WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board unanimously voted to approve the recommendation of renaming two Shenandoah County schools on Thursday night. However, members did not approve new mascots.

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STRASBURG – Paige Hiserman had experience, but she still wasn't completely sure how she would do in this year's Family Career and Community Leaders of America national skills demonstration competition.

One year after adopting an ordinance pertaining to large-scale solar facilities, Shenandoah County has added an accompanying ordinance defining their small-scale counterparts and associated by-right installations.

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Shenandoah County supervisors approved a performance agreement with International Automotive Components (IAC) Group’s Strasburg facility regarding industrial expansion on Tuesday evening, a move that County Administrator Evan Vass said “memorializes” a prior commitment supervisors had made t…

With the COVID-19 vaccine expanding to more high-risk groups this week,  the state Health Department, in coordination with Valley Health and Shenandoah University, is advising patience and continued vigilance in helping prevent the spread of the virus.

Valley Health will begin offering free COVID-19 vaccinations to some individuals in the Virginia Department of Health’s Tier 1b population starting Wednesday.

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The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors elevated District 2 representative Steve Baker to chairman during its organizational meeting on Tuesday afternoon.

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Cynthia Walsh was named the new chairperson of the Shenandoah County School Board on Monday morning at the board's yearly organizational meeting.

The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors announced on Wednesday the interim appointment of Josh Stephens to the District 1 seat previously held by former chairman and longtime Supervisor Dick Neese, who died in a vehicle crash in late November.

The 2020 calendar year began normally enough for Shenandoah County government officials, as newly elected Brad Pollack and Tim Taylor joined the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 1 and preliminary talks began soon after on the budget for fiscal year 2020-21. Then COVID-19 upended the nation, and …

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 One COVID-19 death in Winchester was reported Friday, the same day that the Virginia Department of Health reported across the state the fifth-highest number of new COVID-19 case, less than 50 percent of that number on Saturday, and the seventh-highest number of new cases on Sunday.

The Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury handed up several indictments last week that included drugs, embezzlement and firearm possession charges.

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It was back to business as usual Thursday afternoon after winter storm Gail dropped several inches of snow throughout Warren and Shenandoah counties Wednesday.

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Floyd Coverstone loved being outside and took pride in his garden.

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The National Weather Service is expecting about 12 inches of snow for the region’s first big storm of the season.

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A Maurertown man who was wanted by the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Sunday night after about an hour and a half standoff.

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Ryan Lingle will serve as acting principal at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School in Woodstock effective Jan. 1, according to a news release from Shenandoah County Public Schools.

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WOODSTOCK – The three committees chosen to select the new names of two schools and one mascot on the southern campus gave their recommendation to the Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday night.

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Shenandoah County supervisors approved on Tuesday night an ordinance that will allow the reallocation later this month of any unused federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to cover the county’s public safety payroll costs.

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Shenandoah County supervisors approved one-time bonuses for county employees on Tuesday, though they’ll be less than previously discussed amounts that would have given eligible full-time staff members as much as $1,200.

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Raises for staff at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail and the state’s lack of accepting inmates they should be responsible for were the main discussion topics of the jail’s Authority Board meeting on Thursday afternoon.

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A small black cat attacked several people in the area of the 500 block of West King Street in Strasburg, the Lord Fairfax Health District announced in a Wednesday news release.

Shenandoah County’s efforts to establish a new convenience site in the St. Luke community recently hit a snag, prompting staff to revisit other options for constructing a site to address the trash collection needs for the area west of Woodstock.

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Shenandoah County supervisors have given County Administrator Evan Vass the all-clear to enter into a contract with a new health insurance provider as the contract dispute between the county’s insurer, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Valley Health System drags on.