Even before the school accreditation ratings for the 2022-23 school year were released, Shenandoah County Public Schools was working on areas that needed improvement, the division superintendent said.
Wednesday, October 05, 2022
Monday, October 03, 2022
New Market Area Library will resume adult programs, beginning on Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the library.
Saturday, October 01, 2022
Woodstock resident Barry Shrum won first place at the Virginia State Fair for having the biggest pumpkin.
Friday, September 30, 2022
WOODSTOCK — Online gambling and an extended racing season are two of the new features this year at the Shenandoah Downs track in Woodstock.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Shenandoah County students can become certified firefighters through a new course being offered at Triplett Tech.
A man accused of stabbing his mother’s boyfriend in Strasburg on Tuesday night is in the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office's custody.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The Virginia Department of Education released accreditation ratings last week, and all Shenandoah County Public Schools are accredited for the 2022-23 school year, although Peter Muhlenberg Middle School is “Accredited with Conditions.”
Jon Henry General Store in New Market recently joined an initiative by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency to cut food waste 50% by 2030.
Monday, September 26, 2022
The Shenandoah County School Board discussed a proposed process for reviewing library books during its Thursday evening work session.
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Republican U.S. Rep. Ben Cline and Democratic challenger Jennifer Lewis have announced they will face off in a series of debates and forums in the 6th Congressional District race.
WOODSTOCK — Barry and Robin Shrum planted six pumpkins in their backyard in early May for the Virginia State Fair’s giant pumpkin contest. By August, their largest pumpkin was around 300 pounds and growing 25 to 30 pounds every day. By the end of August, the largest one weighed in at nearly …
Concerned about what could one day be built on a plot of land in the Oranda community, more than 70 people attended a public information session on Tuesday to find out more about a rezoning proposal.
Friday, September 23, 2022
The public is invited to find out about the various programs offered by Shenandoah County Public Schools during an educational expo this weekend.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
The New Market Town Council on Monday took actions to improve both infrastructure and the appearance of buildings around town.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Shenandoah County School Board Chair Marty Helsley is being sued by a resident accusing him of deleting emails related to the renaming of two county schools. Helsley denies all of the lawsuit’s allegations, according to court filings.
Monday, September 19, 2022
MOUNT JACKSON — Public safety workers received recognition at an event on Thursday for performing their duties and, in some cases, saving lives in potentially deadly situations.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
After years of construction, Shenandoah County has officially begun operating its new $12 million 911 radio system.
A Shenandoah County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in a string of burglaries in New Market earlier this year.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to amend its voluntary settlement agreement with New Market that will allow the town to potentially add housing on 100 acres just outside the town limits.
A judge on Monday dismissed charges against a former child care center director accused of failing to report a claim of abuse.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County School Board has approved a process for residents to challenge the suitability of specific textbooks and other learning resources for use by students.
Monday, September 12, 2022
Shenandoah County Weekly Religious Education is returning to public elementary schools today with weekly classes throughout the school year.
Author Til Turner’s new novel was born from the question “What if?”
Friday, September 09, 2022
WOODSTOCK — A couple stand charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after authorities rescued dozens of livestock from their Shenandoah County home in January.
The proposed construction of 110 town homes was the subject of a joint Woodstock Town Council and Planning Commission public hearing.
Saturday, September 03, 2022
A ride at the Shenandoah County Fair remains closed after it malfunctioned Tuesday night.
Thursday, September 01, 2022
Laughlin Auctions in Edinburg recently sold a yellow pine blanket chest from the late 1700s to a Rockingham County collector for $50,250.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
The Shenandoah County School Board discussed a policy regarding a review process for textbooks and library books during its work session on Thursday.
Saturday, August 27, 2022
The Loudoun County man who set fire to a Toms Brook house in 2019 because he was angry over a Confederate flag being displayed must serve prison time for arson, although attempted murder charges were dropped in a plea deal.
Friday, August 26, 2022
WOODSTOCK — New Market officials want their town to grow, but they need the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors to sign off on agreement that would allow more houses to be built.