Shenandoah County supervisors approved a rezoning request as part of an effort to expand a self-storage business north of Woodstock and re-upped on law enforcement agreements with Edinburg and Toms Brook during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Following an evening storm on Monday that left at least 3,670 local customers without power, electricity had been largely restored as of Tuesday, officials said.
Travelers are visiting Shenandoah County more and things are starting to feel more “normal,” town and industry representatives agreed during Tuesday’s monthly Shenandoah County Tourism Council meeting.
A Quicksburg woman was charged after she led police on a pursuit through James Madison University in Harrisonburg that ended north of the MillerCoors plant, according to state police.
WOODSTOCK — A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman was among the defendants in 20 indictments handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
Years after Bertha Von Hillern had ended her career as a world-class endurance walker and hotel muralist, becoming instead a successful baker, a reporter from The Winchester Star recognized her on the street.
This summer, a new experience awaits girls 12 to 18 who are thinking about learning to fish.
WOODSTOCK — A Broadway man will not spend time in jail for taking money from skill machines in Shenandoah County.
The director of the Shenandoah County Department of Social Services told county supervisors last week that her department is seeing a “significant” increase in child protective service reports, referrals from the court system and applications for benefits and housing as the area emerges from…
WOODSTOCK — The jury trial for the farm worker accused of murdering a former member of the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors is scheduled for Dec. 6.
WOODSTOCK — The past year has been difficult for everyone involved in public schools, and cafeteria workers have been no exception.
Shenandoah County’s Board of Supervisors rewarded Evan Vass for his governmental leadership during what was an often-challenging past year by giving the county administrator a pay raise last week.
WOODSTOCK — Some people have jobs, but they need a bit of help to pay their rent, car repairs and medical bills.
WOODSTOCK — Thursday night was the last Shenandoah County School Board meeting for Superintendent Mark Johnston and everyone on the School Board thanked him for his service in remarks to close the meeting.
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.
The Edinburg Town Council on Tuesday night unanimously appointed Joan Reistetter to the Town Council.
About 1,700 voters in Warren and Shenandoah counties participated in the Democratic primary on Tuesday.
Shenandoah County’s Board of Supervisors adopted the Virginia Department of Transportation’s six-year plan for the county's secondary roads on Tuesday afternoon and held a refresher course on the ranking system that the board implemented two years ago to prioritize which unpaved roads would …
The U.S. Department of Agriculture found that a local chicken production plant was out of compliance with federal regulations after more than 2,500 chickens were found dead on the plant grounds, according to USDA reports.
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 - The Strasburg Architectural Review Board Thursday night deferred making a decision on allowing the roof to be changed at Tight’n Up Gym on East King Street.
WOODSTOCK — A few weeks ago at the Woodstock Cafe, Chef Jose Arevalos was the lone cook during the brunch rush, and his partner and cafe co-owner Nikki Grant could see the toll that shift took on him.
The Shenandoah County Industrial Authority approved two more businesses for COVID-19 relief money for a total of $21,000 at its meeting Tuesday morning.
STRASBURG — A lack of communication between jurisdictions is sometimes a complaint of government work.
The Shenandoah County School Board approved a personnel list at Thursday's meeting, which included the hiring of Gary Painter as the new principal at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
WOODSTOCK —The Shenandoah County School Board wanted to find someone who would be a good fit as the next superintendent, and on Thursday the board unanimously approved someone they believe is just that.
WOODSTOCK — The former executive director of a local childcare facility charged in response to child abuse allegations had her trial rescheduled because of a lack of availability of a key witness for the prosecution.
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.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Tourism and Economic Development Department is encouraging residents and visitors to get to know local businesses and their owners with the Faces of Tourism program.
The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution supporting pretrial services in the county, approved changes to the Tourism Council’s bylaws and passed a text amendment clarifying the county’s definition of a “kennel” during a meeting Tuesday night.
WOODSTOCK — A Stuarts Draft man was booked at the regional jail last week as he faces child pornography charges in Shenandoah County after being convicted of similar charges in other jurisdictions.
A police officer and firefighter from Shenandoah County who died Friday in the line of duty in New Mexico is being remembered as a “good guy” with a “servant’s heart” by fellow officers in both the Shenandoah Valley and in New Mexico.
MOUNT JACKSON — It’s taken three years, but Russell Kohrs can finally see a lot of work paying off.
Social justice activists rallied in Woodstock on Saturday to support the Black Lives Matter movement three days before the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death.
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.
The second of two Strasburg meetings on an ordinance for short-term rentals was held Wednesday night with information focusing a bit more on data about the property type.
WOODSTOCK — A plea deal is expected to be entered in the case against the operator of the Maurertown-based Filibuster Distillery who is accused of dumping over 40,000 gallons of industrial waste into a stream.
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.
QUICKSBURG — If Brooke Jones learned anything over the last four years it was how to manage her time.
WOODSTOCK — Ashley Jennelle is involved in a lot of different things, but she's always made sure her academics came first.
STRASBURG — Jesse Funkhouser will take a lot away from his time at Strasburg High School, but he said his best memories will come from the people he met.
FRONT ROYAL — A man who attempted to light a woman on fire with alcohol while she was lying in bed was indicted by a Warren County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
The volume of traffic going in and out of the Shenandoah County landfill at peak hours on certain weekends is reaching a point where it’s no longer sustainable, Patrick Felling, the county’s director of solid waste management, told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday evening.
WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County Public Schools gave a presentation of a draft of what schools might look like in the fall at Thursday's School Board meeting.
This story has been changed to correct the spelling of Bill Holtzman's last name.
A letter expressing opposition to Lord Fairfax Community College’s decision to abandon its name failed to gain majority support on Tuesday evening from Shenandoah County supervisors, who were split on whether or not to issue such a document to Virginia’s State Board of Community Colleges bef…
A 14-year-old girl reported missing from Strasburg on Tuesday morning was found OK at a friend's house later that day.
Citizens Advisory Committee Chair Vito Gentile gave Shenandoah County supervisors a passing grade last week when noting that all of the board’s actions taken between 2019 and 2020 complied with the county’s 20-year comprehensive plan.