WOODSTOCK — Business leaders, elected officials and town representatives gathered around tables on Thursday afternoon to kick off putting a new strategic plan for Shenandoah County in place.
For the seventh generation Jetta, Volkswagen has made the all new 2019 version bigger, lighter, quicker, with better gas mileage and armed it with a catchy marketing mantra: Betta Getta Jetta.
WOODSTOCK — After batting around the idea for months, the Shenandoah County Tourism Council has proposed a draft application for new and existing businesses to receive benefits from a new tourism development zone.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce rolled out the red carpet for its new members, the board of directors and award nominees on Tuesday evening.
Route 11 Potato Chips President Sara Cohen will unveil the Mount Jackson company’s first new chip in over a decade during a three-day food trade show in San Francisco this weekend.
Jeep is one of the most popular SUV brands sold in America, and the smaller Jeep Cherokee has typically remained in the shadow of its bigger sibling, the flagship Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Farmers seeking relief from the continuing trade war with China caught a break Tuesday when U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a deadline extension for the Market Facilitation Program.
NEW MARKET – Yvonne Frasier asked the Planning Commission on Monday evening to help her bring a sorely needed service to New Market — high-quality, licensed child care. Commission members recommended Town Council approve the permit request.
As the U.S. added more than 300,000 jobs last month, unemployment rates rose. While the December figures for local areas aren’t in, both Shenandoah and Warren counties continued positive trends of lowering unemployment rates in November.
Hyundai waited six years to overhaul its best-selling Santa Fe crossover, giving it a bevy of new features with only a slight increase of $550 in the base trim’s price.
A hot and wet summer that turned into a cold and wet winter has meant good things for the ski season at the year-round Bryce Resort in Basye.
Virginia joined a select group of states that saw significant gains in employment numbers over the last 12 months according to a report the Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Thursday.
The Virginia Initiative for Growth and Opportunity (GO Virginia) has approved $64,800 for a grant to help put the Shenandoah Valley Talent Solutions Strategy into action.
When it comes to BMW-made Mini Coopers, the Countryman is now the largest of the breed and classified by EPA as a mid-sized car with iconic eye-catching design and a new hybrid trim.
MAURERTOWN — Brad and Krista Foster, owners of North Mountain Vineyard & Winery, say they are ready to walk away from the vineyard they stumbled upon here 20 years ago.
The Volkswagen Tiguan has bulked up for 2018 like a body-builder on steroids, adding a standard third seating row to give it a solid marketing edge against popular competitors like Honda CRV, which offers a third row as an option, and the two-row Toyota RAV.
NEW MARKET—Town Council members renewed a franchise agreement with Shentel and approved a conditional use permit for a business transitioning from Mount Jackson to New Market during the last meeting of 2018 on Monday evening.
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Winners of this year’s RevUp ShenCo competition were announced on Thursday evening with newcomer Box Office Brewery taking the chamber’s top prize of a $5,000 gold-level sponsorship with the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce.
Shenandoah County’s unemployment rate held at 2.7 in October, tied for the eighth lowest in the state according to preliminary data the Virginia Employment Commission released on Thursday.
Virginia State Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, has opened a new office in Woodstock that will serve as a home for his law practice as well as a legislative office.
The Virginia Inland Port in Warren County is the recipient of a $15.5 million grant that will help ease traffic in and out of the port as well as decrease traffic around the port.
FRONT ROYAL - Everything fell into place for Teresa Henry, owner of Strokes of Creativity, when space became available that would allow her to house a home for local artisans from the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
FRONT ROYAL – For over 30 years, Mountain Trails has been offering a wide selection of gifts, gadgets and accessories from popular brands such as Mountain Hardwear, Marmot Mountain, Black Diamond, Outdoor Research, Royal Robbins, Sherpa, Arborwear and White Sierra for those who love the outdoors.
Shenandoah County officials are one step closer to putting their strategic plan into action after Gov. Ralph Northam announced a $10,000 planning grant for the county on Tuesday.
STEPHENS CITY – Wild Bill’s Western & English Things may be a horse lover’s haven, but it is by no means just for horse lovers.
STEPHEN’S CITY – Sitting snugly on Main Street, Stephen’s City Outlet Store offers a treasure trove for the bargain shopper tired of the fluorescent-lit big-box stores or the cavernous warehouses.
NEW MARKET—Planning Commission members will recommend the approval of a conditional use permit to operate an insurance business out of a residential building after hearing from the public on Monday evening.
WINCHESTER – The holiday season has arrived and those with a pre-Christmas delivery date should be shipping their brown paper packages, tied up with string, as soon as possible.
STEPHENS CITY — In 2015, Lance and Connie Moss decided to do their part in helping out dogs and their owners.
In 2013, when Ford launched the Ford Fusion Energi sedan, blending hybrid and plug-in electric charging, it won “Green Car of the Year” and recognition for looks, mileage and low environmental impact.
The New Market Town Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint a public hearing this evening to consider a conditional use permit request.
Weather forces parade and festivities to move but some shows will still go on.
For the second straight year, Nissan has added a mid-year update to the Nissan Rogue compact sports utility vehicle, currently the best seller in its fiercely competitive market segment.
STRASBURG – In between the Black Friday, big box store rush and Cyber Monday, shop-from-home convenience, small businesses have their own day to shine.
FRONT ROYAL – Black Friday shoppers expecting to bust doors without busting wallets were stuck with leftovers if they didn’t spend their Thanksgiving evening hitting the big-box stores.
STRASBURG – While many people are busy rushing through holiday preparations, some area business owners are working to make sure everyone’s holidays are full of cheer.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest unemployment and payroll figures on Friday morning.
The Strasburg Chamber of Commerce lost its tax-exempt status in May for failing to file a tax return form for three consecutive years. As of Wednesday, its website does not reflect the change.
Shenandoah Communications reported third-quarter earnings of $15.5 million on Tuesday morning.
Shenandoah County enjoyed a return to a below average unemployment rate as it dropped nearly 1 percent from 3.6 in August to 2.7 in September 2018. The Virginia Employment Commission released area numbers for unemployment on Tuesday afternoon.
WOODSTOCK— The founder and owner of Muse Vineyards led a group of about 20 people on a new wine trail looping through his property Saturday afternoon, hoping to give them an appreciation for the hard work that goes into producing a bottle of wine from bud to glass.
WOODSTOCK – After winning the Virginia Governor’s Cup in 2015 and opening a tasting room the following year, Muse Vineyards in Woodstock, is adding another feature to its 60-acre estate this weekend.
A bipartisan effort to reduce the number of regulations for two state agencies is moving faster than expected.
Shentel announced it will hand stockholders a cash dividend this year — as it has every year since 1960.