FRONT ROYAL – When it was time to discuss the town’s $15 million civil lawsuit against the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority during a Thursday town-county liaison committee meeting, Town Attorney Doug Napier said “I don’t want to be a party pooper” but it was not a pro…

FRONT ROYAL – An item the Board of Supervisors usually approves with no discussion - its monthly account payables - was questioned by some of the new board members. The 70-plus page packet outlines everything the county owes its vendors. If it is not approved, County Administrator Doug Stanl…

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.

FRONT ROYAL - The Board of Supervisors has delayed the county’s application to the Virginia Department of Transportation seeking state funding for road improvements in hopes of understanding how the projects will impact next year’s overall budget.

FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday meeting denied the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s request for $36,827 to fund current and former EDA board members’ legal fees for their dismissed misdemeanor nonfeasance and misfeasance charges.

FRONT ROYAL – A private business wants to assume management of the county-owned Front Royal Golf Club, which has operated at a loss for years.

As members of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority stare down a dwindling budget, the town may soon have the power to create their own authority.

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.

A grand jury in Warren County indicted a West Virginia woman and a Strasburg woman on Wednesday on charges related to an attempt to defraud the Chantilly Gymnastics Boosters.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board awarded a consulting services contract to Real Synergy LLC for the school division’s superintendent search during a work session on Wednesday.

FRONT ROYAL - Several gutted deer carcasses were recently dumped on the side of Panhandle Road, according to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation Police Officer Michael Corrado.

FRONT ROYAL — It remains in the air whether county money will be used to fund current and former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority board members’ legal fees for their dismissed misdemeanor nonfeasance and misfeasance charges.

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FRONT ROYAL — Members of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority presented their case on why the county should provide a life preserver if the EDA runs out of money in March.

FRONT ROYAL – The town could spend $245,000 in legal fees and auditing services for its $15 million civil lawsuit against the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority.

FRONT ROYAL – Former Sheriff Daniel McEathron’s phone and computer records have been subpoenaed by lawyers representing the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority in the EDA’s $21.3 million civil lawsuit that alleges rampant theft and questionable dealings.

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.

FRONT ROYAL - Citizens have asked the Board of Supervisors to approve a resolution establishing a militia or similar armed organization bearing a different name, continuing the statewide trend of gun owner reaction to the General Assembly's consideration of a package of gun control proposals.  

FRONT ROYAL — A Front Royal man died after being found unresponsive in the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail, according to a jail news release.

FRONT ROYAL – Criminal charges levied against Donald Poe by the special grand jury investigating the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development have been dropped but could be brought back in the future.

FRONT ROYAL – Former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Jennifer McDonald on Friday was found to be in civil contempt and notified that she may be held monetarily liable for not following proper legal procedural processes.

FRONT ROYAL – As the Front Royal Economic Development Authority faces a dire budget, it is counting on coming to terms with the town and recovering more than $8.7 million it spent on the new Front Royal Police Department building.

FRONT ROYAL – With a new year and a new budget looming, the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority passed around its draft budget that shows it will run out of money in mid-March.

FRONT ROYAL – Before the Front Royal Warren County Economic Development Authority follows through with the town’s request to prepare the Afton Inn for winter weather, members are asking the town to reimburse them for the expenses.

FRONT ROYAL – The commonwealth is seeking to drop the criminal charges levied against Donald Poe by the special grand jury investigating the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority, according to special prosecutor Michael Parker.

The Northern Virginia 4-H Center in Front Royal has seen its share of struggles in recent years, but Jeremy Stanford, director of the center, is hoping to turn things around.

FRONT ROYAL – Two Front Royal men accused of killing town resident Tristan Ryan Brinklow will begin to prepare their defenses after the court appointed each an attorney on Wednesday morning.

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.

FRONT ROYAL – A changing of the guard has arrived in Warren County as the three newly elected supervisors - Cherryl Cullers, Walter Mabe and Delores Oates - held the first meeting of their terms Tuesday.

FRONT ROYAL - The Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday meeting once again delayed voting on whether $37,827 of county money will be used to fund the legal defenses of current and former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority board members.

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.

FRONT ROYAL – Two men accused of killing a 20-year-old Front Royal man are waiting for representation after they both qualified for court-appointed attorneys this week.

FRONT ROYAL – Tristen Brinklow was dead for over two months before his body was found in a refrigerator at Digs Landing, according to a criminal complaint filed by Warren County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Emily Young.

FRONT ROYAL – Two arrests have been made related to the death of 20-year-old Warren County resident Tristen Brinklow, according to a Warren County Sheriff’s Office news release.

FRONT ROYAL — While county officials distanced themselves from the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s embezzlement scandal, saying they were not responsible for oversight, citizens did not agree.

FRONT ROYAL - A Pennsylvania man was arrested Thursday after being pulled over in a stolen car, according to a criminal complaint by Front Royal Police Department Officer J.M. Treese. 

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FRONT ROYAL – Despite the town’s $15 million lawsuit against the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority, Mayor Eugene Tewalt said he hopes the two boards can settle some of their disputes outside of court.