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Independent study alums fete 20 years

Amy Alonzo KERNSTOWN — Frederick County Public School’s Gifted Independent Study (GIS) Program is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and former and current... Read More

Police seize car possibly used in fatal hit-and-run

Clear Brook — Virginia State Police have seized a Volkswagen Beetle that’s believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run accident... Read More

Family festival puts kids on the lookout for birds

BOYCE — Counting birds can be serious business. That’s the lesson a group of about a dozen children learned at the... Read More

Proposed designs for fourth Frederick high school unveiled

WINCHESTER — A proposed rendering for Frederick County’s planned fourth high school was presented at a School Board meeting Tuesday night.... Read More

Accountant: Be aware of ongoing IRS scam

WINCHESTER — Greg Crawford recently received a call from someone who claimed to be an Internal Revenue Service agent. The person told... Read More

After successful class for prisoners, pastor to expand program

WINCHESTER — Building on the success of the Shenandoah Valley Fathers-in-Training Institute, Bishop Bobby Hudnall plans to expand the program’s reach.... Read More

Firetruck gives Santa a lift in Berryville

BERRYVILLE — Santa Claus made an early visit to Berryville on Sunday afternoon, riding atop a John H. Enders Volunteer Fire... Read More

Flu-like illnesses have Valley Health curbing patient visiting hours

WINCHESTER — Because of increasing reports of influenza-like illness in the area, Valley Health is limiting visiting hours effective Tuesday at... Read More

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Tips sought in purse snatching



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