NEW MARKET — Even before Townes BBQ on North Congress Street in New Market opened at 11 a.m. Friday, the phone had been ringing for days.
Saturday, April 03, 2021
Friday, April 02, 2021
MOUNT JACKSON — If you ask Tom Rodriguez what got him started in the birdhouse business, you’ll catch a glimmer in his eyes and the corners of his snow-white beard turn up into a cheeky grin before he begins, “Well …”
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
A diesel fuel leak from a tanker truck closed about 20 miles of northbound Interstate 81 between Woodstock and Middletown for a few hours on Wednesday morning.
Friday, March 19, 2021
The days can be long for Josh Stephens of Quicksburg.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
A Rockingham County grand jury indicted a Baltimore man accused of shooting his girlfriend at a city motel in December.
Tuesday, March 09, 2021
A North Chesterfield man is facing multiple charges after a Saturday police chase on Interstate 81, according to a Tuesday email from Sgt. Brent Coffey of the Virginia State Police.
Friday, March 05, 2021
NEW MARKET — A size-inclusive women’s fashion boutique was a concept unheard of in New Market.
NEW MARKET — Cathy Donald’s passion for athletics started long before she ever envisioned opening a sporting goods store in the Shenandoah Valley.
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Organizers of a farm equipment museum planned at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds seek to honor the county’s history while attracting new interest in agriculture.
Shelves are stocked with cartons of fresh milk, eggs and crates of canned goods at the ready. The doors are open, swung wide to reveal bags and boxes just past the threshold. Yet no one comes.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Scot Marsh served in the Army for about seven-and-a-half years following graduation from the Virginia Military Institute in 1981. After moving back to the Shenandoah Valley, having grown up in Winchester, he got a call in January 1991 asking if he wanted to reenlist for Operation Desert Storm.
Friday, February 12, 2021
At the age of 8, Shea Alexander’s hands were already heavily calloused from time meticulously spent refining his favorite trade: woodworking — a hobby he enjoyed both socially and financially. Over the past few years, Alexander and his three brothers, each skilled craftspeople in distinct tr…
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
A federal judge sentenced a Mount Jackson couple in connection with a Maryland-to-Virginia heroin pipeline that led to the fatal overdose of a Shenandoah County resident to more than eight years in prison Monday.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
When the General Assembly passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act in 2020, it required Dominion Energy Virginia and Appalachian Power to be 100% carbon-free by 2050.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
A local distillery and its owner have been indicted by a Shenandoah County grand jury on 115 counts of charges relating to dumping over 40,000 gallons of industrial waste into a stream.
Virginia reported back-to-back single-day highs for COVID-19 cases over the weekend, including nearly 10,000 new cases on Sunday, according to information from the Virginia Department of Health’s online dashboard.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies charged two Shenandoah Valley men accused of breaking into Endless Caverns and stealing thousands of dollars of rock formations.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
In January 2016, a blizzard brought 2 feet of snow during what some called “Snowzilla” and “Superstorm Jonas.”
Friday, December 11, 2020
WOODSTOCK — The three committees chosen to select the new names of two schools and one mascot on the southern campus gave their recommendation to the Shenandoah County School Board at Thursday's meeting.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Police arrested a Baltimore man accused of shooting a woman at a city motel Thursday before leading officers on chase in a U-Haul on Interstate 81 into Shenandoah County.
Monday, November 23, 2020
MOUNT JACKSON — When Randy Phillips began planting grapes in 2002 to sow a career crafting wine at Cave Ridge Vineyards, he said there were fewer than half a dozen other winemakers in the Shenandoah Valley.
Friday, October 09, 2020
A federal judge sentenced two men convicted in connection with a Maryland-to-Virginia heroin pipeline that led to the fatal overdose of a Shenandoah County resident to more than a decade in prison Thursday.
Thursday, October 08, 2020
The city and county school systems are slated to receive $1.12 million and nearly $2 million, respectively, for “COVID preparedness and response,” according to a Thursday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.
Saturday, August 15, 2020
For more than a decade, Janet Brooking of DRIVE SMART Virginia pushed state legislators to prohibit using cellphones while driving.
Friday, August 14, 2020
A federal judge sentenced two men in connection with a drug ring that funneled methamphetamine from Oklahoma to the Shenandoah Valley.
Friday, July 10, 2020
The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday evening voted in favor of a resolution to retire the names of Stonewall Jackson High School and Ashby Lee Elementary School and the Rebel mascot at North Fork Middle School in a preliminary step to cut ties with the buildings’ references to the …
Monday, July 06, 2020
NEW MARKET — Kimberly Ashby, of Stafford, planned to face her fear of flying head on by jumping out of an airplane at New Market Airport a week after her 47th birthday back in May.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.”
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY — On a normal Independence Day, Aaron Shifflett, of Shenandoah, would bring his kids to the Thunderbird Cafe to watch the fireworks display by Massanutten.
Friday, July 03, 2020
After spiking in April, the unemployment rate for localities in the Valley recovered somewhat in May, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, though regional jobless rates are still roughly three times higher than May 2019.