Monday Spotlight: Friendly Giants: Someone to look up to

Kaelyn Cary

March 19, 2017

WOODSTOCK – A Central High School senior has brought high school and elementary students together by creating a mentoring program to give kids at W.W. Robinson Elementary School a little extra attention and to help them to build self-esteem.

Water treatment plant construction begins soon

March 14, 2017

Financing for Woodstock’s water treatment plant project closed Tuesday and the town will hold a pre-construction meeting on March 23 with town staff, contractor representatives and the town’s engineer to kick-off construction.

Council approves bonds

March 7, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Town Council approved bonds and made reappointments at their monthly meeting Tuesday night.

Drugs sold to teens prompted investigations

March 6, 2017

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office has made two more drug arrests stemming from a year-long investigation, which brings the total to 25 individuals accused of a litany of drug and conspiracy charges, among others. Assisting in the investigation were the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force, the Woodstock Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Woodstock Town Council to discuss bonds

March 6, 2017

Prior to its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Woodstock Town Council will host a public hearing at 7:25 p.m. today to receive comments about a $3.2 million general obligation bond for upgrades to the water treatment plant.

Woodstock man charged with carjacking

March 3, 2017

A Woodstock man has been arrested and charged with carjacking after an incident in a Winchester gas station parking lot on Feb. 28.

Students dispel high school myths

March 3, 2017

Central High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students conducted a survey among eighth graders about their attitudes toward entering high school and then offered guidance to dispel myths about the change.

School Board discusses impacts to budget

March 2, 2017

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board discussed impacts from the General Assembly and health insurance bids to the proposed 2017-2018 operating budget of $64,811,247 at a Thursday night work session.

Woodstock fire debris scheduled to be removed

Debris from this building that burned at 210 Main St.  in Woodstock has been moved off East Locust Street and piled back up on the former site.   Rich Cooley/Daily

February 26, 2017

Debris from the fire that burned a combination residential – business structure located at 164 N. Main St. in Woodstock on Feb. 10 still remains at the site.

Teacher salaries among top concerns during hearing

February 16, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Members of the community expressed their opinions on the proposed 2017-2018 Shenandoah County Public Schools budget at a public hearing Thursday night, with teacher compensation being highly supported.

Burned building was historically significant

Debris from the razing of the retail-residential building at 164 N. Main St in Woodstock remains piled up, blocking East Locust Street. The building caught fire last Friday. The rubble will eventually be transported to the landfill.   Rich Cooley/Daily

February 15, 2017

The building destroyed by fire at 164 Main St. in Woodstock last week was on a historic site, according to Lemuel Hancock, Woodstock’s urban designer and town planner.

Students celebrate family, community

February 15, 2017

The Central High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America are holding events during lunch for their Nationals Program, celebrating inner beauty, family and community.

Fire forces razing of Woodstock structure

Fire shoots out of the roof of this building at Main and East Locust streets in Woodstock early Friday morning. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 10, 2017

WOODSTOCK — Crews responded to a structure fire involving a combination retail-residential building at 164 Main St. in Woodstock early Friday morning.

Schools chief proposes $64.8 million budget

February 10, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston is proposing a budget that’s almost $3.2 million higher for the 2017-2018 school year than the current year’s $61.6 million spending plan.

Woodstock selects new town attorney

NEAL, JAY 1-25-08 Photo by Rich Cooley

February 8, 2017

Woodstock Town Council appointed Paul J. “Jay” Neal, Jr. as the town’s new Town Attorney, filling the unexpired term of Albert T. Mitchell.