Warren County

State bans natural deer lures

A deer stands along the edge of the woods along Dismal Hollow Road in Warren County. Rich Cooley/Daily

June 30, 2015

Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal for hunters or wildlife enthusiasts to use natural deer lures that contain urine or other bodily fluids.

Summer programs set pace for reading success

Levi Blankenship, 5, of Edinburg, finds a book to explore inside the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg. Summer reading for children helps prevent brain atrophy by keeping students active readers during summer vacation.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 29, 2015

Area libraries are promoting more than just reading — by involving whole communities, they have focused on summer learning, said Donna Hughes, youth services division head for Handley Regional Library in Winchester.

I-66 crashes send three to hospital

June 26, 2015

Two separate crashes near mile marker 11 on Interstate 66 sent three people to the hospital and caused traffic delays for more than three hours Thursday evening.

Board names new school for Warren County

June 25, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – The name of a new middle school in Warren County will sound like the name of the county’s existing middle school. The existing Warren County Middle School will change its name to Skyline Middle School, and a second middle school planned to open in the fall of 2017 will be named for Warren County.

Town to support Avtex zone designation

June 22, 2015

Front Royal has agreed to seek the adoption of a resolution to support an application by the Warren County Economic Development Authority that would create an Avtex Enterprise Zone.

Fields of Gold aims to grow agritourism

June 19, 2015

Fields of Gold, the marketing group behind the Shenandoah Valley Farm Trail, is aiming to make the region a top destination in agritourism.

Annual business awards announced

June 19, 2015

The 2015 Business Excellence: Business Appreciation Awards presented by the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Authority have been announced.

Possible changes concern park chief

June 19, 2015

The National Park Service is considering a possible regional realignment that could impact parks in Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.

Warren County board OKs road plans

June 17, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County leaders adopted plans for road improvement projects Tuesday though funding remains uncertain.

A fine fishing spot

Barry Robinson, of Front Royal,  fishes in the Shenandoah River at Morgan's Ford in Warren County on a recent hot afternoon.  Today's high will be near 82.  The forecast calls for scattered showers this afternoon and then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4 p.m.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 16, 2015

Barry Robinson, of Front Royal, fishes in the Shenandoah River at Morgan’s Ford in Warren County on a recent hot afternoon. The high today will be near 82. The forecast calls for scattered showers this afternoon and then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4 p.m. Rich Cooley/Daily

Mom fed up with bullying goes public

June 13, 2015

Bullying can be a “she said-she said” type of situation. That’s why a Warren County mother has sought help outside the public school system for her eighth grade daughter, who has made regular reports of bullying to Warren County High School since last August.