Support for the Winum Family continues

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The Winum family of Stanley continue to receive support from the community and others.

A prayer vigil will be held tonight at 7 at the Luray Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) building.

The family of a fallen officer are always encouraged to contact the National Fallen Officer Foundation (NationalFOF).

The organization will be in touch with the Stanley Police Department to check on the family.

Over 800 donors as of this morning have donated over $58,000 to the Winum family on a go fund me page.

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WCSO needs help in locating a suspect

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The Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) needs to locate 40 year old William Edward Jenkins.

Jenkins fled the scene of an assault and battery after breaking into a home on Barnett Road.

Jenkins eluded a search and is currently wanted for assault and battery among other charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warren County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 635-4128.

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Handley Regional Library celebrate Heritage Day

Handley Regional Library System with official host Museum of Shenandoah (MSV) announce Shenandoah Valley Heritage Day Saturday March 6.

This year it is an open to the public free virtual program with registration requested.

The program will focus on genealogy.

The topics will focus on family research from local historical societies and library tools.

Find out more and register at here.

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Two Winchester housing projects receive funds

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More than $24 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing loans are being awarded to 28 projects across Virginia.

Funding comes in part from The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD).

This funding will help preserve 1,635 affordable housing units for low income and disabled people.

One beneficiary of the funding is Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity receiving $4000,000.

Winchester’s Forest 9% Better Housing Coalition will receive $700,000.

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SVEC annual Blue Ridge Food drive is virtual

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Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) is holding its annual food drive in support of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB).

In lieu of a physical food drive due to COVID-19 SVEC is hosting a virtual fund drive.

Every one dollar donation can create 4 meals.

The goal is 2,000 meals which is the equivalent of $500.

You are asked to make a donation before March 17 at the SVEC’s website.

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WSPCA has vintage Winchester Monopoly Games

Vintage Winchester Monopoly games are available at the Winchester SPCA adoption center on Featherbed Lane.

Being sold for $10 each the donation will be matched by a generous donor.

Approved adopters may play the game to earn dollars off the adoption fee.

Minimum prize is $5 off, Maximum prize is fee waived adoption.

This offer is good through March 31.

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Sports: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Cavs End 3-Game Slide, WVU Takes Big Jump, SU Update

Virginia ended a 3-game losing streak last night with a 62-51 win against Miami. The number-21 Cavaliers got a combined 30 points from the duo of Sam Hauser and Trey Murphy, as they improved to 16-6 on the season.

In the latest AP College Basketball Poll, WVU sits just outside the top 5 at number 6 after a 4-point jump this week. Aforementioned UVA fell to number 21, while Virginia Tech dropped to number 22. The Mountaineers have a 5pm tip this afternoon against 3rd-ranked Baylor in Morgantown.

On the Shenandoah University sports scene, Men’s Golf sits in 4th, while Women’s Golf is in 6th place after day one of the Pfeiffer Invitational in Hilton Head, South Carolina. That tournament continues today. And the seedings of the ODAC Basketball Tournament were announced yesterday, with the 5th-seeded Women travelling to 4th-seed Roanoke Friday at 5. The 7th-seeded Men will travel to number-2 Ferrum on Saturday. game time TBA.

And, in Spring Traing baseball yesterday, the Houston Astros scored 5 in the 9th to beat the Washington Nationals 7-6. Your radio home for the Nats again this year is CBS Sports Radio 1450.