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Warren County

Proposed subdivision shooting ban goes down

FRONT ROYAL – Before the Board of Supervisors opted not to enforce a proposed shooting ban in the Thunderbird Farms Subdivision, nearly 30 citizens weighed in on the matter during a public hearing. There were 21 opposed to the ban and eight in favor. The supervisors sided with the majority ...

Sheriff Millholland sponsors fundraiser

Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland is once again sponsoring a community appreciation baseball game to help fundraise for two local organizations. For 16 years, Millholland has sponsored a night at the Winchester Royals baseball game at Bridgeforth Field in Jim Barnett Park. This year's ...

Korean War veteran meets daughter for first time

On his 82nd birthday in May, Korean War veteran Wieland Charles Johnson woke from a nap to a surprise visitor. On that day, he met his 59-year-old daughter for the first time. Johnson served in a non-combat support role in the Air Force on Okinawa Island from 1956 to 1958. While there, like ...

‘Something has to be done’: Crowd tells VDOT what’s wrong with I-81

STRASBURG – Kermit Orndorff Jr., 64, was one of about 100 people attending Tuesday night's Virginia Department of Transportation's Interstate 81 corridor improvement plan public meeting held at Strasburg High School. Orndorff has a home on Junction Road in Strasburg, and he is concerned ...

Deputies ask for help solving robbery

Warren County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help in solving a recent break-in at a local business. A burglar alarm was activated about 5:13 a.m. on Saturday at the Tobacco Plus store at 90 Riverton Commons Drive, said Lt. Phillip Henry. Responding deputies found ...

Rains have delayed farmers, affected some crops

Recent rains have had an impact on some area farmers. Jerod Stephens, owner of Stephens Custom Farming in Woodstock, farms fields in nine counties including Shenandoah, Frederick and Warren counties. He plants mostly feed corn and soybean crops. “There has been extremely wet conditions in ...

Public hearing Tuesday on I-81 study

Government agencies working on developing a plan to study the entire length of I-81 are seeking input from the public. Feedback provided by members of the community, industry, and others will be considered as agencies study the corridor. Concerned citizens are invited to attend the first of a ...

County purchases land to serve as buffer from dump

FRONT ROYAL - The county recently purchased a conservation easement for land off Bentonville Road to prevent the construction of wells in the vicinity of a defunct landfill. The Board of Supervisors at its regular Tuesday meeting approved a $150,000 deed of conservation easement land purchase ...

School Board approves additional Chromebooks

FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County School Board has approved the purchase of enough Chromebooks so that every student in middle school and high school will have one during the next school year. The move is part of a broader push within Warren County Public Schools to provide computers to every ...

Area delegate loses bid for congressional race

Craft distillery owner Denver Riggleman has replaced  Thomas Garrett as the Republican Party candidate in the race for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District in November. Republicans chose Riggleman from nearly a dozen people who expressed an interest in seeking the party’s nomination, ...

Homeowner: County, contractor should be held responsible for mistakes

FRONT ROYAL – After Kristie Atwood's Bentonville home was destroyed in a March 2015 fire, she hired Martha Buracker's construction firm to rebuild the house. The county issued a certificate of occupancy for the new house in July 2016, but Atwood said construction was incomplete. Her attorney ...

Man sentenced in iPad theft scheme

FRONT ROYAL – A Maryland man must serve jail time for trying to sell iPads fraudulently in Warren County. Aaron Lavon Coley, 20, of Windsor, pleaded guilty Monday in Warren County Circuit Court to committing one count each of possession of cocaine, falsely identifying himself to a law ...

Man deals with aftermath of flood

FRONT ROYAL - Elliott Bachelor, who is no stranger to floods, properly prepared for the weekend's rising waters. His vacation house, located at 1057 Avalon Drive in the Shenandoah River Estates, was flooded with about 8 inches of water Sunday night. Although there was significant damage to ...

Judge sets December trial in child’s death

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County man accused of killing his girlfriend’s young child and wounding the victim's twin brother faces trial in December. Chad Andrew Ritchie appeared in Warren County Circuit Court on Monday for a hearing on motions ahead of his trial on charges of second-degree ...

Exotic invasive tick found in Warren County

An exotic invasive species of tick commonly known as the Longhorn Tick, a species native to China, Japan and Australia, has officially been identified in Warren County. The Virginia Department of Agriculture confirmed Thursday that the tick was found on horses owned by a local family in Warren ...

Warren County High School senior prepares to study nursing

Tracy Vo, 18, has wanted to be a nurse since about sophomore year in high school. At the time, the brother of the Warren County High School senior class president, Richard, was in the nursing program at Blue Ridge Technical Center. “Ever since then, I’ve just been inspired by him, and ...