The "big boom" heard throughout the greater Shenandoah County region Friday was a bolide, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Here is the sample ballot for Shenandoah County. There may also be write-in candidates for some seats.
Early voting for the Nov. 2 election kicks off today in Virginia.
Hundreds of people turned out to show their support for one of the 13 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan whose body was escorted Thursday afternoon from his home state of Tennessee to Arlington National Cemetery for burial.
MOUNT JACKSON — The Mount Jackson Town Council on Tuesday unanimously created a new position that will help with planning, zoning and development.
MOUNT JACKSON — All Town of Mount Jackson employees must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1.
A fall festival at Mountain View High School in Quicksburg will welcome the community from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday for food, music, prizes and fun.
Peggy Dunstan, a Spanish teacher at Mountain View High School in Quicksburg, has been selected for a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms award.
Warren and Shenandoah counties received a few inches of much-needed rain Wednesday as Hurricane Ida moved up the East Coast from the Gulf Coast to New England.
A Shenandoah County man has escaped from Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail custody, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.
Criminal incidents fell 10% across Virginia - 338,784 in 2020 from 375,639 in 2019, according to the annual "Crime in Virginia" state police report.
MOUNT JACKSON – The Town Council listened to an update on the transit system, which will soon be coming to Shenandoah County.
MOUNT JACKSON – The Town Council unanimously decided to table discussion of any kind of COVID-19 policies for town employees during a meeting on Tuesday.
FRONT ROYAL — It’s a night intended to bring law enforcement and the community together to show they are working as one to prevent crime.
Law enforcement agencies couldn’t hold their National Night Out events last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
STRASBURG — A boiler explosion early Friday morning blew out a wall at the Valley Milk Products plant in downtown Strasburg creating a hazardous ammonia leak.
The Virginia Department of Health is reviewing whether residents in areas experiencing substantial and high transmission rates of the novel coronavirus should consider wearing masks indoors — even if they are fully vaccinated.
MOUNT JACKSON — An investigation into the death of a Bowman Andros employee at the company's fruit product processing plant on Friday is expected to last several weeks.
Culpeper County has expressed interest in joining the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail as a regular member.
MOUNT JACKSON — A 53-year-old employee of Bowman Andros Products died Friday after entering a cold-storage room without the proper equipment, according to the Shenandoah County Fire Marshal’s Office.
Although a petition to reverse the Shenandoah County School Board's decision to rename two schools was denied by a judge in March, attorneys from both sides of the argument have filed appeals in Virginia Supreme Court.
WOODSTOCK — The civil lawsuit claiming the wrongful death of Gina Shoemaker is alive again after the Supreme Court of Virginia sent it back to Shenandoah County Circuit Court for further argument.
Gun-related legislation approved by Virginia's General Assembly last year won't do much to reduce crime, local law enforcement leaders say.
After a long wait, Hardee’s fast food restaurant is expected to open Aug. 3, Mount Jackson Town Manager Neil Showalter reported during Town Council’s Tuesday meeting.
MOUNT JACKSON — With nearly 30 years of experience, Route 11 Potato Chips wasn’t going to let the COVID-19 pandemic stop production of its well-known snack.
FRONT ROYAL — As the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail is moving forward with some operational changes including the return of onsite visitation.
WOODSTOCK — A second legal attempt to stop the decision to rename two Shenandoah County public schools was dismissed with prejudice Friday morning.
As of July 1, Virginia became the first Southern state to decriminalize the possession of marijuana. But the new law is a bit confusing, and local law enforcement says it takes a clear head to understand what is and isn’t allowed.
Following the 2020 deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, protesters across the country took to the streets demanding that police work be done differently.
WOODSTOCK – A New York man who lived in Mount Jackson at one point and was accused of committing a sex crime with a child under the age of 13 has pleaded out the case five days before going to trial.
WOODSTOCK — A Broadway man will not spend time in jail for taking money from skill machines in Shenandoah County.
WOODSTOCK — Some people have jobs, but they need a bit of help to pay their rent, car repairs and medical bills.
WOODSTOCK — Arguments will be heard next month on the second petition challenging the renaming of two Shenandoah County schools.
ORKNEY SPRINGS — At first, there was some trepidation among the campers.
About 1,700 voters in Warren and Shenandoah counties participated in the Democratic primary on Tuesday.
The Mount Jackson Town Council unanimously approved the FY22 budget and amendments to the FY21 budget at Tuesday night's meeting.
In addition to an increase in overall traffic volume on Virginia’s highways,14 deaths occurred over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a news release from Virginia State Police. That’s six more deaths than last year’s three day weekend.
STRASBURG — A lack of communication between jurisdictions is sometimes a complaint of government work.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and area communities are ready to go swimming.
MOUNT JACKSON — Starting Tuesday, church bells will ring throughout town three times each weekday as part of the expanded music ministry at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.
An Edinburg man died early Friday morning after he was shot by a Mount Jackson resident acting in self-defense, according to the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.
WOODSTOCK — The Baltimore man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Harrisonburg, shooting at a law enforcement vehicle and leading several agencies on a pursuit that ended in Woodstock in December had his Shenandoah County charges pushed back to July on Friday.
WOODSTOCK — An Edinburg man was indicted by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury on May 12 in connection to a shots fired incident in Strasburg last year.
This story has been changed to correct the spelling of Bill Holtzman's last name.
The Mount Jackson Town Council at Tuesday night's meeting unanimously voted to table the vote on amending the FY21 budget until June.
Following a year of unprecedented changes, the Republican Party will hold an unusual “unassembled convention” Saturday at 39 polling sites throughout the commonwealth.
The Mount Jackson Planning Commission unanimously approved setting a public hearing for June 7 for amendments to the sign ordinance.
The Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire in Fort Valley, rescued three adults in an off-roading incident and treated two mountain bikers for injuries on Sunday.
The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail still has more out-of-compliance inmates compared to what it normally has, the Personnel & Finance Committee of the Authority Board discussed at a recent meeting.
WOODSTOCK – A Mount Jackson woman accused of assaulting a child was among several grand jury indictments handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
The Mount Jackson Town Council unanimously approved setting a public hearing and introducing the fiscal year 2022 budget at the council meeting on Tuesday.