Woodstock

New leader for Woodstock congregation

Carter Knapp

January 9th, 2015

The regional leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints announced they ordained a new bishop for the Woodstock congregation Wednesday.

Town signs deed for Woodstock school

January 7th, 2015

The Woodstock Town Council honored the late James “Jim” Blount, former town manager, by passing a resolution of respect recognizing his career at a meeting Tuesday night.

Storm impacts region’s roads

Mary Sofia, left, and Gwen Shuck, right, both 8, slide down the bank outside Warren County Middle School in Front Royal on Tuesday.   Rich Cooley/Daily

January 6th, 2015

The first snowstorm of the New Year that dumped 2 or more inches and prompted area public school closures also caused some headaches on valley roads on Tuesday.

A long 29 minutes

Jerry Coleman, front middle, met with responders from Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue on Sunday. Shown here are Deputy Chief Bill Streett, from left, back; D.J. Orebaugh of the  Woodstock Fire Department; Lt. Aaron Sigler; Bobby Clark; Dawn Mantz, from front left, Summer Ruhling; Jerry Coleman; Derrick Dotson; Jordan Highland. Kevin Green/Daily

January 4th, 2015

Jerry Coleman was given a 20 percent chance of survival. Suffering from the effects of a heart attack and without a heartbeat for 29 minutes, the situation looked bleak for Coleman.

Meals tax collection a problem in some towns

January 4th, 2015

Under Virginia state law, localities are allowed to collect a tax on prepared meals, from sit-down establishments to fast food restaurants, if it so chooses.

Taking flight

Larry Smith comes in for a landing in his hang glider off Tower Road east of Woodstock on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 26th, 2014

Larry Smith comes in for a landing in his hang glider off Tower Road east of Woodstock on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

Teen gets perfect 800 score on SAT reading test

Sadie Roulston

December 25th, 2014

Central High School junior Sadie Roulston wasn’t necessarily surprised when she earned a perfect score on the critical reading portion of her Scholastic Aptitude Test earlier this fall. But she was surprised to learn it was such a big deal.