At a recent work session, the Warren County School Board approved all of its action items but will revisit the discussion of the Right Turn Program at its January work session.
Thanks to a donation from Virginia Tech alumni James “J.” and Renae Pearson, the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational and Conference Center’s amphitheater, situated near the intersection of Moore Run and Happy Creek outside Front Royal, is getting a serious overhaul.
Randolph-Macon Academy plans to build faculty housing on land in Front Royal.
Front Royal’s parking rules have stymied yet another property owner’s plans to set up a short-term rental.
The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the region during the coming weeks.
Area Salvation Army locations have kicked off their Red Kettle Campaigns and are looking for volunteers to ring bells outside storefronts and collect donations this holiday season.
Front Royal’s next town manager takes over just as the assistant chief administrator leaves after a stint as interim government leader.
Former Front Royal Town Manager Joseph Waltz will return this month to the same role he left three years ago to take a job in the private sector.
Employees at a McDonald’s restaurant in Warren County escaped injury when a kitchen fire spread through the building on Thursday.
H. Bruce Rappaport could say the third time’s a charm after his election win Tuesday for a Front Royal Town Council seat.
A series of salary-related actions were taken at the Warren County School Board's Tuesday meeting.
Front Royal needs a new, permanent town manager — again.
FRONT ROYAL — On Thursday morning, as part of a test scenario, Winchester Public Schools’ Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum came to Warren Memorial Hospital complaining of chest pain.
The Front Royal Town Council approved an exception on Monday to parking restrictions for a permitted short-term rental.
Warren County Public Schools hopes to get more participation at its Special Education Advisory Committee meetings by offering more daytime options.
The Warren County School Board discussed various personnel vacancies and how to fill them during a recent work session.
Teachers hired by Warren County Public Schools will get paid a lot more now to work after hours with homebound students.
Front Royal officials continue to discuss the future of the town’s economic development authority.
U.S. military veteran Duane R. “Skip” Rogers joins the Front Royal Town Council after five years of friends encouraging him to serve.
Authorities arrested a Caroline County man on Wednesday on charges of soliciting children for sex.
The Front Royal Town Council plans to proceed with two projects that are years in the making and expected to cost nearly $30 million.
Every 93 seconds, a home in America catches fire, and the National Fire Protection Agency hopes to lessen that number through informational events it’s holding as part of the country’s 100th National Fire Prevention Week.
WINCHESTER — Candidates running for election on Nov. 8 as well as those seeking the Republican nomination in 2023 were the focus of an event hosted by the Small Business Freedom Alliance on Wednesday morning at West Oaks Farm Market in Frederick County.
A divided Front Royal Town Council picked a new member on Tuesday to fill a seat vacated by a colleague who quit in protest.
Seven occupants escaped a house fire in Front Royal on Friday evening.
Three area residents spoke during the Warren County School Board’s public comment session Wednesday about their concerns of racially motivated bullying in the school system.
The Warren County School Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to renew its membership with the Virginia School Boards Association for the remainder of the 2023 academic year.
FRONT ROYAL — Several area organizations and businesses were recognized on Tuesday for the grants they received through the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
Faced with a vastly smaller staff, rising costs and the potential of cutting ties with insurance companies in the coming years, Valley Health is considering its options for how to weather the economic impact sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Virginia Department of Education has accredited all nine schools in the Warren County Public School system for the 2022-23 school year, but Skyline Middle School and E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School are accredited with conditions.
A federal judge has sentenced a Front Royal woman to seven years in prison for running an oxycodone distribution network in the area.
FRONT ROYAL - A man’s claim that illegal drugs led him to sexually abuse two children did not sway a judge from sending him to prison.
A group of students at Skyline High School staged a walkout Tuesday morning to protest Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s recent updates to the state’s guidance on school district policies for gay and transgender students.
The Front Royal Town Council gave the green light on Monday for a short-term rental after members raised concerns about parking rules.
FRONT ROYAL — Nearly 100 people came to a celebration of life ceremony on Friday at Samuels Public Library to remember longtime staff member Kathy Jacob, who died last year.
The Front Royal Police Department started a pilot program Friday that allows people to rate their interactions with officers.
The Front Royal Warren County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Civic Pride Workshop — Revitalize or Die — on Tuesday.
FRONT ROYAL — At a Wednesday night work session, the Warren County School Board approved the purchase of a Schoology elementary learning management system, additional curb cuts at Skyline High School, and a lease agreement for the school division’s Elements program for adults age 18 to 22 wi…
Early voting begins today for the Nov. 8 general and special elections for Front Royal mayor and seats on the Front Royal Town Council as well as a congressional representative. There are no elections for Warren County supervisors or school board.
The Front Royal Planning Commission endorsed a proposal on Wednesday to rent a house to short-term guests.
The Front Royal Police Department recently charged six people accused of playing roles in a scheme to redeem altered gaming tickets in town.
Front Royal police announced Friday the arrest of a man accused of soliciting a minor via the internet.
Warren County Public Schools has approved a “Grow Your Own” Memorandum of Understanding in cooperation with James Madison University and Laurel Ridge Community College.
The Warren County School Board plans to vote on whether to renew its Virginia School Board Association membership during its Wednesday work session.
The Front Royal Town Council gave anyone interested in filling a vacant seat on the panel an extra week to apply.
MIDDLETOWN — When Fay Eshelman Sonner was planning her high school’s 70th class reunion, she thought how remarkable that number is.
Front Royal Town Council approved permits for short-term rentals and two apartments at a special meeting Monday.
The longtime employee temporarily put in charge of the Frederick County Parks & Recreation Department is permanently assuming that responsibility.
A food manufacturer now owns a warehouse the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority tried for years to sell.
The Warren County School Board on Wednesday approved its revised $69,892,943 Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget and authorized Superintendent Chris Ballenger to request that the Board of Supervisors appropriate additional funds to the school transportation fund and the capital improvement fund.
Matthew Joseph Embrey, 37, of Hunt Road, Front Royal, stands charged in Warren County General District Court with felony eluding law enforcement, possession of a firearm by a non-violent felon, possession of ammunition, abduction and reckless handling of a firearm.