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Local News22 hours ago

Celebrate smart, safe & sober this July 4 holiday weekend

Independence Day traditions include backyard barbecues, festivals, family gatherings and fireworks. To keep all those living, working, visiting and traveling...

Local News1 day ago

Stephens City Lions Club Installation of Officers and Awards Banquet

Stephens City Lions Club, established in 1946, held their 2021-2022 Installation of Officers and Awards Banquet on June 28 at the West Oaks Farm...

Local News2 days ago

Laurel Ridge Medical Laboratory Technology program receives national accreditation

Laurel Ridge Community College’s medical laboratory technology (MLT) program is now nationally accredited. The program received accreditation for five years...

Local News2 days ago

Shenandoah University announces over 1,200 graduates

Shenandoah University is pleased to announce the 1,204 graduates who received their degrees or certificates during the 2021-22 academic year....

Jenspiration2 days ago

Rotary Club of Warren County donates baskets to help homeless transition into independent living

The Rotary Club of Warren County is pleased to award a $500 service project grant to the House of Hope...

EDA in Focus2 days ago

Summary of action items and board reports of FR-WC EDA meeting of June 24

The Front Royal-Warren County EDA held the monthly meeting on Friday, June 24th at 8 AM. All Board members and...

Local News2 days ago

Community Edward Jones branch office(s) participate in Rise Against Hunger experience

Bret Hrbek, Greg Demski and Bryon Biggs, Edward Jones financial advisors in Front Royal, participated in a Rise Against Hunger...

Jenspiration2 days ago

Rotary Club of Warren County: Paul Harris Fellow Recognitions

Congratulations to several Rotary Club of Warren County members on their Paul Harris Fellow Recognition this month. ELLEN ADERS –...

Local News3 days ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Striped Skunk

This infant Striped Skunk was spotted all alone and wandering outside of his den. If mom dies or does not...

Town Talk

Town Talk1 week ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Lt. Robbie Seal and Sgt Terry Fritts – Warren County Sheriff’s Office

In this Town Talk, we’ll have a conversation with Lt. Robbie Seal and Sgt Terry Fritts from the Warren County...

Town Talk3 weeks ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Cornelia and Stephanie Banks – George Banks Blvd Day

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Cornelia and Stephanie Banks about the upcoming George Banks Blvd...

Town Talk3 weeks ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Butch Hammond and Donna Hunt, Skyline Christian Academy

In this Town Talk, we’ll have a conversation with Butch Hammond and Donna Hunt from the Skyline Christian Academy. Skyline...

Town Talk3 weeks ago

Town Talk: A conversation with Meghan Bowers and Wendy Kurtz, Warren County Humane Society; fostering an animal brings rewards

In this Town Talk, our publisher Mike McCool speaks with Meghan Bowers and Wendy Kurtz from the Warren County Humane...

Meet the Candidates1 month ago

Meet the Candidates: Delores R. Oates, Virginia House of Delegates, District 31

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

Town Talk1 month 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 Talk1 month 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 Candidates1 month 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 Talk1 month 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...

Community Events

Community Events2 days ago

Youth Empowerment Conference aims to help students find their paths

The 2nd annual YES Conference (Youth Empowered for Success) will be held at the Stimpson Auditorium at Shenandoah University on...

Community Events2 days ago

Help replenish the blood supply after holiday weekend

All are invited to the next Front Royal Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 6th, from 8am-1pm, at the Front...

Community Events3 days ago

This week’s showtimes at Royal Cinemas as of June 30th

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

Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center Annual Fireworks Show

The Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center is pleased to again host the 2022 Independence Day Celebration. This year’s event will...

Community Events3 days ago

Winchester SPCA’s Dog Days of Summer Jam

City National Bank presents… the Dog Days of Summer Jams to benefit the Winchester SPCA. Stop by the Winchester SPCA...

Community Events3 days ago

Royal Shenandoah Greenway Rotary Cleanup Day – come join us!

Royal Shenandoah Greenway Trail is one of our community’s natural treasures. Let’s keep it clean! You are invited to come...

Community Events3 days ago

Children activities by Samuels Public Library for the month of July

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

Community Events1 week ago

Samuels Public Library Adult Programming events for July

You can find and register for all library events on our website, samuelslibrary.net. Adult Summer Reading Adult Summer Reading is...

Community Events1 week ago

American Legion Community Band Concert – Thursday at 7:00 pm at the Gazebo

The American Legion Community Band will be performing on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Gazebo Gathering Concert on Main Street,...

