A W.VA. couple are convicted in the death of a Winchester resident
A couple from Hedgesville were convicted by a Berkeley County grand jury in the death of a Winchester resident. John Beavers and Ariel Akers both of Hedgesville delivered a controlled substance resulting in the death of a Winchester resident according to the Journal. Beavers contacted Akers by social media about...
County Newcomers Establish Horse Farm on 120-Year-Old Property, Welcome Horse Owners, Veterans, Among Others for Relaxing Get Away
Two relative newcomers to Warren County, who arrived in 2018 initially to live closer to aging parents, are investing time and energy into their new home community. Once acclimated to their new environment, they purchased 37 acres off Guard Hill Road. They spent the next five years or so revitalizing the property, including gutting and rebuilding a century-old barn into a livable entertainment and greeting center and updating other parts of the property, including building stalls for renters seeking accommodations for their horses.
Stephens City man is arrested for his Jan. 6, 2021 involvement
Facing charges of entering and remaining in or on the grounds of a restricted building and disorderly and disruptive conduct in said building Miles Adkins was arrested yesterday. Adkins also faces charges of disorderly conduct in a capitol building and parading and demonstrating or picketing in said building. The 40-year-old...
‘Come back to me one day': Search continues for grandmother missing since June
The daughter of a woman missing since June believes someone in the Winchester, Virginia, community must have key information to help find her. Nanci Britner visited one of her four children and three of her 13 grandchildren the morning of June 28, as she usually did. “When she was walking...
Frederick County School Board member arrested on charges related to January 6
WASHINGTON — An elected school board member in Frederick County, Va. was arrested Tuesday on charges stemming from his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. Miles Adkins, who was elected to the Frederick County School Board in November 2021, according to a U.S. District Court document, traveled to D.C. from Stephens City, Virginia on Jan. 6, 2021. He sent messages to Facebook friends, which were obtained by the FBI, detailing plans to go as well as events from inside the building.
Local Alert: Ford Hill Road Closure for Tree Removal from Feb 26 to Mar 29, 2024
Ford Hill Road, or County Route 53, in Hampshire County, West Virginia, will close from February 26 to March 29, 2024. The road will be closed daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is to allow for tree removal and canopy cutting. The closure schedule may change due to weather. For questions about the closure, contact the Hampshire County Headquarters at the given number. The closure affects the section between Grassy Lick Road and North River Road.Visit here for more details.
The coldest February in Hardy County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Romney, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Keyser High School basketball team will have a game with Hampshire High School on March 01, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
FCSO reports the arrest of a Frederick County Doctor
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) reports the arrest of a Frederick County Doctor who faces inappropriate behavior charges. Authorities took serval complaints of concerning actions regarding Doctor Garrison V. Morin. No specifics were given as this is an ongoing investigation at this time. After interviews with both the...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.19 and $3.29 in Front Royal as of 2024-02-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Craving Pizza in Stephens City? Discover the Top 3 Pies You Need to Try
In this article, we explore three exceptional pizzerias in Stephens City. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
🚧 Ongoing Canopy Clearing Operations in West Virginia District 5
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 5 teams are actively engaging in canopy clearing efforts within the district's seven counties. The operations are part of routine maintenance to ensure safer travel and visibility on the roadways. Among the affected locations, crews are currently working along WV 93 in Grant County, CR 55 in Hardy County, and River Road in Morgan County. These activities are a part of the continuous efforts by the WVDOH to maintain and improve the conditions of the state's transportation routes. The department's recent updates have highlighted the progress in canopy clearing, showcasing the tangible results of their ongoing work. Local motorists are advised to exercise caution when traversing these areas and to be mindful of workers present on the road.
Northwest Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force Joins ‘One Pill Can Kill’ Campaign
Nationwide, drugs like fentanyl accounted for 77% of teen overdose deaths in 2021. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, the overdose mortality rate among U.S. adolescents aged 14 to 18 years old rose by 94% between 2019 and 2020. The Northwest Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force...
Exploring Winchester: The Top 4 Pubs You Must Visit
This piece presents a tour of four unique pubs in Winchester. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Eastern Gray Squirrel
And just like that, the start of Baby Season 2024 is here!. The first baby squirrel of the year signals the start of a much anticipated season for Virginia wildlife rehabbers—Baby Season. This infant squirrel was admitted as a suspected cat attack and was suffering from multiple puncture wounds...
Teen catches new state record tiger trout
BURLINGTON, W.Va. — A Mineral County teenager is the new holder of the state record for the tiger trout in West Virginia. Nathan Smith, 16, of Burlington, W.Va. was fishing Saturday morning at New Creek Dam Site #14 when a flash in the water caught his eye. “I seen...
News Maker Joanne Koszyk on grants provided for C-CAP
Front Royal Warren County Congregational Community Action Project (C-CAP) has received some assistance from Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB). We spoke to C-CAP’s Executive Director Joanne Koszyk about it in our latest news maker. News makers are sponsored by Warren County. Experience Warren County Where History, Nature, and...
This is what happens when a wind farm comes to a coal town
Keyser in West Virginia represents a national shift in American energy production. And in a town that was defined by coal for generations, change can be difficult.
Warren Coalition Launches “Warren County IRL” to Promote Real-Life Connections
The Warren Coalition is proud to announce “Warren County IRL (In Real Life),” an innovative initiative encouraging Warren County residents to disconnect from digital devices and reconnect with the community. Scheduled from sundown on March 1st to sundown on March 2nd, this event coincides with the Global Day of Unplugging, promoting mental health and community engagement.
Strasburg quilt exhibit highlights history of local families
STRASBURG, Va. (WHSV) - A woman in Strasburg has completed a project highlighting local history through a quilt that has been passed down in her family. The large ‘Nanny’s Quilt’ has 225 names on it that go back 100 years. Ruth Ann Hughes Hoffman said that her...