FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board during its meeting next week will consider the possibility of delaying the first day of school from Aug. 27 to Sept. 8, according to a news release from Superintendent Dr. Chris Ballenger.

FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council during a Monday work session decided to eventually vote on a resolution stating that the town will not ban firearms at town-owned properties.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County students will learn both in-person and from home during the upcoming school year scheduled to begin Aug. 27 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

FRONT ROYAL – A $2.5 million overhaul to AS Rhodes Elementary School is progressing on schedule, Warren County Schools Maintenance Director Greg Livesay told the School Board on Wednesday. 

FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal Town Council during a Monday work session considered a proposed resolution stating the town's intentions of not banning firearms at town-owned buildings or properties.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County will receive another $3.5 million of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities (CARES) Act funding, doubling the amount of money the county will get from the program.

FRONT ROYAL – Downtown soon may be a bit more colorful as property owners consider the possibility of painting murals on facades.

FRONT ROYAL – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Warren County Fair is set to be underway Aug. 18-22.

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Sheetz is set to open its new location at 1621 N Shenandoah Ave. in Front Royal on Thursday. A virtual grand opening event will be held at 2:30 p.m. today.

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FRONT ROYAL – After serving as county administrator for 20 years, Doug Stanley exited his office for the final time last week after the Board of Supervisors requested his resignation early in July.

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WINCHESTER — Whether it’s shots panning the mountains of farmland or tight clips of a bustling downtown, the Northern Shenandoah Valley continues to utilize video to showcase local businesses and landmarks and tell stories of its history.

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FRONT ROYAL – After 25 years on the job, Warren County Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Mabie will retire Dec. 31, according to a county news release.

A Warren County General District Court judge determined prosecutors showed there is probable cause to certify three charges related to a murder last year to the grand jury in August.

FRONT ROYAL – Lawyers for seven people and businesses sought dismissals from the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s $4.5 million civil lawsuit on Thursday in Warren County Circuit Court.

FRONT ROYAL — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Town Finance Director B.J. Wilson recently told the Town Council that “all in all, we’re not sitting too bad as far as our financials go for fiscal year 20.”

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FRONT ROYAL — With an otherwise brief agenda for Monday’s Town Council meeting, Mayor Eugene Tewalt sparred with council members over how long Interim Town Manager Matt Tederick was allowed to talk.

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FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority is initiating plans to rid itself of property off Royal Lane that the authority claims was purchased fraudulently under the organization’s previous administration.

FRONT ROYAL – After several lengthy discussions spanning a series of meetings, the Board of Supervisors recently opted against finishing the love sign at the corner of Guard Hill and Winchester roads.

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FRONT ROYAL – While the Warren County School Board has a set calendar for the upcoming school year, exactly how and where students will learn remains unknown.

FRONT ROYAL – The town is gearing up to distribute its $1.2 million share of Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security Act funds to local small businesses that can demonstrate economic hardship stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a town news release.

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FRONT ROYAL – Former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority Administrative Assistant Michelle Henry wants former EDA Executive Director Jennifer McDonald to pay her court costs related to ongoing civil litigation in which they are both defendants.

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FRONT ROYAL — After supervisor Tony Carter questioned the process in which a proposed agreement regarding payments for the Front Royal Police Department’s headquarters was derived, the Warren County Board of Supervisors during a Tuesday meeting tabled the matter for future discussions.

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FRONT ROYAL — Warren County’s top two administrative positions, county administrator and deputy county administrator, will soon be vacated.

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FRONT ROYAL — The Front Royal Town Council during a Monday work session decided to send a letter to the school system asking that traditional graduations be held instead of the drive-in ceremonies announced last week.

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FRONT ROYAL – Among numerous items on a voluminous agenda for the Warren County Board of Supervisors meeting at 7 p.m. today is the consideration of $150,000 in improvements at the landing near Morgan Ford bridge.

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FRONT ROYAL – After previously announcing hopes for a traditional yet socially distanced graduation, Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Ballenger stated in a Friday news release that state guidelines prohibit such gatherings and the schools will conduct drive-in ceremonies instead.

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FRONT ROYAL – After previously announcing hopes for a traditional yet socially distanced graduation, Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Ballenger stated in a Friday news release that state guidelines prohibit such gatherings and the schools will conduct drive-in ceremonies instead.

Firefighters took 20 minutes Wednesday evening to control a fire that ended up displacing eight people from two different families in Front Royal.

FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors have a Tuesday public hearing scheduled regarding how to disburse its $3.5 million share of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.

FRONT ROYAL – Despite a tumultuous past, Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Douglas Parsons told the Board of Supervisors during a recent work session that the EDA had an overall positive fiscal year, which included attempts to reform internal procedu…

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FRONT ROYAL – Pending approval from the county and Front Royal-Warren County Economic Develop Authority, a tentative agreement has been reached for the town to make a one time $10,528 payment toward interest on a construction loan for the Front Royal Police Department’s headquarters.

FRONT ROYAL – After discussions spanning months, the town has established its own economic development authority, a separate entity from the existing Front Royal-Warren County EDA.

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FRONT ROYAL – If all goes according to plan, the Rivermont Volunteer Fire Department will move out of its decrepit, 90-year-old facility into a new $5.6 million home this fall.

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FRONT ROYAL — Among items on the Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday work session agenda is a presentation regarding a planned “love sign” for the corner of Winchester and Guard Hill roads.

FRONT ROYAL – While Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority officials are happy that the Town Council has come to the table for negotiations on construction loan payments for the police headquarters, they are not satisfied with the town’s initial offer.

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FRONT ROYAL — Five months after approving a $24,500 contract with executive search firm Baker Tilly, the process to find a town manager is ongoing.

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FRONT ROYAL – The town is poised to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct a pavilion and restrooms in the town commons.

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Despite concerns expressed Tuesday by President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Dr. Colin Greene, health director for the Lord Fairfax Health District, said Virginia's plans for reopening schools have not changed in recent days.

FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting today “for discussion of the position of County Administrator,” according to a Tuesday meeting notice.