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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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MIDDLETOWN – On Monday, astronomy hobbyists and professionals gathered to stare at the sun.

This year marks the centennial anniversary of the American Legion and the organization celebrated it with a major legislative victory.

WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy Carter defended himself and his office Thursday from what he called accusations by at least one member of the Board of Supervisors.

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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.

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WOODSTOCK – Environmentally friendly business policies can be good for the bottom line. That was the message at the “Go Green, Get Green” event held Wednesday night at Woodstock Brewhouse.

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WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County supervisors delayed a vote on a proposal to extend utilities to land that could hold dozens of homes.

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STRASBURG — The holidays are approaching, and at a recent work session Town Council members discussed ways to pack the town’s calendar with more events.

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Shenandoah County voters weren’t alone in rejecting a local meals tax Tuesday.

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.

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FRONT ROYAL — As budget season approaches, Warren County is struggling to fill the void left open by former Finance Director Andre Fletcher’s resignation.

Senate Republicans failed to maintain their control of the statehouse on Tuesday, not flipping any of the nine contested seats controlled by Democrats.

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A majority of Shenandoah County voters rejected a proposed meals tax that appeared as a ballot referendum in this year’s election.

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Mark Butler was elected Warren County’s newest sheriff by a margin of nearly 2,000 votes.

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Longtime Shenandoah County Treasurer Cindy A. George won reelection to another term Tuesday and defeated her first challenger in more than 20 years.

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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.

In a night when Republicans lost control of their slim majority in Virginia’s House of Delegates, Republicans representing Shenandoah and Warren counties will return to Richmond next year as members of the minority party.

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Voters in Shenandoah and Warren counties looking for information leading up to and on Election Day had to find their information somewhere other than official county sites.

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STRASBURG — The Town Council plans to discuss at its meeting next week the town’s rights in disputing the possibility of having to pay Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr.’s attorney fees as a result of his contesting a petition from area residents seeking his removal from office.

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Senate Republicans failed to maintain their control of the statehouse on Tuesday, not flipping any of the nine contested seats controlled by Democrats. Unofficial results from the Virginia Public Access Project on Tuesday night showed Democrats taking two seats from Republicans.

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In a night when Republicans lost control of their slim majority in Virginia’s House of Delegates, Republicans representing Shenandoah and Warren counties will return to Richmond next year as members of the minority party.

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STRASBURG — A Monday afternoon fire that destroyed a historic town structure and displaced a young family started in the attic, said Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal David Ferguson.

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NEW MARKET – Planning Commission members agreed to move forward on establishing rules and regulations for short-term rentals in town after picking over a draft ordinance on Monday evening.

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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.

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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 Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority hopes to sell its 404 Fairground Road property by Thanksgiving if everything goes according to plans.