EDINBURG -- Outdoor enthusiasts and other residents collected garbage dumped along Shenandoah County streams Saturday in the hopes of restoring fishing sites and keeping waterways clean.

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STRASBURG — The town’s first Shamrock Social attracted more than 100 people to Strasburg Square for music, games and food Saturday afternoon.

Warren County Fire and Rescue responded to a gas leak at the Commonwealth Senior Living Community in Front Royal on Thursday.

The investigation into the arson fire at a Tom’s Brook home continues, and investigators are asking for help.

The Strasburg Town Council is set to discuss the town’s proposed budget and the proposed Cedar Valley development at 33227 Old Valley Pike during its work session on Monday.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday unanimously approved a $70,256,789 operating budget for fiscal year 2020.

FRONT ROYAL – Bryan Layton has tossed his name into the hat to replace Commonwealth's Attorney Brian Madden, who was recently appointed a judge in the 26th Judicial Circuit Court.

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FRONT ROYAL – Invoices for the canceled Skyline Criminal Justice Academy state that the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority spent $540,269 on the project.

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FRONT ROYAL – Authorities claim a prisoner turned a comb into a knife while incarcerated at the regional jail last week.

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Shenandoah County authorities say one of five men accused of planning and pulling off a home invasion last month hit a dog with a baseball bat while another suspect hurt a victim with a type of pepper spray.

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The Shenandoah County government department handling land development lost another employee last week when planner Jill Jefferson quit her position in the Office of Community Development.

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Tuesday’s fire in Tom’s Brook has been ruled an arson, and a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to a conviction.

FRONT ROYAL – After 15 years on the job, Warren County Treasurer Wanda Bryant recently announced her intentions to retire before her term comes to an end.

WOODSTOCK—Shenandoah County Planning Commission members pressed pause on a special use permit application that would open up roughly 200 acres of land for a solar farm.

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FRONT ROYAL — The town is hoping that the Warren County Board of Building Codes Appeals will hear any appeals regarding the recently passed property maintenance code.

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FRONT ROYAL — A town woman accused of welfare fraud avoided prison time by entering a plea deal Monday.

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FRONT ROYAL — Public safety professionals squared off Saturday in a series of feats of strength competitions during the 4th annual Heroes Challenge.

FRONT ROYAL - A proposed hike to utility rates  that could result in a $3 monthly increase to utility bills will be the subject of a 7 p.m. Town Council public hearing tonight.

FRONT ROYAL – County officials are considering the construction of a Fire and Rescue training facility off ESA Lane on John Marshall Highway for an estimated $160,000.

A pickup truck ran into Shaffer’s Barbecue and Catering in Woodstock on Thursday, causing minimal damage and no injuries, according to restaurant owner George Shaffer.

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County jury on Friday recommended a Front Royal woman serve five years in prison after finding her guilty of stealing from a local veterans group and setting fire to its headquarters.

FRONT ROYAL - Warren County Fire and Rescue Services hopes to gain 15 new full-time positions through a FEMA grant that would help fulfill the department’s 5-year staffing plan.

FRONT ROYAL - After years of discussion and planning, the Rivermont Volunteer Fire Department will soon have a new $5.6 million home.

FRONT ROYAL — The county must find a way to overcome a $5,584,216 shortfall before an April 16 vote to approve its annual budget.

WOODSTOCK - Shenandoah County supervisors agreed to keep a 3 percent cost-of-living adjustment in place for county employees, including constitutional offices and both sanitary districts, during a Tuesday afternoon work session on the fiscal year 2020 budget. 

Kati Hornung, campaign coordinator for VAratifyERA, is claiming a former part-time intern for House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert, R-Mount Jackson, attempted to infiltrate the VAratifyERA campaign late last month after a last-ditch effort to bring the Equal Rights Amendment to a floor vote wa…

FRONT ROYAL – After blasting the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority in previous Board of Supervisors meetings, resident Mark Egger berated county officials again Tuesday over their handling of controversies swirling around the agency.

STRASBURG – Town Council members agreed in their work session Monday that the town should propose a program to the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to build signs marking Strasburg’s historic district

MIDDLETOWN – Town Council members at a Monday night special session unanimously approved a motion they hope resolves a civil lawsuit filed by the developer of The Village of Middletown subdivision.

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STRASBURG — Virginia State Police charged Hadari Williams with felony hit and run, and felony eluding after he was involved in a crash entering Interstate 81 on Monday afternoon.

WOODSTOCK – State and local advocates with VAratifyERA held a table panel forum Saturday afternoon to discuss the importance of the Equal Rights Amendment and the work they did in the past year to get it ratified.

FRONT ROYAL — Jurors considering arson and embezzlement charges against a town woman heard attorneys for both sides Monday give different accounts of how and why a veterans’ group headquarters caught fire in 2015.

Warren Memorial Hospital is about to start a new session of a diabetes prevention class aimed at getting people who are at risk of developing diabetes or heart disease to enact lifestyle changes to prevent them from developing the disease.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren and Frederick county officials are working to resolve a boundary line issue that resulted in citizens paying taxes and voting in the wrong county for decades.

FRONT ROYAL – The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail superintendent has proposed a base $15.5 million budget for the fiscal year 2020.

If all went as National Weather Services meteorologist Cody Ledbetter predicted Thursday, Warren and Shenandoah counties should see between 1 and 2 inches of a wintry mix this morning.