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The heroin epidemic has continued to tighten its grip on five counties in the northern Shenandoah Valley according to new 2014 figures released by the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force earlier this week.
WOODSTOCK -- Tony Pestilli hasn't forgotten the promise he made 46 years ago.
Those Friday night lights are about to burn bright once more over high school football fields across the area.
Nearly 1,000 students are expected to be at Central High School's first football game of the season. None of them are football players, but they all plan to flood the field at halftime to perform for a crowd that hasn't seen anything like this at Central High in the last five years.
Potential changes to the Warren County rules on tourist rentals may not be as sweeping as some property owners fear.
The Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren Regional Jail Authority Thursday approved a fix for an unlikely problem: rainwater collected on the roof of the building is too pure.
Wednesday Judge: Jeff Semler, of Washington County, Maryland. 4-H/FFA Goat Showmanship Novice Champion: Cortney McDonald Novice Reserve Champion: Joseph DiRoberto Junior Champion: Cassidy Barrett Junior Reserve Champion: Casey Wenn Senior Champion: Bethany Gochenour Senior Reserve Champion: Ethan Gochenour Grand Champion...
Shenandoah Livestock Aug. 23 FEEDER: Steers, 300-399 lbs., $215.00-220.00; 400-499 lbs., $185.00-258.00; 500-599 lbs., $211.00-240.00; 600-699 lbs., $195.00-224.00; 800-899 lbs., one head $192.00; fats, one Holstein, $144.00. Bulls, 100-199 lbs., $280.00; 200-299 lbs., $175.00; 300-399 lbs., $184.00-265.00; 400-499 lbs., $189.00-249.00;...
Two Shenandoah County residents are taking advantage of the growing hop industry in Virginia and have plans to make it easier for other farmers to get involved, as well.
HARRISONBURG -- Law enforcement's spotlight shone harshly Wednesday in U.S. District Court as one Stephens City man and a couple from Strasburg were sentenced to long stays in prison for using and selling heroin in the area.
The results of the 2013-14 Standards of Learning tests released Wednesday by the Virginia Department of Education indicate improvements and trouble spots for area schools.
Shenandoah County leaders are torn over a recent request made by Mountain View Rendering LLC to make an amendment to its special use permit.
FRONT ROYAL -- An apartment fire caused by a lit cigarette in Front Royal forced a resident from her home Wednesday afternoon.
WOODSTOCK -- According to Alvin Lineweaver, several years ago very few people made a point of watching the harness racing at the Shenandoah County Fair. But over the last 10 years, he said, the grandstands have become full.
A fire in a Front Royal home Wednesday morning sent a firefighter to the hospital and forced out the residents.
Caroline Eye, 5, of Woodstock, licks a chocolate ice cream cone from the Dairy Barn at the Shenandoah County Fair on Wednesday. Rich Cooley/Daily
The following are winners of Tuesday night's demolition derby at the Shenandoah County Fair:
4-H/FFA livestock show results for Wednesday:
The name of a winner in the greased pig contest at the Shenandoah County Fair was incorrect. The winner was Kaydi Whitestone.
WOODSTOCK -- The number of deaths in the area attributed to heroin overdoses this year has exceeded the total for 2013, law enforcement officials told the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
WOODSTOCK -- A Shenandoah County supervisor and its sheriff on Tuesday sparred over claims that leaders turned down a "no-cost" option for a local jail.
Teachers and administrators for Shenandoah County Public Schools have some last minute preparations to finish before the 2014-15 school begins next Tuesday.
At top, Sara Shafer, left, and Cooper Swartz, right, both 5 and from Woodstock, bounce on a carnival ride at the Shenandoah County Fair on Tuesday. Tuesday was Kids' Day at the fair. Above: Jack Waltrip, 6, of Strasburg, holds on during his ride on the Ferris wheel at the Shenandoah County Fair on Tuesday. Photos by Rich Cooley/Daily
WOODSTOCK -- One barbecue food vendor at the fair is back by popular demand.
Perhaps the only thing that smells better than a wet dog...is an entire swimming pool filled with them.