Police in Augusta County have arrested two people suspected to be involved in the bank robbery at Sona Bank in New Market on Thursday morning.
STRASBURG — Ray Lough is hoping to bring back a small-town atmosphere to the community.
QUICKSBURG—Cars whittled out of tiny bricks of pine, hand-shaped by boys and girls, raced down a long metal track Saturday afternoon as Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts gathered together for a morning of competition followed by an afternoon of feasting.
FRONT ROYAL - A town man was recently charged on several felony counts after allegedly firing a gun through the front door of a Ritenour Street home and in the direction of the resident.
Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh joined other mayors at the White House on Friday and spoke with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson about affordable housing as part of the last day of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' annual winter meeting.
Authorities accuse two people with Woodstock ties of involvement in a Jan. 8 homicide in Warrenton.
FRONT ROYAL – William “Crazy Willie” Huck, the owner of C&C Frozen Treats, plans to open a second Main Street business with offerings including Cajun food, donuts and more.
FRONT ROYAL – When it was time to discuss the town’s $15 million civil lawsuit against the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority during a Thursday town-county liaison committee meeting, Town Attorney Doug Napier said “I don’t want to be a party pooper” but it was not a pro…
The spotted lanternfly has been found within the region and will be coming for area crops soon, said Corey Childs, extension agent of agriculture for the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s seventh district.
MIDDLETOWN – Students from Shenandoah University and John Handley High School on Friday afternoon helped map gravesites at The Henrico Baltimore Family Cemetery/West Africa Community Graveyard.
Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a Staunton woman on charges related to vehicle break-ins in Mount Jackson.
The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
Weeks after a final order was entered in a case petitioning to remove Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office, Orndorff and his attorney, Phil Griffin II, filed an objection and asked the court to reconsider its ruling.
FRONT ROYAL – An item the Board of Supervisors usually approves with no discussion - its monthly account payables - was questioned by some of the new board members. The 70-plus page packet outlines everything the county owes its vendors. If it is not approved, County Administrator Doug Stanl…
FRONT ROYAL — Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority Board members determined Thursday that it won’t be cost-effective to take the solar panels off the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority building to use on the jail.
FRONT ROYAL - The Board of Supervisors has delayed the county’s application to the Virginia Department of Transportation seeking state funding for road improvements in hopes of understanding how the projects will impact next year’s overall budget.
NEW MARKET - The suspect in the Thursday morning robbery of SonaBank remains at large.
MIDDLETOWN - Lord Fairfax Community College hosted technologist Gary McGraw on Wednesday night. He spoke of the cutting edge work being done at the Berryville Institute of Machine Learning, which he co-founded a year ago.
NEW MARKET – Authorities are investigating a reported bank robbery at Sona Bank in the 9400 block of South Congress Street.
The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents:
FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday meeting denied the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s request for $36,827 to fund current and former EDA board members’ legal fees for their dismissed misdemeanor nonfeasance and misfeasance charges.
FRONT ROYAL – A private business wants to assume management of the county-owned Front Royal Golf Club, which has operated at a loss for years.
STRASBURG — The upcoming closure of LSC Communications will cost the town more than $41,000 in lost water and sewer revenue this year, and more than $146,000 in lost revenue next fiscal year, said Town Manager Wyatt Pearson.
Two Edinburg women are facing charges related to an ongoing criminal investigation into a local preschool.
WOODSTOCK - The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors and the Shenandoah County Board of Education held a joint meeting Tuesday night to continue the ongoing discussion of the school division's long-term facilities plan.
Strasburg has been hit with several businesses, both large and small, closing in the last couple of months, leaving the town and county scrambling to mitigate the impact.
Edinburg’s new initiative to encourage property owners to keep up their buildings could begin as soon as next month.
One day after 22,000 people poured into Richmond, mostly to show opposition to a gun-control agenda that led Democrats to victory in November, the new party in power killed a handful of Republican-sponsored bills that would fire back at stricter gun laws.
FRONT ROYAL – The town sought feedback from business and property owners during a forum last week in ongoing attempts to create policies regarding downtown events and Main Street closures.
As thousands of protesters poured into Richmond on Monday legislators inside continued to discuss the role guns will play in Virginia’s future.
Following an uneventful rally in Richmond in support of Second Amendment rights that featured men and women carrying an assortment of firearms around the state capital Monday, some Republican lawmakers are still fighting against the rising gun-control tide.
Shenandoah County leaders plan to consider relaxing penalties for property owners who take their land out of a tax-relief program.
Shenandoah County officials expect to begin the next real estate reassessment this summer after a six-year gap.
FRONT ROYAL – Speakers at the Warren-Page NAACP’s annual Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. agreed that society still has a way to go before achieving King’s dreams for America.
A Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputy was in the right place at the right time on Sunday, helping to prevent a tragedy when a detached garage went up in flames.
Lord Fairfax Community College is hosting another speaker as part of its Tech Bytes series.
The following public meetings are scheduled:
WOODSTOCK - A descendant of several great-great grandfathers who fought in the Revolutionary War led a group of citizens, ministers and others on Saturday in honor of Peter Muhlenberg, one of the heroes in America's fight for independence from Great Britain.
WOODSTOCK – The owners of the Woodstock Equipment Company have purchased the former Grubbs property on Old Valley Pike.
As members of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority stare down a dwindling budget, the town may soon have the power to create their own authority.
Democrats fired back at Del. Todd Gilbert, R-Mount Jackson, on Friday afternoon after he questioned their leadership in the 2020 General Assembly session.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce rolled out the red carpet for its new members, the board of directors and award nominees on Thursday evening at its annual awards ceremony.
Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and February is Black History Month. In honor of King’s legacy and the impact that African-American history has made on the U.S., area organizations are planning free public events in coming weeks.
FRONT ROYAL — Sheriff Mark Butler, who assumed office Jan. 1, said he wants to leave the department better than he found it.
A grand jury in Warren County indicted a West Virginia woman and a Strasburg woman on Wednesday on charges related to an attempt to defraud the Chantilly Gymnastics Boosters.
FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board awarded a consulting services contract to Real Synergy LLC for the school division’s superintendent search during a work session on Wednesday.
STRASBURG — Following a Tuesday announcement that the local LSC Communications manufacturing facility will close, Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. said the town is doing its best to help nearly 400 people losing their jobs find other employment.
MOUNT JACKSON – Holtzman Corp. violates town zoning violations by parking company vehicles for sale on a vacant lot, officials say.
FRONT ROYAL - Several gutted deer carcasses were recently dumped on the side of Panhandle Road, according to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation Police Officer Michael Corrado.
The Warren County Habitat for Humanity has found its new executive director.