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News - November 2017
News Archive

Bailey, Shruntz rejected
Morris, Roulston cruise to wins
Posted 2017-11-16 By Mona Casteel
Voters in three Shenandoah County election districts rejected campaign promises of low taxes Tuesday, and instead elected a businessman and two men whose fingerprints have been on county government for years.
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Republicans win rural areas, but Demos get prize
Posted 2017-11-16
Shenandoah County and nearly all of rural Virginia went with a losing ticket in Tuesday’s statewide election.
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Empty Stocking Fund launches
Posted 2017-11-16 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County Ruritans have launched the 2017 Empty Stocking Fund campaign to continue an effort begun 31 years ago to provide local underprivileged children a brighter Christmas.
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Kline wins contested school board election
Posted 2017-11-16
Shelby Kline, a retired educator and school administrator, won the only contested race for Shenandoah County School Board in Tuesday’s election.
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Falcons complete historic season
Posted 2017-11-16 By Keith Stickley
Central High School’s football team has made a little history.
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School boundary story erred
Posted 2017-11-16
The result of Shenandoah County Public Schools’ effort to equitably distribute student populations across the three campuses, commonly called “the boundary adjustment,” looks a lot different than the one described in this newspaper two weeks ago.
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Vets Day program at MMA Saturday
Posted 2017-11-16
Massanutten Military Academy will host a Veterans Day program Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. to commemorate the 98th observance of what originally was Armistice Day.
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Walker: ‘I won’t go quietly’
Posted 2017-11-16 By Keith Stickley
Shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, Richard Walker’s vote on matters before the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors suddenly became a lot less important.
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Schools’ wish list: $15.5M
Fault supervisors for stingy past
Posted 2017-11-16 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County Public Schools want to spend $15.5 million over the next five years on capital improvements.
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$2.6 million school land buy all but forgotten
Posted 2017-11-16 By Mona Casteel
A year ago, the Shenandoah County School Board approved a plan to spend $188 million over 25 years to build and renovate local schools.
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Redskins honor coach Yew
Posted 2017-11-16
Central High School football coach Mike Yew, whose 2017 team remains unbeaten in its pursuit of a first state championship in nearly 60 years, has received yet another honor.
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Chamber awards marketing grants
6 businesses, organizations receive financial boost from RevUp program
Posted 2017-11-16 By Mona Casteel
Six Shenandoah County businesses are sharing a $20,000 purse as winners in the recent RevUp Marketing Program.
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Foundation lauds philanthropy of late Jake Haun
Posted 2017-11-16
The Shenandoah Community Foundation, one of more than 700 such organizations across the country, is celebrating its charitable work during Community Foundation Week.
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Armed robbery suspect due in court Friday
Posted 2017-11-16
A 34-year-old Edinburg man has been charged with the Nov. 8 armed robbery of a country store on Senedo Road near the village of Columbia Furnace.
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Driver helping a friend cited for drunk driving
Posted 2017-11-16
A 46-year-old man on his way to help a friend involved in a traffic accident instead found himself under arrest Saturday.
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