WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Public Schools’ proposed list of capital projects for fiscal year 2024 includes a student ridership tracking system for the division’s buses.
WOODSTOCK — With an eye on potential growth in the overall student population, Shenandoah County Public Schools Superintendent Melody Sheppard shared details with the School Board on Thursday about the hundreds of area homes that are either being proposed or developed.
WOODSTOCK — In a recent announcement sent to parents and guardians of students who attend Shenandoah County Public Schools, district officials said they “want all students to meet their full potential in a drug-free, supportive learning environment” and “experience a positive atmosphere free…
WOODSTOCK — Special use permits for short-term rental properties in the Basye and Edinburg areas were approved by the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK — Town officials this spring anticipate hiring at least one consultant to help update the town’s master plan for the 73-acre Larry D. Bradford Fairview Park.
WOODSTOCK — Capt. Zach Hottel represents the spirit of the all-volunteer Woodstock Fire Department, which is about to commemorate its bicentennial.
From expanding broadband internet access to installing modern water meters and HVAC systems to building new sidewalks to refurbishing community swimming pools, Shenandoah County localities have spent or budgeted much of their federal American Rescue Plan Act money on a range of projects.
Valley Health will be closing three of its regional fitness centers, the health-care system announced on Wednesday.
Area police seek information on suspects they say stole money from gaming machines in Strasburg and Woodstock on Thursday.
WOODSTOCK — At the Shenandoah County School Board meeting on Thursday, a student who attends Signal Knob Middle School in Strasburg issued a plea for help against bullies.
WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Fire Department’s 200 years of heroic service were officially recognized via a resolution approved by the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK — A 62-acre rural property next to Strasburg’s eastern town limits will be designated as a perpetual conservation easement, Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors members unanimously agreed on Tuesday.
Giving parents more control over their children’s education, providing greater tax relief to individuals and corporations and providing more mental health treatment options to Virginians are some of the items Todd Gilbert, speaker of the Republican-controlled Virginia House of Delegates, pla…
WOODSTOCK — On Jan. 24, the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors plans to vote on whether to approve special use permits for proposed short-term rental properties in the Edinburg and Basye areas.
WOODSTOCK — As they did last year, Karl Roulston and Dennis Morris will serve as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors in 2023.
WOODSTOCK — Marty Helsley and Dennis Barlow, who served as chairperson and vice chairperson, respectively, of the Shenandoah County School Board last year, will continue serving in those roles in 2023.
A free app will soon offer virtual tours of the area to let travelers view local attractions, restaurants and lodging, beginning with Strasburg and Woodstock.
EDINBURG — Wholesome Foods’ meat-processing operation soon will undergo a major expansion, thanks in part to funding assistance from the state and Shenandoah County.
The Shenandoah County School Board and County Board of Supervisors will each have their annual organizational meetings today.
Problematic and difficult-to-service stadium lighting at Shenandoah County's three high schools may be upgraded over the next few years, providing much brighter conditions for football games and other athletic contests, as well as for evening graduation ceremonies.
WOODSTOCK — Additional real estate property tax relief is on the way for certain taxpayers in Shenandoah County.
WOODSTOCK — The lingering poor economy and rising cost of living have contributed to a record-high number of homeless families seeking and receiving help from Family Promise of Shenandoah County.
This Saturday, as volunteers in Strasburg lay 500 wreaths on the gravesites of veterans at Riverview Cemetery as part of the first-ever Riverview Project, another 500 wreaths will be laid on the graves of veterans at 14 other cemeteries around the county.
WOODSTOCK — In accordance with a new state law, the Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday adopted a revised policy that includes guidelines on the use of sexually explicit instructional materials.
WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County Public Schools recently received a state grant that will pay the bulk of the cost of security upgrades at two middle schools and each of the three elementary schools in the division.
Emergency responders rescued a driver from a burning vehicle that crashed in Woodstock on Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK — With a unanimous vote, the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday endorsed the Northwestern Community Services Board’s plan to finance the purchase of a facility the NWCSB currently is leasing for its Page County clinic.
The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the region during the coming weeks.
Area Salvation Army locations have kicked off their Red Kettle Campaigns and are looking for volunteers to ring bells outside storefronts and collect donations this holiday season.
Woodstock has a new chapter of PFLAG and is welcoming anyone interested in being an ally or learning about the LGBTQ community.
On Friday, the Shenandoah Alliance For Shelter will host its 31st Annual Empty Bowl Soup Supper to highlight homelessness and food insecurity while raising money for local programs.
WOODSTOCK — At a Veterans Day ceremony at the American Legion Post 199 on Friday, members of local veterans groups and cadets from Massanutten Military Academy gathered with other community members to honor the nation’s veterans.
Big Brothers Big Sisters has moved into Woodstock and is looking for volunteers to mentor children through its school-based program at W.W. Robinson Elementary School.
The Town of Woodstock inoculated a 200-year-old white oak tree last week in an effort to mitigate dieback in the crown of the enormous tree, which is located adjacent to the CVS parking lot on East Reservoir Road.
Faced with a vastly smaller staff, rising costs and the potential of cutting ties with insurance companies in the coming years, Valley Health is considering its options for how to weather the economic impact sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WOODSTOCK — A special-use permit to build 110 townhomes was approved by Town Council during its meeting Tuesday night.
WOODSTOCK — Online gambling and an extended racing season are two of the new features this year at the Shenandoah Downs track in Woodstock.
Woodstock resident Barry Shrum won first place at the Virginia State Fair for having the biggest pumpkin.
The 11th Shenandoah Autumnfest scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to the threat of bad weather from Hurricane Ian.
WOODSTOCK — Barry and Robin Shrum planted six pumpkins in their backyard in early May for the Virginia State Fair’s giant pumpkin contest. By August, their largest pumpkin was around 300 pounds and growing 25-30 pounds every day. By the end of August, the largest one weighed in at nearly 1,0…
The public is invited to find out about the various programs offered by Shenandoah County Public Schools during an educational expo this weekend.
The proposed construction of 110 townhomes was the subject of a joint Woodstock Town Council and Planning Commission public hearing.
WOODSTOCK — The annual pig scramble at the Shenandoah County Fair drew a huge crowd on Wednesday night.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Fair held a tribute ceremony Thursday morning to honor every veteran who has fought, served, and sacrificed for their country.
WOODSTOCK — For the fifth straight year, Houston Kibler has walked away with the grand champion title in the 4-H/FFA Market Steer Show at the Shenandoah County Fair.
During a typical demolition derby, the winning participant’s car just has to outlast the others. A new twist was added at the Shenandoah County Fair on Monday Night when drivers could smash into each other while driving around a track with the ultimate goal of winning a race.
Shenandoah County fairgoers can help out young people who took the time to raise an animal to show at the fair while also stocking up their freezers for the winter.
After a year of raising livestock, the time has arrived for 4-H and FFA students to showcase their animals.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program is bringing back its school-based mentoring program, with W.W. Robinson Elementary School set to participate this year.
What did Central High School social studies teacher Donna Shrum do on her summer vacation?
WOODSTOCK — Commonwealth's attorneys offices statewide are experiencing staffing shortages, but the Shenandoah County Commonwealth's Attorney Office is having a particularly hard time. The office has just two employees.