FRONT ROYAL – Over 900 homes were without power for about 45 minutes Wednesday after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Kendrick Lane.
Area clergy have asked for the community’s help in praying for patients and health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority has sold the former Stokes Mart building at 506 E. Main St., a property EDA Executive Douglas Parsons said the authority should have never owned.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday he is moving Virginia’s congressional primary from June 9 to June 23, and he is suggesting that localities postpone their May elections until November.
Daniel “Pops” Hottel began volunteering at the Woodstock Fire Department in 1942 at age 16 and remained a member until dying Tuesday at 94.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal Thermal Shelter will remain open longer than usual to provide shelter to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shenandoah National Park will temporarily close in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the park announced in a Wednesday news release.
Some Strasburg Town Council members objected to the idea that COVID-19 has brought “disaster” to the town and voted against an ordinance that allows members to meet virtually rather than in person.
FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors is attempting to grasp how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the upcoming fiscal year's budget.
FRONT ROYAL – Solid backups at the wastewater treatment plant resulted in the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality fining the town $38,615.
Three people were sent to the hospital Saturday during two different fire-related incidents, according to Warren County Fire and Rescue news releases.
FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council during its virtual Monday work session received a recommendation to implement a 2.9-percent increase in water and sewer utility rates.
Area animal shelters and rescue groups are continuing their work with animals in need of a home, but in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re changing some of the ways they operate.
Last week the Virginia Department of Corrections announced that the first reported cases of COVID-19 inside a correctional facility were confirmed. While the virus has not seeped into the local Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren County Regional Jail, Russ Gilkison, the superintendent, said the j…
FRONT ROYAL — At a medical office where close relationships are a tradition, Front Royal Family Practice is facing new and challenging changes every day.
The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors will meet at least one more time before it adopts a budget for the coming fiscal year.
FRONT ROYAL - While the Front Royal Thermal Shelter would have normally closed April 4 as the weather warms, Social Services Director DeAnna Cheatham hopes it will remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of Sunday morning, the Virginia Department of Health reported 58 coronavirus cases in the Lord Fairfax Health District.
FRONT ROYAL – In uncertain times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, New Hope Bible Church Youth Minister Lee Montgomery is happy to play a small role in brightening peoples’ day.
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FRONT ROYAL – A budgetary oversight has resulted in Warren County Public Schools receiving $246,492 less in county funding this year than expected.
FRONT ROYAL – The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the special grand jury investigating alleged embezzlement within the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority being granted a six-month extension, Prosecutor Michael Parker states in an email.
FRONT ROYAL – Lord Fairfax Health District Director Dr. Colin Greene explained during a Thursday news conference that COVID-19 has infected a wide age range of persons in Warren, Shenandoah, Page, Clarke and Frederick counties.
Broadcasting from his home earlier this week, Sen. Mark Warner continued his efforts to keep in touch with constituents on the unfolding measures to combat COVID-19 while maintaining the appropriate social distancing mandated by state and federal guidelines.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority hopes to help aid businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic by reactivating its USDA loan program.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is continuing its operations during Virginia’s stay-at-home order, the organization announced in a news release.
As the LSC Communications manufacturing facility in Strasburg has shut its doors, local officials continue to ponder what exactly is next.
New Market Town Council members met remotely Tuesday afternoon to discuss whether they would extend the deadlines and waive late fees for personal property tax and real estate tax bills due on June 5.
FRONT ROYAL – The search firm seeking candidates for the open town manager position wants to know the qualities citizens would like to see in the individual chosen for the job.
FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council during a virtual Monday work session continued discussions regarding a proposed pavilion in the town commons, a project for which the construction costs are significantly over previous estimates.
FRONT ROYAL – Without exiting her vehicle, town resident Jamesa Hughes received two bags of free food from the Front Royal-Warren County Congregational Community Action Project nonprofit organization.
FRONT ROYAL – Town officials are unaware of how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect both this and next year’s budgets.
FRONT ROYAL – As the number of online utility payments increases amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the town is waiving its 2.35% card fees through June.
School leaders and educators are using technology in creative ways to stay in touch with students and parents.
To help keep patients and health professionals keep safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, area health care providers are offering telehealth options through video technology.
High winds caused a power line to short and spark a fire that burned a wooded area and destroyed a trailer home Monday, Warren County officials determined.
Town governments might need to wait until May to see how the coronavirus epidemic hurts their bottom lines.
WOODSTOCK – Running a school division during a pandemic is anything but normal.
A triage tent outside Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock is providing a way for Emergency Room staff to screen high-risk patients away from others.
Gov. Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order Monday afternoon, putting more teeth on his previous executive orders in response to the swelling COVID-19 pandemic. The order went into effect immediately and extends through June 10.
The dozens of people who show up at Shenandoah County’s annual public hearing on the budget must do so electronically this time.
Weather experts say area residents can expect fluctuating weather this week.
Warren County Public Schools has made some changes to its meal distribution program.
Work on area road projects continues this week.
State leaders were quiet over the weekend, publishing few comments on the unfolding COVID-19 numbers that continue to climb around Virginia.
On Thursday, the Yebernetsky family of Frederick County was planning to visit North Dakota from their kitchen for an evening of steak and potatoes.
When you find out you have cancer, life is never the same, said cancer patient Grace Croson.
At a time when hospitals are postponing nonessential surgeries, cancer patients can expect to get the treatments they need to stay safe and healthy.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority has outlined in a news release various resources for small businesses struggling through the COVID-19 outbreak.
FRONT ROYAL – The Rotary Club of Front Royal is offering to pick up groceries for home-bound citizens – especially the elderly population – during the COVID-19 emergency.
FRONT ROYAL – Practicing proper social distancing, the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority conducted a virtual meeting Friday in which various resolutions were approved on tasks that have been in the making for months.