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FRONT ROYAL – Five of the 15 defendants in the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s $21.3 million lawsuit sought to have their cases dismissed Thursday in Warren County Circuit Court.

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FRONT ROYAL – More than 1,000 citizens, many donning orange stickers reading “Guns SAVE Lives,” packed Warren County High School’s auditorium to support a resolution declaring the locality a Second Amendment sanctuary.

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State police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday evening on Route 522 south of Route 604 in Warren County.

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FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors has opted to allow the incoming board, which will include three new members, to decide whether current and former Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority board members will be reimbursed with county money for their personal legal fees.

FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council at its Monday meeting unanimously decided to ask the General Assembly for permission to create its own economic development authority.

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FRONT ROYAL - The town is threatening potential legal measures against the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority over the derelict Afton Inn.

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A new scam is targeting Virginians trying to obtain vital records such as forms from the Health Department or the Department of Motor Vehicles.

FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority on Monday will consider a resolution seeking $36,827 of county money to fund seven current and former EDA board members' legal fees related to dismissed legal misdemeanor charges.

FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County School Board recognized retiring Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Greg Drescher and board members Donna McEathron and Doug Rosen during its regular meeting on Wednesday.

Investigators at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found Monday in the area of Digs Landing in the county’s Rivermont area.

FRONT ROYAL — As the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority continues attempting to recover from an alleged multi-million dollar embezzlement, the Town Council during its Monday work session explored the possibility of creating its own EDA.

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The Morgan Ford bridge should reopen around 9 a.m. today after being closed for about two months for repairs to its southern approach, according to Virginia Department of Transportation spokesman Ken Slack.

As families prepared to sit down around their dinner tables on Thanksgiving, one family in Warren County had to rush out of their home with pets in tow as a chimney fire spread, threatening everyone inside.

FRONT ROYAL - Three more of the 15 defendants in the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority's $21.3 million civil lawsuit recently filed motions seeking that the allegations leveled against them be dismissed.

Local unemployment figures improved in October as Shenandoah and Warren counties experienced falling unemployment rates.

The Front Royal Police Department is investigating a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Guard Hill Road and Winchester Road on Tuesday.  

The Front Royal Thermal Shelter is set to reopen for the winter to give the homeless in Warren County a place to get out of the cold weather.

FRONT ROYAL – Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller in Dixon, Illinois, stole $53 million from her hometown over 22 years in America’s largest municipal fraud case.

FRONT ROYAL – Judge Bruce D. Albertson ruled on Thursday in Warren County Circuit Court that the Rockingham County Commonwealth’s Attorney's Office will prosecute charges handed up by the special grand jury investigating the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority.

FRONT ROYAL – Although the validity of signatures on a petition seeking the Board of Supervisors' removal from office has been confirmed, the matter was continued in circuit court Friday to an unknown date as a new prosecutor will take over.

FRONT ROYAL – Backroom Brewery can now host large events as the Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday meeting granted the brewery a conditional use permit allowing it to hold gatherings with 100-plus people.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County is not the only community to be victimized by an embezzlement scandal and this weekend citizens can learn about what was perhaps the largest municipal fraud case in American history.

FRONT ROYAL — Members of the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority are having “high level” discussions about the possibility of acquiring solar panels the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority is removing from its building but didn’t make any commitments o…

FRONT ROYAL – After exiting a closed session during its Tuesday meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to remove the $750,000 cap on legal fees for the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development’s $21.3 million civil lawsuit.

A Warren County grand jury indicted Alicia Hullihan, 48, of 1308 Madison Ave., Apartment B, Front Royal, on one count of arson and six counts of animal cruelty. She is accused of setting fire to an apartment in January.

WOODSTOCK — The Commonwealth's Attorney Office is seeking a direct indictment of Strasburg Mayor Richard Orndorff Jr. in a case involving accusations that he drove under the influence and registered a blood alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit.

FRONT ROYAL – Samuel North has denied the allegations outlined against him in the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s $21.3 million civil lawsuit.

FRONT ROYAL – The Board of Supervisors may consider during its 7 p.m. meeting today whether county money should be used to fund the legal defenses related to their dismissed misdemeanor charges.

FRONT ROYAL – Earth Right Energy Solar-Commercial LLC, one of 14 defendants in the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s $21.3 million civil lawsuit, has filed a $20 million counterclaim against the EDA.

FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s board at its Friday meeting unanimously authorized litigation against a firm that received a 3.5-acre land parcel for $10.

FRONT ROYAL – Progress has been made on the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority’s fiscal year 2018 audit, which is about 11 months overdue, as the authority has received adjusted journal entries from its accountants.

FRONT ROYAL – After months of discussion, Crooked Run West LLC has withdrawn the request to rezone its land west of the Target shopping center from commercial to residential use.

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STEPHENS CITY — Preparations for sleet and snow begin in August for Virginia Department of Transportation officials.