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QUICKSBURG—Cars whittled out of tiny bricks of pine, hand-shaped by boys and girls, raced down a long metal track Saturday afternoon as Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts gathered together for a morning of competition followed by an afternoon of feasting.

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a Staunton woman on charges related to vehicle break-ins in Mount Jackson.

Weeks after a final order was entered in a case petitioning to remove Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. from office, Orndorff and his attorney, Phil Griffin II, filed an objection and asked the court to reconsider its ruling.

FRONT ROYAL — Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority Board members determined Thursday that it won’t be cost-effective to take the solar panels off the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority building to use on the jail.

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STRASBURG — The upcoming closure of LSC Communications will cost the town more than $41,000 in lost water and sewer revenue this year, and more than $146,000 in lost revenue next fiscal year, said Town Manager Wyatt Pearson.

WOODSTOCK - The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors and the Shenandoah County Board of Education held a joint meeting Tuesday night to continue the ongoing discussion of the school division's long-term facilities plan.

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A Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputy was in the right place at the right time on Sunday, helping to prevent a tragedy when a detached garage went up in flames.

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WOODSTOCK - A descendant of several great-great grandfathers who fought in the Revolutionary War led a group of citizens, ministers and others on Saturday in honor of Peter Muhlenberg, one of the heroes in America's fight for independence from Great Britain.

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and February is Black History Month. In honor of King’s legacy and the impact that African-American history has made on the U.S., area organizations are planning free public events in coming weeks.

STRASBURG — Following a Tuesday announcement that the local LSC Communications manufacturing facility will close, Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. said the town is doing its best to help nearly 400 people losing their jobs find other employment.

STRASBURG — At a Tuesday Town Council meeting, Vice Mayor Scott Terndrup defended the mayor’s character. He also asked town attorney Nathan Miller how the council might protect itself in a legal case that would put the council at odds with the mayor.

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LSC Communications on Tuesday announced it was closing its manufacturing facility in Strasburg, impacting hundreds of area residents.

Democrats avoided taking up the most controversial gun-control bills on Monday but plowed ahead with four others as they move to take advantage of their majority.

WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County supervisors sent a message to the Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday – give local governments more time to review bills that could hit their budgets.

Strasburg police, with the assistance of the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force, tracked and arrested three people found with about 5 pounds of suspected marijuana.

Gov. Ralph Northam rolled out his party’s legislative agenda Tuesday morning during a news conference in Richmond, touting a progressive laundry list he and others say voters said they wanted for the commonwealth.

Local unemployment figures for November have been released for Shenandoah and Warren counties.

The Western Virginia Continuum of Care is planning its annual Point-in-Time homeless count for Jan. 22 and accepting Letter of Intent applications from eligible agencies operating within the CoC’s geographic region.

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WOODSTOCK — The Christmas tree has long been a symbol of the holiday, but the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock puts up a different tree during the holiday season.

Shenandoah County authorities arrested two boys Thursday accused of shooting BBs at vehicles and buildings in the region.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge denied bond Wednesday to Todd Anthony Bly, a Toms Brook man accused of second-degree murder.

WOODSTOCK – Members of the Woodstock Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail Planning Committee have received a funding update for the first phase of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail project that would connect the area around Fairview and W.O. Riley parks to the historic downtown.

WOODSTOCK — Virginia’s ranking as the No. 1 state for doing business could face some hurdles moving forward as a recent Virginia Economic Development Partnership survey found just 30 sites in the commonwealth that were deemed suitable to be ready for development within 12 months.

WOODSTOCK – Woodstock’s finances have received a clean audit.

WOODSTOCK—Shenandoah County sheriff’s deputies arrested two New Market residents over the weekend, charging them with several counts of animal abuse and neglect after dozens of animals were found on their property following an eviction, authorities say.