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Senators Warner and Kaine announce VA to receive $400 million in funding

WASHINGTON – On the busiest air travel day of the year, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced that airports in Virginia are expected to receive

VA. unemployment rate falls for 17 month straight

An email from Governor Northam states that Virginia’s unemployment rate dropped for the 17 month in a row. The rate for Oct. fell to 3.6 percent in October which is

Camping for Hunger and other ways to help the hungry

It is projected by the website Feeding America that almost 800,000 people will go without food in Virginia over 200,000 of those are children. One way to help the almost

VA. is now 10th in the nation in vaccinations

An email from Virginia Gov. Northam states that Virginia is now ranked 10th in the nation for vaccinations against COVID-19. The email went on to state that 82 percent of

VA. unemployment rate falls for the 16 straight month

An email from Governor Northam states that the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in September. That is 2.8 percentage points below the rate from a year ago. Virginia’s unemployment
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SU Names Leader of First Ever Marching Band

Shenandoah University has named their first ever leader for the Marching Band. Shaun C. Evans of Minneapolis, MN. He holds a Master of Music in Conducting from the University of

Winchester’s Mayor Smith is reappointed to a VA. board

Winchester Mayor David Smith has been reappointed to the Virginia Board of Workforce Development. The mayor has served as the Vice President of Operations on that board. Smith was reappointed

Berryville changes water and sewer charges

Berryville approved changes to the town’s schedule of Water and Sewer Fees and charges. The changes will affect the monthly water and sewer administrative and facilities fees, water and sewer

Governor Northam Announces New Grant Program Supporting Local Food and Farming Infrastructure

A new grant program was designed to support local food systems for small-scale agricultural producers, farmers markets, and food hubs. It is a new component of the Governor’s Agriculture and

VA. to receive $220 million for broadband expansion

Mark Warner announced that Virginia will receive $220 million for broadband expansion. The funds are from the American Rescue Plan including $10 billion secured by Warner to help states with
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Maids selected for Apple Blossom

Four young women from the area have been selected to serve as the Maids in the Court of the Queen for the upcoming Apple Blossom

25th Annual Pottery Show and Sale

The Shenandoah Potters Guild is hosting their 25th Annual Pottery Show and Sale today and tomorrow at Winchester’s War Memorial Building. There will be open

Middletown tree lighting ceremony

The Town of Middletown began their holiday celebrations yesterday with a tree lighting ceremony. The town welcomed a special guest, the 1982 NFL MVP Mark

BRWC- Pet of the Week

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center’s patient of the week was a grey tree frog. It is that time of year where many people bring in their

Choir Members Needed

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival needs choir members, and they invite all soprano, alto, tenor, and bass volunteers to sing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with SVMC

Camping for Hunger totals

We have exceeded last years totals thanks to so many people who donated to make this all possible. Reaching over 12 thousand in monetary donations

“They Pull Me Back In!”

Greetings from The Booth! As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast and hopefully long weekend, a HUGE thanks to everyone who had a hand in