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Stephens City clerk to resign

January 27, 2016

The town of Stephens City is looking to hire a new town clerk after Susan Jarreau announced her resignation late last week.

Prepping for winter weather

Sue Shipp, of Strasburg, settles for a pair of quart containers of milk as shelf supplies ran out of gallon containers Thursday afternoon at Food Lion in Strasburg.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 22, 2016

As the Northern Shenandoah Valley faces the possibility of more than two feet of snow over the weekend in the midst of a state of emergency, local, regional and state authorities all agree on some age-old sound advice: Stay at home and keep off the roads.

SU theater professor dies at 83

January 13, 2016

Longtime contributor to Shenandoah University’s performing arts and Shenandoah Conservatory Distinguished Professor Emeritus Harold “Hal” Herman passed away on Wednesday at the age of 83, the university announced in a news release.

McEathron takes Warren School Board seat

November 3, 2015

Donna McEathron pulled ahead of Shawn McClosky in the race for Joanne Cherefko’s South River District seat on the Warren County School Board.

Shooting suspect turns himself in

November 2, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – A 36-year-old Front Royal man was being held without bond Monday after Front Royal police charged him in connection with the shooting of another town resident Sunday night.

Administrators, students break ground at new school

Gregory Drescher, superintendent of Warren County Public Schools, addresses the crowd Thursday morning during the groundbreaking ceremony for the county's new middle school at Happy Creek Road and Leach Run Parkway. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 15, 2015

School and county officials spoke toward a bright future for schoolchildren and shoveled a little dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Warren County Middle School on Tuesday morning.

Man indicted in cab driver’s murder

October 9, 2015

A Warren County Circuit Court grand jury has indicted Clay Marshall Curtis for first-degree murder in the death of Front Royal cab driver Simon Funk Jr.

Gunshot death ruled a homicide

October 2, 2015

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide shooting of a man whose body was found Sept. 22 lying in the middle of a private gravel road in the Mountain Falls Park area.

Innkeepers to welcome holiday customers

September 29, 2015

Upcoming holiday celebrations will help to bolster the historic Wayside Inn at Middletown for the next few months after the owners’ decision to take the building off the market.

Woman pleads guilty in rape case

Tina Hillsman

September 2, 2015

A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Shenandoah County Circuit Court to raping an 8-year-old boy and committing two other sex-related offenses with the victim.

Shooting suspect dies following police pursuit

A helicopter lifts off from eastbound Interstate 66 near Markham where the suspect in the murders of a TV reporter and cameraman ran his car off the road during a police pursuit. The suspect,  Vester Lee Flanagan II, 41, of Roanoke, died later at the hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 26, 2015

Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, of Roanoke, the suspect in the fatal shootings of a television reporter and cameraman earlier today in Moneta, Virginia, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a police pursuit on eastbound Interstate 66 near Markham.

Motorcyclist dies after crash

August 24, 2015

A 26-year-old motorcyclist died from injuries sustained Sunday evening in a collision with an SUV, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported on Monday