A helping hand

December 16th, 2014

Jane Wine has been shopping for Christmas gifts all month.

Comcast offering Wi-Fi hot spots

December 12th, 2014

Residents in Warren and Frederick Counties are experiencing faster and more widely available Wi-Fi coverage, according to Comcast.


Cindy Bowman, director of nursing at Addiction Recovery Systems, sits inside the methadone dispensing  lab at the new facility on Front Royal Pike in Winchester. Methadone is used to treat heroin addicts in an effort to give up heroin and avoid withdrawal symptoms.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 10th, 2014

The long-awaited Winchester location of Addiction Recovery Systems’ methadone clinic has opened and has started treating area residents battling drug addiction.

A family affair

Greg Eckles prepares to fill a beer jug from a tap inside the Better Beer Store at 3340 Valley Pike in Winchester.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 5th, 2014

WINCHESTER–It’s a family affair at the Better Beer Store.

Wintry weather rolls back into area

Allen Gochenour, lead electrician for Ortts Electric Service in Edinburg, left, and his helper Josh Giouard, right, install this snowman on top of the Woodstock Shopping Center on Monday as a storm system starts to move in. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 2nd, 2014

On the heels of the season’s first snowstorm, some parts of the Northern Shenandoah Valley could see more winter weather this week. Rain and sleet should start to fall tonight, and then freezing rain on Tuesday.

Ebola panel discussion to address community concerns

Dr. Kathryn Ganski, dean of the Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing at Shenandoah University, talks on Monday about the Ebola panel discussion  planned for 7 p.m. today in Halpin-Harrison Hall's Stimpson Auditorium. Josette Keelor

December 1st, 2014

WINCHESTER — A panel discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shenandoah University will address the Ebola virus and answer the community’s questions on the threat it still presents to Americans and how residents can protect themselves.

A holiday tradition

Steve Rhoades strolls through a line of White Spruce trees on the left and Norway Spruce trees on the right  as he walks through the maze of Christmas trees on his cut your own Christmas tree operation at  Mountain View Farm in Edinburg.  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 30th, 2014

December is Virginia Christmas Tree month, according Gov. Terry McAuliffe. For local Christmas tree farmers in the Shenandoah Valley, 2014 is another year to provide a popular holiday tradition.

Rubbermaid sale to benefit United Way

November 28th, 2014

A sale of donated Rubbermaid products in the Winchester Belk parking lot Saturday morning will benefit the United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

Winchester set for ‘Plaid Friday’

November 25th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Everybody knows the Black Friday routine. The day after Thanksgiving, shoppers, having barely digested their turkey and cranberry sauce, line up outside of retailers and malls, then jostle one another to pick up marked-down big screen televisions and the latest toys.

Snowfall may hit before holiday

November 24th, 2014

Residents of the Shenandoah Valley could see a white Thanksgiving this year, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.