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American Woodmark to Invest $30 Million to Consolidate Headquarters in Frederick County »

American Woodmark Corporation, a major manufacturer of quality kitchen and bath cabinets for the home, will invest $30 million to consolidate headquarters operations in Frederick County. Virginia successfully competed for…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Virginia Declares Opioid Addiction Crisis a Public Health Emergency »

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has declared the Virginia opioid addiction crisis a Public Health Emergency. This declaration comes in…

Nov 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Winchester Police Department Unveils New Fact Sheet »

The Winchester Police Department is committed to hearing feedback from our community – both good and bad.  We’ve surveyed residents…

Dec 2 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Winchester Police Welcome Two New Officers »

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, two police recruits became officers when they graduated from the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy’s…

Dec 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Commit Extra Patrols for Holiday Shopping »

The Holiday Shopping season is starting even earlier this year, and Winchester Police want safety to be the number one…

Nov 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Street Closures for Old Town Holiday Parade »

The holiday season officially kicks off in Winchester on Monday, November 28, with the annual Old Town Holiday Parade and…

Nov 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Education

Public Information Meeting on Fourth High School Scheduled »

Frederick County Public Schools will be hosting a public information meeting on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, regarding the construction of the county’s fourth high school that is anticipated to open in the fall of 2020. The meeting, which will begin at 6:00 p.m., will be held at…

Dec 5 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

CHESPRA Recognizes FCPS with 10 Communications Awards »

The Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (CHESPRA) has presented Frederick County Public Schools with 10 awards in recognition of communications excellence. Frederick County Public Schools Coordinator of Policy and Communications Steve Edwards says, “The CHESPRA Communications Contest is highly competitive and…

Nov 30 2016 / 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 Pamela C. Mitchell

Pam Carr Mitchell, 72, of Winchester, Virginia, died Monday, December 5, 2016 in INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia. Mrs. Mitchell was born December 20, 1943 in Boston, Massachusetts, daughter of the late David Carr and…

Dec 6 2016 / Read More »

Obituary for Roy T. Abel

Roy Taylor Abel, 92 of Winchester, Virginia, died Monday, December 5, 2016 in Greenfield of Berryville Assisted Living. Mr. Abel was born October 4, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of the late William Thumm Abel…

Dec 6 2016 / 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

6th Annual FOSA/NSVMGA Seed Exchange

SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA (Jan. 11, 2016) – The 6th Annual FOSA/NSVMGA Seed Exchange will be held 10 am–2 pm on January 30, 2016. The event will be held in the Library of the Blandy Experimental Farm,…

Jan 12 2016 / Read More »

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 »
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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