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FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board discussed the possibility of pay bumps for staff members in the district and the declining student population during a work session on Wednesday evening.

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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.

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FRONT ROYAL — As the county is about to prepare for its new budget, the Board of Supervisors recently reviewed its 2018 goals and projects list to this map out this year’s priorities.

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Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency over the weekend as snowstorms dumped snow on Virginia, including up to 8 inches on Shenandoah and Warren counties.

FRONT ROYAL - A man with two-plus decades of experience as town manager and county administrator is taking the helm of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority for three months.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County man received jail time Wednesday for his role in a love triangle that turned violent in 2017.

Despite a murky timeline for seeing the federal government return to full capacity, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has offered assurances that those receiving Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits, formerly known as food stamps, won’t go hungry, at least…

FRONT ROYAL — The county is hiring a law firm to represent the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority regarding unspecified matters.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board kicked off business in 2019 by approving a few items to help local schools and their students.

FRONT ROYAL — Elizabeth Joan Boyd, 48, was recently charged on six felony counts of embezzlement stemming from her time as the Lake Front Royal Property Owner’s Association’s treasurer.

A Front Royal woman received a suspended jail sentence last week for committing welfare fraud.

FRONT ROYAL – The law community lauded retired Judge Ronald L. Napier on Friday for his years of service on the bench and as an attorney.

FRONT ROYAL — Jennifer McDonald tendered her resignation Thursday as Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority executive director, a position she held for a decade.

FRONT ROYAL — Supervisor Tom Sayre’s civil defamation lawsuit against Jennifer McDonald, former executive director of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority, was recently set for a June 21 hearing.

FRONT ROYAL — A notice of a special meeting of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority scheduled for today was greeted earlier by a lament from chairman Gray Blanton that “this is getting ugly.”

FRONT ROYAL - A compensation study firm is recommending the county spend $1 million-plus to keep employee salaries regionally competitive.

FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County Planning Commission recently recommended that the county approve a new 199-foot wireless tower in the Happy Creek magisterial district.

FRONT ROYAL — When steelworker Ronald Rossi and his crew finished construction on the Front Royal Plaza in the 1960s, they did not have a flag to put up as usual upon finishing a job.

A poll paid for by the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) and conducted by Public Opinion Strategies found strong support for proposed improvements to Interstate 81.

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County will soon have three new properties, uses of which will include future expansion of government offices and parks and recreation facilities.

FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority opted to hand over check and contract signing power from Executive Director Jennifer McDonald to board members.

The Front Royal Rotary Club has teamed up with the Warren County Department of Social Services again this year to provide coats for children in Warren County.

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County General District Court Judge W. Dale Houff has sent a list of 12 felony counts of cruelty and injuries to children against a married couple to the circuit court for certification to a grand jury.

Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday announced in a statement from his office that his upcoming proposed budget will include $268.7 million in new money for Virginia’s K-12 education system.

FRONT ROYAL – A Warren County man could serve up to 20 years in prison after entering a plea deal on the second day of his trial for the murder of a toddler and the wounding of the child’s twin brother.

FRONT ROYAL - The Board of Supervisors at its regular Tuesday meeting approved a resolution authorizing the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority to issue up to $17 million in revenue bonds to finance the renovations of the Royal Arms Apartments, a Section 8 housing comple…

FRONT ROYAL — Citizens addressing elected officials may have to follow new guidelines as the Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved the advertisement of amendments to its public presentation rules.

FRONT ROYAL — Community members bring out the best in each other during the holiday season and the Lions Club of Front Royal and the Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia continued that tradition over weekend.

FRONT ROYAL – A judge could toss out statements made by an accused murderer to investigators when the defendant’s jury trial begins Monday.

A judge decided Friday to separate the trials for two people charged in the case of twin boys, one of whom died and the other suffered serious injuries in Warren County a year ago.

Two of three Warren County sheriff’s candidates, Mark Butler and Michael “Mickey” Licklider, are running independent campaigns while Jason Poe seeks a Warren County Republican Committee nomination.

FRONT ROYAL – Meghan Bowers, the Humane Society of Warren County's new executive director, would like to maintain and expand the good work already underway at the shelter.

A Honduran man wanted by Warren and Fairfax county authorities now faces deportation after having come back into the United States illegally.

FRONT ROYAL – A Winchester man on Monday received prison time for committing burglaries and theft in the city and in Warren County in 2017.