U.S. Sen. Mark Warner stopped in Strasburg Saturday during Mayfest. Warner, a Democratic member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and former governor, answered a few questions from the The Northern Virginia Daily as he walked through the downtown.
STRASBURG- U.S. Sen. Mark Warner dropped by Mayfest Saturday, the first Senate member to appear at the event in its 36 years.
STRASBURG – Police are investigating a traffic crash involving Strasburg Mayor Rich Orndorff Jr. that occurred Friday evening during the town’s annual Mayfest.
FRONT ROYAL – A criminal complaint by Front Royal Police officer David Fogle states that the massage parlor that allegedly offered sexual favors for money was a “full-service business.”
WOODSTOCK – The impact that Healthy Families-Shenandoah County has had on the community over the last 20 years can be seen through the children and parents it’s served.
WINCHESTER, Va. – It took only three years for the spotted lanternfly to infest all of South Korea. That same fly was found in Winchester and Frederick County in January 2018, and has already moved out of its initial 1-to-2-square-mile range to more than 16 square miles throughout the county.
Shenandoah County Republicans picked their slate of candidates Thursday to run in the general election on Nov. 5.
FRONT ROYAL — The Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet has reopened with founder Karen Eriksson-Lee as artistic director and teacher.
EDINBURG, Va. – John-Robert Rimel discovered his love of music early on in his life.
FRONT ROYAL – Town police, according to a department news release, arrested four people Wednesday “related to an investigation involving prostitution and maintaining a bawdy place” in a Biggs Drive building that former Mayor Hollis Tharpe admitted over the phone that he has visited.
A health and wellness nature retreat is being planned in Shenandoah County.
FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County couple accused of keeping their children and animals in unhealthy conditions plan to enter plea deals Monday.
WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Mount Jackson man last week on a charge of failing to register his new address with the sex offender registry, according to court documents.
FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board approved the 2019-2020 salary scales at its work session on Wednesday.
The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents:
NEW MARKET – There were mixed opinions over whether to allow military school cadets to fight as soldiers in the Civil War.
FRONT ROYAL – Randolph-Macon Academy senior Noelle Kramer felt like the school was a perfect fit for her.
Carmeuse Lime and Stone will lay off as much as a third of its workforce next month.
STRASBURG – The Town Council on Tuesday agreed to delay a vote on the fiscal year 2020 budget.
FRONT ROYAL – A woman accused of assaulting and wounding her mother in October can avoid jail by remaining on good behavior for two years.
EDINBURG – No one spoke at Tuesday’s public hearing when Town Council members presented their proposed fiscal year 2020 budget of $1,603,172, which is slightly less than the current year’s budget of $1,626,788.
NEW MARKET – Planning Commission members rejected a proposed increase for conditional use permit application fees Monday night, suggesting the town raise the fee but to a lesser degree.
The Virginia Department of Health is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a tick that’s relatively new to the valley.
Azimullah Habibi, 31, of Sacramento, California, was charged with a count of reckless driving Wednesday after wrecking his tractor-trailer in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
MIDDLETOWN – Phillip Wines has been named the town’s Citizen of the Year.
A story published Tuesday on A1 titled “Judge orders man to serve 13 years for fatal shooting” should have identified Wanda Horton in the third paragraph as victim Warren Ramsey’s fiancee.
NEW MARKET – A crowd gathered at St. Matthew’s Cemetery on Wednesday to remember and honor those who died in the Battle of New Market 155 years ago.
MIDDLETOWN – Another portrait of an area police officer who died in the line of duty was unveiled Wednesday during the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy’s annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service.
FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council is continuing to consider how it will fill the seat left vacated when former mayor Hollis Tharpe resigned.
NEW MARKET – Despite a proposed sharp increase in water rates, only a few citizens showed up Monday night to hear about what to expect next year in the town's 2020 fiscal year budget. Town Council members are set to vote on the combined $7,113,821 budget next month.
Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 10:
FRONT ROYAL – A judge on Tuesday allowed a man accused of dealing heroin to go to the funeral of his son who died recently of a drug overdose.
The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
FRONT ROYAL – After a series of work sessions and public hearings spanning six months, Town Council at its regular Monday meeting approved a special use permit allowing the United Parcel Service to use a parking lot at its 470 S. Commerce Ave. facility.
A horse is framed by fencing as it grazes by Sandy Hook Road in Strasburg on Monday.
Summer is on the way, bringing with it warmer weather, long evenings outdoors, and mosquitoes.
The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for May 6-12:
FRONT ROYAL -- Wanda Horton testified through tears Friday about how her son’s mental health deteriorated to a tipping point March 27, 2017, when he shot and killed her fiancee.
FRONT ROYAL - A lawyer for Curt Tran and his business, ITFederal, two of the nine defendants targeted by the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority in a $17.6 million lawsuit, is requesting that charges against his clients be dismissed for a variety of reasons, including t…
WOODSTOCK — Mandy R. Belyea returns to work for Shenandoah County administration in July after her second stint in the town office.
Town Council members will hold a public hearing tonight, offering residents a chance to comment on the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020.
The Mount Jackson Town Council and Finance Committee members meet tonight to discuss next fiscal year’s proposed budget and hear from residents.
FRONT ROYAL — A man with a history of mental illness must serve more than a decade in prison for killing his mother’s fiancee.
A raccoon involved in a fight with a pet near Edinburg has tested positive for rabies, the Lord Fairfax Health District announced in a Friday news release.
FRONT ROYAL – Never use the word “just” to describe any part of your life, featured speaker Olivia Henderson told fellow graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony for Lord Fairfax Community College.
Left: Kenidee Woodell, 6, left, and her sister Kerington Starcher, 3, dance to music from the Lon Z Baker band, of Winchester, at Saturday’s Family Fun Day event in Front Royal. Right: Amanda Fox, of Front Royal, shares some shaved ice with her St. Bernard puppy Petunia at the 4th annual Fam…
Amanda Fox, of Front Royal, shares some shaved ice with her St. Bernard puppy Petunia. She was attending Saturday's 4th annual Family Fun Day at the Main Street gazebo in downtown Front Royal.
STRASBURG – Voter registration drives continue in Shenandoah County public high schools, with the latest occurring Friday at Strasburg High School.