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News - April 2019
News Archive

County outlook bleak
Consultant cites negative factors
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
A Northern Virginia consultant hired to evaluate Shenandoah Countyís prospects for economic development painted a bleak picture last week.
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Budget promise: No tax increase for 1 year
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County supervisors Tuesday are expected to approve budgets totaling $116.4 million to operate public schools and provide local government services for the next year.
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Supervisors return unspent money to school board
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County Public Schools last week retrieved more than $700,000 unspent from its 2017-18 operating budget.
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State school association cites 3 county programs
Posted 2019-04-18
The Virginia School Board Association has awarded three Shenandoah County Public Schools programs.
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Strasburg girl heads state club
Posted 2019-04-18
A Strasburg High School student often cited for achievement by the Family Career and Community Leaders of America since middle school has been elected state FCCLA president.
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Academy to celebrate Founderís Weekend
Posted 2019-04-18
Massanutten Military Academy will host Founderís Day Weekend Friday through Sunday as part of its 120th anniversary celebration.
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New Market to celebrate Jefferson
Posted 2019-04-18
Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, will be celebrated Saturday in New Market when businesses host special events to commemorate his 276th birthday.
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Budgets reach $123.6 million
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County supervisors Tuesday approved a budget totaling $123.6 million to operate schools and provide general government services for the year beginning July 1.
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Preachers ask schools to keep Sunday sacred
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
Ministers of 11 Shenandoah County churches, most of them Brethren, have asked the local school board and the county parks and recreation department to refrain from scheduling events on Sundays.
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Innocent of assault on kid, principal gets teaching job
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
A former Shenandoah County elementary school principal found innocent of a charge that he assaulted a kindergartner is returning to a local classroom.
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Former Motel Woodstock to become adult day center
Posted 2019-04-18 By Mona Casteel
A former Woodstock motel, once a nursing home and later a church, will emerge from yet another transformation within the next few months, this time as an adult daycare center.
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Easter drama set at Wakemanís Grove
Posted 2019-04-18
Wakemanís Grove Church of the Brethren will be transformed into a Roman setting complete with a stable of animals, a courtyard, a marketplace, a cross and resurrection site Friday and Sunday.
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Woman leads cops on chase
Posted 2019-04-18
A Clarke County woman who apparently had been driving although her license was suspended led police on a chase that ended on I-81 Saturday.
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Strasburg students gets electrical charge
Posted 2019-04-18
A Strasburg High School student accused of short-circuiting electrical outlets at the school has been charged with damaging a public building.
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Head-butt to officer not good
Posted 2019-04-18
A West Virginia man has been charged with public drunkenness and assaulting a police officer after his arrest in the parking lot of the Georgeís, Inc. poultry processing plant at Columbia Furnace April 10.
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