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Edinburg’s new initiative to encourage property owners to keep up their buildings could begin as soon as next month.

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.

EDINBURG – Town Council members waltzed through approving three amendments to the town code Tuesday evening but didn’t take up any kind of action on guns.

Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested an Edinburg man Wednesday who threatened his roommates with burning down the home in which they lived.

EDINBURG – Citizens rallied behind town leaders Tuesday evening at a meeting to discuss how the town should approach forcing property owners to keep their depreciating homes maintained.

EDINBURG – Economic development doesn’t take place overnight but Shenandoah County is focusing on increasing its profile as a place for business.

While the summer is heating up, the Edinburg Fire Department and Star Tannery Volunteer Fire and Rescue are planning to cool down the residents of Shenandoah Valley with carnivals this week.

A raccoon killed in Shenandoah County has tested positive for rabies, the Virginia Department of Health announced in a Thursday news release.

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.

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 harsh winter forced the state and counties to spend more money and use more man-hours to keep the roads cleared.

EDINBURG – Town Council members on Tuesday agreed to hire Inboden Environmental Services Inc. to serve as the operator in charge of the town’s water and wastewater treatment plants beginning in May.

WOODSTOCK - Woodstock police charged a 27-year-old Edinburg man who they found with suspected drugs and a gun.

Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday announced amendments to Senate Bill 1716 and House Bill 2718, legislation that would provide $151 million in dedicated funding for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Kevin Larkin, an Edinburg resident, on Saturday evening. He was charged with drug, paraphernalia and ammunition possession.

EDINBURG -- Outdoor enthusiasts and other residents collected garbage dumped along Shenandoah County streams Saturday in the hopes of restoring fishing sites and keeping waterways clean.

EDINBURG — With booming programs and thousands of visitors, leaders of the Shenandoah County Library are asking the county for $3 million to meet demand.

EDINBURG – Town Council members met briefly Tuesday evening to discuss improving water issues around town, vote on a new leash law ordinance and review a contract with the town attorney.

Edinburg Town Council members will vote on an amended leash law this evening — giving law enforcement clear guidelines for how to deal with incidents involving dogs off leash.

The man who was pulled out of a pond off Stoneburner Road on Sunday by a Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputy has died.

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies rescued a man out of a pond off Stoneburner Road around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Deputies responded to a call at a nearby trailer park and followed the man down Rocco Road before he crashed into the pond.

Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, along with Sen. Bill Carrico R-Grayson, introduced a bill Wednesday that spelled out funding options for a massive Interstate 81 corridor improvements project.

EDINBURG – Town Council members passed a resolution to collect water fees from multi-use buildings and read a town ordinance establishing a leash law for the first time on Tuesday evening.

Edinburg residents can't be sure what will happen when they turn their taps on. For the last month, a water leak has been aggravating town officials and riling those living on the north end of town.

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.

Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 44-year-old Edinburg man at about 7 p.m. Tuesday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a building owned by his landlord.

EDINBURG — Town Council members decided to try to forgo obtaining a loan to pay for the steep costs of providing water service to the town this year and moved forward on a variety of other business at Tuesday night’s meeting.