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VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for October 3 – 7, 2022

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

Local News20 hours ago

Missing and endangered person, located by FCSO Bloodhound ‘Bleu”

On September 30, 2022, Deputies responded to the area of Norwich Court in Stephens City for a missing person. A...

Local News21 hours ago

Education quality and positive learning enviroment improve in Warren County Public Schools

Last week, the Virginia Department of Education released the 2022 accreditation ratings and school quality indicator data. Seven schools were...

Local News2 days ago

United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley is now serving Front Royal / Warren County

United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley and United Way of Front Royal-Warren County announced today that, as of October 1,...

Local News2 days ago

WC DECA & W.W.A.A. team up to “Dog Out Cancer”

On Thursday, September 29, the WCHS vs. Brentsville football game was promoted as “Breast Cancer & Domestic Violence Awareness” Night....

Crime/Court3 days ago

Front Royal woman gets seven years in prison for her ringleader role in drug distribution ring

Candie Marie Calix, 40, of Front Royal, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Wednesday for her role as...

Local News3 days ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Eastern Chipmunk

Wildlife Rehabilitation takes a village! This young Eastern Chipmunk was found in the middle of a roadway by itself, appearing...

Local Government3 days ago

Supervisors approve Outdoor Sports Facility over recommendation of County Planning Commission, add to the Short-Term Tourist Rental count

The Warren County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting September 27th, largely to process a list of nine actions...

Local News4 days ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin declares State of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Ian

Governor Glenn Youngkin declared a State of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Ian, which is expected to impact portions of...

Town Talk

Town Talk20 hours ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Rick Novak, Festival of Leaves – Oct 14-15, 2022

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Rick Noval about the upcoming Festival of Leaves. This year...

Town Talk2 days ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Michal Ashby and Erin Rooney, Samuels Public Library – October Activities

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

Community Events5 days ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Butch Hammond Lorne & LaDona Fetty, The Church at Skyline – Family Fall Festival October 8, 2022

In this Town Talk, we’ll talk with Butch Hammond, Lorne, and LaDonna Fetty from The Church at Skyline about their...

Town Talk5 days ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Samantha Barber and Teketia Smith, Reaching Out Now – Junior/Senior Planning Night

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Samantha Barber, President, and Teketia Smith, Leadership Director of Reaching...

Meet the Candidates1 week ago

Meet the Candidates: A conversation with Wayne Sealock, candidate for Front Royal Town Council

Meet the Candidates is a series on the Royal Examiner where we sit down with each candidate in our local...

Town Talk1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Police Chief Kahle Magalis, Capt Crystal Cline, Guardian Score

In this Town Talk, our publisher, Mike McCool, speaks with Front Royal Police Chief Kahle Magalis and Captain Crystal Cline...

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More Local News

Local News5 days ago

Skyline High students protest pending ‘anti-trans’ legislation forwarded by Governor Youngkin

Thirteen public school students gathered on the Skyline High School campus Tuesday morning to protest Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s initiative...

Local News6 days ago

Winchester to conduct an emergency exercise on October 1st

WINCHESTER, VA – The City of Winchester public safety departments, various supporting agencies, and Winchester Public Schools will hold a...

Local News1 week ago

Warren Heritage Society host tour of Bel Air Mansion

  On September 24, 2022, the Warren Heritage Society hosted a tour of the Bel Air Mansion in Front Royal,...

Local News1 week ago

School Board again delays action on VSBA items; approves lease for Elements Program

A new lease to house the Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) Elements Program received unanimous approval from the Warren County...

Local News1 week ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for September 26 – 30, 2022

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

Local Government1 week ago

Town Planning Commission adds a member, another short-term tourist rental; sees another attempt on Main Street micro-housing on the horizon

The Front Royal Planning Commission introduced its newest member at its regular meeting on September 21. Daniel Wells joins the...

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Local News1 week ago

Luray couple perish in five-car crash on Rt. 340

Two Page County residents died at the scene of a five-car crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 21) just south...

Chamber News1 week ago

Shenandoah Valley Axe Throwing Co moves to a new home in Front Royal

Nike Foster Cales of the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, Board Members, and friends welcomed Holly and Perry Leach,...

Chamber News1 week ago

Chamber welcomes Shenandoah Shores Management Group to Front Royal

Nike Foster Cales of the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, along with Board of Supervisor Walt Mabe and friends,...

Your State & Regional News

State News20 hours ago

Virginia tried to crack down on unlicensed poker. It’s still happening in the open.

When a Hampton Roads-area kitten rescue lost its lawsuit challenging a new state law cracking down on unlicensed charitable poker,...

Regional News20 hours ago

Hours ahead of shutdown deadline, U.S. House sends Biden stopgap spending bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. House members, mostly along party lines, cleared a Friday spending package that would bolster natural disaster response...

State News2 days ago

Ian remnants to arrive in Virginia today and more state headlines

• The rain from what’s left of Hurricane Ian will arrive in Virginia today. Forecasters say the storm could also bring...

