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A view from a bench on Main Street: Sue Laurence, White Picket Fence

On Saturday morning, our publisher Mike McCool joined White Picket Fence proprietor Sue Laurence on a bench in front of...

Local News2 days ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for August 15 – 19, 2022

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

Local News2 days ago

West Virginia roadwork may produce Interstate 81 Northbound delays in Virginia

Roadwork on northbound Interstate 81 in West Virginia at the Virginia state line will potentially cause traffic delays in Virginia....

Local News2 days ago

17th Annual Route 11 Yard Crawl will bring thousands to the area

Bargain hunters can break out the fanny packs Saturday morning as the 17th Annual Route 11 Yard Crawl begins at...

Local News3 days ago

Senator Tim Kaine visits George Banks Blvd

On August 11, 2022, Senator Tim Kaine visited George Banks Blvd and met in the front yard of Cornelia Banks,...

Community Events5 days ago

Belle Grove to host Jerome Bias as an artist-in-residence

Belle Grove Plantation will host North Carolina furniture maker, Jerome Bias, as an artist-in-residence August 27-October 2. Mr. Bias has...

Local News5 days ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Virginia Opossum

Do you know what a baby opossum is called? Baby opossums are called joeys! This litter of orphaned joeys came...

Local News5 days ago

VDOT: Warren County Traffic alert for August 8 – 12, 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

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: The results of drunk driving could be crushing

During the Labor Day holiday, including the end of summertime and the busy Labor Day weekend, the U.S. Department of...

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Local News6 days ago

VSP seeking public’s assistance with a crash involving a pedestrian in Fauquier County

Virginia State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying one of the two vehicles that struck a pedestrian Saturday,...

Jenspiration7 days ago

Donations to aid Kentucky still accepted at Aders Insurance Agency

Donations will be collected for the second week in a row at Aders Insurance Agency, located at 23 Church Street...

Jenspiration1 week ago

Rugged Terrain Crossfit takes home the trophy at the Waggin’ for Dragons 2022 race

Waggin’ for Dragons 2022 is a wrap. Thank you to all of the participants and volunteers who spent their day...

Chamber News1 week ago

Chamber welcomes Kells Belles to Front Royal

The Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce, along with Town Mayor Chris Holloway, Councilman Gary Gilespie, and friends welcomed Kells...

Local News1 week ago

Higher adult meal prices, more preschool slots, new division leader on School Board agenda

The Warren County School Board during its Wednesday, August 3 regular meeting unanimously approved several items — including additional preschool...

Local News1 week ago

Public Advised to Avoid Contact with Algal Mats in sections of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River near Town of Strasburg, VA

An Algal Mat Alert has been issued for the North Fork Shenandoah River for the Town of Strasburg. The alert...

Local News1 week ago

Warren Coalition presents Larry M. Funk Award to Roger Smelser

On July 28th, Warren Coalition members and staff gathered for the annual Awards & Appreciation Luncheon at the Warren County...

Local Government1 week ago

Town Planning Commission moves to officially join Council at Aug. 16 special work session to allow group feedback on contractor Summit Design’s Comp Plan update

After getting new electronic tablets from IT Director Grant Autry as part of a municipal move away from paper material...

Local News1 week ago

Front Royal father and son perish in Potomac River drowning

A Front Royal, Va. man and his son drowned Monday afternoon in the Potomac River at Swan Point in Charles...

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Your Legislative News

Legislative Update2 days ago

Warner & Kaine announce more than $2.1 million in funding to address COVID-19 in rural Virginia communities

On August 12, 2022,  U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $2,124,300 in emergency rural health care funding...

Legislative Update2 weeks ago

Kaine, Murkowski, Sinema, and Collins introduce legislation to codify Roe v. Wade

On August 1, 2022, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced...

Legislative Update2 weeks ago

Sixth District Perspectives with Congressman Ben Cline – July 29, 2022

  House Democrats spent last week moving legislation that accomplished little other than increasing our Federal debt and trying to...

