The Western Virginia Continuum of Care is planning its annual Point-in-Time homeless count for Jan. 22 and accepting Letter of Intent applications from eligible agencies operating within the CoC’s geographic region.

STEPHENS CITY – Town council members and administrators from Middletown and Stephen City met with Frederick County officials Monday night to discuss continued work on an agreement to consolidate fire and rescue services.

Shenandoah County authorities arrested two boys Thursday accused of shooting BBs at vehicles and buildings in the region.

Law enforcement officials arrested a West Virginia man Tuesday afternoon after what they said was a pursuit, an attempt by the defendant to draw his gun and the discovery of at least $16,000 in suspected methamphetamine.


MIDDLETOWN — About 2,500 reenactors came out for the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek this weekend, with attendees and presenters excited for a calm, familiar setting.


MIDDLETOWN – In an effort to get to know her constituents over the mountain better, U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Leesburg, swung through Frederick County on Thursday, visiting Thermo Fisher Scientific and Sherando High School.

FRONT ROYAL – The project that would have connected West Main Street to Kendrick Lane has stalled, according to Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Douglas Parsons.

MOUNT JACKSON - Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity officials held an informal meeting at Triplett Tech on Friday to discuss its projects, including its latest home approval.

FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a boundary adjustment along the Warren-Frederick county line that will allow residents who falsely believed they live in Warren County – the result of incorrect deed records – to actually live there.


MIDDLETOWN — Soul food is deeply representative of the history of black food culture, but hasn’t always been easy to define, said Amy Tillerson-Brown, a professor at Mary Baldwin University.

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.

Middletown’s Police Department recorded more offenses in 2018 than the year before, according to the Virginia State Police’s annual crime analysis report.


MIDDLETOWN — On their summer vacation, 44 high school students from seven public school districts are back in the classroom this week learning about careers in health care.

MIDDLETOWN – The Town Council on Monday held first and second readings on an ordinance authorizing changes to regulations regarding bed and breakfasts, home occupations, travel trailers, accessory buildings and family day homes.


Businesses based in Frederick County or Winchester will have to start applying for permits to ship a wide range of items out of the county following a declaration by a state agency of a quarantine zone to prevent the spread of an invasive insect.

A fox with rabies attacked a person in Frederick County on May 19, the Lord Fairfax Health District announced in a Friday news release.

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.


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.

WINCHESTER --  The threat of rain hitting the area didn’t stop attendees from having fun Saturday during the Weekend in the Park at Jim Barnett Park.


WINCHESTER – Pie makers from around the area descended on Marker-Miller Orchards on Thursday for the annual apple pie baking contest during Apple Blossom Festival week.

Today, area law enforcement officials will be collecting old or unused prescription drugs from anyone looking to clean out their medicine cabinets.


MIDDLETOWN - A year into her role as president of Lord Fairfax Community College, Kim Blosser was inaugurated Friday as the school's fifth president.

MIDDLETOWN — Town Council members unanimously decided Monday to seek proposals for engineering designs for a replacement wastewater treatment plant that will cost about $4.8 million.

MIDDLETOWN – Belle Grove Plantation will open its new welcome center to the public on Saturday.

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.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren and Frederick county officials are working to resolve a boundary line issue that resulted in citizens paying taxes and voting in the wrong county for decades.

Lineman continued to work throughout the day Wednesday restoring power after freezing rain coated everything in ice, bringing down trees and power lines throughout the area.

MIDDLETOWN – Fire Chief Mark Dalton told Town Council members this week that Frederick County’s fire chief could become the leader of the county's 11 volunteer fire departments.