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Local News2 days ago

Auto Care Clinic announces their annual Brakes for Breasts campaign

During the month of October, we are giving away FREE quality brake pads or shoes. All you pay for is...

Local News3 days ago

Front Royal man involved in Fauquier crash under investigation by State Police

Virginia State Police Trooper T. Ralls is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Fauquier County. The crash occurred on Tuesday, September...

EDA in Focus3 days ago

County moves toward restructured EDA staffing in hopes of restored municipal cooperation – 6 CUPs approved, 5 for short-term tourist rentals

At its meeting of Tuesday evening, September 21st, the Warren County Board of Supervisors made the first official move toward...

Local News3 days ago

UPDATE: Valley Health announces Crisis Measures in response to surging COVID-19 cases in our region

(Editor’s note: On Sept. 24, Royal Examiner receive the following clarification from Valley Health regarding implementation of the “Crisis Measures”...

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Local News4 days ago

Flash Flood Watch in effect here from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning

Tuesday morning the following information was distributed by the Warren County Emergency Services Department noting that the Sterling, Virginia office...

Local News5 days ago

Satellite spots Friday morning flash over Hardy, W. Va. – may verify meteor explanation of Shenandoah County BOOM

A NASA satellite designed to track electrical storm activity may provide the evidence to confirm that a meteorite strike was...

Local News5 days ago

Fire and Rescue members graduate National Honor Guard Academy

On Friday, September 17, 2021, four members of the Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services graduated the National...

Local News5 days ago

County Emergency Management Update of September 20

Below is Warren County Emergency Services Coordinator Rick Farrall’s “brief” update of Monday, September 20, 2021. It includes continued numbers...

Local News6 days ago

School Board updated on restroom study, construction & reno projects, amphitheater

Several projects are underway, completed, or in the design stage for facilities in Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) and property...

Community Events

Community Events3 hours ago

Children activities by Samuels Public Library for the month of October

These are the events being presented by the Youth Services Department at Samuels Public Library for the month of October....

Community Events20 hours ago

Let’s Celebrate Vultures!

This vulture duo (a Black Vulture and a Turkey Vulture) came to Blue Ridge Wildlife Center as babies after being...

Community Events20 hours ago

2021 Hands & Harvest Festival offers a weekend to celebrate fall in the mountains

Highland County’s annual Hands & Harvest Festival returns with county-wide fall fun during the weekend of October 8 – 10,...

Community Events20 hours ago

10th annual Tails and Ales fundraising event to be held Saturday, November 13th

Join the Humane Society of Warren County on Saturday, November 13, 2021, for our 10th annual Tails and Ales fundraising...

Community Events1 day ago

Samuels Public Library Adult Programming events for October

You can find and register for all library events on our website, Samicon 2021 Update: Out of an abundance of...

Community Events3 days ago

Local conservatives gather in Middletown to celebrate 234th anniversary of the US Constitution

Constitution Day with Winsome Sears turned out to be more about the Constitution than Winsome. The program opened with the...

Community Events3 days ago

Friends of Samuels Library hosts Annual Book Sale beginning October 1

The Friends of Samuels Library (FOSL) will host its popular Annual Fall Book Sale Friday, October 1st and Saturday, October...

Community Events3 days ago

Canceled: Warren County High School Marching Wildcat Band Invitational

9/22/2021 – This event has been canceled due to rain and field conditions. Warren County High School Marching Wildcat Band...

Community Events4 days ago

This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of September 24th

Are you looking for the full movie-going experience without having to wait in the long lines that often accompany that...

Meet The Candidates

Meet the Candidates3 days ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Miles Adkins, a candidate for Frederick County School Board, Shawnee District

In this Meet the Candidates session, our publisher Mike McCool speaks to Miles Adkins, a candidate for Frederick County School...

Meet the Candidates6 days ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Bill Wiley, candidate for VA House of Delegates, District 29

In this Town Talk, we’ll have a conversation with Bill Wiley. Wiley is a candidate for the House of Delegates,...

