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.
WOODSTOCK — The misdemeanor destruction of property charge against Shenandoah County Supervisor Brad Pollack has been continued to March 25 until a special prosecutor can be assigned.
The day after he was elected Speaker of the House, local Del. Todd Gilbert came under fire from Democrats for using his Twitter account to criticize Gov. Ralph Northam.
As COVID-19 cases keep rising around the community, the increase in hospitalized patients is taking a toll on the region’s health care system.
WOODSTOCK — The omicron coronavirus variant has caused a rapid rise in positive COVID-19 cases, but Dr. Colin Greene, director of the Lord Fairfax Health District, said the rise has been shown to be followed by a rapid decline.
Todd Gilbert, who has represented Shenandoah County and parts of Warren County in the House of Delegates since 2006, was unanimously elected Speaker of the House on Wednesday, the first day of the new General Assembly session.
STRASBURG — The Strasburg Police Department is facing mounting overtime costs.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday received the best grade possible for its fiscal year 2022 audit.
A 30-year-old Strasburg man died as a result of his injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 on Monday, according to Virginia State Police Sgt. Brent Coffey.
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.
WOODSTOCK — A Houston, Texas, man received a suspended sentence last month for a sexual offense involving a Shenandoah County teenager he met through social media apps.
WOODSTOCK — Sexual assault, arson, a DUI, physical assault, and breaking and entering charges were among the indictments handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury in December.
The second winter storm this week brought 5 inches of snow to the area on Thursday morning.
New COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed around the Lord Fairfax Health District in the last week, with the area reporting a pandemic high of 638 new cases on Friday.
WOODSTOCK — A new Civil War Trails sign has been installed at Shenandoah County Park in Maurertown, offering a newly updated map, text and media to help “fuel the visitor’s imagination.”
A New Jersey woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 at the end of last year, according to a news release issued Thursday evening by the Virginia State Police.
The Strasburg Town Council discussed early 2022-2023 budget priorities Monday night following a review of the town’s 2020-2021 audit.
A 43-year-old Edinburg resident died after a two-vehicle crash in Strasburg on Monday night, according to the Virginia State Police.
WOODSTOCK — At its organizational meeting to kick off a new year, the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon elected Karl Roulston to serve as the board’s chairman for 2022.
The Shenandoah County School Board might start holding monthly work sessions for public attendance.
The first snowstorm of the winter season brought a few inches to the Northern Shenandoah Valley Monday morning.
It was an eventful year for Shenandoah County Public Schools.
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.
Sens. Mark Obenshain, R-Rockingham, and Emmett Hanger, R-Mount Solon, now live in the same Virginia Senate district, which means one of them will have to move or they will go head-to-head to represent Harrisonburg and the counties of Rockingham, Page, Highland, Bath and three-quarters of Aug…
MOUNT JACKSON — In 2022, Shenandoah County has a birthday — a 250th commemoration that will include 12 months of merriment — a celebration that might just resemble the December holiday season — minus the gifts.
A Toms Brook man was charged with reckless driving following a two-car crash on U.S. 11 early Sunday evening in which three people were injured.
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.
STRASBURG - Town Planning and Zoning Administrator Lee Pambid has left Strasburg to work for the Town of Farmville.
Five garages in downtown Strasburg could be converted to two-story studio apartments if the Planning Commission decides to change the town's development ordinances.
WOODSTOCK - It'll be more than two months before the trial of former Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff is held as the prosecution is still awaiting information from a third party.
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.
STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council voted down a resolution of unity during its regular meeting Tuesday night following an emotional discussion nearly two months after the resolution was initially proposed.
WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County supervisors on Tuesday received an update on the county’s classification and compensation study of government departments and employees.
WOODSTOCK — In an effort to gain public input on its new branding campaign, Shenandoah County officials held a focus group session on Tuesday between the company in charge of the campaign and residents.
A Manassas man in custody at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail was found unresponsive on Sunday and later pronounced dead, according to a news release from the jail.
WOODSTOCK -- Three outgoing Shenandoah County School Board members were honored and recognized at their final meeting on Thursday night.
EDINBURG — Early reports about the man trapped in a ditch on Thursday afternoon indicated that he was completely buried under the dirt.
WOODSTOCK — The destruction of property case against Shenandoah County Supervisor Brad Pollack was continued to next month while the prosecution works to find a special prosecutor.
WOODSTOCK -- Shenandoah County Public Schools unveiled a draft of the Capital Improvement Plan for 2023-27 at Thursday night's school board meeting.
WOODSTOCK — A man was flown to the University of Virginia Medical Center for evaluation after being trapped in a ditch Thursday afternoon.
WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County’s Planning Commission unanimously supported special-use permit requests for a small commercial campground in Star Tannery and a welding business in Strasburg last week, sending both to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.
Tom Eshelman, general manager of the Shenandoah County Fair Association, will be leaving for a new job effective Dec. 17.
Shenandoah County officials are seeking public input as it kicks off its new branding campaign.
WOODSTOCK — Students in Robin Orndorff’s Gifted and Talented Education classes showed off 3D projects on Tuesday that they spent the last few weeks researching and engineering.
WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County’s Planning Commission pumped the brakes on a proposed rural resort off Route 42 west of Mount Jackson last week to allow time for more details to be presented and concerns from neighboring property owners to be addressed.
QUICKSBURG -- Timmy Palmer couldn't breathe.
More than 600 citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers along Interstate 81 in Virginia and Interstate 77 into North Carolina last month.