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Local News10 hours ago

Front Royal/Warren County Ministerial Association presents Baccalaureate Service-Warren County High School-Skyline High School

On May 26, 2022, the Front Royal/Warren County Ministerial Association presented Baccalaureate Service for Warren County High School and Skyline...

Local News14 hours ago

Shenandoah University to host Veterans Community Engagement Forum

Shenandoah University will host a Veterans Community Engagement Forum on Thursday, June 2, at 1 p.m. in Halpin-Harrison Hall. The...

Crime/Court14 hours ago

April Petty awaits Judge’s decision on motion to dismiss EDA civil case seeking return of $125,000 received from Jennifer McDonald during 2016 home sale process

Judge Bruce D. Albertson took dueling arguments on a defense motion to issue a summary judgment dismissing all civil claims...

Town Notices14 hours ago

Town Notice: Curb & Gutter Project

The Town of Front Royal will have contractor, Imperio Construction, installing curb & gutter on certain Town streets and will...

Local News16 hours ago

E.W. Morrison Elementary students honor American fallen heroes

Students from the Boys into Gentlemen (B.I.G) and Early Act programs at E.W. Morrison Elementary School in Front Royal held...

Local Government2 days ago

Supervisors approve 20-day extension on deadline to pay first installment of certain County Taxes

In a perhaps record-setting meeting for brevity, the Warren County Board of Supervisors, minus one – Happy Creek Supervisor Jay...

Local Government3 days ago

Town Council reviews $25 million in infrastructure improvements, recognizes scholarship awardees

At the regular Front Royal Town Council meeting on Monday, May 23, Mayor Holloway recognized the three recipients of this...

Local News3 days ago

160 years later – Jackson’s Valley Campaign strategies and the Battle of Front Royal’s unique part in that campaign are recalled

A small crowd of historical buffs joined by an honor guard of reenactors presenting the colors of the United States,...

Local News3 days ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Common Snapping Turtle

Shooting Turtles is a Crime. This Snapping turtle patient was brought to the Center after being found with multiple gunshots....

Town Talk

Town Talk19 hours ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Michelle Ross and Erin Rooney, Samuels Public Library

In this town talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Michelle Ross and Erin Rooney from Samuels Public Library. Michelle...

Town Talk20 hours ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Donna Settle, Alex Bigels – Front Royal Cardinals

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Donna Settle and Alex Bigels from the Front Royal Cardinals....

Meet the Candidates2 days ago

Meet the Candidates: Merritt Hale, US Congress, 6th District

Meet the Candidates is a series on the Royal Examiner where we will sit down with each candidate and discuss...

Town Talk2 days ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Andréa Ross, Warren County Habitat for Humanity – Gospel Music Fesitival June 4th

Our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Andréa Ross, Executive Director of the Warren County Habitat for Humanity, in this Town...

Town Talk1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Sgts Terry Fritts and Cindy Burke – WCSO Community Events

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Sgts Terry Fritts and Cindy Burke from the Warren County...

Town Talk1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Melody Hotek, Warren County Tree Stewards, and Lisa Schwartz, Beautification Committee of Front Royal

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Melody Hotek, President of the Warren County Tree Stewards, and...

Town Talk1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Lauren Kopishke, Planning Director – Comprehensive Plan update

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Lauren Kopishke, Planning Director, Town of Front Royal. Lauren gives...

Town Talk3 weeks ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Jon Martz, Director and Brook McClung, Job Developer – WC Department of Social Services

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks to Jon Martz, Director, and Brooke McClung, Job Developer from the...

Town Talk3 weeks ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Aadon Atwood, Warren County HS Senior, Future Entrepreneur

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks to Aadon Atwood. Aadon is a senior at Warren County High...

Community Events

Community Events23 hours ago

Sons of the American Revolution conduct medal presentation ceremony

On May 24, 2022, the Colonel James Wood II and Sgt Maj John Champe Chapters of the Virginia Society Sons...

Community Events2 days ago

House of Hope will be selling home baked treats on June 3rd

The House of Hope will be hosting a BAKE SALE on Friday, June 3, 2022, from 10am to 1pm. We...

Community Events2 days ago

This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of May 26th

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

Community Events3 days ago

Winchester SPCA is celebrating Adopt a Cat Month

June is National Adopt a Cat Month, and the Winchester SPCA is celebrating with $40 adoptions all month long! Stop...

Community Events3 days ago

Children activities by Samuels Public Library for the month of June

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

Community Events3 days ago

Lifeguards sought to allow Community Pool to Open on schedule Memorial Day weekend; Splash Pad opens May 28

Claude A Stokes, Jr. Community Swimming Pool 2022 Opening: Due to insufficient staffing, the Claude A Stokes, Jr. Community Swimming...

Community Events4 days ago

Samuels Public Library Adult Programming events for June

You can find and register for all library events on our website, Oceans of Possibilities: Adult Summer Reading Summer...

