal. Above, participants practice paddling. The race, held at the Front Royal Country Club, included several community teams and was a fundraiser for the Warren County Humane Society. Team Mimslyn Inn won the grand champion trophy and gold medal. Alex Bridges/Daily
Gone are the days when a stick of chalk, a board of slate and a stack of textbooks ruled the classroom.
Former Warren County Sheriff Gary Turner Keyser, remembered by colleagues as one of the last of the old-time small town sheriffs, died Saturday at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Winchester.
FRONT ROYAL-- The Martin's grocery store in Front Royal opened its new community room on Wednesday.
A proposed rezoning in the town's Leach Run area could bring the community its first large-scale planned neighborhood.
FRONT ROYAL --A local woman was indicted Monday on charges that she committed sexual acts with an 11-year-old boy in June.
FRONT ROYAL -- A community organization will help build a proposed dog park in the county's newest public park.
FRONT ROYAL -- The first baby born in the new decade at Warren Memorial Hospital shares the name of his father.
FRONT ROYAL -- As was the case at the end of last year, the Warren County Board of Supervisors was presented recently with audit results that indicate the county is in good financial standing.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County Sheriff's Office experienced a good year in 2010, according to Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron, who is looking for more of the same in 2011.
FRONT ROYAL -- A fire early Tuesday morning caused extensive damage to an unoccupied home in the Limeton area of Warren County.
WINCHESTER -- A Washington, D.C., man held his fiancee captive after assaulting her and another woman in Stephens City before fleeing to Warren County on Christmas Eve, authorities said Monday.
WINCHESTER -- The following is a list of closings in the Northern Shenandoah Valley in observance of New Year's Day:
FRONT ROYAL -- Despite Warren County School Board approval, an area business cannot relocate to a school building because of town zoning regulations.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County Planning Commission has endorsed a woman's request to operate a bed and breakfast establishment.
FRONT ROYAL -- The interim director of a local conservation network says that Warren County only needs to look at its neighbor, Shenandoah County, to see that urban development areas are a good idea.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County Middle School has requested a new custodial position for the building.
The following is a list of closings in the Northern Shenandoah Valley in observance of Christmas:
FRONT ROYAL -- A White Post man who authorities said stole firearms from a relative's home in March, and later threatened to burn down the residence after he broke into it, must serve two months in jail after pleading guilty Tuesday morning to a larceny charge stemming from the incidents.
FRONT ROYAL -- A tree might be planted on the grounds of each of the county's two high schools to commemorate the anniversary of Warren County's founding.
FRONT ROYAL -- Several local officials have added their voices to those expressing misgivings about designating urban development areas in the community.
FRONT ROYAL -- Snow blanketed the Northern Shenandoah Valley Thursday, canceling school and causing several traffic crashes, including a pileup on Interstate 81 near Edinburg.
FRONT ROYAL -- The staff has begun moving into Warren County's new community center, officials said.
FRONT ROYAL -- After hearing that the Department of Fire and Rescue has possibly lost out on tens of thousands of dollars due to missing incident reports, the Warren County Board of Supervisors has approved the purchase of new data reporting software for the agency to help employees keep better track of activities for billing purposes.
FRONT ROYAL -- The Warren County School Board on Thursday approved the addition of a Title I teaching position at one elementary school.