Warren County

Bounty in Warren aims to limit coyotes

Warren County, one of the few counties in Virginia that has a program to pay residents for killing coyotes, a non-native species classified as a nuisance animal.   Courtesy photo

January 23rd, 2015

Warren County, one of the few counties in Virginia that has a program to pay residents for killing coyotes, has spent several thousand dollars in bounties for coyotes over the last 15 years.

Page County asks to partner with regional jail

January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Page County is looking to buy into a regional jail to house prisoners and has approached the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority.

Raises top Warren School Board budget priorities

January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — When the Warren County School Board convenes in February to discuss its budget for the 2015-16 school year, salaries for all district employees will top its list of priorities.

Warren supervisors accept audit, reclassify positions

January 21st, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Following an hour-long public hearing that resulted in the Warren County Board of Supervisors denying a rezoning request for a proposed site of a Dollar General store on Strasburg Road, the board voted to accept the county audit, delayed action on a zoning variance and reclassified county positions.

Legacy renewed

Earnest Sims, left, of Gainesville, and his sister-in-law Lillian Sims, of Warrenton,  join hands and sing "We Shall Overcome" during the closing  of the Warren and Page County NAACP Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Service on Monday at the Warren County Community Center. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 19th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — The Warren and Page County branch of the NAACP celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by reflecting on the changes in race relations over the last 60 years and the challenges the black community still faces.

The ‘Cold’ facts

Gavin Grove, 6, of Front Royal, a kindergarten student at A.S. Rhodes Elementary School, shows his windshield artwork  to his teacher Amanda Rutherford at school on Thursday. Grove misunderstood a  school announcement last week reminding students to dress warm the next day for the severe wind chill factor. Rutherford made it a teachable moment and  developed a  windshield factory during class to demonstrate the wind chill factor. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 16th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Six-year-old Gavin Grove arrived home last week excited to return to school the next day.

Investing in comfort

Beth Waller, lead agent for Team Waller Realty in Front Royal, records information on this home she just listed on Donald Drive in Warren County on Thursday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 16th, 2015

Home buying in 2014 had a strong finish in Shenandoah and Warren counties and is off to a good start in 2015, according to some area realtors.

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.