Pit bull with a sweet soul looks for lasting home
January 29th, 2015
BERRYVILLE — Finding a forever home is a game of chance for a shelter dog. Competition is stiff, and when families come to decide which one to bring home with them, dogs have to vie for attention over the others.
Top of Virginia schools announce closures
January 21st, 2015
Following reports of expected snow and rain on Wednesday, public schools in Winchester and the counties of Frederick and Clarke
Snow, rain may hit region today
January 21st, 2015
The Northern Shenandoah Valley may see a mix of rain and snow throughout the day today.
Project HOPE president announces retirement
January 17th, 2015
After 14 years as president and CEO of Project HOPE, Dr. John P. Howe III has announced his retirement, effective at the end of this year.
Chamber to honor community leaders and businesses
January 16th, 2015
The TOP of Virginia Regional Chamber, which serves Clarke and Frederick counties and the city of Winchester, will honor chamber members for their leadership in the community at the Best Western Lee-Jackson Inn and Conference Center on Jan. 30.
Clarke County receives land preservation grant
January 15th, 2015
The Clarke County Conservation Easement Authority has received a new grant that will help aid its farmland conservation efforts.
Winter weather impact minimal for rest of this week
January 12th, 2015
Fresh off of the winter weather that wrecked havoc last week, area residents were treated to freezing rain overnight Sunday.
January 9th, 2015
Wintry conditions responsible for chilly temperatures and 2 inches of snowfall have had a major impact on residents and area services.
Storm impacts region’s roads
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.
Snow expected to fall on region
January 6th, 2015
A snowstorm is expected to hit the Shenandoah Valley today.
Building group announces new board, companies of the year
January 2nd, 2015
The Top of Virginia Building Association has announced its new board of directors for 2015, as well as the 2014 annual awards for members.
Timid Martha dreams of home this holiday season
December 25th, 2014
BERRYVILLE — The holiday rush has been good to the Clarke County Animal Shelter, sparking a boom of adoptions in the days leading up to Christmas.
Rainy days, nights in forecast; sunny on Christmas
December 22nd, 2014
Residents hoping for a white Christmas will have to keep dreaming.
Wintry weather rolls back into area
December 2nd, 2014
On the heels of the season’s first snowstorm, some parts of the Northern Shenandoah Valley could see more winter weather this week. Rain and sleet should start to fall tonight, and then freezing rain on Tuesday.
New council focuses on hunger
November 25th, 2014
A new statewide council, Bridging the Nutritional Divide, has been created to battle hunger.
Officials pass water resolution
November 21st, 2014
FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.
Tea purrs for cozy forever home
November 20th, 2014
Tea is a 7- to 8-year tortoiseshell with one white whisker.
Salvation Army needs frozen turkeys
November 17th, 2014
The Salvation Army Winchester Corps needs 60 frozen turkeys for area families by Thursday to deliver in time for Thanksgiving. With only two donations so far, they have a long way to go in a short amount of time.
Kate is a stray with a penchant for play
October 15th, 2014
BERRYVILLE — Kate has the eyes, ears and jaw of a pit bull, but doesn’t seem to know it.
Pet of the Week: Energetic Dillon needs room to grow
September 10th, 2014
Dillon is a typical puppy. He enjoys playing with toys, walks well on a leash and loves attention.