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Local News18 hours ago

Last call to share library feedback and win!

Samuels Public Library’s community survey will close on December 31st. The survey opened on September 1st and has drawn in...

Local News18 hours ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Canada Goose

Clean up your fishing line! This Canada Goose was found and rescued in Sherando Park in Stephens City, VA. The...

Local News1 day ago

Children honor memory of local librarian

The students at Mountain Laurel Montessori School conducted a book drive to honor the memory of Kathy Jacob, the children’s...

Local News2 days ago

‘Tis the Season for Kindness

A local singer/songwriter has a message for the world in his debut release starting with the opening lyrics, “Put the...

Community Events2 days ago

Triple your impact this Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday! What is Giving Tuesday? It’s the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, and was...

Crime/Court2 days ago

Accused Brinklow murderer gets 30-years-9-months on plea agreement and probation violation charges

Following emotional testimony from Jennifer Brinklow, the mother of 20-year-old Tristen Brinklow on the devastating impact on her life of...

Local News6 days ago

Celebrating three DECA alumni during “DECA Month”

November is “DECA Month” and to cap several activities that WCHS DECA has conducted this month, the chapter would like...

Local News1 week ago

The Wildlife Center of Virginia to provide Thanksgiving meals for 100+ wild animals

Staff at The Wildlife Center of Virginia are getting ready for a Thanksgiving feast for over 100 “guests”. Species on...

Legislative Update1 week ago

Front Royal-Warren County Airport receives $790,000 in funding from infrastructure deal signed into law last week

On the busiest air travel day of the year, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced...

Community Events

Community Events2 days ago

Clara, Little Mouse, and the Golden Key

Dancing By His Grace Classical Ballet Ensemble presents Clara, Little Mouse, and the Golden Key, featuring selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker...

Community Events2 days ago

FRWRC CenterStage: Lori Oaks and the Light Fight

This episode we have an extra special guest… Santa! Welcome Lori Oaks & Santa as they explain the details of...

Community Events3 days ago

Edward Jones partnering with Marines Toys for Tots program

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Bret Hrbek is partnering once again with U.S. Marine Corps Reserve on their Toys for...

Community Events3 days ago

This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of December 3rd

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

Community Events7 days ago

Children activities by Samuels Public Library for the month of December

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

Community Events1 week ago

FRWRC CenterStage: Code Ninjas hosts Parents Day Out

Welcome to a new episode of the FRWRC CenterStage with Dare to Dream grant recipient Kimmee Hancock and husband Chris...

Community Events1 week ago

Rotary youth leadership and service opportunity – free event for local youth

Do you have a high school student who is interested in learning more about serving their community and the world?...

Community Events1 week ago

Apple Blossom Festival announces selection of Maids

Four young women from the Winchester area have been selected to serve as Maids in the Court of Queen Shenandoah...

Community Events1 week ago

Samuels Public Library Adult Programming events for December

You can find and register for all library events on our website, General Education Development Samuels Public Library is...

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Your State & Regional News

State News11 hours ago

Governor Northam: ‘These Four Years Mean One Thing for Transportation’

Governor Ralph Northam today told transportation industry leaders that he will turn over to Virginia’s new governor a comprehensive multi-modal...

Regional News11 hours ago

Supreme Court weighs Mississippi abortion law, future of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON — With a crowd of hundreds of activists gathered outside, the Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on a Mississippi...

Regional News11 hours ago

Maryland Governor Hogan announces COVID measures in face of omicron variant

Maryland is working to increase its capacity to track COVID-19 variants, Gov. Larry Hogan, R, announced Wednesday, as a new...

State News1 day ago

AG Herring files amicus brief to support Biden-Harris Administration rule broadening the scope of Title X family planning grants

RICHMOND (November 30, 2021) – Attorney General Mark R. Herring has filed an amicus brief in Ohio v. Becerra in...

State News1 day ago

Governor Northam celebrates major advances to clean Chesapeake Bay

Governor Ralph Northam announced on November 30, 2021, the completion of the largest oyster restoration project in the country, in...

Regional News2 days ago

Virginia War Memorial and Navy League to host Commonwealth’s Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony

The Virginia War Memorial and the Navy League of the United States, Richmond Council, will co-host the 80th Commonwealth’s Pearl...

State News1 week ago

Herring argues that Congress intended sentencing reform legislation to correct prior injustices, improve public safety, and save taxpayer money

RICHMOND (November 23, 2021) – Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a coalition of 17 attorneys general in urging...

Regional News1 week ago

New building on gifted land will bring trades classes to the Fauquier Campus

Construction of a new building dedicated to the skilled trades on the Fauquier Campus is expected to begin in February...

