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Town Talk: A conversation with William Huck – 2nd Annual Turkey Egg Hunt and more

The first-ever Turkey Egg Hunt in Front Royal last year was a big success. William Huck of C&C Frozen Treats...

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Legal state marijuana sales could overtake illegal trade by year four

Virginia’s commercial marijuana market could yield between $30 million to $60 million in tax revenue in the first year, according...

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‘Honk and Wave’ Parade for Brycen Jennings brings out support from community

On Saturday, November 21, 2020, the Front Royal community came out to ‘Honk and Wave’ at Brycen Jennings. Brycen is...

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‘Save Happy Creek Coalition’ hopes to build momentum from gathering of about 100 citizens Saturday – including one on the inside of town council

On a cloudy but pleasantly warm Saturday afternoon, November 21st, approximately 100 people over a two-hour period gathered on the...

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McDonald bankruptcy hearing draws ‘5th’ pleas on details of alleged 2015 sexual harassment settlement agreement EDA counsel says doesn’t exist

(Editor/writer’s note: This will be the first installment of an exploration of Jennifer McDonald’s testimony at the first hearing on...

Local Government2 days ago

Citizen involvement works: Town Planning Commission recommends denial of special use permit

The Front Royal Planning Commission met Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020, in their regular monthly meeting. There was a larger than...

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Governor Northam tightens certain temporary restrictions due to COVID-19

Here are the details of the amended Executive Order 67: SIXTH AMENDED NUMBER SIXTY-SEVEN (2020) AND ORDER OF PUBLIC HEALTH...

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VHSL announces mitigation guidelines for return to participation

On November 19, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam signed the fourth amended Executive Order 67 which includes changes to Section 12...

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Give the GIFT OF LIFE this Holiday Season

All eligible donors are encouraged to log onto to schedule a donation for the Community Blood Drives this holiday...

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The 11hour of the 11th day of the 11th month – Veterans Day 2020

Lest we not forget. Join us as we celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the armistice ending World War I. The...

Saluting the Brave2 weeks ago

5 meaningful ways to celebrate Veterans Day

If you’re wondering how you can best honor those who served their country on Veterans Day, here are five ways...

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Once a Marine, always a Marine: Veterans Day is a day to remember

Note: This story was first published on November 8, 2019. We received this email from Will Carroll at Quality Title...

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Front Royal veteran Philip Funk recalls his World War II service

Note: This story was first published on May 27, 2018. Mr. Funk passed away on December 20, 2018 at the...

Community Events3 weeks ago

LFCC honoring service members in virtual Veterans Day celebration

Join us as we pay tribute to our veterans on Wednesday, November 11, with an online Veterans Day ceremony. The...

Saluting the Brave3 weeks ago

How much do you know about Veterans Day?

One way to honor those who’ve served in the armed forces is to learn about Veterans Days and the people...

Community Events3 weeks ago

The Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony to be held at Virginia War Memorial on November 11th

The 64th annual Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony honoring Virginia’s men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces will...

Saluting the Brave3 weeks ago

Honor our local veterans by reading their stories

Are you a veteran? Do you know someone who is? If so, we hope you’ll share your photos and testimonials...

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Trees & Your Local Watershed: the Habitat of Happy Creek; Tree Stewards present free webinar Friday at 8 pm

To understand why so many organizations became upset by the removal of most of the trees and vegetation along Happy...

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Happy Creek not only Virginia natural environment under threat – Del. Rasoul challenges federal and state authorities on Mountain Valley Pipeline review

Following a ruling in the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, November 18, Roanoke area 11th District State...

Local Government4 days ago

COVID-related salary issues, emergency communications upgrades and AG land use draw supervisors’ attention

It was a three-pronged meeting of the Warren County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday evening, November 17, under re-implemented, more...

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Able Forces of Front Royal seeks donations for 9th annual ‘Adopt a Warrior Family for Christmas’

For the ninth consecutive year with, as he put it, “Christmas around the corner”, Front Royal’s Skip Rogers is amid...

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WCPS, Sheriff’s Office, Cargill Meats coordinate turkey donations

On Wednesday, November 18th, Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) coordinated with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office on turkey donations for...

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Linden bus stop, more pandemic-relief funds top School Board agenda

  Warren County School Board members unanimously approved an online academic learning and remediation site and 15 additional temperature scanners...

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Happy Creek public protest and educational briefing Saturday

At 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, the Save Happy Creek Coalition will host a brief educational walking tour and...

Local Government6 days ago

Council considers helping finance low-cost spay & neuter clinic; extends downtown weekend closings to end of year; and plans to re-start Creekside tree cutting Nov. 17

Following a 45-minute Special Meeting Closed Session discussion of two topics – the year-plus, thus-far unsuccessful search for a permanent...

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Tracking the COVID-19 pandemic ‘3rd Wave’ locally, statewide and nationally

On Friday, November 13, County Emergency Management Deputy Director Rick Farrall released the latest COVID-19 novel Coronavirus pandemic statistics for...

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County Planning Commission meeting attracts attention with Linden Sheetz proposal

The Warren County Planning Commission met Thursday, November 12 in a holiday-delayed regular monthly meeting. More than 75 citizens were...

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Town Police looking into personnel matter related to officer Twitter posts

Royal Examiner was recently contacted on our website regarding social media posts of a somewhat inflammatory political nature alleged to...

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Governor Northam announces new statewide measures to contain COVID-19

As COVID-19 surges in states across the country, Governor Ralph Northam today announced new actions to mitigate the spread of...

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Warren County Parks and Recreation: County parks 2020 holiday closures

Warren County parks and facilities will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020, and Christmas Day, Friday, December 25,...

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Warren County Parks and Recreation: Parks and Facilities Promotional Video 2020

Warren County Parks and Recreation Department announces the release of the 2020 Parks and Facilities Promotional Video. Using state-of-the-art drone...

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People Inc. now accepting nominations for the Garland Thayer and Henderson Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for People Incorporated’s Garland Thayer Award and Henderson Award. The awards recognize outstanding achievements by...

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LFCC’s 50th anniversary celebrated with ribbon cutting

It was only fitting that Professor Frank Borleske was the one wielding the extra-large scissors when the ribbon was cut...

Local Government2 weeks ago

County headed to public hearings to end coyote bounty payments and expansion of loose dog prohibitions

Prior to getting detailed overviews on the operations and challenges facing the County’s Fire & Rescue Department and Sheriff’s Office...

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Warren County Board of Supervisors Work Session – November 4, 2020

During the November 4, 2020 work session, the Board of Supervisors discussed the following issues: Discussion – Backroom Brewery Grant...

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Governor Northam COVID-19 update briefing – November 10, 2020

Governor Northam joins the Virginia Emergency Support Team to share the latest updates on the COVID-19 response. Highlights include: Increase...

Local Government2 weeks ago

Happy Creek bank work criticism and response dominate start of Monday Town Council meeting

At a meeting where nearly $12.5-million-dollars in various Town Fund Reserves was approved for unfinished projects without much discussion of...

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Warren County Public Schools announces the arrival of tablets and Chromebooks for preschool through fifth grade

Warren County Public Schools is excited to announce the arrival of tablets and Chromebooks for all preschool through fifth grade...

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Warren County Sheriff’s Office ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign beginning November 16th

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office will partner with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Click It or Ticket campaign this...

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Town crew’s continued work on Happy Creek bank nets Stop Work Order

In response to our late Friday (Nov. 6) questions regarding County permitting of Town work along the banks of Happy...

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Masons step up with other local agencies to feed homeless through winter season

“So Mote It Beef BBQ” on behalf of local Masons, began its cold weather cycle of providing free meals to...