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Fire destroys structure at automotive business »

On Monday, May 29, Winchester Fire and Rescue was dispatched to One Stop Automotive located 2970 Valley Avenue for a report of a structure fire. The 9-1-1 call was received…

Jun 2 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Winchester Man Arrested for Manufacturing Methamphetamine »

On May 23, 2017 at approximately 3:17 p.m., Winchester Police Department (WPD) officers responded to a residence in the 800 block of Fairmont Avenue after receiving a tip about the…

May 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Frederick County Woman Charged with Assaulting Police Officer »

On June 2, 2017 at approximately 11:45 p.m., Winchester Police Department (WPD) Ofc. Upham initiated a traffic stop in the…

Jun 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

2017 Friday Night Live series kicks off June 16 »

Unwind and enjoy all that Old Town Winchester has to offer at the Friday Night Live events this summer.  This…

Jun 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Third annual Classic Movie Night series returns to Old Town June 10 »

Old Town Winchester’s Classic Movie Night series at the Taylor Pavilion is back for a third summer. These FREE outdoor…

Jun 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

City of Winchester Launches New Mobile App »

The City of Winchester is now offering a new mobile device application that allows residents to connect more conveniently with…

May 30 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Education

Frederick County Public Schools Names New Principals for Bass-Hoover Elementary, FCMS and JWHS »

Frederick County Schools Superintendent David Sovine has named the new principals for Bass-Hoover Elementary School, Frederick County Middle School and James Wood High School.  Amy Williams has been named the principal at Bass-Hoover Elementary School, Jerry Putt has been selected as the new principal at…

Jun 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Boys’ Basketball Coach at Millbrook High School Resigns »

Millbrook High School Boys’ Basketball Coach Ben Bates has resigned after leading the Pioneers for just one season. Bates, who led the Pioneers to a 12-12 record in 2016-17, is leaving Millbrook to coach boys’ basketball at the St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland. Bates…

Jun 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Clarke County

Police Investigate Homicide in Bluemont Home »

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office received a call on March 27, 2017 at approximately 03:43 AM regarding an unresponsive male at a residence located in…

Mar 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Obituaries

Obituary for Mabel A. Breeden

Mabel A. Breeden, 87, of Berryville, Virginia, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in a local nursing home. Mrs. Breeden was born on November 11, 1929 in Charles Town, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Owen…

Jun 22 2017 / Read More »

Obituary for Marissa C. Short

Marissa Clara Short, 25, of Alexandria, Virginia, died Monday, June 19, 2017 in Lorton, Virginia. Marissa was born January 30, 1992 the daughter of Michael Lynn Short and Loretta Naomi Culp Short. Marissa loved traveling and…

Jun 21 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

Harrisonburg OB/GYN Releases Information on HIPAA Breach

Harrisonburg OB/GYN (the “Practice”) is providing notice of a breach of certain of its patients’ health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations (“HIPAA”).  An ongoing investigation beginning…

Apr 5 2017 / Read More »

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 »

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