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FRONT ROYAL – The town will spend $887,537 to replace damaged sewer lines contributing to the overloading of the wastewater treatment plant.

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FRONT ROYAL - During Matt Tederick's first Town Council meeting as interim town manager, citizens took issue with his contract.

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FRONT ROYAL – After months of discussion, Crooked Run West LLC has withdrawn the request to rezone its land west of the Target shopping center from commercial to residential use.

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FRONT ROYAL — Police arrested a town man on Saturday, charging him with two counts of filming or photographing child pornography of a child younger than 15.

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Kristen Pence, of Front Royal, has won the South River District seat on the Warren County School Board.

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FRONT ROYAL – Citizens gathered Monday at the Warren County Courthouse for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by the Giles B. Cook American Legion Post 53.

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A Texas man who had an online relationship with a Linden teenager who committed suicide in 2018 has been federally indicted for allegedly harassing the family after the girl’s death.

FRONT ROYAL - Michelle “Missy” Henry, one of the five defendants charged by the special grand jury investigating the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development, appeared briefly in court Monday and was granted access to documentation relating to her charges.

FRONT ROYAL – Voter participation in the Board of Supervisors races Tuesday was up from the last election, as 6,677 votes were cast compared to 3,606 during the 2015 election for the same seats.

FRONT ROYAL – If council members do not change their minds by a Monday vote, the proposed Crooked Run West housing development will not receive town water.

FRONT ROYAL – Councilman Eugene Tewalt during a Monday work session questioned a clause in soon-to-be Interim Town Manager Matt Tederick’s contract that allows his salary to be transferred to an LLC.

FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council during its Monday meeting heard citizens’ mixed feelings regarding Main Street events, ranging from parades to political demonstrations.

FRONT ROYAL — After receiving criticism for appointing Interim Mayor Matt Tederick as the soon-to-be interim town manager, councilmen defended their decision.

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of question and answer articles about local candidates running for office. The Northern Virginia Daily asked candidates three questions. The unedited responses are below.

FRONT ROYAL – Jennifer McDonald, the former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority executive director who had been facing 28 felony counts, was arrested Monday on four additional felony charges related to alleged improper financial transactions.

FRONT ROYAL – The misdemeanor misfeasance and nonfeasance charges leveled against 14 current and former county officials were dismissed Monday in Warren County Circuit Court because Judge Bruce Albertson said misfeasance and nonfeasance are not crimes in Virginia.

FRONT ROYAL — Lawyers for ITFederal and its developer Curt Tran have proclaimed his innocence in all transactions related to the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority.

Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to a structure fire in Front Royal Sunday afternoon.

FRONT ROYAL – A variety of issues were tackled regarding the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s civil case during a hearing Thursday in Warren County Circuit Court hearing.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office charged a Front Royal man following a police pursuit Tuesday.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Melody Sheppard was named the interim superintendent during the Warren County School Board work session on Wednesday. 

FRONT ROYAL – During a Tuesday motions hearing in criminal cases related to alleged financial improprieties within the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority, Interim Clerk of Circuit Court Janice Shanks said this “is probably the largest case we’ve ever seen.”

FRONT ROYAL – Less than a week after Matt  Tederick’s interim mayorship expires with the Nov. 5 special election, he will become interim town manager.

FRONT ROYAL - The Town Council on Tuesday delayed voting on proposed reductions to tap fees, which is the cost to connect to the water and sewer system, after hearing from over 10 of citizens during a public hearing.

FRONT ROYAL - Recently unsealed documents in the U.S. Western District Court of Virginia state that former Sheriff Daniel McEathron participated alongside former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Jennifer McDonald in executing documents for personal …

FRONT ROYAL – Court documents in the U.S. Western District Court of Virginia were unsealed Tuesday and detailed evidence removed from the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s office during the execution of an April search warrant.

FRONT ROYAL – The lawyer for April Petty has stated in court filings that she “is innocent of any wrongdoing” alleged in the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s recently amended $21 million civil lawsuit.

FRONT ROYAL – During its 7 p.m. meeting today at the Warren County Community Center, the Town Council will hold a public hearing regarding potential decreases in tap fees, which is the cost to connect to the town’s water and sewer system.

Front Royal Town Manager Joe Waltz recently gave notice of his resignation, which will become effective Nov. 8, Interim Mayor Matt Tederick confirmed on Monday.

FRONT ROYAL – In the seven months since the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority filed its $21.3 million civil embezzlement lawsuit, Walter “Lenny” and Jeannette Campbell, owners of Century 21 Campbell Realty, have remained silent. Until now.

Warren County Public Schools saw an overall increase in its on-time graduation rate, according to the Virginia Department of Education.

For the third year, the Rotary Club of Front Royal and the Warren County Department of Social Services will be teaming up for the Coats for Kids campaign.


FRONT ROYAL — Warren County parents met in front of Skyline Middle School on Wednesday morning to protest bullying.