Local News1 week ago

Steve Foreman announces write-in campaign For Warren County Board of Supervisors-Fork District

Area resident Steve Foreman is announcing his write-in candidacy for the Warren County Board of Supervisors, representing the Fork District....

Meet the Candidates1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Dr. Doug Ward, candidate for VA House of Delegates, District 18

In this Town Talk, we’ll have a conversation with Dr. Doug Ward. Ward is a candidate for the House of...

Meet the Candidates1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Al Gunn, a write-in candidate for Warren County School Board, Fork District

In this Meet the Candidates session, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Al Gunn, a write-in candidate for the Warren...

Meet the Candidates1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Stephanie Short, a candidate for Warren County School Board, Happy Creek District

In this Meet the Candidates session, our publisher Mike McCool speaks to Stephanie Short, an independent candidate for the Warren...

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Your State & Regional News

Regional News2 days ago

Fauquier Health welcomes new family care provider, Dr. Aliona Bortun

Fauquier Health announced Aliona Bortun, MD, has joined its staff and will be offering family medicine services to the residents...

State News3 days ago

Attorney General backs ‘common-sense’ approach to concealed carry laws

RICHMOND (September 21, 2021) – Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing...

Regional News3 days ago

Jessica Powell, CT Scan Technologist with Fauquier Health, receives ‘Virginians Speak Up for Safety’ award

Jessica Powell, CT Scan Technologist, has been named as a quarterly recipient of the “Virginians Speak Up for Safety” award...

Regional News1 week ago

Education reform panel resists Hogan’s diversity request

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  The nominating committee for an education reform panel has not reopened applications, despite Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s...

Regional News1 week ago

Maryland redistricting groups drawing new congressional maps

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland’s two redistricting commissions are both working to draw new congressional and legislative maps, but their perceived...

Local News1 week ago

Governor Northam announces Virginia’s unemployment rate drops for 15 straight months, to 4.0 percent in August

On September 17, 2021, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.0 percent in August,...

State News1 week ago

August shipping volumes soar: Port continues to invest in new assets

NORFOLK, VA – The Port of Virginia® in August processed more than 307,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) making it the...

Regional News1 week ago

Wayne Carlo Bombara, Jr. pleaded guilty to 15 counts of possession of child pornography in Prince William County Circuit Court

RICHMOND (September 16, 2021) – Former Manassas City Police Department Sergeant Wayne Carlo Bombara, Jr., 47, of Manassas Park, pleaded...

State News1 week ago

Herring files amicus brief supporting the DOJ’s challenge to Texas’ unconstitutional law banning abortions after six weeks

RICHMOND (September 15, 2021) – Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined a coalition of 24 attorneys general in filing...

Your Legislative News

Legislative Update3 days ago

Sixth District Perspectives with Congressman Ben Cline – September 21, 2021

As the District Work Period comes to an end and the House prepares to return to Washington, there is much...

Legislative Update2 weeks ago

Statement of U.S. Sen. Mark Warner – On 20th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11: “On the 20th...

Legislative Update3 weeks ago

Sixth District Perspectives with Congressman Ben Cline – September 6, 2021

Special Report: Surrender of Afghanistan The consequences of ill planning became clear as we surrendered Afghanistan to the Taliban, leaving...

Legislative Update3 weeks ago

US Senator Mark Warner urges passing bipartisan legislation to fund new semiconductor production in the United States

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement in response to reports that General Motors plans...

Legislative Update4 weeks ago

Sixth District Perspectives with Congressman Ben Cline – August 31, 2021

Amazingly, despite the current crisis in Afghanistan, an open southern border, soaring crime in our cities, and rising inflation rates,...

Legislative Update4 weeks ago

Statement of Senate Intel Chair Mark R. Warner on unclassified summary of assessment on COVID-19 origins

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the statement below, following the...