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Local News3 days ago

Bethel Assembly of God hosts memorable flag presentation service

Bethel Assembly of God (111 Totten Lane, Front Royal, VA 22630) was honored to host Sergeant Major (US Army Retired)...

Local News3 days ago

Financial advisor Bret Hrbek receives Edward Jones Spirit of Caring Award

Bret Hrbek, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Front Royal recently received the firm’s exclusive Spirit of Caring Award designed...

Local News3 days ago

Rotary Club of Warren County names Rotarian of the Year, Jennifer Avery

Every year the Rotary Club of Warren County awards one dedicated outstanding club member as Rotarian of the Year. This...

Local News4 days ago

Mayoral and council candidates file paperwork ahead of deadline

The list of Front Royal Town Council and Mayor candidates has been finalized after the June 21, 2022, 7 p.m....

Local News5 days ago

Northern Shenandoah Valley Unites rallies in Front Royal against Roe v. Wade abortion rights repeal

Under a new name, former members of Front Royal Unites and others rallied at the Warren County Courthouse grounds Saturday...

Local News6 days ago

Neighborhood, town officials celebrate dedication of George Banks Blvd

Defying rising early summer temperatures and humidity on Saturday, June 25th, friends, neighbors, and town officials gathered to officially open...

Local News6 days ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for June 27 – July 1, 2022

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

Crime/Court7 days ago

New information revealed during presentation of plea agreement in William Luckey sexual solicitation of a minor case

Citing the agreement of the family of the minor victim, early Friday afternoon, June 24, in Warren County Circuit Court...

Local News7 days ago

Linden Civil Air Patrol cadet recognized as outstanding noncommissioned officer

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet Senior Master Sergeant Francis “Patrick” Treutlein, of Virginia Wing’s Winchester Composite Squadron, received the Air...




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Your State & Regional News

State News2 days ago

Celebrate smart, safe & sober this July 4th holiday weekend

Independence Day traditions include backyard barbecues, festivals, family gatherings, and fireworks. To keep all those living, working, visiting, and traveling...

State News2 days ago

DMV reminds Virginians to make a plan before celebrating this Fourth of July

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reminds Virginians to celebrate responsibly and designate a sober driver before the Fourth of...

State News7 days ago

Statement of the Lieutenant Governor Earle-Sears – Dobbs v. Jackson Decision

The Lieutenant Governor supports the Governor’s actions to ensure the safety of the Supreme Court justices and their loved ones....

State News7 days ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin statement on Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling announcement

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin released the following statement today on the Supreme Court’s Dobbs ruling announcement: “The Supreme...

State News1 week ago

Attorney General Miyares argues Congress to take action to protect children on THC look-alike products

Attorney General Jason Miyares submitted a bipartisan letter to Congress, joined by 21 other attorneys general, urging them to take...

State News1 week ago

Attorney General Miyares announces $1.25 million multistate settlement over 2019 Carnival Cruise Line data breach

RICHMOND, VA – Attorney General Jason Miyares announced that his office, along with 45 other attorneys general, has obtained a...

State News1 week ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin announces Hanley Energy to expand in Virginia, creating 343 new jobs

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Hanley Energy, Irish-owned global innovators in Critical Power and Energy Management...

State News1 week ago

Governor Glenn Youngkin celebrates signing of Virginia State Budget

On June 21, 2022,  Governor Glenn Youngkin ceremonially signed the Virginia State Budget, which delivers on his promise to provide...

State News1 week ago

Attorney General Miyares urges US Attorney General Garland to stop attacks on pro-life charities

In a pointed letter sent today to the U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Attorney General Jason Miyares and 18 other...

Seasonal

Seasonal23 hours ago

A block party for the Fourth

Why not celebrate Independence Day in your own neighborhood by holding a Fourth of July block party? Here are a...

Seasonal2 weeks ago

Happy Father’s Day! Today’s dads are present and caring

A wonderful thing has happened to fathers since the day of the “man in the gray flannel suit.” That was...

Seasonal2 weeks ago

Thanks for everything, Dad

Do you have a wonderful dad? Do you tell him often enough how much you love him and how lucky...

Seasonal2 weeks ago

7 ways to celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth takes place every year on June 19, which marks the moment when the last American slaves were freed in...

Seasonal2 weeks ago

25 songs to celebrate Father’s Day

Whether you want to dedicate a song to your father, thank your husband for being a great dad, or listen...

Seasonal3 weeks ago

4 gift ideas to spoil dad

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? Here are a few suggestions that you can easily customize to your dad’s...

Seasonal4 weeks ago

5 tips for protecting the environment every day

You can do many small things to reduce your environmental footprint every day. World Environment Day takes place on June...

