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Horse racing turns on an enthusiastic crowd weekends at Woodstock

Shenandoah Downs, the fancy name for Northern Virginia's new - and only - harness race track "ain't no Meadowlands (New York)" a companion agreed...

Powers funeral in Coeburn scheduled for Sept.27

Inous Powers, the mother of Carol Barr of Rockland, died over the weekend at the age of 103. Mrs. Powers was born in Coeburn, Va.,...

11th District’s Rasoul rallies Warren County Democrats for coming races

The Warren County Democratic Committee held its annual Fall Dinner Gala and fundraiser at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club on Thursday, September 21.  An...

Front Royal Christian School girls volleyball team wins tournament

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – Congratulations to the Front Royal Christian School volleyball team, champions of the Fredericksburg Victory Invitational Tournament Saturday. The Warriors volleyball girls' team is...

Front Royal’s annual Blues & Brews Festival draws large & happy crowd

With temperatures reaching toward the 90’s in the sun, many blues music fans sought the shade in Front Royal’s Village Commons as the entertainment,...

Warren County EDA Marketing Director to retire, return as part-timer

FRONT ROYAL – The Economic Development Authority on Friday announced the retirement of Marketing Director, Marla Taylor Jones, effective October 1, 2017. Ms. Jones has...

Down but not out – Town regroups after failed redevelopment funding bid

“We’ll be back” – who said that, more or less? No, not that BIG movie star “terminator”-west coast governor; we’re thinking a little closer to...

Front Royal’s Senior Safety Carnival combines fun, education

FRONT ROYAL – Senior citizens from the area flocked to the Health and Human Services Complex on 15th Street Thursday for a safety and...

Governor’s Saturday Front Royal visit cancelled – beer will still be celebrated

David Downes has announced that Governor Terry McAuliffe’s scheduled Saturday (Sept. 23) stop at his Virginia Beer Museum in Historic Downtown Front Royal has...

After hearing overwhelming support County approves dog-protection code

After hearing 13 of 14 public hearing speakers urge action on a proposed dog tethering code Tuesday night, the Warren County Board of Supervisors...

OPINION: KKK has no place in our town

Yesterday, I returned to my car in the park & ride lot in Front Royal to find a flier inviting me to join the...

Overwatch players could go pro

College students around the world that play Overwatch competitively might one day be able to quit school to go pro just like their peers...

Business networking groups: Sharing contacts and information

Business networking groups are not just for socializing; they can actually give you access to people with new ideas and strategies. Groups are becoming more...

Touch-Typing:  An Overlooked Job Skill

In today's modern economy it might sound a little old fashioned to think of typing speed as an in-demand skill for job applicants.  Although...

Shoes make the difference in foot pain, health

The workday can seem long when your feet hurt. Podiatrists at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine give this advice: Heels - Notoriously bad for...

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day today

Today is National Hunting and Fishing Day!  It is observed each year on the fourth Saturday in September. This day was created as a day...

Don’t just console, do something

When a friend is suffering from grief, don't stay away because you feel helpless. When visiting, don't give examples of people who suffered even...

Self-Employment Tax Basics

Going from “employee” to being your own boss brings some significant changes professionally and personally. One of the most significant to become accustomed to...

September 22 is Doodle Day  Be not ashamed doodlers; you aren’t wasting time

How do you doodle? Elaborate flowers?  Vines vining up a page? Little faces with smiles and frowns? However you doodle, you probably don't give it...

Ravens rival apes

Humans are capable of planning for the future, though some might think it is a talent rarely used. But humans aren't the only creature...