Berryville, VA

FCFR respond to a commercial structure fire at Trex

Frederick County Fire and Rescue (FCFR) responded to the report of a commercial structure fire at Trex on Shawnee Drive in Winchester. The report was confirmed in a news release from FCFR. The release states that the fire was reported on Wednesday May 11 at approximately 5:40 p.m.. The Trex...
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Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken has its eye on Ashburn, Leesburg

A fast-growing hot chicken sandwich chain called Hangry Joe’s has added Ashburn and Leesburg to its list of future locations. The Burn first reported on Hangry Joe’s when they opened a location in the Worldgate Center in Herndon early this year. That was the brand’s third location at the time and now — just four months later — they have nine locations open in four states.
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Bolen Park Hosts First LoCo Food Truck Fest

Loudoun Parks and Recreation’s first-ever LoCo Food Truck Festival was held Saturday in the parking lot of Segra Field at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park near Leesburg. Crowds lined up May 15 to try more than a dozen food trucks, hear Todd Brooks and Pour Decisions, play games like cornhole and giant Jenga, and sample a beer and wine garden nearby. Despite the occasional drizzle in the area, the weather stayed mostly clear for the visiting families, who formed long lines for a bite to eat from local food truck favorites.

Senior Brock Gagliardi Hits a Walk-Off Home Run on Senior Day to Lift ODU Past Marshall, 5-4

NORFOLK, Va. – Not even Ernest Hemingway could have scripted a better end to Old Dominion's baseball Senior Day. Catcher Brock Gagliardi, a senior from Tacoma, Washington, hit a towering, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Monarchs to a 5-4 victory over Marshall Sunday at the Bud Metheny Ballpark. His home run also broke the school single-season home run record as the Monarchs now have 106 on the year. The previous record was set last season with 105.

First you must call 540

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the 540-area code is running out of numbers and as a result we will all need to start dialing 10-digits to make a local call. Saturday was the day that local calls will no longer be put through unless you...

WV woman arrested after high-speed chase, crash in Alleghany Co.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A woman from West Virginia is facing multiple charges after she reportedly led Virginia State Police on a high-speed chase along I-64 and then crashed in Alleghany County on Monday. Virginia State Police say they got a call from Enterprise Rent-A-car in Jackson County,...

BoatUS issues consumer alert when renewing documentation

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is advising boaters with vessels that have a U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation to be wary of any letter arriving by U.S. mail offering renewal. BoatUS advises that while the Coast Guard does send official annual renewal notices by U.S. mail,...

Compton cullings

May 16, 1889 — J.R. Cameron, who had a difficulty with Joseph Menefee at Bentonville last week, and who fired several shots at Menefee, was arrested by Chief of Police Wm. B. Campbell and James Woods, of Vaughn’s Summit, and by the latter conveyed to Bentonville and turned over to the officers at that place, where he made his escape. When last heard of he was at Winchester.

A second arrest in the Touch of Texas shooting

A second arrest has been made in the fatal shooting at a Touch of Texas in Bunker Hill West Virginia. The arrest stems from the initial 911 call from the Winchester Avenue establishment around 2:30 a.m. May 6. The Journal reports 20 year old Lorenzo Valle of Stephens City has...

Valley Health receives “A” safety grade

Valley Health’s acute care hospitals, Winchester Medical Center and Warren Memorial Hospital, earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. The organization is a national nonprofit which recognizes organizations for protecting their patients from harm in the hospital. A, B, C, D, or F grades...