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A pair of anglers cast their lines along the South Fork of the Shenandoah River near Front Royal on a cool recent day. Rich Cooley/Daily

EDINBURG -- Town Council members threw their hats in the ring of a national conversation centered around legislative gerrymandering and redistricting during their meeting on Tuesday evening.

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WOODSTOCK – A man who broke into an elderly couple’s home in Shenandoah County in 2017 and swung a metal rod at the victims must serve a month in jail.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office posted incorrect information on its website regarding charges against James Bharathan Rozzi on Dec. 9. He was charged with obstruction of justice and making threats. Court dates are 2 p.m. Dec. 21 in Shenandoah County General District Court and 9 a.m. J…

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An excavator loads a dump truck with debris as a line of garage bays are leveled on the property of Shenandoah County’s proposed Sheriff’s Office and 911 center located on North Main Street in Woodstock on Tuesday. Lantz Construction Company, the general contractor for the project, started t…

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FRONT ROYAL—The two Christendom College students arrested on Sunday for suspected arson at a campus dormitory will have their case heard on April 10 at 1:15 p.m.

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Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday announced in a statement from his office that his upcoming proposed budget will include $268.7 million in new money for Virginia’s K-12 education system.

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FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County man could serve up to 20 years in prison after entering a plea deal on the second day of his trial for the murder of a toddler and the wounding of the child’s twin brother.

FRONT ROYAL - The Board of Supervisors at its regular Tuesday meeting approved a resolution authorizing the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority to issue up to $17 million in revenue bonds to finance the renovations of the Royal Arms Apartments, a Section 8 housing comple…

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FRONT ROYAL — Citizens addressing elected officials may have to follow new guidelines as the Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved the advertisement of amendments to its public presentation rules.

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Congress has taken a step in the direction of passing a new farm bill, three months after the 2014 act expired.

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FRONT ROYAL — The town is hoping to clear up its code regarding special downtown events such as festivals and related parking issues.

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FRONT ROYAL — The Town Council is attempting to make downtown parking a bit easier by moving closer to rescinding a 1993 ordinance that allows for varying time limits in different areas.

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WINCHESTER—Raw milk can be used to make a wide range of dairy products, but it cannot be purchased or sold in Virginia.

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The Town of Woodstock has received a $10,000 grant from the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Dam Safety Division.

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.

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FRONT ROYAL — Community members bring out the best in each other during the holiday season and the Lions Club of Front Royal and the Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia continued that tradition over weekend.

FRONT ROYAL — Town Council at its regular 7 p.m. Monday meeting will have three public hearings, all of which focus on different aspects of downtown parking.

The United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley is seeking help in a last push to meet the region’s needs and its goal for this year’s campaign.

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.

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FRONT ROYAL – A judge could toss out statements made by an accused murderer to investigators when the defendant’s jury trial begins Monday.

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A judge decided Friday to separate the trials for two people charged in the case of twin boys, one of whom died and the other suffered serious injuries in Warren County a year ago.

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FRONT ROYAL - Deborah Langfitt, chair of the Front Royal Planning Commission, recently resigned from the board, according to Connie Potter, planning department senior administrative assistant.

Two of three Warren County sheriff’s candidates, Mark Butler and Michael “Mickey” Licklider, are running independent campaigns while Jason Poe seeks a Warren County Republican Committee nomination.

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Local chapters of the Salvation Army currently have employees and volunteers out in front of several stores in the Shenandoah Valley collecting money for families in need this holiday season.

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FRONT ROYAL – Meghan Bowers, the Humane Society of Warren County's new executive director, would like to maintain and expand the good work already underway at the shelter.

A Honduran man wanted by Warren and Fairfax county authorities now faces deportation after having come back into the United States illegally.

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STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council’s recreation, parks and trails committee met Tuesday to discuss the town’s forthcoming master park plan and to receive an update on the town’s community garden.

FRONT ROYAL – A Winchester man on Monday received prison time for committing burglaries and theft in the city and in Warren County in 2017.

FRONT ROYAL – A grand jury indicted a Georgia man Monday on a charge involving the alleged robbery of an employee of a cash advance business in Front Royal in August.

FRONT ROYAL – A grand jury handed up indictments in Warren County Circuit Court on Monday.

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Pam Murphy, the executive director of the the Shenandoah Community Health Clinic in Woodstock, was appointed by the governor’s office to serve as a member of the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority.

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Wednesday’s story, Governor visits North Fork Middle School, incorrectly stated in the story the name of the school where Gov. Ralph Northam visited. Northam visited North Fork Middle School.

Virginia State Police have charged a Winchester man with last week’s crash that involved a Shenandoah County school bus that had children onboard.

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.