The town of Woodstock will be the first to open its community pool for the summer, while other towns are still making plans before committing to dates for opening pools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Updated

It’s National Library Week, and though libraries around the area remain closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re offering more virtual services than ever to keep connected with the community.

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.

  • Updated

STEPHENS CITY – Town council members and administrators from Middletown and Stephen City met with Frederick County officials Monday night to discuss continued work on an agreement to consolidate fire and rescue services.

The black rhinoceros is critically endangered, but with the help of activists and scientists working with the International Rhino Foundation in Strasburg, the species is making a slow but determined comeback.

  • Updated

Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday announced amendments to Senate Bill 1716 and House Bill 2718, legislation that would provide $151 million in dedicated funding for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan.

  • Updated

MIDDLETOWN – The communities of Middletown and Stephens City, in a joint public safety hearing held Monday night, asked their town attorney J. David Griffin to draft a resolution for the respective town councils asking for a slower pace in debating whether to adopt proposed changes  in the c…

  • Updated

MIDDLETOWN – Fire Chief Mark Dalton told Town Council members this week that Frederick County’s fire chief could become the leader of the county's 11 volunteer fire departments.

  • Updated

Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, along with Sen. Bill Carrico R-Grayson, introduced a bill Wednesday that spelled out funding options for a massive Interstate 81 corridor improvements project.

Doug Baker, superintendent of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Berryville headquarters, stands in front of this 1966 Oshkosh snowblower outside the Stephens City VDOT headquarters on Tuesday. VDOT was showing off its fleet of vehicles during an annual winter snow news conference. …

  • Updated

STEPHENS CITY — With the Carolinas still reeling from damage caused by Hurricane Florence, a local church and a local business are teaming up to help provide relief.

  • Updated

Southbound Interstate 81 traffic moves past the 298-mile marker at Strasburg on Wednesday evening. Proposals for improvements to the interstate were discussed at a public meeting Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. Rich Cooley/DailyJohn Good Jr., a Frederick County res…

  • Updated

Jeff Clemons, of Inwood, West Virginia, checks out a table of items at Fishers Hill during the Route 11 Yard Crawl on Friday morning. Clemons bought a pair of fishing rods and tackle. Rich Cooley/DailyShannon Campbell, of Strasburg, browses through a line of clothing items during the Route 1…

  • Updated

The 14th annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, which features items for sale by residents along the 43 miles of U.S. Route 11 in Shenandoah County as well as north to Stephens City in Frederick County, is Aug. 11.

  • Updated

Kermit Orndorff, 64, of Strasburg, points to his house along Junction Road, which is next to Interstate 81, as Jeff Lineberry, left, transportation and land use director for the Staunton District of the Virginia Department of Transportation, looks over his shoulder during a public hearing Tu…

  • Updated

Stephens City administrators will be introducing the town’s proposed 2018-2019 budget of about $1.5 million at its meeting today. The tax rate, town manager Mike Majher said, will remain the same.

  • Updated

The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond has ruled there is “disputed material fact’ as to whether five Martinsburg, West Virginia police officers used excessive force when in 2013 they shot and killed a 50-year-old man once from Stephens City.

  • Updated

Officials from Supervalu, the parent company of Shop ‘n Save, confirmed Monday that the grocery store on Fairfax Pike in Stephens City will close in early March.

  • Updated

Mayor Mike Grim Tuesday honored  members of a Stephens City Fire and Rescue crew who raced to a home in the 100 block of Sonoma Court and saved the life of a man in cardiac arrest on the evening of Dec. 28.