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WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man accused of killing an Edinburg-area woman earlier this year made a brief court appearance Monday.

MOUNT JACKSON - Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity officials held an informal meeting at Triplett Tech on Friday to discuss its projects, including its latest home approval.

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Since hitting a low point during the Great Recession in 2009, Shenandoah County’s tourism revenues continued to improve, cresting $230 million in 2018, according to data released by the U.S. Travel Association.

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STRASBURG — The Gateway Trail Project to build a sidewalk along U.S. 11 north of town has begun, Town Manager Wyatt Pearson told attendees to a Town Council meeting on Tuesday.

STRASBURG — Following a lengthy discussion on business sign regulations, the town’s Ordinance Committee was split in its decision last week to forward a conversation on code to the Planning Commission.

A rabid skunk was captured in Shenandoah County last week, the Lord Fairfax Health District announced on Friday.

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A Shenandoah County teacher prepared stir-fry and gave a lesson on the evolving role of home economics on Tuesday’s “The Rachael Ray Show.”

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County’s Circuit Court clerk can hire another person to help cover an increasing workload, thanks to state and local money.

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Basye man with assault and abduction by force after investigating allegations he hit a woman and days later would not let her leave a bedroom.


STRASBURG — Strasburg’s Streetscape Project is progressing on schedule, and the first of four stages spanning six months should be complete on Oct. 4, said Jay McKinley, director of public works.

WOODSTOCK – The town’s Public Works Department was recognized Tuesday evening with a plaque by the American Public Works Association and the American Public Works Association Government Affairs Committee.

STRASBURG — Most people recently surveyed in Shenandoah County don’t need public transit to get to work or other appointments, but a majority of residents think it would be a good idea for the county to pursue.

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a stabbing on Saturday.

Crews with the Mount Jackson Rescue and Fire Department had to fight a fire at their own station on Saturday

WOODSTOCK – Access to the Shenandoah River is hard to come by in Woodstock. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is looking to change that.

WOODSTOCK – Record funding has put the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District in a delicate position that requires the agency to use the money within a limited amount of time and to its greatest effect. 

STRASBURG — Water bills could get higher for some residents in coming months, and Town officials plan to hold a public hearing this fall to discuss the matter.

Showing animals at the fair takes a lot of work, Mackenzie Dellinger, 14, and her brother Keyoda, 10, of Woodstock, would agree.

STRASBURG — Imagine a downtown where, even in the stifling summer heat, people are excited to go shopping and not even concerned about the torn-up sidewalks.


WOODSTOCK – Veterans and their families descended on the Shenandoah County Fair to be honored and to honor one of their own during the Veterans Tribute on Thursday.


WOODSTOCK – Braxton DiNardo spied the little white pig and grabbed it, holding onto it by its back legs.  This is the second time in his life that the 7-year-old Woodstock boy won a pig in the Shenandoah County Fair Pig Scramble.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County leaders delayed action on a proposal that could bring more than 120 homes to the Maurertown area because they need more information.

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County supervisors gave the green light Tuesday for an Edinburg-area farm to open its doors to visitors.


WOODSTOCK — Competing in the Shenandoah County 4-H/FFA Swine Showmanship Show at the fair on Wednesday morning, area children and teens showed off pigs they’ve been raising.


NEW MARKET – Inside the cavernous Howell Metal factory in New Market, employees huddled shoulder to shoulder with county leaders, a U.S. congressman and the governor of Virginia on Tuesday afternoon to hear about the newest economic development news to sweep into the county.