Regional News1 week ago

Expansion of Smith Hall on Middletown Campus will allow for additional mechatronics programming

The expansion of Alson H. Smith Hall on LFCC’s Middletown Campus will allow Workforce Solutions to be able to expand...

Features & Lifestyles

Interesting Things to Know12 hours ago

December Celebrity Birthdays!

Do you share a birthday with a celebrity? 1 – Riz Ahmed, 39, actor (The Night Of), rapper, London, England,...

Food19 hours ago

A brief guide to fondue sets

Whether you serve up meat and vegetables, cheese and bread, or chocolate and fruit, fondue is a great option if...

Automotive19 hours ago

How accurate is your speedometer?

It’s a good idea to check the accuracy of your car’s speedometer every so often to ensure you’re not driving...

Kids' Corner2 days ago

Broomball: an exciting winter sport

Broomball, a fun winter sport that’s perfect for all ages, is making a comeback. Similar to hockey in several ways,...

Food2 days ago

Roasted pumpkin hummus

If you love hummus, this creamy combination of chickpeas and roasted pumpkin is sure to become a seasonal favorite. Start...

Automotive3 days ago

4 driving mistakes to avoid in winter

At times, driving conditions in winter can be treacherous. Consequently, it’s important to always remain vigilant when you’re behind the...

Kids' Corner3 days ago

What do animals do in winter?

In winter, animals have to be able to endure frosty temperatures and a decrease in the amount of available food....

Mature Living3 days ago

The risks of online gambling

Online gambling became increasingly popular during the pandemic, and many seniors turned to online casinos as a source of entertainment....

Health4 days ago

How to choose a gym

If you want to get in shape and adopt a healthier lifestyle, you might be thinking about joining a gym....

Automotive4 days ago

What to do if you crash into a power pole

If you crash into a power pole, you run the risk of suffering a life-threatening electrical shock if you attempt...

Job Market5 days ago

4 advantages of working near where you live

Are you looking for a job? With the holidays fast approaching, you may want to consider giving yourself the gift...

The Cracked Acorn5 days ago

The Cracked Acorn: The Season

We knew it was coming and we had 365 warnings. The season has begun and we are hearing JINGLE BELLS,...

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Local News1 week ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Gray Treefrog

Your outdoor plants may be full of surprises! It’s that time of year where many people bring potted plants indoors...

Local Government1 week ago

Town Council doesn’t look this opioid-negotiated gift horse in the mouth

With no public hearings scheduled for its meeting of Monday, November 22, the Front Royal Town Council faced a 10-item...

Local Government1 week ago

Town re-releases planners investigative report with verified ‘final’ version

The public review of a Front Royal Planning Commission investigative report prepared by Town Attorney Doug Napier on the approval...

Local News1 week ago

Samuels Public Library offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

Samuels Public Library joins 18 other libraries and library systems state-wide offering free at-home COVID-19 tests through a partnership with...

Local News1 week ago

Virginia State Police urging motorists to be patient and put safety first this Thanksgiving

For many Virginians, Thanksgiving is time to gather with friends and family, commiserate over the trials and tribulations of the...

Local News1 week ago

Electrical teacher blows students’ minds with hands-on training, daily code checks

Blue Ridge Technical Center Electrical Teacher Darren McKinney last week showcased his career and technical education (CTE) class for the...

Local Government2 weeks ago

World sailing venture and Public School use of CARES grant funding dominate supervisors’ public hearings discussion

On Thursday, November 18, the Warren County Board of Supervisors played a double header, leading off with a Special Meeting...

Local News2 weeks ago

School division permitted to continue $250K motor fuel program contract

The Warren County School Board voted unanimously to permit Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) to continue purchasing fuel through the...

Local News2 weeks ago

American Municipal Power (AMP) scholarship opportunity

Since 1988, American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has distributed $408,000 in scholarship awards in communities it serves with electrical power....

Local Government2 weeks ago

Town Planning Commission wrestles with Holloway Subdivision Approval/Denial fallout after Town Manager releases report

Wednesday’s regular Front Royal Planning Commission was supposed to include a discussion of a completed report requested by the Planning...

Town Notices2 weeks ago

Town Notice: North Royal Avenue – West 14th Street – North Commerce Avenue Road Work

The Town of Front Royal will be having the contractor, Arthur Construction, complete the Water Infrastructure Improvements on N. Royal...

Local Government2 weeks ago

Town Administration beats Planning Commission to punch – releases report on Holloway LLC’s subdivision approval process Wednesday afternoon

While to this reporter’s knowledge we have yet to receive the promised “additional information” press release on recently hired Town...