FRONT ROYAL - A Shenandoah County circuit judge denied another bond request for a man charged in the August 2019 shooting death of a family member.

The Shenandoah County Education Association recently announced three mini-grants to new SCEA members.

For the last several years, a group of public, private and nonprofit organizations located in Rockingham and Shenandoah counties has been exploring possible uses for an abandoned railroad track in the valley. With help from Del. Tony Wilt and Sen. Emmett Hanger, a new recreational opportunit…

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Saturday is World Polio Day, when local Rotarians and other volunteers around the world educate on polio and celebrate the near eradication of a devastating disease that can cause paralysis and even death.

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During a year in which COVID-19 has put the clamps on most aspects of everyday life, an unlikely place has become a bit of a tourist destination in Shenandoah County.

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As COVID-19 continues to take its toll on traveling and tourism-related activities across the country, Virginia finds itself in somewhat of a unique position. And the Northern Shenandoah Valley is seeing some signs of that, Shenandoah County Tourism and Economic Development Coordinator Brend…

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As the Lord Fairfax Health District reported another 32 COVID-19 cases on Monday, Shenandoah County Public Schools announced the third temporary school closure in the last four days.

Construction of Shenandoah County’s new public safety radio system continues to progress, with a preliminary test to confirm the system’s functionality projected to take place in late winter before the final “big test” in late spring, according to Gary Yew, the county’s retired fire chief wh…

Shenandoah County leaders received an update on the progress of the county landfill’s expansion project on Tuesday evening, during which Patrick Felling, the county’s director of solid waste management, informed supervisors that the site’s newest cell remains on track to open early next year.

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A Shenandoah County man charged with murder in a woman’s death more than a year and a half ago had his case delayed until December.

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Two Shenandoah County residents were sentenced last week in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg, the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a Tuesday news release.

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A fiber optic cable severed in Chesterfield County shut down Virginia’s online voter registration system on Tuesday for several hours, impacting voter registration and early voting for the Nov. 3 general election. Tuesday was the last day to register for that election.

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Shenandoah County Public Schools switched from all-virtual to the hybrid method of learning on Monday and Superintendent Mark Johnston said that he felt “things went very well.”

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WOODSTOCK – When it was first announced in July that the Shenandoah County Public Schools division was going to be using a hybrid model for the reopening of schools, Pastor George Bowers Sr. wanted to do something for his church and the community. So he decided to help out parents by allowin…

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board voted unanimously to approve the selection of the committee to decide the renaming of Stonewall Jackson High School and Ashby Lee Elementary School and the renaming of the mascot at North Fork Middle School.

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As the country heads through the sixth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, business professionals are still encouraging business owners to stay vigilant in protecting their finances and finding new ways to reach customers.

WOODSTOCK — Strasburg Community Development Director Michelle Bixler and Strasburg Mayor Brandy Boies gave the Shenandoah County Industrial Development Authority an update on plans for the Northern Shenandoah Business Park and Borden Mowery Drive project.

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Millersville is a man-made village re-imagined to showcase historic Strasburg through the early to mid-20th century.

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The superintendents of public schools in Shenandoah and Warren counties on Tuesday confirmed one positive COVID-19 case in each of their divisions — one at the North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg and one at the Hilda J. Barbour Elementary School in Front Royal.

Shenandoah County officials have lifted a voluntary water conservation request for utility customers in the Basye/Bryce area that was made after a well pump failed over Labor Day weekend.

WOODSTOCK—The Shenandoah County School Board responded to a petition filed on behalf of more than 100 parents requesting a trial by jury to determine whether the board acted inappropriately in its decision to rename two local schools and change the mascot at another.

WOODSTOCK—A pending murder trial in Shenandoah Cozunty Circuit Court still has a tentative date but without an approved plan for holding jury trials, attorneys said they are less and less confident about a trial before the end of the year.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston said Thursday that there will be some students returning to school over the next few weeks and they are hopeful the hybrid model will begin by Oct. 19.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday night approved the process of renaming two schools and a mascot at a third school.

The sheriffs in Shenandoah and Warren counties said they are supportive of reforming law enforcement and want to see their officers held to higher standards but are concerned that legislators are hurrying some things through during this year’s special session.

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WOODSTOCK — The members of the Narrow Passage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will participate in Constitution Week this month, doing what they do best.