Mount Jackson lost roughly $100,000 in tax revenue in the last fiscal year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic shuttering activity.

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MOUNT JACKSON — Protesters gathered outside town hall Saturday, expressing umbrage with the Shenandoah County School Board’s decision to retire school names and nicknames with ties to the Confederate states defeated in the Civil War.

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The Mount Jackson Town Council made approvals of much of its staff on Wednesday morning at a 9 a.m. reorganizational meeting. The approvals all go into effect starting Wednesday with the beginning of a new fiscal year.

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The Mount Jackson Town Council on Tuesday went against the Planning Commission’s recommendation and approved a special use permit for Food Lion to have a 134-square-foot sign.

The town of Woodstock will be the first to open its community pool for the summer, while other towns are still making plans before committing to dates for opening pools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mount Jackson Town Council incumbents Rodney Shepherd, Dennis Andrick and Whitney Miller were the top three vote-getters,  according to unofficial results in Tuesday's election. There were four candidates running for three seats.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Shenandoah County Registrar Lisa McDonald said she hopes all eligible voters will participate in Tuesday’s election and that her office is doing every thing possible to ensure safety.

Mount Jackson's Town Council voted unanimously on Monday to ratify an emergency ordinance to effectuate the continuity of government of the Town of Mount Jackson. The ordinance allows the town to continue to have virtual meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Mount Jackson Economic Development Authority unanimously approved a disaster impact loan program for small businesses in the town due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity has extended its homeownership application deadline, giving area residents struggling to afford a new home another option for future housing.

There will be a Mount Jackson Economic Development Authority meeting at 5 p.m. today in Town Hall to consider a disaster impact loan program for small businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Easter is on Sunday, and around the area, church communities are preparing to celebrate together while maintaining their physical distance.

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Town governments might need to wait until May to see how the coronavirus epidemic hurts their bottom lines.

MOUNT JACKSON – Town Council members took the first steps toward selling two pieces of town-owned land on Tuesday night after hosting public hearings and a closed session.

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The Mount Jackson Planning Commission backed a solar-energy firm’s proposal on Monday to set up a power-generating facility in town.

MOUNT JACKSON – The Town Council approved Holtzman Corporation’s request Tuesday for a permit so the business can sell company vehicles on its property.

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A local vineyard now offers to serve its tasty wares on an antique double-decker bus.

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a Staunton woman on charges related to vehicle break-ins in Mount Jackson.

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MOUNT JACKSON – Holtzman Corp. violates town zoning violations by parking company vehicles for sale on a vacant lot, officials say.

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MOUNT JACKSON — Most of the people who spoke at Town Council’s public hearing on the Second Amendment sanctuary resolution do not live in the corporate limits, a resident complained Tuesday.

The Western Virginia Continuum of Care is planning its annual Point-in-Time homeless count for Jan. 22 and accepting Letter of Intent applications from eligible agencies operating within the CoC’s geographic region.

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QUICKSBURG—Donors, volunteers and baseball fans had weather on their side Saturday as they walked into a new indoor baseball and softball training facility at Stonewall Jackson High School.

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday charged a 38-year-old Mount Jackson man with aggravated sexual battery.

MOUNT JACKSON — On Sunday morning, the bell at Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church will ring 175 times.

Shenandoah County Public Schools on Monday will break ground to begin the installation of a solar energy system at the building that houses Triplett Tech and the Massanutten Governor’s School.