Weatherwise Podcast, August 2022, Heatwaves, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms and your Sleep Cycle

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SCSO arrest child pornography suspect

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Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) announced an arrest in a child pornography case.

Deputies executed a search warrant in Maurertown in reference to the investigation.

On May 5 James Clifford Hawkins was placed under arrest on two counts of knowingly possessing child pornography and five counts of failing to register or verify registration information or knowingly providing false information to the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry.

Hawkins is scheduled to appear in juvenile and domestic relations district court on June 16.

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

News Maker Jason Craig of VH on COVID-19 testing locations

As we have mentioned and Gov. Northam has confirmed in an email COVID-19 testing cannot be performed at hospital emergency rooms.

We spoke with Valley Health’s (VH) Director for Community Health Jason Craig about it in our latest news maker.

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

Jason confirms that emergency rooms are for emergency situations and not for COVID testing.

He tells us where test are to be preformed all across our region including Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah and Page Counties.

Jason not only tells us where testing is being done but what has to be done before you get that test.

Click here for Jason’s interview.

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

VA. DMV offers walk in service starting today 10/5

As of today Oct. 5 Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is offering walk in services.

On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays customers will no longer need appointments for services.

Check your DMV location for hours as they will vary.

Appointment services are still available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

You can set up an appointment at DMVnow.com.

Setting up an appointment can still save you time and allow you to take care of matters faster.

Many services can be taken care of online as well at the DMVnow website.

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

News Maker President Tracy Fitzsimmons on SU recent successes

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Shenandoah University (SU) has had a number of accomplishments to celebrate in the past year.

In part one of our News Maker segment with SU President Tracy Fitzsimmons Ph.D we talk about her selection as one of the 500 top Educators in Virginia.

That designation comes from the editors of Virginia Business Magazine.

In part two of our talk with President Fitzsimmons we will talk about still more accolades for the University.

We will also talk about a celebration scheduled at the campus to celebrate not just SU but the community it serves.

News maker segments air at 8:30 a.m. weekdays with the full interviews in the noon hour each weekday.

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

Click here for Tracy’s interview.

If you know of someone making a difference in the community or an event coming up call (540) 635-4121 and ask for Scott so we can make you a News Maker.

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

Shenandoah Regional Airport confiscate a gun

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport security stopped a Kentucky man from boarding a plane with a loaded handgun.

The weapon was discovered in the man’s carry on bag after x-ray.

The hand gun was loaded with 10 bullets including one in the chamber.

Police were called and the man now faces charges of bringing a loaded gun into an airport.

Richmond airport reported a similar situation recently with a woman being arrested with a weapon.

It is being reported that air travel is down but weapon confiscations are up at airports.

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

SU Commencement Ceremonies this weekend

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Shenandoah University (SU) Commencement Ceremonies take place this weekend.

On Saturday May 22 Business, Conservatory, Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy graduates will be celebrated.

Sunday May 23 Arts and Sciences and Education and Leadership graduates will be celebrated.

On Saturday May 22 at 10 a.m. Sen. Mark Warner will give the commencement address.

A live stream of the ceremony will be available on SU’s Facebook page.

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

Page County Firefighters battle massive blaze

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Firefighters from Stanley, Luray and Shenandoah spent much of Tuesday Apr. 27 night fighting a large fire on a Page County farm.

The fire may have been caused by a spark from a wood grinder.

The fire involved pallets and machinery on Dairy Drive on Leakesville Road.

Firefighters resorted to dumping dirt on the fire to extinguish it as water was not sufficient.

Stanley Fire Chief Terry Pettit reports that the damage is likely to exceed $250,000.

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

Ruckersville fugitive apprehended in Page County

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A Ruckersville Virginia man wanted on multiple felony offenses in multiple jurisdictions has been apprehended in Page County.

Adam Lee Hovey wanted for assault on a police officer after a pursuit in a stolen vehicle was spotted in Shenandoah Virginia.

After the traffic stop a short foot chase ensued with Hovey being taken into custody.

Hovey is currently being held in the Page County jail with additional charges pending.

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