Features & Lifestyles

Home2 hours ago

A guide to using parental controls

The internet can be a dangerous place for children. Cyberbullying, sexual predators, malware, and phishing are just some threats they...

The Cracked Acorn2 hours ago

The Cracked Acorn: Bible Truth

“In today’s culture, some people think it is not proper to tell others they are wrong. Many believe all religions...

Interesting Things to Know2 hours ago

Insulation worker: a great career for the right person

Are you looking for a hands-on job that requires basic math skills and a knack for deciphering drawings? If so,...

Home1 day ago

How to effectively discipline your dog

Is your dog behaving badly? While it can be tempting to scream, yell and get angry, these methods of punishment...

Home1 day ago

How to make buying local a part of your daily life

Do you want to help support the local economy and members of your community by buying from growers, producers, and...

Business2 days ago

How to become a successful entrepreneur

If you want to run your own company and become a successful businesswoman, here are some tips to help you...

Home3 days ago

5 questions to ask before adopting a pet

Are you thinking about adopting an animal? A pet can be a welcome addition to your home. Plus, it can...

Health3 days ago

Orthorexia during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the mental health of many people. For some, the circumstances have prompted...

Health3 days ago

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Wound Healing

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries that supply blood to the internal organs, arms...

Community Events4 days ago

FRWRC Center Stage: Tana Hoffman with Phoenix Project

FRWRC CenterStage with Tana Hoffman, Realtor with Sager Real Estate, Mom, and President of the Board of Directors for the...

Health4 days ago

September 2021 monthly health article – Prostate Cancer Awareness

How Much Do You Know About Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is a condition often heard about, but perhaps seldom fully...

Food4 days ago

6 tips for making homemade dumplings

If you love dumplings and want to try your hand at making them at home, here are six tips to...

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Local News6 days ago

Front Royal Moose Lodge 829 supports Fire and Rescue initiative

Recently, the Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services partnered with the Front Royal Moose Lodge 829 to increase...

Town Notices7 days ago

Four-Way stop coming to Lee St-Luray Avenue & Intersection of W. Main St

On September 27, 2021, there will be traffic pattern changes to Lee Street at Luray Avenue and the intersection of...

Chamber News1 week ago

Royal Tint & Detailing opens in Front Royal

Nike Foster Cales of the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, along with fellow Chamber members, welcomed Greg Bell of...

Local News1 week ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for September 20 – 24, 2021

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in Warren County during the coming weeks. Scheduled work...

Local News1 week ago

Meteor latest explanation for BOOM and earth shaking in Shenandoah County Friday morning

A meteor strike has been proposed, if not yet confirmed late Friday afternoon, to explain a loud BOOM and consequent...

Local Government1 week ago

EDA’s future and regional water opportunities highlight first Liaison Committee meeting in 8 months

The overriding theme of the first Front Royal-Warren County Liaison Committee meeting since January, on Thursday evening, September 16, was...

Local Government1 week ago

Town Planning Commission tackles development projects – recommends denial of mayor’s

The Front Royal Planning Commission at its regular meeting on September 15th tackled several development proposals that could affect town...

Local News1 week ago

VDH lifts harmful algae bloom advisory for North Fork of the Shenandoah River from Chapman’s Landing to Riverton

Effective immediately, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has lifted the recreational advisory due to a harmful algae bloom (HAB)...

Town Notices1 week ago

Town Notice: Testing sewer and storm pipes; starting next week

The Town of Front Royal Water & Sewer Department will be testing sanitary sewer pipes and storm sewer pipes from...

Local News1 week ago

School Board ups WCPS substitute pay rates; discusses switch to virtual learning

The Warren County School Board during its Wednesday, September 15 meeting and work session approved efforts by Warren County Public...

Local News1 week ago

In-person voting starts September 17

The Virginia Department of Elections announces that in-person voting begins Friday, September 17, 2021. Also, absentee ballots will be sent...

Local News1 week ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Red-shouldered Hawk

This Red-shouldered Hawk was found down and unable to fly at the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility in Leesburg,...