If enacted, recently proposed legislation in Congress would create a national voluntary database to identify African-American burial grounds.
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.
MIDDLETOWN – The town’s 10-year-old wastewater treatment plant is failing, and the cost to repair or upgrade it will be in the millions.
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.
WINCHESTER — While the holiday season is for celebration, it’s also a time of remembrance.
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.
John Jans competed Saturday in the “backyard” Highland Games at the Kernstown Battlefield with his sights on the record books. Max Lee/DailyDavid Marble prepares to start a hammer throw. Max Lee/Daily
The National Weather Service is urging area drivers to drive with caution Thursday morning as an impending storm ushers in the winter season.
MIDDLETOWN – Town resident Yancey Sine spoke to Town Council members Tuesday about why he felt the town needed to hire another police officer.
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. …
Winter weather might be just down the road for the Shenandoah Valley as it prepares for a potential ice storm on Thursday.
Patrick Heelen, front, directs members of the 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment during a demonstration Saturday at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Plantation. Despite cancellation of the usual full-scale re-enactment held on the anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek, the battlefield and Belle G…
Two area school divisions recently attended a national conference in Phoenix.
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.
Power is coming on in Wilmington, North Carolina, but it is a town that is still closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence earlier this month.
Middletown police Wednesday seized packs of cigarettes that did not have local sales tax stamps from the ABS Food Mart store on Main Street.
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.
Residents should hope for the best but prepare for the worst as Hurricane Florence approaches the United States. That is the advice of area law enforcement.
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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Middletown woman with malicious wounding.
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…
A transportation coalition has called for the second round of meetings for the public to hear more about improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor.
In Shenandoah County last year, 2,900 students – or 47.7 percent of the 6,082 total student population – were enrolled in the division’s free and reduced-price meals program.
Parents with eligible students will again be applying for free or reduced-price meals. The following is from a news release from Shenandoah County Public Schools:
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.
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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…
Recent rains have had an impact on some area farmers.
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.
STEPHENS CITY — Michael Berry, 18, has already graduated from Lord Fairfax Community College with an associate’s degree. On Friday, he’ll have a high school diploma to go with it.
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…
Mount Jackson police officer Keith Cowart watches the flooded Shenandoah River from the bridge at Red Banks Road in Mount Jackson on Tuesday afternoon. Rich Cooley/DailyState highway crews repair the shoulders on Route 11 at Meems Bottom Tuesday afternoon after floodwaters covered the highwa…
The Virginia Department of Transportation has launched the I-81 Corridor Improvement Plan.
Lord Fairfax Community College will see more than 1,100 students graduate at its 47th commencement exercise on Saturday.
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 …