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News - December 2018
News Archive

Let it snow
If forecasts are right, it might measure in feet, not inches
Posted 2018-12-06 By Mona Casteel
If there’s truth in the country music lyrics that “old men talk about the weather,” they’ll have plenty to talk about this winter.
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Governor coming Tuesday
Will observe rural school computer use
Posted 2018-12-06
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will visit North Fork Middle School Tuesday to see first hand how computer science is being integrated into classes at a rural school.
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Town parades to launch Christmas season here
Posted 2018-12-06 By Mona Casteel
Christmas parades in five of Shenandoah County’s six incorporated towns begin today and continue through Dec. 8.
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Supervisors reject permit for vehicle storage lot
Posted 2018-12-06 By Mona Casteel
A Toms Brook towing company’s request to relocate its business to the Mt. Olive hamlet was denied Tuesday.
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Registrar’s office damage repair still under way
Posted 2018-12-06 By Mona Casteel
Renovations to the Shenandoah County Voter Registrar’s office prompted by a fire earlier this month won’t be completed until the end of the year.
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County public schools win gold in state ‘green’ competition
Posted 2018-12-06
Shenandoah County Public Schools keep reaching for the gold. This year they made it by going green.
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Edinburg building taking its licks
Posted 2018-12-06 By Mona Casteel
The Edinburg building that has housed Wightman Insurance at the intersection of Old Valley Pike and Stony Creek Boulevard has been a stable face on a changing small town for three decades.
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A changing place
Jobs are plentiful and wages are up but something is awry here
Posted 2018-12-06
Economically, Shenandoah County is changing. And, it’s changing rapidly.
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Johnston: No answer for school violence spike
Posted 2018-12-06
Shenandoah County Public School superintendent Mark Johnston says he can’t explain the increasing incidence of student violence in schools.
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Health clinic’s Murphy appointed to state authority
Posted 2018-12-06 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah Community Health Clinic’s executive director Pam Murphy has been appointed to the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority.
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Season’s last holiday parades this weekend
Posted 2018-12-06
Mt. Jackson and Strasburg will put on the last of Shenandoah County’s Christmas parades for this season Saturday and Sunday.
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Facility for dementia patients opens locally
Posted 2018-12-06
A new facility for adults with dementia and other memory problems has opened in Woodstock.
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Soil, water awards go to 5 here
Posted 2018-12-06
Five Shenandoah County individuals, organizations and businesses have received awards for efforts to improve soil and water quality.
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Students appointed to service academies
Posted 2018-12-06
Two Shenandoah County high school seniors have been nominated for admission to military service academies.
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Man jailed over threat to bomb
Posted 2018-12-06
An Edinburg man has learned the hard way not to threaten his landlord.
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Caregiver charged with check forgery
Posted 2018-12-06
A woman hired as caretaker of a 93-year-old Woodstock resident is accused of stealing checks and forging the signature of the person in her care.
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