Facing a worldwide pandemic that is shuttering businesses and putting people out of work, Shenandoah County residents remain torn on whether it is prudent for the government to move forward with a budget that proposes increases on personal property taxes.
WOODSTOCK — F&M Bank has donated $25,000 toward the Shenandoah County Local Disaster Impact Loan Program.
Broadcasting from his home earlier this week, Sen. Mark Warner continued his efforts to keep in touch with constituents on the unfolding measures to combat COVID-19 while maintaining the appropriate social distancing mandated by state and federal guidelines.
School leaders and educators are using technology in creative ways to stay in touch with students and parents.
Following another memo from the Supreme Court of Virginia, Judge Kevin C. Black announced that most court proceedings in Shenandoah County will be continued until April 26 in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
WOODSTOCK – Running a school division during a pandemic is anything but normal.
A triage tent outside Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock is providing a way for Emergency Room staff to screen high-risk patients away from others.
The dozens of people who show up at Shenandoah County’s annual public hearing on the budget must do so electronically this time.
On Thursday, the Yebernetsky family of Frederick County was planning to visit North Dakota from their kitchen for an evening of steak and potatoes.
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As crews around the country work to keep first-responders and medical workers stocked on their necessary supplies, Filibuster Distillery is pitching in to do its part.
The Shenandoah County Library is looking for people who are keeping a record of their lives during the pandemic.
The Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging Wheels has prepared its clients in case COVID-19 forces the cancellation of the Meals on Wheels program.
A display in the window of the Shenandoah Chamber of Commerce in Woodstock observes National Vietnam War Veterans Day, which is Sunday.
As of Thursday afternoon, the Virginia Department of Health reported that 6,189 people have been tested for COVID-19, 460 cases have returned positive and 65 people have been hospitalized by the virus. A total of 13 people have died.
The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors faced technological challenges Tuesday as members held their first meeting by telephone amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors denied a property owner’s request Tuesday to create an events center near New Market.
Gov. Ralph Northam gave local police and officers of county sheriff’s offices a new set of rules to enforce as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. In addition to checking on businesses that are considered “non-essential,” police are also now monitoring whether general gatherings of 10 or more are happening.
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Tuesday that high school seniors who were on track to earn a diploma later this spring will be able to graduate, despite the closure of schools for the remainder of the year.
The Board of Supervisors for Shenandoah and Warren counties meet today as scheduled but the public cannot attend in person.
This week’s weather forecast calls for clearer skies and warmer temperatures, according to the latest information from meteorologists.
The Departments of Social Services in Shenandoah and Warren counties continue to operate despite closing their doors to the public.
A committee that helps guide Shenandoah County’s future has changed how it wii meet next week during the spread of the coronavirus and a ban on large gatherings.
FRONT ROYAL – Two people within the Lord Fairfax Health District - which includes Shenandoah, Page, Clarke, Frederick and Warren counties - have tested positive for COVID-19.
WINCHESTER — Local nonprofit Faith in Action is changing its name to Wheels for Wellness.
Restaurants are shutting their doors and Shenandoah County residents are staying inside but life during and after the COVID-19 crisis continues to carry on. Lisa McDonald, the Shenandoah County general registrar, said on Friday that her office is operating at full force for May’s town elections.
Shiloh Phelps, of Maurertown, started singing when she was 3 or 4 years old.
Virginia’s Standard of Learning testing is likely to be canceled this year after the U.S. Department of Education said Friday that it would waive mandatory testing requirements.
The Shenandoah County grand jury handed up several indictments earlier this month, leaving many people waiting to see how their cases will play out in court.
Shenandoah County government offices stayed open to the general public Thursday for in-person business as the coronavirus spurred closings across the state.
STRASBURG – On Tuesday morning, volunteers at the Compassion Cupboard food pantry were distributing food on their normal third Tuesday of the month.
The United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley has created an emergency relief fund to help the region’s most vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak.
WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County plans to advertise a 6-cent increase in the real estate tax rate for the April 2 public hearing on next year’s proposed budget.
Dane Hooser has announced his bid for Strasburg councilman in the upcoming May elections.
Shenandoah County officials declared a local emergency Tuesday morning.
Shenandoah County Public Schools announced Monday afternoon that its schools will close schools until Monday, April 13, reopening Tuesday, April 14.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across Virginia and the United States, grocery shoppers are trying to purchase basics.
Doreen Pauley Ricard, of Strasburg, has announced her bid for councilwoman in the upcoming May elections.
WOODSTOCK – Authorities could charge a woman with more offenses related to an animal cruelty case, a Shenandoah County prosecutor said Friday.
Shenandoah County Public Schools board members unanimously approved on Thursday evening the division's $85.2 million budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021.
STRASBURG – The Town Council approved the Master Parks Plan during its meeting on Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County officials continue to narrow a deficit between the proposed spending plan for next year and what revenue they expect to see.
EDINBURG – Councilman Steve Van Stee during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Town Council asked Mayor Daniel Harshman about the coronavirus.
WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office asked for more cameras in next year’s budget to help it investigate crimes.
WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Planning Commission has endorsed a businessman’s proposed campground over neighbors’ vocal opposition.
Shenandoah County Public Schools has set up a parent academy that offers seminars to increase outreach to parents and guardians of schoolchildren.
Cars whittled out of tiny bricks of wood, hand-carved by boys and girls, raced down a long metal track Saturday afternoon as Cub Scouts gathered together for a morning of competition they just think of as fun.
Ann Hall has worn many hats in her almost 42 years with the Cub Scouts, a level of commitment and service that led the Shenrapawa District of the Shenandoah Area Council to honor her in October with a Distinguished Citizens Dinner.
The Forest Service will begin conducting controlled burns in Shenandoah, Page and Rockingham counties, and Hardy County, West Virginia, between mid-March and late May.
STRASBURG – The town's Recreation, Parks and Trails Committee discussed current and potential park policies during its meeting on Thursday.
Fair officials are “focused on fun” and hoping for record attendance for the 103rd Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock, scheduled from Aug. 28 to Sept. 5.