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News - January 2018
News Archive

Development fever contagious
Posted 2018-01-18
A Mt. Jackson man attempting to market a mega industrial site on the west side of town has wasted no time courting the newly minted Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors.
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Supervisor Walker: Outside looking in
Posted 2018-01-18 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County supervisor Richard Walker has been cast as the redheaded stepchild of county government.
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Helsley puts brakes on sheriff’s project
Posted 2018-01-18 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County supervisor Conrad Helsley is doing all he can to keep Sheriff Tim Carter from keeping a promise.
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Toms Brook vote site relocated once again
Posted 2018-01-18
Toms Brook has a new voting precinct that’s, well, not so new.
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Long holidays
Posted 2018-01-18
Offices of Shenandoah County government and most county towns will be closed Friday and Monday for state and national holidays.
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Supervisors: Keep it brief
Posted 2018-01-18 By Mona Casteel
Two months after voters ousted two members of the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors, public access to county government has been reduced.
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Company renovating site here
Posted 2018-01-18
TruckVault, the Washington State manufacturer of vehicle storage units that will expand into Shenandoah County, will begin production July 1 in the Mt. Jackson Industrial Park.
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Town food war heats up
Restaurateur describes Edinburg’s claim as ‘bullcrap’
Posted 2018-01-18 By Mona Casteel
The Town of Edinburg celebrated a new business Wednesday and opened an old can of worms.
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School workers want higher pay
Posted 2018-01-18 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County’s nearly 1,000 public school employees want a pay raise. They sent word to the school board a week ago.
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Supervisors deny thrift store’s plea for tip fee relief
Posted 2018-01-18 By Mona Casteel
The request of a local thrift store for relief of landfill tipping fees apparently has been denied.
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Katherine Morrison heads county Demos
Posted 2018-01-18
Katherine Morrison of Woodstock has been elected chair of Shenandoah County Democrats. Morrison succeeds Luther Santiful.
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Schools again want unspent monies returned to them
Posted 2018-01-18
The Shenandoah County School Board will ask county supervisors for more than $1 million unspent from the 2017 budget.
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Music Festival gets a nice lift
Posted 2018-01-18
The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Guild has donated $18,000 to the festival. That gift is the largest in the guild’s 25-year history.
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Carmeuse withdraws expansion plans here
Posted 2018-01-18
Plans for an $8.7 million expansion of the Carmeuse Lime & Stone Company’s operations in Northern Shenandoah County have been withdrawn.
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