The "big boom" heard throughout the greater Shenandoah County region Friday was a bolide, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
NEW MARKET — New Market Town Manager Todd Walters received authorization during Monday's Town Council meeting to sign a $178,369 contract for preliminary engineering work on a new water tank.
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.
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.
NEW MARKET — The Town Council awarded nearly $10,000 worth of facade enhancement grants to four New Market businesses on Monday night.
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.
WOODSTOCK — New Market’s quest to build an additional water storage tank to address the town's supply and pressure demands received backing from the Shenandoah County Planning Commission on Thursday night.
Jon Henry General Store in New Market will be able to expand its food box program after receiving $25,000 in grant money from the Virginia Food Access Investment Fund.
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.
NEW MARKET — Fifty years later, Vietnam War veteran Kevin Whited still remembers how he and his Army buddies sometimes felt uncomfortable wearing their uniforms after they returned home.
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.
NEW MARKET — The Town Council on Monday evening recognized the contributions of the town’s former mayor, who recently stepped away from a lengthy run of public service due to health concerns.
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.
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.
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.
NEW MARKET – The Town Council has appointed a former member to fill a vacant seat until a permanent council member can be elected in November.
NEW MARKET – Town police officers will receive a one-time bonus with funds provided to New Market through a state budget bill that was passed last year.
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.
NEW MARKET — A few months back, New Market Police Chief Chris Rinker tuned into a podcast series recently started by Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy Carter. As a fellow law-enforcement officer, Rinker was naturally intrigued by the idea and thought to himself, “That’s a way to reach people.”
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.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and area communities are ready to go swimming.
NEW MARKET — Members of the Town Council voted unanimously to approve a fiscal year 2022 budget totaling $8.6 million at a special meeting on Monday evening.
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.
Janice Hannah, running unopposed, received all 22 votes cast in Tuesday’s special town election and will serve out the final year of the term for a seat on New Market’s Town Council that she currently holds, according to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections.
There is only one election being held in Shenandoah County next week, but voters can get their votes in before the election.
Janice Hannah will run unopposed next week in a special election for the remaining year of the term for the New Market Town Council seat that she currently holds.
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.
Participants in the Shenandoah County Republican Committee’s “firehouse primary” held Saturday chose the incumbent candidates from District 1 and District 5 to represent the party in the November elections for the county Board of Supervisors seats.
NEW MARKET – Members of the Town Council held their first budget work session for the fiscal year 2022 budget on Tuesday evening, during which Town Manager Todd Walters and New Market Treasurer Teresa Green walked council members through an initial draft of the document.
NEW MARKET – Town Council approved a budget amendment in the amount of $75,000 in the water/sewer fund to address what Town Manager Todd Walters told council members on Monday were urgent infrastructure problems that need correcting.
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.
No deaths were reported in the Lord Fairfax Health District over the weekend as Frederick County saw the largest increase in new cases within it.
Members of New Market’s Town Council voted at a special-called meeting on Monday night to exempt the town from a state moratorium prohibiting utility disconnections during the COVID-19 public health emergency, meaning the town will resume shutting off water service to residents with delinque…
A diesel fuel leak from a tanker truck closed about 20 miles of northbound Interstate 81 between Woodstock and Middletown for a few hours on Wednesday morning.
The New Market Town Council voted unanimously on Monday night to approve Town Manager Todd Walters’ capital improvement plan that will serve as the town’s road map for various projects over the next five years.
A Conicville fire engine overturned onto its side as it was responding to one of several fires in Shenandoah County over a windy weekend.
The Baltimore man accused of shooting a woman in Harrisonburg in December before leading several police agencies on a pursuit from there to Woodstock has been indicted by a Shenandoah County grand jury on several charges.
NEW MARKET – New Market Town Manager Todd Walters presented to the Planning Commission on Monday night his proposed capital improvement plan for the town over the next five years, which includes just over $4.5 million in projects in fiscal year 2022 and just over $1.8 million in 2023 as the …