National Teen Drivers Safety Week

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Department is bringing awareness to National Teen Drivers Safety Week, October 15th-21st.

Car crashes are the leading cause of unintentional deaths for U.S. teenagers, but there’s plenty we can do to help keep them safe.

Inexperience is the biggest issue for new drivers, and the best solution is to help them safely gain experience behind the wheel.

To watch the full podcast from the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Department please use this link.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

Fun Fact November 4, 2021.

It was on November 4, 1922 that British archaeologist Howard Carter and his workmen discover a step leading to the tomb of the boy King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.  Most of the ancient Egyptian tombs had been discovered by the time Carter first arrived in Egypt in 1891. Though the little-known King Tutankhamen, who had died when he was 18, was still unaccounted for. After World War I, Carter began an intensive search for “King Tut’s Tomb,” finally finding steps to the burial room hidden in the debris near the entrance of the nearby tomb of King Ramses VI in the Valley of the Kings. On November 26, 1922, Carter and fellow archaeologist Lord Carnarvon entered the interior chambers of the tomb, finding them miraculously intact.  Most of the treasures from the tomb are now housed in the Cairo Museum.  Listen to the podcast here;