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Sentencing in street attack case pushed back

WINCHESTER — A Stephens City man who allegedly perpetrated a 2014 street attack had his sentencing delayed and bond revoked Thursday... Read More

Firefighters battle blaze on Loudoun Street Mall

WINCHESTER — A fire involving multiple structures at the south end of the Loudoun Street Mall raged late Thursday night. Surrounding... Read More

Morning blaze damages city house; firefighters rescue cat from basement

WINCHESTER — A wind-whipped Thursday morning blaze left a home on Wayne Drive heavily damaged. Neighbors said the owners of 931Wayne... Read More

Area Civil War battlefields get grant money for preservation

KERNSTOWN — Two local Civil War battlefields have been awarded more than $600,000 in grants from the National Park... Read More

Handley, NAACP start mentor program

WINCHESTER — A new mentoring partnership between the Winchester-Frederick-Clarke chapter of the NAACP and city students kicked off Thursday night... Read More

U.S. Attorney shares best practices for child Internet safety

RICHMOND — To help keep children safe from online exploitation, U.S. Attorney John Fishwick Jr. on Tuesday released a list... Read More

Plea deal possible in United Bank robbery case

WINCHESTER — A West Virginia man who allegedly robbed an area bank twice may be close to entering a plea agreement,... Read More

Comstock coming to Winchester for tax filing event

WINCHESTER — U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-10th, is coming to Handley Regional Library at 11 a.m. Tuesday to encourage eligible taxpayers... Read More

Freeman shares keys to the city’s future

WINCHESTER — Promise, perseverance and principle are the “three P’s” that City Manager Eden Freeman shared on Thursday with the Winchester... Read More

Blast of Arctic air sweeping into area

WINCHESTER — National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Lasorsa says residents should brace for biting cold through the next four days. A... Read More

The house that Rouss built

The house that Rouss built Mayor Elizabeth Minor glances up at the marble statue of Winchester benefactor Charles Broadway Rouss in... Read More

Town wrestles with size limit for convenience stores

BERRYVILLE — Scale appears to be the sticking point as Berryville’s Town Council and Planning Commission debate what... Read More

Stand-alone Union Bank ready to open; 3 branches in Martin’s will be shuttered


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