Stanley Volunteer Fire Department releases call stats for August 2023Tracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
U.S. Border Protection nabs man wanted for Virginia stabbing incidentTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
Page County High School Graduate Dies In West Virginia Bike AccidentTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
Luray Police release names, photos and charges of weekend kidnapping subjectsTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
Kidnapping at Luray Caverns; Two subjects in custodyTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
These edinburg, VA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near edinburg.
Six Underrated Small Town Gems Sparkle with Charm
Little towns are such a delight, and these gems are certainly sparkling with charm this holiday season. Without question, the Shenandoah Valley is one of the best destinations for those who love underrated locations and the special vibe found only in small towns. Strasburg, Virginia. It’s history as home to...
Deaf village history at Samuel’s Public Library
Samuels Public Library is featuring the Lantz Mills Deaf Village History exhibit until December 30, 2023. This unique traveling exhibition, presented by the Library of Virginia with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Sorenson Foundation. The intriguing history of a shared signing community in Shenandoah...
Virginia’s Coolest Christmas Activities
This time of year is magical in the Shenandoah Valley, and we’ve rounded up the coolest Christmas experiences we’re sure your family will enjoy. From intimate moments to celebrations of the season, these are the cream of the crop for memory making. Enjoy!. Lexington’s Horse-Drawn Carriages. A...
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Woodstock as of 2023-12-02. Find the available 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 Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
National park honors Lambert
December 2, 1993 — Darwin Lambert, historian, author and one of Shenandoah National Park’s first employees, received an Excellence in Service Award for his long- term service to the Park from Superintendent J.W. Wake. The superintendent noted Lambert’s activities in relation to the Park over the past six...
Jury recommends 43 years in prison for Weyers Cave man who killed his brother
HARRISONBURG — Following a three-day jury trial in Harrisonburg, a Weyers Cave man was convicted Thursday of murder in the killing of his brother. Richard D. Brunk, 62, gunned down his brother, 63-year-old Ronald D. Brunk, at Mast & Brunk on Cottontail Trail in Rockingham County on June 15, 2022. He's also accused of trying to hire someone to kill Rockingham County Commonwealth's Attorney Marsha L. Garst, who prosecuted his case.
Construction Begins on Rockingham County Indoor Recreational Facility
PENN LAIRD, Va. — Rockingham County officials say construction crews will soon break ground on an 80,000 square foot indoor recreational facility at Rockingham Park. The county says that the facility, which was approved by supervisors in August but had been visualized since 2014. It will include a collegiate level indoor track, four full-size athletic courts, and other indoor activity space along with classrooms.
Low groundwater levels a big concern in Shenandoah County
MOUNT JACKSON, Va. (WHSV) - The Shenandoah Valley is continuing to deal with a major drought as water levels remain low. Shenandoah County has been hit particularly hard, the Virginia Cooperative Extension said this is one of the most severe droughts the area has seen in the last 50 years.
Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Runaway Juvenile
The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a runaway juvenile. 13-year-old Natalie Nicole Hayes was last seen leaving 487 Crowder Rd. in Madison on Tuesday at 2:10 pm wearing Gray sweatpants, and a Black hoodie with Pink writing on it. Hayes is 5’1 tall and weighs 130 lbs....
Shenandoah County looking for community input on Brownfield redevelopment
SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Shenandoah County is looking to redevelop underutilized or vacant buildings and how they can be repurposed to bring value back to the community. In 2022, the county was awarded a $500,000 federal EPA Brownfields grant. “Primarily we’re looking at both industrial and commercial properties throughout...
East Girls Pick up Win No. Two
FAIRLEA, WV- The Greenbrier East Lady Spartans made quick work of Oak Hill on opening night on Tuesday, and on Friday, Dec. 1, they did the same with the Moorefield Yellow Jackets. East used a hot start and a big second half to cruise to a 72-35 victory at Spartan Gym in Fairlea. Mackenna McClure […] The post East Girls Pick up Win No. Two appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Cheers to Sustainability
How Wineries are Innovating Sustainable Winemaking Practices. Sustainability at wineries is a growing concern, and not just as a responsible choice. It is a requirement towards ensuring a sustainable future for both the wine industry and our local environment. From vineyard management to winemaking processes, winery practices are evolving to...
Virginia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Rockingham County Today - December 2
The high school basketball season is in progress, and if you're looking for how to stream matchups in Rockingham County, Virginia today, we've got the information. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:15...
Manure saves the day
November 30, 1887 — Some three or four weeks ago there came near being a disastrous fire at Mr. Abram Brubaker’s, in Massanutton, but which was prevented in an almost marvelous manner. Lester, his son, was in the barn with a lantern which he had hung up to...
Alumni Student Success: Merritt Purol
Degree(s) earned from Eastern and from other schools:. Are you still taking classes? If so, where and what degree are you working toward?. Currently, I am not taking any classes. Current Employer/Job (if applicable):. I am currently employed by Breezeline, an Internet and Cable provider. I review billing concerns by...
Shenandoah County Sheriff warns parents about new iPhone feature
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Authorities are warning parents about a new iPhone feature that allows users to automatically receive another iPhone user’s contact information just by placing the phones next to each other. The feature, called ‘Name Drop’, is automatically enabled with the latest iOS update. Shenandoah County Sheriff...
Review: RAAC’s “Sleeping Beauty” delights families in time for the holidays
Giggles and adoring awes filled the Little Washington Theatre on Friday for RAAC’s (Rappahannock Association for the Arts and Community) holiday production of the play Sleeping Beauty, written by Mickey Coburn and directed by Patty Hardee. The play follows more closely to Disney’s version of Sleeping Beauty than the traditional Brothers Grimm’s Little Briar Rose, which allows children and families to recognize the story more readily. This stage version also offers more laughs and a compressed storyline to keep those with shorter attention spans engaged. The cast, comprised of local children mixed with a few adults, worked together to entertain and engage the audience. Mac Wofford as the court jester Prank and...
Castleton Farms: A Tapestry of Culture, History, and Equestrian Excellence
Nestled within the verdant foothills of Virginia's Rappahannock County, Castleton Farms radiates with a rich tapestry of culture and history. The 600-acre estate, with origins as a Civil War hospital, is steeped in nearly two centuries of American stories. The Manor House, erected in the early 19th century by J.F. Browning, has been a silent witness to the passage of time, from aiding wounded soldiers to blossoming into a vibrant arts center under Lorin and Dietlinde Turban-Maazel. Their legacy thrives through the Castleton Festival, inviting a confluence of artists and enthusiasts to revel in performances amidst the farm's historic grace and natural splendor.
Two Bulldogs earn All-Region honors in football
LURAY, Nov. 27 — Luray sophomore Cason Bryant and senior Braden Ancell were among the All-Region 2B football selections announced on Monday. Bryant earned second team All-Region honors on offense as a running back after posting 956 yards on 135 carries this season — averaging 7.1 yards per carry — and scoring seven touchdowns. The sophomore also had 76 yards receiving this season on just four catches (an average of 19 yards per reception) and one additional touchdown through the air.