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STRASBURG – Police are investigating a traffic crash involving Strasburg Mayor Rich Orndorff Jr. that occurred Friday evening during the town’s annual Mayfest.

FRONT ROYAL – A criminal complaint by Front Royal Police officer David Fogle states that the massage parlor that allegedly offered sexual favors for money was a “full-service business.”

Shenandoah County Republicans picked their slate of candidates Thursday to run in the general election on Nov. 5.

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FRONT ROYAL — The Northern Virginia Academy of Ballet has reopened with founder Karen Eriksson-Lee as artistic director and teacher.

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EDINBURG, Va. – John-Robert Rimel discovered his love of music early on in his life.

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FRONT ROYAL – Town police, according to a department news release, arrested four people Wednesday “related to an investigation involving prostitution and maintaining a bawdy place” in a Biggs Drive building that former Mayor Hollis Tharpe admitted over the phone that he has visited.

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FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board approved the 2019-2020 salary scales at its work session on Wednesday.

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FRONT ROYAL – A woman accused of assaulting and wounding her mother in October can avoid jail by remaining on good behavior for two years.

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EDINBURG – No one spoke at Tuesday’s public hearing when Town Council members presented their proposed fiscal year 2020 budget of $1,603,172, which is slightly less than the current year’s budget of $1,626,788.

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NEW MARKET – Planning Commission members rejected a proposed increase for conditional use permit application fees Monday night, suggesting the town raise the fee but to a lesser degree.

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Azimullah Habibi, 31, of Sacramento, California, was charged with a count of reckless driving Wednesday after wrecking his tractor-trailer in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police.

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MIDDLETOWN – Another portrait of an area police officer who died in the line of duty was unveiled Wednesday during the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy’s annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service.

NEW MARKET – Despite a proposed sharp increase in water rates, only a few citizens showed up Monday night to hear about what to expect next year in the town's 2020 fiscal year budget. Town Council members are set to vote on the combined $7,113,821 budget next month.

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A horse is framed by fencing as it grazes by Sandy Hook Road in Strasburg on Monday.

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FRONT ROYAL -- Wanda Horton testified through tears Friday about how her son’s mental health deteriorated to a tipping point March 27, 2017, when he shot and killed her fiancee.

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FRONT ROYAL - A lawyer for Curt Tran and his business, ITFederal,  two of the nine defendants targeted by the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority in a $17.6 million lawsuit, is requesting that charges against his clients be dismissed for a variety of reasons, including t…

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FRONT ROYAL – Never use the word “just” to describe any part of your life, featured speaker Olivia Henderson told fellow graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony for Lord Fairfax Community College.

STRASBURG – Voter registration drives continue in Shenandoah County public high schools, with the latest occurring Friday at Strasburg High School.

FRONT ROYAL — Janice Shanks said she believes her experience in the legal community makes her the best candidate to serve as Warren County Circuit Court’s clerk.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members Thursday evening unanimously approved the renewal of schools Superintendent Mark Johnston’s contract for another four years.

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STRASBURG – Donald Keller has received two purple hearts and four other medals from his service as a radio operator for combat engineers during World War II.

FRONT ROYAL - The town is pondering construction of a water line that stretches to the 522 corridor, which would provide a fail-safe in the event that the existing line breaks.

WOODSTOCK – A grand jury indicted a group of men Wednesday accused of breaking into a Shenandoah County home and then robbing and wounding three people inside.

WOODSTOCK — A judge gave a woman a chance Wednesday to avoid jail time if she completes a drug-abuse treatment program and remains on good behavior.

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WINCHESTER – Students from Mountain Laurel Montessori School in Front Royal have installed a wishing tree at the Valley Health Cancer Center at Winchester Medical Center.

WOODSTOCK – A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Shenandoah County man accused of giving drugs to a juvenile.

Front Royal police have arrested and charged one man and are seeking two more in connection with more than 20 reports of thefts from vehicles on Tuesday.

FRONT ROYAL – After hearing from 41 citizens during a public hearing in a meeting that spanned over four hours, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a 6-cent real estate tax increase.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board approved the division’s fiscal year 2020 operating budget during a special meeting on Wednesday.

WOODSTOCK – A judge could grant conditional release to a violent sexual predator in state custody who served prison time for attacking a woman in Shenandoah County in 1994.

The first-ever Triplett Tech Signing Day on Wednesday saw 21 of its students signing agreements for employment in their field or continuing their education.

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FRONT ROYAL – After hearing from 41 speakers during a public hearing that was attended by 200-plus citizens, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a 6-cent real estate tax at around 11:30 p.m.

FRONT ROYAL - Vice Mayor William Sealock will continue serving as acting mayor while the Town Council attempts to figure out the necessary steps to find a permanent replacement.