Featured

Late Season Winter Storm Rolls in Tonight »

  As the area braces for a late season snow storm, forecasters continue to struggle with predictions for expected accumulations. The classic Nor’easter heading our way has a tricky rain/snow…

Mar 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

I-81 Exit 310 Project Ahead of Schedule »

The original completion date is May 2018, but the Virginia Department of Transportation estimates a summer 2017 completion for the Interstate 81 Exit 310 interchange project in Frederick County.  Work…

Mar 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Winchester 9-1-1 Dispatchers Complete Crisis Intervention Training »

Fourteen dispatchers in Winchester’s Emergency Communications Center are now certified in mental health awareness and de-escalation techniques, in an effort…

Mar 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Seek Information in Shots Fired Case »

On March 12, 2017, just after 8:00 p.m., officers with the Winchester Police Department responded to the 900 block of…

Mar 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

City appoints new Development Services Director »

Following an extensive search resulting in 83 applications, Winchester City Manager, Eden Freeman, has selected Shawn Hershberger of Cumberland, Maryland…

Feb 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Winchester Man Charged with Assaulting Child on Packer Street »

On February 22, 2017, around 9:56 p.m., officers with the Winchester Police Department responded to a home on the 2900…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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Education

2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Scheduled for March 6-10 »

Frederick County Public Schools will conduct kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year from March 6-10 at each of the school division’s 11 elementary schools. Parents registering children to enter school for the first time in August 2017 should complete the registration process at the…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Frederick County Public Schools Awarded Project SEARCH Grant »

The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a Project SEARCH Grant which will cover the cost associated with starting the program locally. The grant, awarded as part of a collaborative effort between Frederick County Public Schools, Winchester City…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Clarke County

Clarke Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Connection to Burglaries »

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests related to a burglary that occurred on October 10, 2016 in the 1900 block of Salem…

Nov 4 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Obituaries

Obituary for Sarah M. Weant

Sarah Marie Weant, 28, of Strasburg, Virginia died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. She was born July 4, 1988 in Leesburg, Virginia. Sarah is survived by her mother, Roxanne I. Ragan and step-father Raymond Ragan of Strasburg,…

Mar 10 2017 / Read More »

Obituary for Roger C. Denson

Roger Carroll Denson, 59, of Berryville, Virginia, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Winchester, Virginia. Mr. Denson was born November 13, 1957 in Winchester, Virginia, the son of the late Paul R. Denson and Carolyn Solenberger…

Mar 9 2017 / Read More »
Community

14 Graduate from Police Department’s First Teen Citizen’s Academy

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, 14 local students graduated from the Winchester Police Department’s inaugural Teen Citizen’s Academy. The class provided students with an inside look at local law enforcement operations and challenges. Students were represented…

Nov 13 2016 / Read More »

Help stuff a truck for local families in need

Winchester Fire and Rescue Department (WFRD) wants to make a difference again this holiday season and directly help the people they serve who may be in need.  Once again, WFRD has teamed up with the Winchester…

Nov 9 2016 / Read More »
Gardening

Plucking Up

The chore of thinning plants is always laced with a hint of melancholy. As the weather warms and plants emerge from the ground,  it’s a visual affirmation that winter has released its grip and that the…

May 15 2014 / Read More »

Frost Protection via Amazon.com

Changes in consumer shopping habits have forever altered the face of the retail experience. Amazon has led the way with it’s Prime subscription. With it, many items we would typically buy in brick and mortar stores can…

Apr 18 2014 / Read More »
Health & Wellness

New Resource for Dental Crown Problems Launches

Many people have experienced the shock of having a dental crown come off in their mouth. Once the initial surprise wears off people are left scrambling for information as to what they should do. Should they save…

Dec 1 2016 / Read More »

Electronic Cigarettes and Your Teeth – What You Should Know

E-cigs are growing in popularity and regulators are starting to take notice. As more and more people start using these products they find more questions than answers when it comes to health issues. One area, in…

Jul 12 2016 / Read More »

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