STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council voted Monday night not to allow a truck repair business into Business Park/Limited Industrial zoned sites in town, including the Northern Shenandoah Business Park.
After learning of potentially harmful algae blooms in the Shenandoah River near Strasburg, the Health Department is cautioning people not to swim in that area until the results of an algae test come in later this week.
WOODSTOCK — The civil lawsuit claiming the wrongful death of Gina Shoemaker is alive again after the Supreme Court of Virginia sent it back to Shenandoah County Circuit Court for further argument.
STRASBURG — Strasburg has a problem with speeders zipping through town, so Police Chief Wayne Sager and Mayor Brandy Boise have solicited the community’s help in search of a solution.
Gun-related legislation approved by Virginia's General Assembly last year won't do much to reduce crime, local law enforcement leaders say.
STRASBURG — The town council voted Tuesday night to discuss at Monday's work session a possible text amendment that would allow a truck repair business in districts zoned Business Park Limited Industrial.
FRONT ROYAL — As the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail is moving forward with some operational changes including the return of onsite visitation.
The Strasburg man who pleaded guilty to helping his son elude police last summer was recently charged by the Bridgewater police department on sex offense charges.
Deacon Maddox has worked for over a year on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations through Operation Warp Speed.
WOODSTOCK — A second legal attempt to stop the decision to rename two Shenandoah County public schools was dismissed with prejudice Friday morning.
The Strasburg Town Council unanimously appointed a new town manager at its work session Tuesday night.
As of July 1, Virginia became the first Southern state to decriminalize the possession of marijuana. But the new law is a bit confusing, and local law enforcement says it takes a clear head to understand what is and isn’t allowed.
Strasburg celebrated Mayfest this year, albeit this time in July.
Following the 2020 deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, protesters across the country took to the streets demanding that police work be done differently.
After taking a year off, Strasburg Mayfest is back for a two-day extravaganza planned for Independence Day weekend.
By Charles Paullin
STRASBURG — Two sermons and a "nudge from God" are what Debbie Hough said led her to opening the Chick’n EATZ restaurant.
A yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 528 E. King St. in Strasburg will raise money for Lydia’s Clothes Closet, which closed during the COVID-19 pandemic and now needs funds to keep providing help to the community through its all-volunteer thrift store.
STRASBURG – The town Planning Commission deferred action on the adoption of the newly proposed short-term rental ordinance and recommended a special use to allow a truck repair business in the business park.
Following an evening storm on Monday that left at least 3,670 local customers without power, electricity had been largely restored as of Tuesday, officials said.
WOODSTOCK — A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman was among the defendants in 20 indictments handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
STRASBURG - Without a quorum, the Strasburg Recreation, Parks and Trails Committee discussed but took no action on ways to pay for lights and other amenities for the park with the town's share of funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
Years after Bertha Von Hillern had ended her career as a world-class endurance walker and hotel muralist, becoming instead a successful baker, a reporter from The Winchester Star recognized her on the street.
The town of Strasburg will receive about $3.46 million as part of the first round of disbursements from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act approved by Congress and signed by President Biden earlier this year.
WOODSTOCK — Some people have jobs, but they need a bit of help to pay their rent, car repairs and medical bills.
WOODSTOCK — Arguments will be heard next month on the second petition challenging the renaming of two Shenandoah County schools.
ORKNEY SPRINGS — At first, there was some trepidation among the campers.
In 1969, Marquetta Mitchell had recently graduated from Strasburg High School and took a Greyhound bus to visit her family in Tennessee between Memorial Day and Independence Day.
About 1,700 voters in Warren and Shenandoah counties participated in the Democratic primary on Tuesday.
The Town of Strasburg had some visitors Sunday that hail from its “sister city,” which is an eight-hour flight across the Atlantic.
A 33-year-old Strasburg motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning on Va. 55 (Strasburg Road) after he collided with a car driven by a Front Royal man charged with driving under the influence of drugs, according to the Virginia State Police.
In addition to an increase in overall traffic volume on Virginia’s highways,14 deaths occurred over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a news release from Virginia State Police. That’s six more deaths than last year’s three day weekend.
STRASBURG — The Town of Strasburg will no longer offer public meetings over Zoom starting June 8 as announced at a work session Tuesday night.
STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council received a presentation on Shenandoah County’s economic development efforts Tuesday night.
STRASBURG - The Strasburg Architectural Review Board Thursday night deferred making a decision on allowing the roof to be changed at Tight’n Up Gym on East King Street.
STRASBURG — A lack of communication between jurisdictions is sometimes a complaint of government work.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and area communities are ready to go swimming.
WOODSTOCK — The Baltimore man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Harrisonburg, shooting at a law enforcement vehicle and leading several agencies on a pursuit that ended in Woodstock in December had his Shenandoah County charges pushed back to July on Friday.
The second of two Strasburg meetings on an ordinance for short-term rentals was held Wednesday night with information focusing a bit more on data about the property type.
STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council is expected to vote on an occupancy agreement for the fire station at its meeting next month.
WOODSTOCK — An Edinburg man was indicted by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury on May 12 in connection to a shots fired incident in Strasburg last year.
A proposed ordinance creating requirements for short-term rental properties in town was discussed by potential hosts and the business community during a meeting with the Town of Strasburg on Wednesday night.
The Strasburg Town Council approved its 2021-2022 budget and made Juneteenth a holiday at its meeting Tuesday night, but denied a special permit for a storage facility at the business and industrial park.
This story has been changed to correct the spelling of Bill Holtzman's last name.
A 14-year-old girl reported missing from Strasburg on Tuesday morning was found OK at a friend's house later that day.
Following a year of unprecedented changes, the Republican Party will hold an unusual “unassembled convention” Saturday at 39 polling sites throughout the commonwealth.
The Town of Strasburg budget proposal for next year that includes an increase in sewer and trash fees will be voted on next week as will a special permit for a storage facility within the North Shenandoah Industrial and Business Park.
The Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire in Fort Valley, rescued three adults in an off-roading incident and treated two mountain bikers for injuries on Sunday.
STRASBURG — Being a family doctor is about more than medicine, said Dr. Thomas Holthus. It’s about family.
The Strasburg Public Safety and Ordinance Committee recommended reallocating $36,181 for the construction of a fence for the parking lot at Town Hall.
STRASBURG – The Strasburg Planning Commission approved a special use permit for a self-storage facility to be built at the industrial park along Borden Mowery Drive on Tuesday night.