Bridgewater College placed under shelter in place person in custody

ABC news is reporting the shelter in place order has been lifted at Bridgewater College and a suspect is in custody.

At least one Police Officer was shot in the incident however with his condition not reported at this time.

Authorities remain on the scene investigating the incident.

At 1:24 p.m. the school posted on it’s social networks that an active shooter was reported on campus and to shelter in place.

At 1:25 p.m. it was announced again over social networks this is not a test. More info to follow.

At 2:08 p.m. Bridewater’s social networks reported that an individual was in police custody. Situation is still ongoing. Continue to shelter where you are.

Bridgewater is a liberal arts college in Bridgewater Virginia in Rockingham Co.

The story continues to develop.

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WMH receives Gold Seal recognition for orthopedics

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An email from Warren Memorial Hospital (WMH) announced that the hospital has received the internationally recognized Gold Seal of Approval.

The seal is in collaboration with the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Joint Commission.

The gold seal reflects the compliance with standards for safe high quality care for patients at WMH.

The award honors WHM for the quality in total hip and knee replacement as well as care of patients.

Visit orthopedic care in front royal/ valley health for more information on orthopedic care.

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VSP welcomes new Troopers

An email from the Virginia State Police (VSP) announced the addition of 58 new troopers added to their command.

The 135 graduating class for the VSP received their diplomas after 27 weeks of training.

Now the new troopers have stated this week to continue another 6 weeks of supervised field training in their respective patrol areas.

This group of troopers come from all parts of the world including Mongolia and Germany.

The 136 class of recruits have already begun training.

To find out more about opportunities with VSP go to vsp.virginia.gov.

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FCPS Transportation hold an open house for prospective drivers

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A social post from Frederick County public schools (FCPS) announced an open house and hiring event.

The event is Friday Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for prospective bus drivers.

The event will be held at the Transportation Department at 2261 Front Royal Pike.

The Transportation Department is behind Armel Elementary School on Rt. 522 N..

COVID-19 restrictions will be in place during the open house.

Online information, job portal and qualifications are available here.

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Frederick County Eats Restaurant Week has begun

Photo used by permission by Frederick County Economic Development Authority

The Frederick County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is holding their first ever Restaurant Eats week.

FredCoEats Restaurant Week will last through Feb. 6 with 15 different restaurants involved.

The event hopes to help stimulate local businesses that are recovering from the recent struggles brought on by the pandemic.

Your support could help local business owners out of the recent tough economic situation.

Restaurants throughout Frederick County will be offering special prices and menu items through Feb. 6.

If you share a picture of any of your favorite dishes on any social network you should use the hash tag #FredCoEatsRW and try to tag the restaurant to become eligible for prizes to be awarded Feb.14.

A Facebook page for the event including menu and participating restaurants is here.

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News Maker William Huck on a Special Olympics fundraiser

A special Olympics’ fundraiser is planned for this Sat. Feb. 5 and a local team hopes to participate.

The event is a Polar Plunge to take place in Virginia Beach.

We spoke with William Huck about the fundraiser in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

William tells us about the event and the team effort to be a part of it.

William also tells us how you can get involved to help out this worthy cause.

He also tells us how important the event is to Special Olympics.

Click here for William’s interview.

Find out more about it at William’s C&C Frozen Treats 409 East Main Street Front Royal.

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