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Local News8 hours 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 News9 hours 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 Government10 hours 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 Government13 hours 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 day 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...

Local News1 day ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Northern Rough Greensnake

A species first for us at the Center, a Northern Rough Greensnake, came in for care this week! This patient...

Town Notices2 days ago

Townwide line painting and thermoplastic for crosswalks, stop bars, and arrows will begin May 17th

Townwide line painting and thermoplastic for crosswalks, stop bars, and arrows will begin May 17 to June 1 from 7:00...

Local Government3 days ago

County Planning Commission considers more tourist rentals, poultry processing, and retreat

At its regular meeting on May 11th, the Warren County Planning Commission faced a small firestorm of opposition from property...

Local News3 days ago

Rotary Club of Front Royal honors Warren County Public School Teachers of the Year

Eleven “Teachers of the Year” selected by their principals were honored by the Rotary Club of Front Royal at its...

Town Talk

Town Talk5 hours 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 Talk6 hours 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 Talk1 week 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 Talk2 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...

Town Talk1 month ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Barney Stine, AMVETS Post 18, Stephens City, VA

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks to Barney Stine from AMVETS Post 18 in Stephen City, Virginia....

Town Talk1 month ago

Town Talk: A conversation with David Freese, The Valley Chorale – Earth Day Concerts

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with David Freese from The Valley Chorale. The Valley Chorale brings...

Town Talk1 month ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Justin Proctor – Earth Day Celebration 2022

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Justin Proctor. Justin is a member of the recently formed...

Town Talk1 month ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Adam Schellhammer, Executive Director, Valley Conservation Council

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Adam Schellhammer, Executive Director, Valley Conservation Council. Adam Schellhammer is...

Town Talk1 month ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Michelle Ross and Melody Hotek, Samuels Public Library

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Michelle Ross and Melody Hotek from Samuels Public Library. Michelle...

Community Events

Community Events1 day ago

Sons of the American Revolution co-sponsor Grave Marking Ceremony in Linden

On May 15, 2022, the Colonel James Wood II (CJWII) and Culpeper Minutemen (CMM) Chapters of the Virginia Society Sons...

Community Events1 day ago

Mike Bocock’s Journey through the Dugouts and Diamonds of the Shenandoah Valley

Lot’s Wife Publishing, an Augusta County-based company, announces the release of Close to the Dirt, a personal biography about the...

Community Events3 days ago

Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution begins an Honor Flight in Ashburn, VA

On May 14, 2022, the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution participated...

Community Events3 days ago

COVID-delayed for a year, Samuels Library’s co-sponsored ‘Volunteer Fair’ kicks off inaugural annual event

Royal Examiner spoke to Samuels Public Library Executive Director Michelle Ross near the conclusion of the Volunteer Fair of community...

Community Events5 days ago

Stephens City Lions Club to host one mile community yard crawl on Saturday, May 21

The Stephens City Lions Club, in conjunction with the town of Stephens City, is hosting and coordinating a town-wide yard...

Community Events6 days ago

The show must go on: Postponed Terms of Endearment will go on in May

Lord Fairfax Community College will host Selah Theatre Project’s production of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, adapted by Dan Gordon, based on...

Community Events1 week ago

This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of May 13th

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

Community Events1 week ago

Humane Society of Warren County to host their second annual Rough, Tough and Scruffy fundraiser

Humane Society of Warren County’s second annual Rough, Tough and Scruffy fundraiser kicks off the River Season! Join us this...

Community Events1 week ago

Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association offers “‘Fiery Trials’ of Bel Air During the Civil War”

The Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association (VPHA) is pleased to offer an inside look at historic Bel Air, home of...

More Local News

Local News4 days ago

Warren County EDA announces sale contract on 426 Baugh Drive warehouse

Following a May 13th Special Meeting Closed Session, the Warren County Economic Development Authority (EDA or WC EDA) announced a...

