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Considering the ‘State of the Economy’

More than 175 participants attended the inaugural Economic Summit held at Shenandoah University on Nov. 9. Hosted by the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber and sponsored by First Bank and the Shenandoah University School of Business, the event focused on economic perspectives from experts at the federal, state and local levels.

Standoff Ends Peacefully

MOUNT JACKSON, Va – A Timberville man is in custody following a 19-hour standoff with Shenandoah County authorities and Virginia State Police. Sheriff Tim Carter reported in news release that at around 6:30 Tuesday evening, deputies responded to Perry Trailer Park Road in Mount Jackson for a report of a wanted person.

Family remembers fallen officer from Front Royal

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Jesse Dove from Front Royal passed away this weekend after a drowning accident during a hunting trip in Kansas. Dove lived a life of service. “He loved his community, he loved being a part of it anyway that he could serve he would be there for you,” Joshua Dove, Jesse’s brother said.

Strasburg purchases building for new Police Department

The Strasburg Town Council Unanimously approved the purchase by the town of the former BBandT/Truist bank building at 115 West King Street. Also approved Tues. was the allocation of $1,150,000 from the general fund balance for the purchase. The plan is to convert the building into the new Strasburg Police...

Town Talk: A conversation with Shane Goodwin, Danelle Sperling, Robert Hupman – Reaching Out Now, Christmas Meal at Skyline HS

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Shane Goodwin, Danelle Sperling, and Robert Hupman about the Linda Kroll Community Meal Program. On December 15, 2022, at 4:30 pm, Reaching Out Now and its partners will host a Christmas meal for families with children in our local school system at Skyline High School School.

‘One of the most fortunate escapes from death’

December 8, 1911 — J. Thos. Miller, of Elkton, who was called to Luray on Tuesday by the illness of his mother says that one of his sons shot another recently while the two were out hunting. The young men, Irvin and John Miller, were separated and the latter...

FCPS announce a plan to find a School Superintendent

The Frederick School Board announced that they will hold closed meetings to find their candidate for the job. The meetings will be held at an undisclosed location within the next 15 days to interview perspective candidates to fill the position. The Frederick County School Board expects to have a new...

Salvation Army needs bell ringers through Dec. 24

LURAY — The Salvation Army still needs volunteer bell ringers from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through Saturday, Dec. 24. The annual Red Kettle Campaign is one of the Army’s primary fundraising efforts of the year. Money raised at the WalMart in Luray is used to support the organization’s services provided to the residents of Page County such as Angel Tree, food, clothing and financial assistance.

WCSO announce the sudden death of a Deputy

Warren County Sheriff’s Office announced the sudden passing of Deputy Jesse Walker Dove. Where details are pending further investigation into the Officer’s death he was lost while duck hunting in Kansas. The procession traveled from the Route 66 exit 6 location down Shenandoah Ave. to W. 14 Street...

Harlem Globetrotters Returning to Shenandoah University

The Harlem Globetrotters, known worldwide for their high-flying stunts, antics and skills on the basketball court, are coming back to Shenandoah University and Winchester for a third time. The Globetrotters, who previously played at SU in 2018 and 2021, will take the court against the Washington Generals at Shenandoah’s James...

City of Winchester opens employee health clinic

The City of Winchester announced the opening of its city employee free medical clinic. The goal of the clinic is to promote health, prevent diseases, provide a shorter easier path to care. Through the clinic full time city employees can take advantage of no out of pocket costs, including co-pay...

Students Engage with Renowned Academics at Notre Dame Conference

This past month, 40 Christendom students made the long trek from Front Royal, Virginia, to Indiana to attend the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture’s fall conference. This year marks the seventh time students have attended the annual conference, giving them the valuable opportunity to engage with other academics on the crucial philosophical, political, and theological ideas that impact the world today.

Small Town Love: The Top Things to Do in Winchester

A visit to Winchester offers a mix of old and new: Civil War landmarks and historic homes, including one belonging to Winchester native and country music legend Patsy Cline, sit alongside contemporary galleries, craft breweries, and shops. The Shenandoah city is also home to the Apple Blossom Festival each spring, as well as farms and orchards in the surrounding countryside. Here’s what to do during a visit to this dynamic Shenandoah Valley town.

Shenandoah Student Has Rewarding Experience During Internship With Washington Spirit

Shenandoah University student Patrick Maneval ’23 plans to one day become a sport psychologist specializing in mental performance, mental health, and the impact that different psychological approaches to sport performance have on athlete development. He gained a valuable perspective while working closely with professional athletes during an internship last summer.

Bulldogs announce fall sports awards

LURAY, Dec. 4 — Luray High School honored its fall athletes during ceremonies held at the school on Sunday, Dec. 4. The following are the award winners that were honored by each fall athletic team:. Cross Country-Girls. Most Dedicated – Carolina Wood. Most Improved – Kelsi Caputo.

Photos: Christmas in Middleburg

Thousands of people from across the region once again packed into Middleburg and lined up along Washington Street to see the famous Christmas in Middleburg parade Saturday, Dec. 3. Early arrivals also got to see the Hunt and Hounds Review in the morning. And shopping, dining and drinks were available...