Doug Baker, superintendent of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Berryville headquarters, stands in front of this 1966 Oshkosh snowblower outside the Stephens City VDOT headquarters on Tuesday. VDOT was showing off its fleet of vehicles during an annual winter snow news conference. …

MOUNT JACKSON — Town Council members have unanimously approved the application to expand a solar farm off Turkey Knob Road.

The Mount Jackson Planning Commission held a joint public hearing Monday evening to discuss the conversion of the old Triplett High School cafeteria into apartment units.

Southbound Interstate 81 traffic moves past the 298-mile marker at Strasburg on Wednesday evening. Proposals for improvements to the interstate were discussed at a public meeting Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. Rich Cooley/DailyJohn Good Jr., a Frederick County res…

Tina Bowman is reopening Mount Jackson’s Duck Pin Bowling Alley on Main Street this weekend. Rich Cooley/DailyTina Bowman works behind the pinsetter equipment of Mount Jackson’s Duck Pin Bowling Alley. Rich Cooley/DailyTina Bowman is reopening Mount Jackson’s Duck Pin Bowling Alley on Main S…

Jeff Clemons, of Inwood, West Virginia, checks out a table of items at Fishers Hill during the Route 11 Yard Crawl on Friday morning. Clemons bought a pair of fishing rods and tackle. Rich Cooley/DailyShannon Campbell, of Strasburg, browses through a line of clothing items during the Route 1…

A request to put industrial property in Mount Jackson back into agricultural use appears headed for quick approval next week.

Elizabeth Barnes, a 4th grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Strasburg, places paperwork on the desks for new students in her classroom on Thursday. Barnes, who graduated from James Madison University in May, will start her first teaching job as Shenandoah County schools open on …

The 14th annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, which features items for sale by residents along the 43 miles of U.S. Route 11 in Shenandoah County as well as north to Stephens City in Frederick County, is Aug. 11.

The Shenandoah County Department of Fire and Rescue, along with local law enforcement and several other regional fire and rescue companies, conducted a rescue operation Friday after a woman tripped into the North Fork River in Mount Jackson.

Kermit Orndorff, 64, of Strasburg, points to his house along Junction Road, which is next to Interstate 81, as Jeff Lineberry, left, transportation and land use director for the Staunton District of the Virginia Department of Transportation, looks over his shoulder during a public hearing Tu…

MOUNT JACKSON – The town plans to equip all of its police vehicles with potentially life-saving devices for emergency situations.

Mount Jackson Mayor Bucky Miller, left, chats with Larry Nicholson, right, after voting Tuesday outside the Mount Jackson town office. Rich Cooley/DailyDavid Dinges, of Mount Jackson, processes his ballot Tuesday while Nathan West, right, an election official, looks on. Rich Cooley/Daily

A state agency needs more information about how a proposed solar power field in Mount Jackson could impact historic resources before the project can move forward.

Capt. Mike Miller, left, a recruiter for Rappahannock- Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail, chats with Donald Detwiler, 17, of Woodstock, a culinary arts student at Triplett Tech, during the school’s job fair Tuesday. Rich Cooley/DailyTriplett Tech auto technology student Jared Agnew, 18, left, …

Mount Jackson Town Council is scheduled this week to decide whether to annex almost 9 acres of Shenandoah County land belonging to a county supervisor.

Bob Thompson, who previously served on the Mount Jackson Planning Commission and as chairman of the Community Library for over 20 years, is seeking a seat on the Town Council in May.

Adam Goodier, a passionate musician and captain of the soccer team in his senior year at Stonewall Jackson High School, died Tuesday of injuries consistent with those of a fall at his apartment near Virginia Tech, according to Blacksburg Police.

MOUNT JACKSON – The town Planning Commission elected its leadership team Monday night, re-appointing Larry Ambrose as chairman and Anita Miller as vice chairman in 4–0 votes. Commission member Ken Hackenbracht was not present.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mount Jackson man on one count of rape and one count of object sexual penetration at around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

An unoccupied house in the 7000 block of Senedo Road in Mount Jackson suffered significant fire damage Friday around 8:20 a.m., according to Shenandoah County Assistant Fire Marshall Joe Loving.