Community Events7 days ago

Free REVIVE! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Classes

Northwestern Prevention Collaborative, in conjunction with Northwestern Community Services Board, will offer three more free, virtual REVIVE! Training classes before...

Community Events7 days ago

Stephens City’s biggest annual festival announces robust programs and schedules

Stephens City is revving up for Memorial Day with two days of activities kicking off Friday, May 27 and Saturday...

More Local News

Local News5 days ago

Warren County High School: Spring Concert

On Sunday, May 22, 2022, the Warren County Music Department presented its Spring Concert, featuring the Jazz Band and High...

Local News5 days ago

Wine & Crafts Festival returns from 2-year COVID break into a Spring heatwave

On a steamy Saturday, May 21st, Front Royal welcomed the annual Chamber of Commerce sponsored Wine & Craft Festival back...

Local News5 days ago

Memorial Day weekend ‘double header’ honors the dogs of war and local police K-9s day before downtown Memorial Day ceremonies

Memorial Day weekend in Front Royal will feature separate ceremonies this year honoring the dead of all wars at the...

Local News6 days ago

Early voting underway for June 21 Republican Primary

Early voting is underway for the 6th Congressional District’s Republican primary, which is scheduled for June 21. The general election...

Local News6 days ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for May 23-27, 2022

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

Local Government6 days ago

Farms POSF board members, supporters ask supervisors hard questions on Sanitary District management transfer strategy

As noted in our first story on action items on the Warren County Board of Supervisors meeting agenda of Tuesday,...

Local News7 days ago

McFadden bows out of mayoral race, throws support to Vice-Mayor Lori Cockrell

Front Royal Town Councilman Joe McFadden has announced, through a media release from the Warren County Republican Committee, that he...

Local News7 days ago

Strasburg Councilman John Massoud announces candidacy for State Senate

John Massoud recently announced his candidacy for the newly created 1st state senate District, which encompasses Shenandoah, Clarke County, Frederick...

Local News7 days ago

School division proposes grading policy changes, relocating LFK students during construction

The superintendent and staff at Warren County Public School (WCPS) earlier this week detailed proposed plans for an updated division-wide...

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Your State & Regional News

State News14 hours ago

Click It or Ticket effort occurs before, during high-traffic holiday

In an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use, DMV joins with Virginia’s local law enforcement and state...

State News23 hours ago

Ahead of schedule, Port of Virginia moves forward on Net-Zero Carbon Goal with Clean Power Agreement

This week the Port of Virginia announced it is running ahead of schedule on its efforts to become a totally...

State News3 days ago

Virginia to receive $384,736.40 from Ford Motor Company

Attorney General Jason Miyares announced that Virginia will receive $384,736.40 from a multistate settlement with Ford Motor Company (“Ford”) to...

Regional News3 days ago

LFCC President Kim Blosser awarded technology leadership award

LFCC President Kim Blosser’s student-focused and technology-driven leadership style has been recognized by the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, which recently...

Regional News3 days ago

Virginia Department of Veterans Services to host Memorial Day ceremonies across the Commonwealth on May 30

The Virginia War Memorial will host the 2022 Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11 a.m....

State News5 days ago

The Wildlife Center of Virginia “Shell-Abrates” World Turtle Day

Every May, the Center releases a number of Woodland Box Turtles that have been recovering over winter back into the...

State News7 days ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin announces the restoration of rights for thousands of Virginians

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced on May 20, 2022, that civil rights have been restored to 3,496 Virginians. The consideration for...

State News7 days ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin announces the Commonwealth’s April unemployment rate unchanged from March at three percent

RICHMOND, VA – On May 20, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced Virginia’s unemployment rate held steady at 3 percent in...

Regional News7 days ago

Port of Virginia secures all necessary federal investment for making Virginia the US east coast’s deepest port

The Port of Virginia® and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today, May 20, 2022, signed the agreement committing the...


Seasonal3 weeks ago

How to celebrate National Nurses Month

May is National Nurses Month. The theme of this year’s celebration is Nurses Make a Difference. The spotlight is on...

Seasonal3 weeks ago

4 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with your grandmother

When it comes to elderly loved ones, a little extra attention in the form of a simple visit goes a...

Seasonal3 weeks ago

Give your partner a Mother’s Day weekend fit for royalty

Receiving a Mother’s Day card or homemade gift from your little one is heartwarming. However, a gesture of love from...

Seasonal3 weeks ago

Skip the diet and celebrate body diversity

Celebrated on May 6, 2022, International No Diet Day (INDD) is the perfect time to put aside your food inhibitions...

Seasonal3 weeks ago

Mother’s Day: 5 gift ideas for a tight budget

Do you want to express your love for your mom on Mother’s Day but have a limited budget? Here are...

