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Month: May 2021

Annual Community Grant

Rotary and JHHS create Healing Field of Honor

John Handley High School and the Winchester Rotary Club came together to create the Healing Field of Honor. The spectacle in front of Handley High School will be open through
marketing leverage grant

Shenandoah County gets housing relief

Shenandoah County residents who need help with living expenses may finally find some relief. The Emergency Food and Shelter Program awarded $50,277 to provide rent, mortgage, and motel assistance to
curbside recycling ends

Newtown Heritage Festival’s virtual version

Newtown Heritage Festival returns this year but in a virtual version called Newtown on the Net. This free event will take place on NewtownHeritageFestival.org and begin at noon and last
contactless tax payments

3rd Annual Strawberry Fest at West Oaks

West Oaks Farmers Market will host their 3rd annual Strawberry Fest today rain or shine. The festivities kick off at 9 am and will wrap up at 6 pm. Admission
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Winchester homicide suspect arrested

Homicide suspect Demetrius Brown has been taken into custody. US Marshals apprehended the 18 year old in Fairfax County near noon yesterday Thur. May 27. The suspect has been arrested
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Shenandoah County Schools name a new Superintendent

The Shenandoah County School Board approved the appointment of Melody Sheppard as the new Superintendent of Shenandoah County Public Schools. Sheppard has 23 years experience as a school administrator. For
emergency funding for homeless

VSP ask for safety first over the holiday

The Virginia State Police (VSP) are reminding travelers to bring their Safety First Mindset to the roadways this Memorial Day Holiday. The National Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign
pandemic photo contest

The house arrest for Clarke Co. Capitol insurgents suspect reduced

The house arrest of the  Clarke County resident accused of being a part of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurgents has been reduced. Thomas Edward Caldwell is now allowed out weekdays
community forum

Memorial weekend events around the region

Memorial day programs in the region include the Healing Field of Honor at Handley High School through Mon. May 31 with a closing ceremony beginning at 3 p.m.. Stephens City’s

River Reports: Memorial Weekend

In this edition of our twice weekly Shenandoah River Reports, our resident Riverkeeper, Mark Frondorf, has some great safety reminders as you get out for the Memorial weekend holiday. Have

Gut Punch

Greetings from The Booth! Sometimes, you just get a feeling that things might not go your way. That was the case last Saturday as the