Shenandoah County administrators and departments continue to work on spending requests ahead of a proposed fiscal 2020 budget presentation to the Board of Supervisors.
Woodstock police arrested Katherine Wenger, 27, of Woodstock, on a felony charge of shoplifting.
FRONT ROYAL - The Planning Commission recommended Wednesday that United Parcel Service’s request for a parking lot behind 470 S. Commerce Ave. be denied.
Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, along with Sen. Bill Carrico R-Grayson, introduced a bill Wednesday that spelled out funding options for a massive Interstate 81 corridor improvements project.
U.S Rep. Ben Cline, R-Lexington, applauded U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s announcement Wednesday that 40 Farm Service Agency offices in Virginia, including one in Strasburg, will temporarily reopen to provide essential services.
WOODSTOCK – The federal government shutdown over spending on a border wall has started to have an impact on local courts.
FRONT ROYAL — The town has revised its rules and regulations regarding Main Street closures during special events and festivals after several months of discussion regarding the topic.
Triplett Tech has announced that the District 10 SkillsUSA competition it is hosting has been rescheduled from Saturday to Feb. 16.
FRONT ROYAL — As the county is about to prepare for its new budget, the Board of Supervisors recently reviewed its 2018 goals and projects list to this map out this year’s priorities.
Shenandoah County officials expect to turn on a new, $10.7 million public safety radio system in about 18 months.
FRONT ROYAL — Although it is later than expected, construction on the Front Royal Police Department’s $10.2 million Kendrick Lane office is nearly complete.
The Shenandoah Valley region has seen an increase in the number of people who have the flu, as flu-like illnesses are on the rise across the United States.
FRONT ROYAL — Virginia Beer Museum proprietor David Downes’ seven-month quest for an off-street parking exemption fell short Monday.
A pedestrian was struck by a car at around 3 p.m. Monday in front of the Rural King at 465 South St. in Front Royal.
WOODSTOCK – At least two women who were recorded or photographed without their knowledge at a tanning salon last year say they no longer feel secure.
MIDDLETOWN – Promotions and new titles dominated the agenda at Monday night’s Town Council meeting.
FRONT ROYAL — Downtown parking should be less confusing after the Town Council, at its regular Monday meeting, rescinded a 1993 ordinance that allowed a variety of conflicting time limits for spaces in close vicinity to one another.
Since Jan. 1, residents across Virginia whose incomes fall below 138 percent of federal poverty guidelines have been eligible for Medicaid, following the state’s passage of Medicaid expansion last year.
FRONT ROYAL - As construction on the new Front Royal Police Department nears completion, the town is still trying to figure out a way to fund the $10.2 million project.
WOODSTOCK — Authorities claim several men drove from Pennsylvania to Shenandoah County on New Year’s Day with the intention of shooting at two people in a vehicle.
This region is expected to see between 3 and 5 inches of snow Saturday through Sunday morning.
WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man who once suffered an apparent panic attack in court must serve jail time for a 2016 drug charge.
MIDDLETOWN — Lord Fairfax Community College has opened a sensory room for students with autism, or other sensory conditions, so that they have a place to retreat when a break from the world is needed.
STRASBURG — Strasburg’s Board of Zoning Appeals voted on Wednesday to deny an appeal that argued that former Planning and Zoning Administrator John Settle improperly denied zoning permits for two single-family homes near Stonewall Street.
WOODSTOCK – A judge has sentenced a Shenandoah County woman to jail time for dealing drugs.
WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man received jail time Wednesday for his role in a love triangle that turned violent in 2017.
WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County woman has received suspended jail time for letting her children ride on top of an SUV in 2017.
FRONT ROYAL — Councilmen recently reviewed a wish list for the upcoming budget year containing $4.7 million in potential expenditures for 50-plus items ranging from street repairs to salary increases.
STRASBURG — The town has received provisional environmental approval for its streetscape project, allowing it to move forward and hold a public hearing on the project, which is funded through a grant from the Virginia Department of Transportation.
FRONT ROYAL — Speakers during the Board of Supervisors public comment period will have to follow a new set of rules.
FRONT ROYAL – An Arlington man recently acquitted of rape could face jail time for giving authorities false identification.
FRONT ROYAL – A Winchester man must serve prison time for his role in a home invasion in Warren County last year.
FRONT ROYAL – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1860 is close to getting a site plan for its new facility approved, although two councilmen disapprove of the organization’s request for a waiver from curb and gutter requirements.
Hubert Martin, a former Strasburg mayor known for his forward thinking, died on Dec. 30. He was 92.
A Warren County judge granted bond last week to a Georgia man charged with carrying firearms and drugs in late December.
STRASBURG — Members of Strasburg’s Public Safety Committee briefly discussed whether or not they wanted to add 15-minute parking spots on King Street during their meeting on Thursday.
BAYSE – Lauren Whitzke had an ideal life that steadily slipped away as she became engulfed in the throes of drug addiction.
WOODSTOCK — A judge put off bond hearings Friday for men accused of involvement in a shooting incident because authorities did not provide criminal complaints with the cases.
In a meeting of the Strasburg Fire Department on Thursday, department’s Interim President Milton Painter resigned from his role as a member of Strasburg’s Fire Department Restructuring Committee and from his positions as a member and interim president of the department.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Benjamin Cline showed support Thursday for President Donald Trump’s proposed southern border wall.
FRONT ROYAL — At the Front Royal entrance to Shenandoah National Park, a sign warns that visitor centers and visitor services are closed due to a government shutdown.
WOODSTOCK – A Roanoke man accused of committing sex crimes against a child in Shenandoah County received a suspended jail sentence for a reduced charge.
Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy C. Carter intends to run for another term this year.
MIDDLETOWN - One of Middletown's historic buildings is up for sale.
A recent ruling from a federal judge in Texas that would overturn the entirety of the Affordable Care Act if it is upheld would have widespread implications in the Shenandoah Valley.
WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man convicted of attempted malicious wounding and sexual battery wants his gun rights restored.
Authorities accuse a Warren County man of strangling his girlfriend over the weekend.
The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors began 2018 with two new members who defeated incumbents in the November 2017 general election.
A Front Royal woman received a suspended jail sentence last week for committing welfare fraud.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories looking back at this year's top local news.
FRONT ROYAL – The county is looking into potential overpayments it made to the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority through the help of a financial consultant.