School Board approves Capital Improvement Plan

January 13, 2017

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board approved the 2017-2022 Capital Improvement Plan and discussed state and division initiatives at its Thursday night meeting.

Division launches online budget survey

January 13, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Public Schools launched an online 2017-2018 budget survey to gather feedback on what the community views as high priorities for the school division to prepare for the fast-approaching budget season.

Board to vote on Capital Improvement Plan

January 9, 2017

The Shenandoah County School Board will vote to accept the Capital Improvement Plan and hear reports on the Virginia Profile of a Graduate and status of 504 plans during a Thursday night meeting.

Woodstock continues work on downtown parking

January 6, 2017

Woodstock has continued the design process for the new downtown parking lot to be located behind buildings along the east side of the 100 block of South Main Street.

Drivers identified in Wednesday crash

January 5, 2017

The drivers in the Interstate 81 crash that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday afternoon have been identified by Virginia State Police.

Interstate crash sends one to hospital

Fire and rescue personnel stand outside this car that ran underneath a tractor trailer that was parked on the shoulder of Interstate 81 southbound near the Woodstock exit Wednesday evening. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 4, 2017

A two-vehicle crash on Wednesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital and affected traffic on interstate 81 for several hours according to Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, public information officer for the Virginia State Police.

Whetzel, Koontz retain positions on board

January 3, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members Karen Whetzel and R.L. “Rick” Koontz Jr. retained their positions Tuesday as chair and vice chair of the board respectively.

Elections, development mark year for area towns

December 28, 2016

With 2016 all but in the books, a review of the year’s biggest news stories in town government shows that local elections, business dealings and development were some of what topped the region’s concerns.

Woodstock fire vehicle overturns on icy road

December 19, 2016

During Saturday morning’s icy weather, a Woodstock Fire Department vehicle, SERV 12, was dispatched with the task of assisting an EMS crew who had responded to reports of an injured person on Fairview Road, west of Woodstock town limits, according to a release from Woodstock Fire and Rescue.

Students raise funds for childhood cancer cure

December 19, 2016

WOODSTOCK – During the Dec. 14 basketball game at Central High School, the school’s FCCLA held a cancer rally to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer.

Woodstock fire claims shed, part of house

December 16, 2016

A Thursday evening fire in Woodstock caused roughly $150,000 of damage to a shed and one other home, according to news release from the Woodstock Fire Department.

Search for town attorney begins

December 15, 2016

Woodstock is accepting proposals for the town attorney position until 2 p.m. Jan. 17 to fill the vacancy left after the November death of long-time Town Attorney Albert T. Mitchell.

School Board approves course changes

December 8, 2016

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board approved course changes and the meeting calendar, and heard presentations on the Capital Improvement Plan, English learners and Every Student Succeeds Act at its Thursday night meeting.