FRONT ROYAL – After a misdemeanor prostitution charge against former Mayor Hollis Tharpe was dismissed Monday, he announced his candidacy in a special election to fill his vacated seat.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority and its former executive director Jennifer McDonald are disputing what documents should be presented in the authority’s $17.6 million embezzlement and misappropriation civil case against her and eight other defendants.
FRONT ROYAL — An expected plea by Jennifer McDonald, former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority executive director, on 12 felony counts of embezzlement and obtaining money by false pretenses was delayed indefinitely Monday when Warren County Circuit Court Judge William W…
FRONT ROYAL – Robert Binnix, the Front Royal Little League’s former treasurer who stands charged on a felony count of embezzlement from the organization, appeared briefly in Warren County Circuit on Monday.
WOODSTOCK – More than a hundred people gathered in front of the Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse Friday night, rallying around a cry for the more humane treatment of men, women and children fleeing their homes and searching for respite in the United States.
NEW MARKET – Only a handful of shady spots were available Saturday afternoon in the community park for the inaugural Jammin’ Foods Fest.
WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Public Schools are moving forward with installing a solar energy system at the building that houses Triplett Tech/ Massanutten Governor's schools in Mount Jackson.
A lightning strike caused a house fire in Warren County the morning of July 5, investigators announced Friday.
Authorities accuse Strasburg’s mayor of driving under the influence when he crashed a vehicle into the town's library in mid-May.
FRONT ROYAL – Three hearings revolving around the alleged embezzlement at the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority will be held next week.
WOODSTOCK – A man accused of strangling a woman in 2017 faces a new charge under Virginia’s “hate crime” statute.
A Shenandoah County man pleaded guilty this week to charges of having a gun while under a protective order.
FRONT ROYAL – Attendees of the Warren County Sheriff’s Summer Youth Camp learned a valuable lesson on Wednesday — do not run from police officers.
WOODSTOCK – Authorities have accused a Shenandoah County man of assaulting several law enforcement officers trying to arrest him after he failed to stop his vehicle.
STRASBURG — More recreational options might be coming to the area, and town officials are excited about the possibilities.
After sustaining undisclosed injuries in a vehicle crash nearly two months ago, Strasburg Mayor Rich Orndorff Jr. said he’s been released from the hospital and is home recovering.
MOUNT JACKSON – Town Council members have approved allotting $25,000 of town funds to help Union Church repair its roof.
The second phase of Strasburg’s Streetscape Project likely will begin in the next week, Town Manager Wyatt Pearson said at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting.
NEW MARKET – Town Council members have set times for future meetings and given the mayor the authority to cancel future meetings in the event of severe weather.
FRONT ROYAL -– With the town’s recent switch to single-stream recycling, Public Works Director Robert Boyer said there are a few procedural changes of which citizens should be aware.
Central High School Principal Melissa Hensley has left the Shenandoah County Public Schools after being named principal of Harrisonburg High School.
The problem of rabies in a rural community isn’t an easy one to fix, and animal experts are divided on the best ways to help feral cats.
Triplett Tech students from June 24 to June 28 participated in the national SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
Woodstock police on Monday started a campaign to help the students of Shenandoah County Public Schools by allowing people the option to pay off their parking tickets with new school supplies.
WOODSTOCK — A judge dismissed a man’s charge Tuesday to let the prosecutor, who disclosed she received potential evidence the day before trial, bring the case back later.
FRONT ROYAL — During the public comments of Monday’s Town Council meeting, citizen Paul Gabbert said he conducted a poll and “100 percent” of people do not want the proposed development west of Target to be rezoned from commercial to residential.
FRONT ROYAL — The Town Council at its regular Monday meeting unanimously opted to continue its recycling program despite rising costs.
Shenandoah County is keeping its recycling effort going while other localities are scrapping their programs.
A top Republican in the Virginia General Assembly has criticized Gov. Ralph Northam for using a recent mass-shooting to push for more gun restrictions.
FRONT ROYAL — A judge sentenced a Warren County man Monday to prison time for strangling and sexually assaulting a woman in September.
Woodstock recently accepted bids for upcoming street projects.
TOMS BROOK — When Joyce Hall saw a television program about llamas and raising and breeding them, she thought she could do it.
Woodstock’s Public Works Department is now accredited.
After almost 25 years of teaching survival skills to students of all ages, survival expert Tim MacWelch says it’s the everyday activities that are most likely to present a life or death moment.
The Woodstock Police Department reported incident totals are down slightly in 2018 from the previous year, according to the Virginia State Police annual crime analysis report.
FRONT ROYAL — The future of redevelopment at the Afton Inn remains in the air after the Town Council entered a closed session during a work session earlier this week to continue discussions regarding the derelict building.
When do people start thinking about long-term care insurance?
Middletown’s Police Department recorded more offenses in 2018 than the year before, according to the Virginia State Police’s annual crime analysis report.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors could ask voters in November how they feel about a local meals tax.
Jashar Ashby, 21, who stands accused of abducting a toddler, remains at-large, according to Warren County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Phillip Henry.
Crime is generally pretty low in Strasburg compared to other towns in Virginia, but Police Chief Wayne Sager said certain crimes are a persistent problem.
FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board received updates on the renovations of A.S. Rhodes Elementary School during its meeting this week.
WOODSTOCK – A probationer learned Wednesday he shouldn’t call a judge “dude.”
A man wanted by Warren County authorities and accused of abducting a toddler remains at large.
Middletown police are advising drivers that repaving of Main Street will begin on Sunday.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office has charged two additional people in connection with a June armed robbery.
A feral cat captured in northern Shenandoah County has tested positive for rabies, the Lord Fairfax Health District of the Virginia Department of Health reported Wednesday.
MIDDLETOWN – Mayor Charles Harbaugh has announced that members of the Daulton family have been named honorary marshals of the town’s Fourth of July parade.
FRONT ROYAL — The town is pondering whether to continue collecting recyclables, as the price to do has become an issue for localities nationwide.
In the midst of a storm that rolled through Mount Jackson on Saturday, one lightning bolt struck a young tree, destroying the tree and knocking out power to nearby buildings in the process.