State News2 days ago

Attorney General Miyares secures four indictments of unemployment compensation fraud

In March, the Virginia Employment Commission asked Attorney General Jason Miyares to help prosecute fraudulent claims for unemployment compensation. In...

State News2 days ago

Attorney General ­­­­Miyares asks the Supreme Court to uphold law that prohibits encouraging people to break U.S. Immigration Laws

Attorney General Miyares has joined an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to uphold an...

Regional News2 days ago

Former Valley Health CEO Mark Merrill honored with VHHA Distinguished Service Award

Former Valley Health president and CEO Mark Merrill was honored September  22 with the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association’s Distinguished...

Your Legislative News

Legislative Update5 days ago

Fischer, Warner introduce bipartisan legislation to help Americans protect their savings from inflation

U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Mark Warner (D-VA.) introduced the Savings Security Act on September 27, 2022. The legislation...

Legislative Update6 days ago

Warner & Kaine announce $2 million in federal funding to expand access to substance use prevention & treatment in Luray and Tappahannock

On September 26, 2022, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $2 million in federal funding for the...

Legislative Update2 weeks ago

Sixth District Perspectives with Congressman Ben Cline – September 21, 2022

As Congress returned to Washington last week, Americans faced the impacts of one-party rule. The White House resumed its attempts...

Legislative Update2 weeks ago

Rep. Price and Senator Warner applaud passage of the Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act

WASHINGTON, DC (September 21, 2022) —Today, Congressman David Price (D-NC), and Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA) commend the passage of...

Legislative Update3 weeks ago

Warner & Kaine secure nearly $135 million for Virginia in Senate FY2023 budget bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. —On September 13, 2022, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced that they successfully secured nearly...

Legislative Update2 months ago

Warner & Kaine celebrate Inflation Reduction Act becoming law

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) released the following statement after President Biden signed the Inflation...

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Features & Lifestyles

Interesting Things to Know3 hours ago

Selecting the right configuration to future-proof your laptop

Selecting the right computer can be a difficult task. There are dozens of different models, but each model often comes...

Home5 hours ago

Decorating tips: welcome fall into your home

Do you want your home to exude the warmth of the blazing fall leaves? Here are a few tips to...

Interesting Things to Know1 day ago

Return of the flip phone: Are they worth the premium?

For many years, foldable flip mobile phones were common. Then came the iPhone, and flat tablet-style phones have been all...

The Cracked Acorn1 day ago

The Cracked Acorn: Birds

Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap nor gather into barns; yet your...

Automotive1 day ago

Buying or leasing a new car: what’s best?

When shopping for a new car, you must decide whether to lease or buy it. The choice can be difficult,...

Health1 day ago

Answering 4 questions about orthodontics

Well-aligned teeth have many physical benefits, but did you know there are psychological benefits, too? October is National Orthodontic Health...

Interesting Things to Know1 day ago

How buying local affects the economy

Have you wondered how your choices affect the local economy as a consumer? Here are a few things that can...

Interesting Things to Know2 days ago

October Celebrity Birthdays!

Do you share a birthday with a celebrity? 1 – Emerald Fennell, 37, director, actress (Call the Midwife), London, England,...

Kids' Corner2 days ago

Send secret messages with invisible ink

Do you like playing spies with your friends or siblings? Want to be able to write secret messages? Here are...

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Local News1 week ago

County Notices: Parks & Recs office moving; Splash pad closing for season

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices will be relocating its office and staff to the Warren County Community...

Local News1 week ago

Obenshain releases statement on the 2022 model policies on the privacy, dignity, and respect for all students and parents

HARRISONBURG – Senator Mark Obenshain (R-Rockingham) released the following statement in response to the just-released 2022 Draft Model Policies on...

Local News1 week ago

Warren County students escape serious injury in 1-81 crash, bus driver charged

A group of Warren County students escaped serious injury after being involved in a school bus crash that occurred Wednesday...

Local News1 week ago

Early voting begins Friday, new same-day registration begins October 18

Election Day is quickly approaching, and the Virginia Department of Election is making voter registration and participation as easy as...

Community Events1 week ago

Ho! Ho! Ho! – Time again for Front Royal Light Fight

Yes, Virginia — it is time again for Front Royal Light Fight.  What is Light Fight, you ask? Front Royal...

Local Government2 weeks ago

Additional Public School Budget requests approved as part of Supervisors Consent Agenda

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20, the Warren County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a 10-item Consent Agenda...

Local News2 weeks ago

Warren County HS inducts new members into the National Honor Society

On September 15, 2022, Warren County High School National Honors Society chapter held the annual induction ceremony. The chapter inducted...

Local News2 weeks ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Woodland Box Turtle

What is happening to these turtles’ ears? Although the weather is cooling and we are getting close to October 1st...

Local News2 weeks ago

Multiple school facilities locked down following active shooter report at Skyline Middle School eventually determined to be hoax

The Royal Examiner received the following press release from Warren County Public Schools: Dear parents and guardians, September 19, 2022...