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.

Sunday crash sends one to hospital

January 30, 2017

A two-vehicle crash Sunday evening sent one woman to the hospital after her sport utility vehicle overturned following a collision with a tractor-trailer, said Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, public information officer for the Virginia State Police.

Students showcase robotics used in the classroom

Lincoln Bennett, 7, of Edinburg, a second grader at W.W. Robinson Elementary, uses an iPad to control this robot that pushed cotton balls along the carpet during the Robotics and Coding Open House on Thursday at the Shenandoah County Administration Building in Woodstock. 
Rich Cooley/Daily

January 26, 2017

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Government Center’s Board Room was taken over by robotics Thursday afternoon as students showcased robots they had created in their schools.

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.