Shenandoah County

Board OKs more money to schools

April 20, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County supervisors decided Monday to give the School Board more money for next year.

A little off the top

Roy Custer, of Edinburg, trims the top portion of a tree limb off Toll House Road in Maurertown on a recent spring afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 17, 2015

Roy Custer, of Edinburg, trims the top portion of a tree limb off Toll House Road in Maurertown on a recent spring afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

Board hears plea for school funding

April 16, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Dozens of people asked Shenandoah County leaders to give the School Board the money it asked for in next year’s budget.

Town passes rezoning request

April 14, 2015

MOUNT JACKSON — Town Council approved the rezoning of 135 acres of land near Turkey Knob Road from agricultural to limited industrial on a unanimous 6-0 vote on Tuesday night.

Schools to repair faulty water main

April 14, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Following a fourth water main rupture at Signal Knob Middle School over Easter weekend, Shenandoah County Public Schools will use roof replacement funds to fix the water main this June.

Legacy lives on

Earl Hargrove Jr.

April 8, 2015

Earl Christian Hargrove Jr., owner of Shenandoah Caverns since 1966, is remembered locally as a a man who wanted to make people smile.

State officials discuss myths of aging

Scott King, left, a psychology teacher at Shenandoah University in Winchester, talks with Dr. William A. Hazel Jr,, right, Virginia secretary of Health and Human Resources, on Tuesday at the Winchester Active Living Center in Jim Barnett Park. Hazel spoke Tuesday as part of a two-day visit to the area at Gov. Terry McAuliffe's request. Also pictured is Robert Brink, center, deputy commissioner of the Department of Aging and Rehabilitation Services.  Josette Keelor/Daily

April 7, 2015

\WINCHESTER — Tuesday at the Winchester Active Living Center in Jim Barnett Park, speakers at a special luncheon discussed unfair stereotypes and myths about the nation’s aging population.