Warren County

Student charged with making threats

Patrick Boley

October 21, 2016

A Skyline High School student is in custody after reportedly making a threat to harm other students at school on Friday.

Surge of overdoses reported

Winchester Police Chief Kevin L. Sanzenbacher speaks to the media outside the Timbrook Public Safety Center in Winchester on Wednesday. Another recent  spike in heroin overdoses prompted the news conference. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 19, 2016

A particularly dangerous batch of drugs may have caused a rash of opioid overdoses in the area over the past week, the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition reported on Wednesday.

Warren schools to work on calendar

October 19, 2016

Warren County Public Schools administration and faculty will begin discussion of the 2017-2018 school calendar next month.

County board to consider chicken rules

October 6, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – With Warren County’s proposed rules for backyard chickens waiting in the wings for approval, leaders considered even more changes this week.

Fire chief says more responders needed

October 6, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County’s Fire and Rescue Services Department leader says cutting his budget could hurt, especially since the agency needs more responders.

Bridge work moving forward

Tim Cooper, a VDOT bridge inspector, walks over the wooden timbers that remain on half of the existing Morgan Ford Bridge in Warren County. The new bridge, constructed by Orders Construction Company Inc., of St. Albans, West Virginia, is scheduled to be completed in spring 2018. Rich Cooley/Daily

September 27, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Low river levels and little rain are helping construction crews build a new Morgan Ford Bridge in Warren County.

Warren schools plant Tower Gardens

Meredith Miller, left, an A.S. Rhodes Elementary fourth grade teacher, and Niki Wymer, a member of the Front Royal Rotary Club, assemble the lights on a Tower Garden being installed at Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Front Royal on  Monday. The Front Royal Rotary Club donated $6,000 and Solodex donated $1,700 to fund the project, which allows the school to grow herbs and vegetables indoors. Nine of the units were purchased for Warren County schools.   Rich Cooley/Daily

September 26, 2016

Warren County students will be helping to grow small school crops of vegetables and herbs using new Tower Gardens that will be set up at every school.

Sheriff’s office seeks larceny suspects

This is an image taken from surveillance video of suspects in the theft of iPhones at the Wal-Mart store in Warren County. Courtesy photo

September 26, 2016

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects believed to have stolen around $10,000 worth of iPhones from Wal-Mart last week.

Election officials say letters mislead voters

September 22, 2016

Local registrars and state election officials have fielded numerous calls from voters who have received letters leading them to believe they weren’t registered.