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.

Stormy Fitzjohn, of Sperryville, stretches with fellow inmates Michele Lucaenbaugh, of Front Royal, Barbara Harlow ,of Mount Jackson, and Ashleigh Miller, of Front Royal, during a recent yoga class at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail in Warren County. Rich Cooley/DailyMandy volun…

Officer Travis Lehman, of the Front Royal Police Department, left, received his graduation certificate from his brother, Sgt. Justin Lehman, of the Manassas Police Department, on Wednesday afternoon at the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy graduation ceremony. Melissa Topey/DailyRile…

Ressie Jeffries Elementary School fifth grade reading teacher Julie Besecker, left, dressed as the Cat in the Hat, has assistant principal Nina Helmick, right, open wide as the pair enjoy a mid-morning breakfast of green eggs and ham on the rooftop of the Front Royal school Monday. The pair …

MIDDLETOWN – After a quarter century of supporting a variety of projects at Lord Fairfax Community College, Kathy and Nick Nerangis Sr. received the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy Friday at the school’s Appreciation Luncheon.

Atif Qarni, Virginia’s secretary of education, speaks Wednesday during the business and education summit held at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. The event brought together educators and business leaders to collaborate on building a workforce for current and future area business…

A vehicle crash in Frederick County on Saturday night left two people dead and three injured.

Hunter Funk, of Woodstock, walks around his Virginia Department of Transportation dump truck for a safety inspection before starting a 12-hour shift Tuesday afternoon at the Stephens City headquarters. Rich Cooley/DailyPete Robinson, of VDOT, loads a contractor’s dump truck with abrasives as…

Law enforcement agencies were busy responding to crashes as drivers took to the roads, even one that involved a Virginia State Patrol trooper.

About 400 Sherando High School students participated in Wednesday’s National Walkout Day. They listened to student speakers in the school auditorium. Courtesy photoOrganizers of the Sherando High School walkout, AnnMarie Kelly, left, and Meghan Martin, spoke to students during Wednesday’s wa…