Seasonal3 weeks ago

4 delicious Mother’s Day gift alternatives to chocolate

Chocolate is a standard Mother’s Day gift. However, some moms simply don’t like this sweet treat. Fortunately, there are plenty...

Seasonal1 month ago

3 administrative support jobs

Administrative Professionals Week takes place this year from April 24 to 30. This event presents the perfect opportunity to learn...

Seasonal1 month ago

How to tell if a company is greenwashing

Every year, Earth Day provides an opportunity to evaluate the impact of your actions on the environment. One way you...

Seasonal1 month ago

5 reasons to organize an Earth Day activity

Every year, Earth Day takes place in spring. This annual event presents the perfect opportunity to raise awareness about the...

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Features & Lifestyles

Home22 hours ago

Decor trend: white faucets

For years, black has occupied a prominent place in interior decor. However, white is now carving out a choice spot....

Mature Living22 hours ago

3 tips for finding love after you retire

Have you recently retired? Are you looking for someone to share your life with? Fortunately, falling in love has no...

Home2 days ago

How to choose greener toys

Do you worry about your environmental impact when buying gifts for your children? Fortunately, finding eco-friendly toys is easier than...

Home2 days ago

4 good reasons to install a natural pool

Natural pools are gaining in popularity. Here are four good reasons to install one on your property. 1. Environmentally friendly...

Home2 days ago

What to bring for a day of cycling

There’s more to a successful bike ride than just your bike. Here’s a checklist of essentials to ensure you’re prepared...

Home3 days ago

6 advantages of camping

Are you still deciding on accommodations for your summer vacation or weekend getaway? Here are six good reasons to choose...

Health3 days ago

Surgical intervention: The impacts of smoking on recovery

Have you been instructed not to smoke for days or weeks before an upcoming surgery? This is for your own...

Home4 days ago

The joys of cycling

Cycling is an affordable activity that’s good for your health, gentle on your joints, and above all, a lot of...

Interesting Things to Know4 days ago

3 good reasons to try before you buy: new and used summer vehicles

It’s easy to fall in love with a beautiful ATV, powerful dirt bike, or shiny speed boat. However, before you...

Home5 days ago

A guide to choosing the right paint finish

Do you want to repaint one or more rooms in your home? When choosing paint, the finish is just as...

Paws & Claws5 days ago

How to prevent food poisoning in birds

Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for birds to get food poisoning. In many cases, it can be fatal. Here’s how you...

Automotive5 days ago

4 signs your car needs a little TLC

As your thoughts turn to summer adventures and road trips, it’s important to make sure your vehicle is safe to...

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Local News7 days ago

Laurel Ridge partners with Opportunity Scholars to bring more education and career training opportunities to students

Laurel Ridge Community College on Wednesday signed an agreement with Opportunity Scholars that will open the door to higher education...

Chamber News7 days ago

Chamber welcomes Garcia & Gavino to Front Royal

Nike Foster Cales of the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, along with Town Manager Steven Hicks, Board of Supervisor...

Local Government1 week ago

Town Planning Commission considers short-term tourist rentals, zoning for possible data center, asserts responsibility for Comp Plan

The Front Royal Planning Commission, at its regular meeting on May 18th, voted to authorize advertisement for public hearings for...

Local News1 week ago

School Board approves pending $1.9M in bonuses for WCPS employees

The Warren County School Board, during its Wednesday, May 18 meeting, unanimously approved more than $1.9 million to be used...

Local Government1 week ago

Town hold first public input on Comprehensive Plan re-write, second on Saturday, May 21st

The Town hosted its first public input session on the rewrite of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan on Friday, May 20,...

Local News1 week ago

Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services: 10-A-Day Smoke Alarm Challenge

The Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has renewed our partnership with the American Red Cross – Virginia...

Local Government1 week ago

After explosive criticism from Farms POSF supporters, County Supervisors settle down, more or less, to its meeting agenda

Warren County Board of Supervisors Chair Cheryl Cullers opened Tuesday evening’s regular meeting open session by commenting on how pleased...

Local News1 week ago

Post Elections for the Giles B. Cook – American Legion Post 53

Election of Post Officers for the Giles B. Cook – Post 53 of the American Legion 2022-23 term will be...

Local News1 week ago

Hundreds of Elementary students get excited about their community

Last year, Warren County Public Schools created Elementary Gifted Resource Teacher positions to enhance the growth and development of gifted...

Local Government1 week ago

Warren County: Notice of Real Estate taxes due

Warren County Real Estate tax bills for the first half of the year 2022 have been mailed. If you do...

Local Government1 week ago

Town seeks citizen input on Comp Plan revisions on future developmental vision inside town limits

On Tuesday, May 17, Front Royal Town Manager Steven Hicks issued a brief statement alerting town citizens to opportunities to...

Local News1 week ago

RED Day: Give Where You Live

Every second Thursday of May, Keller Williams agents, leadership members, and associates step away from daily business duties, proudly donning...