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Shenandoah County prepares for Route 11 Yard crawl

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - The Route 11 Yard Crawl is over 43 miles of yard sales and business sales along the Old Valley Pike, U.S. Route 11. There is no official starting point for the crawl, however, the official crawl is from New Market (I-81 Exit 264) to Stephens City (I-81 Exit 307). You may start at any point.
SHENANDOAH COUNTY, VA
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After 20-month tenure Steven Hicks ousted as Front Royal Town Manager

Following an hour-and-40-minutes behind closed doors to open a 6:30 p.m. work session Monday evening, August 8, an unknown portion of that time spent discussing the performance of both Town Manager Steven Hicks and Interim Town Attorney James Cornwell Jr., in a dramatic roll call vote the Front Royal Town Council, with Mayor Chris Holloway casting the tie-breaking vote, by a 4-3 margin terminated the contract of Town Manager Steven Hicks. Following Holloway’s vote, Hicks rose quickly from his seat at the far end of the meeting room table facing the mayor and simultaneously Councilman Joseph McFadden stood up and stated, “I resign.”
FRONT ROYAL, VA
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Alumna Makes Final Vows with Sisters of Life

Alumna Sr. Caroline Caritas of the Womb of Mary (Kelsey Ingold, ‘14) made her final vows with the Sisters of Life this past Saturday, August 6. Sr. Caroline Caritas, who has been with the Sisters of Life since 2014, is one of Christendom’s fifty-one alumnae sisters, devoting her life to poverty, chastity, obedience, and protecting and enhancing the sacredness of human life.
FRONT ROYAL, VA
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VDH warns of algal mats on the Shenandoah River

STRASBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Virginia Department of Health is asking water recreators in Shenandoah County to be on alert for potentially toxic algal mats along the North Fork of the Shenandoah River in the Strasburg area. VDH sent out the alert at the end of last week for an...
STRASBURG, VA
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Lightning strike in Sandy Hook

August 9, 1962 — During last Saturday night’s electric and rain storm, lightning struck the barn of Lewis Judd in the Sandy Hook neighborhood north of Luray. The building was completely destroyed by the resulting fire. Two brood sows that were quartered in the barn were killed by the bolt. The barn had been filled with hay on Saturday morning and this was also lost.
LURAY, VA
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Chamber welcomes Kells Belles to Front Royal

Nike Foster Cales of the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, along with Town Manager Steven Hicks, Board of Supervisor Chair Cheryl Cullers, Chamber Board Vice-CHair Bryon Biggs, and friends welcomed Garcia & Gavino Bakery at 40 E. 8th Street to the Front Royal community. Their new hours are: Tuesday...
FRONT ROYAL, VA
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WATCH: I-95 south off-ramp to Route 17 Business is now open

If you’re on I-95 southbound wanting to go to Rt. 17 toward Falmouth, you will continue left on the off-ramp and use re-opened loop ramp toward Falmouth. Or heading to Warrenton, you will continue to stay right on the off-ramp to and merge onto Route 17 northbound. Temporary signal has been removed.
FALMOUTH, VA
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Anthony “Tony” Wayne Burton (1980 – 2022)

Anthony “Tony” Wayne Burton, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin, son, and friend died Friday, August 5, 2022, at his family’s home in Front Royal, Virginia. He was 41 years old. Tony was born Anthony Wayne Burton (1980) in Hamilton, Ohio, to parents Paul and Wilma Burton....
FRONT ROYAL, VA
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Karen Lynn Starke (1961 – 2022)

Karen Lynn Starke, 61, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Winchester Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on August 20, 2022, at 11 am at Dynamic Life Ministries Church with Carlton and Elvi Rodgers officiating. Mrs. Starke was born on March 29,...
FRONT ROYAL, VA
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Rappahannock Rough Ride back this September

The Fauquier Free Clinic will be holding their 26th Annual Rappahannock Rough Ride bike tour event on Sept. 17, starting at the Washington, VA Volunteer Fire & Rescue. Every year, the ride invites Culpeper, Fauquier and Rappahannock residents, as well as neighboring community members, to come together in support of local health care access.
FAUQUIER COUNTY, VA
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Deborah Moore Housden

Deborah Moore Housden, 80, of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at Whispering Pines in Luray. She was born on Aug. 16, 1941, in Washington, D.C., and was a daughter of the late Barbara Moore Abbott. Mrs. Housden had been employed as a social worker for the Page County...
SHENANDOAH, VA
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