Local News

Progress 2015: Building bridges

A surveyor for G.A. & Son F.C. Wagman Inc. of York, Pa.,  plans for the next phase of the South Fork of the Shenandoah Bridge construction project in Front Royal.  The $48.4 million project  is expected to be completed in late 2017. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 3rd, 2015

Despite what the “Jetsons” would lead viewers to believe, in 2015 motorists are still filling up their cars with gasoline and driving to work, school, church or the grocery store on good ole fashion pavement.

Supervisors offer corridor deal to town

March 3rd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County leaders offered to share the U.S. 340-522 corridor bounty with Front Royal – maybe not as much as the town wants.

Area man sentenced to 13 years

March 3rd, 2015

A Stephens City man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in the death of man killed by a stray bullet fired by the defendant.

Corrections and Clarifications

March 3rd, 2015

A story published on Tuesday should have said funding raised last year by Strasburg’s Sandy Hook Elementary School Parent Teacher

Preschool classes sought at hearing

Allison Gregg, 34, of Woodstock, speaks in support of funding the county's pre-school program during the Shenandoah County School Board's public hearing Monday night at the county government center in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 2nd, 2015

WOODSTOCK — At a Monday night public hearing, the Shenandoah County School Board met to receive community feedback on plans for the school division’s 2016 fiscal year budget.

Gilbert: Ethics bill will restore trust in government

March 2nd, 2015

Former Gov. Robert F. McDonnell’s conviction on public corruption charges was the catalyst for the ethics bill that passed the General Assembly on Friday, but its stricter limits on gift giving don’t stop with state elected officials.

Weathering the storm

Dennis Morris, a beef cattle farmer in Toms Brook, demonstrates this insulated automatic water trough that is one of several on his farm that provides fresh water to his cattle even in the extreme cold weather and requires no electricity. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 1st, 2015

Freezing temperatures during the winter can put a strain on many agricultural operations. For cattle farmers in the Northern Shenandoah Valley, these months can be especially harsh.