Legislative Update3 weeks ago

Kaine statement on Senate passage of bill to boost domestic chip manufacturing

On July 27, 2022,  U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement after helping the Senate pass legislation to incentivize...

Legislative Update3 weeks ago

Warner, Kaine, Wexton, Beyer, Connolly press Biden to raise the detention of Virginian Asim Ghafoor with Emirati government

Only July 22, 2022, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine, alongside Representatives Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), Don Beyer (VA-08),...

Legislative Update4 weeks ago

Senators introduce reforms to the Electoral Count Act of 1887

On July 20, 2022, after months of bipartisan negotiations, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) joined Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe...

Features & Lifestyles

Interesting Things to Know13 hours ago

There’s a song in your heart! Sing it out!

It’s Saturday night, and a guy who calls himself Mr. Charley is belting out Frank Sinatra tune, telling us, “That’s...

Automotive14 hours ago

Leaks can be a tell-tale sign

Your vehicle probably isn’t very new. Still, it seems to be running well. Your budget won’t allow you to trade...

Food15 hours ago

Glazed fruit skewers

Sweet and juicy, fruit makes a great summer dessert. This delicious glaze enhances the natural flavor of the fruit to...

Food2 days ago

Al dente!

Even though pasta is usually linked with Italy, its origins, in fact, are in ancient China. Legend has it that...

Business2 days ago

Canning history: How canned food revolutionized society

You might not realize it, but the humble cans of soup gathering dust in your pantry helped revolutionize the world....

Home2 days ago

4 tasks a master electrician can do in your home

The comfort and safety of your home largely depend on having a well-functioning electrical system. Are you thinking about making...

The Cracked Acorn2 days ago

The Cracked Acorn: Time Wings

  What time am I afraid? I will trust in thee. (Psalm 56:3) I’ve heard that time can move fast...

Interesting Things to Know3 days ago

Love deserves a bit of work

People sometimes feel that they have lost control of their relationships, either following the birth of a child or simply...

Health3 days ago

This sneak thief can be arrested

This sneak thief doesn’t lift your wallet or abscond with the silverware. Instead, it can steal your vision. More than...

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Jenspiration1 week ago

Community groups and businesses donate almost 500 backpacks

This week several local organizations came together to prepare backpacks and school supplies for our Warren County students. State Farm...

Local News1 week ago

School Board debates membership in Virginia School Boards Association

The Warren County School Board during its Wednesday, August 3 regular meeting voted unanimously to table action until the board’s...

Local News1 week ago

Sales Tax Holiday August 5-7, could be last one for Virginia

Virginia residents will be able to shop for school supplies, clothing, hurricane/emergency preparedness items and more during a three-day Sales...

Local News1 week ago

Claude A. Stokes Jr. Community Swimming Pool operating hours update

The Claude A. Stokes Jr. Community Swimming Pool will be CLOSED during the week beginning August 8, 2022. Operating hours...

Local News1 week ago

Three quarters of Shenandoah Waterway locations sampled unsafe for swimming because of high bacteria levels

About three quarters of Virginia’s water monitoring stations in the Shenandoah Valley found levels of fecal bacteria so high in...

Local News2 weeks ago

15th annual National Night Out block party big success

The Front Royal Police Department’s 15th Annual National Night Out Block Party was a big hit with Front Royal and...

Local News2 weeks ago

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center Patient of the Week: Northern Raccoon

These moments are bittersweet! Raccoons take a long time to rehab, averaging 3-6 months in care depending on their age...

Local Government2 weeks ago

Supervisors reject tourism friendly Route 211 Bike Route designation, tables decision on Sheriff’s Office replacement of four vehicles

In addition to a number of sometimes eye-opening monthly reports, including from the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, the County Department...

Local News2 weeks ago

Warren County School Board Building Committee updates projects

The Warren County School Board Building Committee met on Thursday, July 28, 2022, to discuss the following projects: Leslie Fox...