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At top: Tommy Williams, left, and Justin Corbin, right, both custodians at Warren County Middle School, scatter salt on the school steps Wednesday morning. Area schools were making walkways accessible after the latest winter storm forced school closings throughout the area on Monday and Tuesday. Above: David Howard, pastor of Strasburg Prespbyterian Church, clears the parking area outside the church on South Holliday Street on Tuesday. Photos by Rich Cooley/Daily
FRONT ROYAL - Warren County needs to fill a $3.4 million hole to balance next year's budget.
A federal magistrate judge has ruled against a Warren County landowner who has been resisting a years-long effort by county officials to force her to clean up a yard they deem excessively cluttered.
A tractor trailer crash late Monday left debris strewn across the eastbound lanes of Interstate 66 in Warren County, requiring several hours of cleanup.
A Strasburg property owner's question about water service to an older part of town spurred a wider study of public utilities in other annexed areas.
The new leadership atop the Virginia Board of Education includes a woman from Frederick County.
Now in its third year of area Civil War sesquicentennial conferences, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has said there's too much to cover in 2014 for just one conference.
Monday's winter storm resulted from two systems that moved across the country this weekend, dropping ice and snow on the valley and creating highly hazardous road conditions for Monday and today.
Front Royal resident Siobhan Reagan recently found out the meaning of "sovereign immunity" after a town snow plow damaged her car.
Strasburg and a regional agency have teamed up to fill a mutual need for planning services.
Several wineries in the Northern Shenandoah Valley received medals in the 2014 Governor's Cup and were recognized at a gala last week.
FRONT ROYAL -- The developer of Blue Ridge Shadows in Warren County wants to make more changes to its original plan.
Terry Wayne Siford Jr., identified by Shenandoah County authorities as a suspect in a wave of burglaries and home invasions since late last year, may also have been involved in similar crimes in Pennsylvania, according to law enforcement officials.
Through a partnership with the Lord Fairfax Health District, Frederick County Public Schools is offering free tetanus, diptheria and pertussis booster vaccination to rising sixth graders.
Andrew Sayens, a kindergartner at Bass-Hoover Elementary who underwent open heart surgery for his hypertrophic cardiomyopathy condition last month, is back at home recovering from the surgery.
Daily staff report The snow storm prompted many government offices in the area to close and to cancel or postpone meetings scheduled for today. Strasburg Town Council has postponed its work session to 7 p.m. Thursday. Town staff members are...
A headline on a column by the Rev. George Bowers Sr. in Saturday's paper should have read Help for the homeless.
The public can weigh in on the long-awaited Leach Run Parkway project this week.
Sandy Hook Elementary second grade teachers Rachel Shoemaker, left, and April Caricofe, right, box 1,800 cans of food that was collected by eight second grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Strasburg on Friday. The classrooms had a goal to collect 100 cans each to celebrate the first 100 days of school, which was reached on Thursday. Half of the food will be distributed to the Compassion Cupboard in Strasburg and the remainder to homeless and needy families in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily
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As the fight over Medicaid expansion in Richmond continues, those with the Free Clinic in Woodstock have found that, in reality, the benefits of a possible expansion would be limited.
WOODSTOCK -- Tracy Barb, 45, of Woodstock, has fluid at the base of her brain and there is nothing she can do about it.
WINCHESTER -- The four coaches at Onward CrossFit might have arrived on different paths, but they're all there for one reason: to take cool humans and make them cooler, according to coach and co-owner Mark Andrews.
Children with epilepsy sometimes regress mentally as they age. They could lose IQ points and not reach developmental milestones. Medical marijuana may dramatically reduce the likelihood of all these possibilities.
FRONT ROYAL - Warren County's proposed Rockland Park took another step toward completion this week.