The 2020 Valley Baseball League season has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A program run by the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging aims to help seniors avoid falls by keeping their balance.
More funding options for Virginia are ready to flow, Gov. Ralph Northam said on Friday.
Facing a worldwide pandemic that is shuttering businesses and putting people out of work, Shenandoah County residents remain torn on whether it is prudent for the government to move forward with a budget that proposes increases on personal property taxes.
FRONT ROYAL – A budgetary oversight has resulted in Warren County Public Schools receiving $246,492 less in county funding this year than expected.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and 29 of the 31 Appalachian Trail maintaining clubs have requested the federal government close the trail until April 30 to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
WOODSTOCK — F&M Bank has donated $25,000 toward the Shenandoah County Local Disaster Impact Loan Program.
FRONT ROYAL – The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the special grand jury investigating alleged embezzlement within the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority being granted a six-month extension, Prosecutor Michael Parker states in an email.
FRONT ROYAL – Lord Fairfax Health District Director Dr. Colin Greene explained during a Thursday news conference that COVID-19 has infected a wide age range of persons in Warren, Shenandoah, Page, Clarke and Frederick counties.
Broadcasting from his home earlier this week, Sen. Mark Warner continued his efforts to keep in touch with constituents on the unfolding measures to combat COVID-19 while maintaining the appropriate social distancing mandated by state and federal guidelines.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority hopes to help aid businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic by reactivating its USDA loan program.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is continuing its operations during Virginia’s stay-at-home order, the organization announced in a news release.
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has announced hat he’s taking further actions to crack down on price gouging around the state.
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb around Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday afternoon that the Army Corps of Engineers approved three sites to set up emergency hospitals to provide surge protection.
As the LSC Communications manufacturing facility in Strasburg has shut its doors, local officials continue to ponder what exactly is next.
New Market Town Council members met remotely Tuesday afternoon to discuss whether they would extend the deadlines and waive late fees for personal property tax and real estate tax bills due on June 5.
FRONT ROYAL – The search firm seeking candidates for the open town manager position wants to know the qualities citizens would like to see in the individual chosen for the job.
FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council during a virtual Monday work session continued discussions regarding a proposed pavilion in the town commons, a project for which the construction costs are significantly over previous estimates.
FRONT ROYAL – Without exiting her vehicle, town resident Jamesa Hughes received two bags of free food from the Front Royal-Warren County Congregational Community Action Project nonprofit organization.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for March 23-29:
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained.
FRONT ROYAL – Town officials are unaware of how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect both this and next year’s budgets.
The exponential growth of positive COVID-19 cases is still expected in Virginia but the mushrooming numbers the Virginia Department of Health continues to report have some underlying positive trends.
FRONT ROYAL – As the number of online utility payments increases amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the town is waiving its 2.35% card fees through June.
School leaders and educators are using technology in creative ways to stay in touch with students and parents.
To help keep patients and health professionals keep safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, area health care providers are offering telehealth options through video technology.
High winds caused a power line to short and spark a fire that burned a wooded area and destroyed a trailer home Monday, Warren County officials determined.
Following another memo from the Supreme Court of Virginia, Judge Kevin C. Black announced that most court proceedings in Shenandoah County will be continued until April 26 in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The bipartisan partnership that propelled a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package through Congress just days ago is already showing signs of strain, raising questions about how quickly calls for massive followup legislation may bear fruit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump's impeachment trial distracted the federal government from the novel coronavirus as it reached the United States in January, despite warnings at the time from public health experts and members of Congress ab…
Town governments might need to wait until May to see how the coronavirus epidemic hurts their bottom lines.
Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on March 27:
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's governor issued an urgent appeal for medical volunteers Monday amid a “staggering” number of deaths from the coronavirus, as he and health officials warned that the crisis unfolding in New York City is just a preview of what other communities across the U.S. could …
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday issued a statewide stay-at-home order along with a lecture for those who packed the state's beaches last weekend or otherwise ignored calls to avoid mass gatherings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.
WOODSTOCK – Running a school division during a pandemic is anything but normal.
A triage tent outside Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock is providing a way for Emergency Room staff to screen high-risk patients away from others.
The U.S. Department of Education has given Virginia permission to cancel federally mandated Standards of Learning tests during the 2019-2020 school year, according to a Monday news release from the Virginia Department of Education.
Gov. Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order Monday afternoon, putting more teeth on his previous executive orders in response to the swelling COVID-19 pandemic. The order went into effect immediately and extends through June 10.
The dozens of people who show up at Shenandoah County’s annual public hearing on the budget must do so electronically this time.
Weather experts say area residents can expect fluctuating weather this week.
Warren County Public Schools has made some changes to its meal distribution program.
Work on area road projects continues this week.
State leaders were quiet over the weekend, publishing few comments on the unfolding COVID-19 numbers that continue to climb around Virginia.