Seasonal1 month ago

How Memorial Day and Veterans Day are different

Both Memorial Day and Veterans Day pay tribute to the military community. However, these patriotic holidays are often confused with...

Seasonal2 months 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...

Features & Lifestyles

Business1 hour ago

In pursuit of the well-trimmed lawn

Few things say Americana like a well-trimmed lawn. Yet the modern lawn is a modern invention. Throughout most of history,...

Home22 hours ago

Fun summer finance lessons for the kids

Dread it. Run from it. Summer arrives all the same. Kids once stuck in school now have some weeks to...

Home1 day ago

Are you using too much drinking water?

If you’ve decided to adopt environmentally responsible practices at home, you may need to adjust your purchasing and energy consumption...

Home2 days ago

6 tips for growing rhubarb

Here are six tips for growing rhubarb in your backyard. 1. Choose a sunny location with rich, relatively moist soil....

Interesting Things to Know2 days ago

July Celebrity Birthdays!

Do you share a birthday with a celebrity? 1 – Liv Tyler, 45, actress (Lord of the Rings), Portland, ME,...

Health2 days ago

Vision changes should be checked

Suddenly, it’s hard to read when the light is low. Maybe there are halos around lights. These small changes can...

Health3 days ago

Broken toes aren’t always a DIY fix

Many of us have experienced it at some point — stubbing a toe so hard that it swells and bruises,...

Home3 days ago

Keep kids reading with these summer challenges

School’s out, but that doesn’t mean a break from learning. Books are the perfect screen-free activity when it’s rainy or...

Home3 days ago

How much mulch?

Organic mulch is a powerful tool for gardeners. However, it’s not always easy to calculate how much you need to...

Home3 days ago

Why use a rain gauge in the garden?

A rain gauge is a practical instrument that measures rainfall. Using a rain gauge can help you adapt your watering...

Home4 days ago

4 ways to create shade in your yard

Here are four ways to create a cool, shaded area in your yard to help you survive the hot, sun-drenched...

Interesting Things to Know4 days ago

A close-shaven history of the beard

The beard: It’s gone in and out of fashion over the millennia and alternately been associated with kings and commoners,...

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Local Government1 week ago

Town Council-Town EDA Board discussion of future operational dynamics recalls recent past experience – but what can be learned?

During a joint meeting of the Front Royal Town Council and the recently created unilateral Front Royal Economic Development Authority...

Local News1 week ago

Colonel James Wood II Chapter conducted a commemoration to General Daniel Morgan

On 18 June 2022, the Colonel James Wood II Chapter conducted a commemoration to General Daniel Morgan. The event was...

Local News1 week ago

History Camp this week at the Warren Heritage Society

Warren Heritage Society holding “History Camp” this week at 101 Chester Street in Front Royal. There are a few more...

Local Government1 week ago

Berry Brown v. Town of Front Royal case dismissed, but who won?

Nearly 18 months after former Clerk of Council Jennifer Berry Brown filed a federal lawsuit against the Town of Front...

Local News1 week ago

VDOT again postpones I-81 Northbound sinkhole repairs in Shenandoah County due to weather

Interstate 81 sinkhole repairs scheduled for the night of Wednesday, June 22 into the day on Thursday, June 23 are...

Local News1 week ago

Incumbent Cline sweeps to Republican 6th District Primary win

Incumbent Congressman Ben Cline defeated his Republican rival to secure the 6th District nomination for Congress. With most precincts reporting,...

Local News1 week ago

Feast of Corpus Christi Eucharistic Procession attracts large crowd in Front Royal

Each year, Catholics around the world celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”), symbolizing their belief...

Local News2 weeks ago

Williams’ investiture into local judiciary draws a crowd for latest step in a remarkable personal journey

If not “rags to riches” it was a “rags to judicial robes” story at the investiture of attorney Nancie Williams...

Local News2 weeks ago

Rescheduled I-81 Northbound sinkhole work is June 22 in Shenandoah County – Prepare to take alternate routes

Motorists should prepare for northbound Interstate 81 single left-lane closures and possible closure of all northbound lanes on June 22-23...

Local News2 weeks ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for June 20 – 24, 2022

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

Local News2 weeks ago

School Board approves WCPS 2022-23 budget; reworks employee bonuses

The upcoming fiscal year budget for Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) received unanimous approval from the Warren County School Board...

Community Events2 weeks ago

Commemoration to Dr. Joseph Warren

Dr. Joseph Warren, the namesake of Warren County Virginia, was martyred on 17 June 1775 at the Battle of Bunker...