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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.

A virtual exchange program at Lord Fairfax Community College hosted a visit Monday from the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs.

Local teachers joined in the statewide march on Richmond Monday to demand for funding for education from the General Assembly.

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.

A poll paid for by the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) and conducted by Public Opinion Strategies found strong support for proposed improvements to Interstate 81.

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.

The National Weather Service is urging area drivers to drive with caution Thursday morning as an impending storm ushers in the winter season.

Doug Baker, superintendent of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Berryville headquarters, stands in front of this 1966 Oshkosh snowblower outside the Stephens City VDOT headquarters on Tuesday. VDOT was showing off its fleet of vehicles during an annual winter snow news conference. …

Shannon Saville, 35, of Berryville, makes Lactaid boxes for Costco and Sam’s Club at the NW Works facility in Winchester on Friday. Saville is one of several participants enrolled in a new seven-week manufacturing technology program. Rich Cooley/DailyNichole Tichy, left, director of developm…

The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation has pushed back against accusations by two former board members that the board has not taken safety concerns seriously enough in its handling of the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek.

The need has not stopped. Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas on Sept. 14, devastating the coast. Floodwaters took their toll on North Carolina first before moving into South Carolina, said Strasburg farmer Jeff Taylor.

MIDDLETOWN – Town residents who live along Greenbriar Road and Third Street were back before city officials Monday night to complain about a culvert that drains stormwater from Main Street onto their properties.

Regional authorities seized drugs worth more than $100,000 and arrested suspects on dozens of charges last week.

Southbound Interstate 81 traffic moves past the 298-mile marker at Strasburg on Wednesday evening. Proposals for improvements to the interstate were discussed at a public meeting Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. Rich Cooley/DailyJohn Good Jr., a Frederick County res…

A 28-year-old Frederick County man died early Thursday morning after being ejected from a motorcycle he was driving while under the influence of alcohol, according to Sgt. F. “Les” Tyler of the state police.

Another meeting for the public to hear more on improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Lord Fairfax Community College.

Kristen Ryan, 17, left, and Lauren Seelinger, 18, right, both of Winchester, walk outside the Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown on Monday, which was the first day of classes for the fall semester. Ryan is starting her freshman year and Seelinger is a sophomore. Rich Cooley/DailyKa…

Strasburg police officer Mike Chimento strums the guitar beside the ram statue outside Strasburg High School during taping of the department’s lip-synch video. Courtesy photoFrom left, Deputy Stephen Gregory, Deputy Chris Cunningham, Deputy Gerald Umbel, Sgt. Bryan Smith and Lt. Warren Gosne…

Immigration and Customs Enforcement was looking for housing for immigrant detainees in Virginia.

Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland is once again sponsoring a community appreciation baseball game to help fundraise for two local organizations.

Kermit Orndorff, 64, of Strasburg, points to his house along Junction Road, which is next to Interstate 81, as Jeff Lineberry, left, transportation and land use director for the Staunton District of the Virginia Department of Transportation, looks over his shoulder during a public hearing Tu…

Government agencies working on developing a plan to study the entire length of I-81 are seeking input from the public.

An exotic invasive species of tick commonly known as the Longhorn Tick, a species native to China, Japan and Australia, has officially been identified in Warren County.