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On Thursday, the Yebernetsky family of Frederick County was planning to visit North Dakota from their kitchen for an evening of steak and potatoes.

Fair officials are “focused on fun” and hoping for record attendance for the 103rd Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock, scheduled from Aug. 28 to Sept. 5.

Firefighters prevented a hay bale fire near Woodstock on Tuesday from causing more damage.


WOODSTOCK - A descendant of several great-great grandfathers who fought in the Revolutionary War led a group of citizens, ministers and others on Saturday in honor of Peter Muhlenberg, one of the heroes in America's fight for independence from Great Britain.

Woodstock officials have signed an agreement to purchase a piece of property downtown that Town Council members approved at their meeting Tuesdaynight.

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.


WOODSTOCK — The Christmas tree has long been a symbol of the holiday, but the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock puts up a different tree during the holiday season.

WOODSTOCK – Members of the Woodstock Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail Planning Committee have received a funding update for the first phase of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail project that would connect the area around Fairview and W.O. Riley parks to the historic downtown.

WOODSTOCK – Woodstock’s finances have received a clean audit.

A Woodstock man was arrested Sunday on charges of abduction, domestic assault and destruction of property.

WOODSTOCK – Members of the Economic Development Authority on Monday night approved a facade rehabilitation grant of $9,100 for a new look to the Woodstock Fire Department building.


WOODSTOCK — The town’s fire chief is stepping down after 45 years of volunteer service with the Fire Department.

An Alexandria man was killed just before 6 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 66 after he was struck by a vehicle.

Eight months and roughly $350,000 later, Tower Road in Woodstock is open again as of Monday morning, according to Virginia Department of Transportation officials.

WOODSTOCK - Woodstock officials now have a priority list of street improvements along Route 42 as they prepare several applications to apply for the Virginia Department of Transportation fiscal year 2021 Smart Scale funding.

WOODSTOCK - Town officials are discussing tourism zones in an effort to spur both economic development and a business-friendly environment.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Tourism Council was updated on the tourism side of the proposed 2019 Economic Development Plan during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.


WOODSTOCK — Growling machines and hoses filled with cement are breaking the silence and taking up the width of Tower Road as the long-awaited repair project begins to give the road shape.

WOODSTOCK – Area U.S. military veterans received recognition Monday for their service in the armed forces.

WOODSTOCK – Environmentally friendly business policies can be good for the bottom line. That was the message at the “Go Green, Get Green” event held Wednesday night at Woodstock Brewhouse.

WOODSTOCK — The idea of a faith community nurse is somewhat new to the East Coast, but Sharon Benson hopes her job will help her become a resource for faith communities in Shenandoah County.


An SUV travels recently along this section of Old Valley Pike north of Woodstock under the canopy of fall colors from a maple tree.

WOODSTOCK—Conditions were perfect Saturday for the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce’s biggest fundraiser of the year.


WOODSTOCK – During the past 113 years, generations of area families have visited the Walton & Smoot Pharmacy to pick up prescriptions and sit at its 1960s-era lunch counter to chat and enjoy a coffee or a milkshake. That all changes on Oct. 23, when the business closes its doors forever.

WOODSTOCK – Members of the Woodstock Town Council on Tuesday night adopted an ordinance with code language and guidelines that allow for the construction of a form of housing known as stacked townhouses.


WOODSTOCK – An artist and some employees of the Shenandoah County Department of Social Services completed most of the work on an office mural Monday.

The Woodstock Fire Department plans to install a vehicle exhaust extraction system with a recently awarded $64,761 federal grant.