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WINCHESTER, Va. – It took only three years for the spotted lanternfly to infest all of South Korea. That same fly was found in Winchester and Frederick County in January 2018, and has already moved out of its initial 1-to-2-square-mile range to more than 16 square miles throughout the county.

Shenandoah County Republicans picked their slate of candidates Thursday to run in the general election on Nov. 5.

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EDINBURG, Va. – John-Robert Rimel discovered his love of music early on in his life.

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STRASBURG – The Town Council on Tuesday agreed to delay a vote on the fiscal year 2020 budget.

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Azimullah Habibi, 31, of Sacramento, California, was charged with a count of reckless driving Wednesday after wrecking his tractor-trailer in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police.

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WOODSTOCK — Mandy R. Belyea returns to work for Shenandoah County administration in July after her second stint in the town office.

STRASBURG – Voter registration drives continue in Shenandoah County public high schools, with the latest occurring Friday at Strasburg High School.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County School Board members Thursday evening unanimously approved the renewal of schools Superintendent Mark Johnston’s contract for another four years.

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STRASBURG – Donald Keller has received two purple hearts and four other medals from his service as a radio operator for combat engineers during World War II.

WOODSTOCK – A grand jury indicted a group of men Wednesday accused of breaking into a Shenandoah County home and then robbing and wounding three people inside.

WOODSTOCK — A judge gave a woman a chance Wednesday to avoid jail time if she completes a drug-abuse treatment program and remains on good behavior.

WOODSTOCK – A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Shenandoah County man accused of giving drugs to a juvenile.

WOODSTOCK – A judge could grant conditional release to a violent sexual predator in state custody who served prison time for attacking a woman in Shenandoah County in 1994.

The first-ever Triplett Tech Signing Day on Wednesday saw 21 of its students signing agreements for employment in their field or continuing their education.

Education Week, an independent news publication, has interviewed a Shenandoah County public school teacher as one of four teachers discussing the use of technology to transform classroom learning.


Strasburg High School music teacher Joel Ross is a real-life example to his students who may be thinking of musical theater or writing as a career.

WOODSTOCK — Contractors hit more rock than expected while building a new home for the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Communications Center.

WOODSTOCK – Supervisors closed the book on gathering new analysis and information about the county’s economic development strategic plan on Thursday evening when Kyle Talente told board members they should continue to support agriculture up and down the county.

WOODSTOCK – County Planning Commission members Thursday night declined to make any judgments on approving a conditional use permit to allow construction of a solar farm.

MOUNT JACKSON — Students in the agro-ecology class at Massanutten Regional Governor’s School are researching grazing practices for the best health of a farmer’s field and the farmer’s bank account.

WOODSTOCK – Members of the town’s Economic Development Authority approved funding of three applications submitted for the Facade RENEW matching grant program.

WOODSTOCK—Many years ago, DeWalt, a tool manufacturing company, kept itself relevant by asking customers a simple question — what do you want on a construction site and what problems do you have? DeWalt isn’t a small business, but Christine Kriz, director of the Lord Fairfax Small Business D…

A man was transported to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital on Friday morning after suffering an electric shock at Valley Fertilizer in Mount Jackson, the Shenandoah County Fire Marshal’s Office confirmed Friday evening.

FRONT ROYAL – Anticipated fourth quarter fiscal year 2018 true-up amounts to be paid back to the member counties of the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail were heard at a Thursday meeting.

Today, area law enforcement officials will be collecting old or unused prescription drugs from anyone looking to clean out their medicine cabinets.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County Christian camp renewed its request for a break on its real estate tax bill.

An Edinburg resident and former business owner plans to run for a seat on the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors.

WOODSTOCK – Longtime Shenandoah County supervisor Conrad Helsley confirmed Tuesday what many residents suspected – he would not run for another term.


WOODSTOCK – The rising cost of a new trash compactor site in Shenandoah County sparked a heated debate among supervisors Tuesday.


MOUNT JACKSON – Under sunny skies on Tuesday, Triplett Tech students worked on building a family home, a project born of a partnership between the school and Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity.

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County man received suspended prison and jail sentences for committing a series of thefts and related crimes in 2017.

The harsh winter forced the state and counties to spend more money and use more man-hours to keep the roads cleared.

A lawsuit claiming the Shenandoah County Department of Social Services withheld an adopted boy’s history of committing sex offenses continues to move through the court system.