Local News5 days ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for May 16 – 20, 2022

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

Local News5 days ago

Warren Coalition accepting nominations for Larry M. Funk Memorial Award

Nominations are now open for the Larry M. Funk Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to Children. This award, newly established...

Town Notices5 days ago

No yard waste collection, public works office closed – May 18, 2022

National Public Works Week is May 15-21, 2022. We would love to celebrate all the hard work of the approximately...

Local News5 days ago

Valley Health’s acute care hospitals earn national recognition for patient safety

Valley Health’s two acute care hospitals – Winchester Medical Center (WMC) and Warren Memorial Hospital (WMH) — have each earned...

Local News6 days ago

I-81southbound milling and paving starts May 15 in Rockingham County

STAUNTON – Beginning Sunday night, May 15, southbound Interstate 81 motorists should be alert for overnight lane closures at two...

Local News6 days ago

Let’s chalk about mental health

Every May, Mental Health America observes Mental Health Awareness Month and encourages organizations from across the United States to join...

Local Government6 days ago

Supervisors juggle budget numbers and taxing variables as await approval of a State Budget

At a Special Meeting Tuesday, May 10, the Warren County Board of Supervisors were briefed by staff on a trio...

Local News1 week ago

Laurel Ridge signs partnership agreement with Opportunity Scholars and Shenandoah University

Laurel Ridge Community College is excited to partner with Opportunity Scholars and Shenandoah University to help high school students from...




Seasonal

Seasonal1 week 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...

Seasonal2 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...

Seasonal2 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...

Seasonal2 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...

Seasonal2 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...

Seasonal2 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...

Seasonal4 weeks 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...

Seasonal4 weeks 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...

Seasonal4 weeks 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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Your State & Regional News

State News1 day ago

Virginia is building a comprehensive strategy of inclusion in state government employment practices

RICHMOND, VA – On May 17, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that the Virginia state government has implemented an alternative...

State News2 days ago

Virongy Biosciences Inc. to invest $471,000 to begin development of diagnostic technologies for viral pathogens

On May 17, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Virongy Biosciences Inc., a developer of viral diagnostic technologies, anti-viral drugs,...

State News2 days ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin announces violent crime task force

RICHMOND, VA – On May 16, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin today formally announced the creation of a task force of...

Regional News3 days ago

LFCC celebrates its 51st graduating class with two commencement ceremonies

LFCC’s 51st commencement exercises were held during two separate ceremonies on Friday and Saturday. The college’s health professions graduates had...

State News4 days ago

Gardeners transform food waste into fuel, aiding the climate

RICHMOND, Va. — “It’s free cooking gas,” said Monica Alinea. Monica Alinea and her husband, Tim, are proud owners of...

State News5 days ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin statement on baby formula shortage

RICHMOND, VA – On May 13, 2022, Governor Glenn Youngkin made the following statement on the nationwide baby formula shortage:...

State News6 days ago

Youngkin: April 2022 General Fund Revenues exceed forecasts

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that April revenue collections exceeded forecasts, growing 45.7 percent over April of...

Regional News6 days ago

Millions of dollars raised In Maryland congressional races, but just a couple of real contests

WASHINGTON – Candidates in competitive congressional races in Maryland are raising millions ahead of the July 19 primary, while Democratic...

Regional News6 days ago

White House: A Proclamation on Remembering the 1,000,000 Americans Lost to COVID-⁠19

Today, we mark a tragic milestone: one million American lives lost to COVID-19. One million empty chairs around the dinner...

Features & Lifestyles

Interesting Things to Know12 hours ago

5 ecological construction materials

Are you planning on renovating your home or building a new abode? If so, have you considered the environmental impact...

Jenspiration13 hours ago

FRWRC CenterStage with Joanne Cherefko, Souls Tilled Like Soil

FRWRC CenterStage with Joanne Cherefko, poet and writer of her third book, “Souls Tilled Like Soil.”  Watch this interview for...

Health13 hours ago

Should you buy glasses online?

