FRONT ROYAL — The snowfall Sunday afternoon provided a white blanket across the Northern Shenandoah Valley, and the ice that followed meant the sledding was super fast.
The new chief of the Mount Jackson Police Department was found within its ranks.
The Shenandoah County School Board voted Thursday to allow some elementary students to leave school during the school day for religious education.
The 2022 session of the Virginia General Assembly convenes today with lawmakers intent on passing a biennial budget and examining such issues as parental involvement in education, mental health and Interstate 81 traffic.
WOODSTOCK — The attorney for the state college board defending the name change for Lord Fairfax Community College is seeking to move the case to the Richmond area because of the name recognition of the Shenandoah County residents protesting the change.
MOUNT JACKSON — For the second month in a row the Mount Jackson Planning Commission tabled a vote on the OFW Solar Farm expansion at Monday’s meeting.
The first snowstorm of the winter season brought a few inches to the Northern Shenandoah Valley Monday morning.
Northern Shenandoah Valley residents will now have one voice speaking for them in Congress as the result of new redistricting maps approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia on Tuesday that redraw the boundary lines for the U.S. Congress and both house of the General Assembly.
As the Nov. 2 election results kept trickling in late into the night, Del. Todd Gilbert and his staff were particularly interested in the results.
On Jan. 3, as part of Shenandoah County’s 250th Anniversary Year, area residents are invited to make audio recordings to capture a moment in time.
Between a quarter to a half of Northern Shenandoah Valley residents age 5 and older has not received even one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
MOUNT JACKSON — The Mount Jackson Town Council followed the lead of the Planning Commission and deferred voting on the expansion of the OFW Solar Farm at Tuesday night’s council meeting.
MOUNT JACKSON — The Mount Jackson Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday night to defer a decision on the proposed 128.6-acre expansion of the OFW solar farm off Turkey Knob Road until its Jan. 3 meeting.
More than 600 citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers along Interstate 81 in Virginia and Interstate 77 into North Carolina last month.
MOUNT JACKSON — On Tuesday night the Mount Jackson Town Council unanimously approved the hiring of Steve Crisman as the interim police chief.
Central High School senior Cheyenne Estep, 17, of Mount Jackson, has been advocating for healthier outdoor public spaces for all Virginians.
The Meems Bottom Covered Bridge takes a beating from tractor-trailers several times a year even though warning signs and metal bars have been put up to help protect the historic structure.
Two fires in the southern end of Shenandoah County on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons displaced the residents who lived there and took the lives of several family pets.
Lawyers in Shenandoah County are waiting for the outcome of a trial in Rockingham County before proceeding with charges against Umar Burley in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
MOUNT JACKSON — The Mount Jackson Town Council unanimously approved Tuesday night to hold a joint public hearing with the Planning Commission at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 for a Special Use Permit for the expansion of a solar farm in Mount Jackson.
MOUNT JACKSON — Town employees, elected officials, planning commissioners and anyone visiting Mount Jackson Town Hall now must wear a mask.
MOUNT JACKSON — Four area school superintendents outlined the needs of their school systems to their state legislators at a breakfast Thursday morning.
MOUNT JACKSON — At its Wednesday meeting, the Mount Jackson Planning Commission unanimously approved a date for a public hearing on a Special Use Permit and a Substantial Accord determination for expansion of a solar farm in Mount Jackson.
Republican incumbent Del. Todd Gilbert won re-election to a ninth term of representing the 15th District race over Democratic challenger Emily Scott Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK — A string of crashes — one involving multiple tractor-trailers — shut down Interstate 81 on Friday for hours after over an inch of rain fell in the northern Shenandoah Valley.
FRONT ROYAL — Allegations of a stabbing, child pornography, sexual assault, escaping from jail and several drug incidents were among the indictments handed up by a Warren County grand jury for the October term.
MOUNT JACKSON — At first glance, a restored property at 6023 Main St. looks like a 1950s-era gas station.
Both Sheriff’s Offices in Warren and Shenandoah County will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day today.
The area’s congressional district representation could change based on proposals presented in Richmond on Thursday.
MOUNT JACKSON — Police Chief Jeff Sterner is retiring on Nov. 30.
MOUNT JACKSON — The Mount Jackson Town Council on Tuesday rescinded its requirement that all town employees must be vaccinated by Nov. 1.
The Mount Jackson Police Department is seeking help in identifying a male suspect in an alleged armed robbery that took place early Friday.
WOODSTOCK – A second suspect in the alleged theft of checks from mailboxes is facing 87 charges.
NEW MARKET — The two candidates running for District 1’s seat on the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors provided their responses to a series of questions during a public forum held Thursday night at the Arthur L. Hildreth Jr. Municipal Building.
NEW MARKET — District 1 candidates for the Shenandoah County School Board took part Thursday night in a public forum at the Arthur L. Hildreth Jr. Municipal Building ahead of next month’s election.
WOODSTOCK — An armed drug deal theft involving marijuana and a sexual assault allegation were among the indictments recently handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury.
WOODSTOCK — A Mount Jackson man faces 89 charges — including stealing checks, cruelty to animals, and identity theft — that allegedly occurred in Shenandoah County throughout the past year.
WOODSTOCK — A New York man who accepted a plea deal for a sexual assault charge in Shenandoah County Circuit Court in June is accused of violating several terms of his probation.
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.