Online vendors for prescription glasses offer on-trend frames at enticingly low prices. From your desk, you can select your frames,...

Home1 day ago

How to be a responsible hiker

Hiking has become an increasingly popular summer activity. However, the influx of inexperienced hikers on popular trails has led to...

Health2 days ago

What to do if you’ve been scratched or bitten by an animal

Dog and cat bites and scratches can transmit serious infections and diseases, including rabies, cat scratch disease, tetanus, osteomyelitis, pasteurellosis,...

Home3 days ago

Use warm colors in your decor

Do you want to repaint or decorate a room or two in your home? In 2022, warm colors are all...

Paws & Claws3 days ago

“I’m not happy in a tiny tank”

If it could talk, your betta fish could teach you some amazing things. Ever since you adopted me, I’ve noticed...

Interesting Things to Know3 days ago

When to buy an ATV

Summer is just around the corner. Consequently, many people are thinking about purchasing an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for working outdoors...

Kids' Corner4 days ago

10 interesting facts about elephants

Like hippos and rhinos, elephants are pachyderms. These imposing animals have thick skin and heavy gait. In fact, elephants are...

Home4 days ago

When to prune your trees and shrubs

Although trees and shrubs can grow very well without intervention, occasional pruning helps promote optimal health. Here’s what you need...

Job Market4 days ago

5 inexcusable résumé mistakes

Do you want to make a career change? Before sending your résumé to potential employers, make sure you haven’t made...

The Cracked Acorn4 days ago

The Cracked Acorn: The Ark

  … God had us in mind and had something better and greater in view for us… Hebrews 11:40 “The...

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Local News1 week ago

Fauquier Health spreads awareness through Pediatric Bikeathon event

On Saturday, April 23, 2022, the Fauquier Health Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation team hosted its first ever Pediatric Bikeathon Event...

Local News1 week ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Red Fox

Avoiding an identity crisis! This young red fox kit was brought to the Center after it was found orphaned. Lucky...

Local Government1 week ago

From Churchill Downs to Front Royal Town Hall – Longshots are on a roll as Jackson gets council appointment

In a surprise move following a Special Meeting Executive/Closed Session Monday evening, May 9, the Front Royal Town Council announced...

Local News1 week ago

Samuels Library’s SAMICON Video Gaming Event a BIG hit with the kids

On Saturday, May 7th, Samuels Public Library hosted its annual SAMICON event. Even tho Royal Examiner’s roving camera arrived mid-late...

Local News1 week ago

Citing better pay, 53 percent of Warren County residents commute elsewhere to work

It’s all about the money. Earning a living wage is what compels nearly 53-percent of Warren County workers to gas...

Community Events1 week ago

Despite steady rain, Family Fun Day shines on

At least it wasn’t a steady, HARD rain on the Family Fun Day Parade, as well as booths, rides, arts,...

Local News2 weeks ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for May 9-13, 2022

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

Chamber News2 weeks ago

Local Senior Center reopens with new location and new name

The Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging is now Seniors First. The name change reflects their mission to enhance the dignity...

Local News2 weeks ago

Warren County names Teacher of the Year; School Board approves June 2 last day for students

Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) recognized Pamela S. Waters as the school division’s 2022 Teacher of the Year during the...

Local Government2 weeks ago

Board authorizes additional Election Security Software purchase, bridge name change compromise, Wendling’s elevation to Planning Director – and more

Following presentations on the Fiscal Year-2020/2021 Audit process and report and a staff recommendation on renewing the recently switched to...

Local Government2 weeks ago

Berry v. Town of Front Royal: Judge rules Town must produce communications with hired attorney, Berry may re-depose Tederick and LeTasha Thompson

Following a Tuesday, May 3 ruling by United States Judge Thomas T. Cullen the Town of Front Royal must provide...

Local News2 weeks ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Virginia Opossum

This Mother’s Day, don’t forget the hard-working wild moms! This Virginia Opossum was attacked by a dog resulting in puncture...