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  • #3 - Almanacs warn of snowy winter
  • #4 - Hostage reports turn out to be hoax in Stephens City
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Vogel confident about chances in GOP primary

RICHMOND — Twenty-seventh District Sen. Jill Vogel, R-Upperville, is confident she can secure the party’s nomination for lieutenant governor in a primary next spring. Read More

Almanacs warn of snowy winter

WINCHESTER — July 2016 was the hottest month since 1880, when worldwide weather conditions were first recorded. The month was 1.57 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average, breaking last year’s record for the warmest July on record by 0.11 degrees. It was also the 15th month in a row to break a monthly heat record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read More

German grocery company buys site in Frederick

WINCHESTER — German discount supermarket chain Lidl recently purchased 3.63 acres of property at the Rutherford Crossing shopping center at $1.6 million. Read More

Hostage reports turn out to be hoax in Stephens City

STEPHENS CITY — A portion of Main Street (U.S. 11) was shut down Monday night when police were called to a hostage situation which was later discovered to be a hoax, authorities said. Read More

State GOP committee rejects Berg’s appeal

WINCHESTER — The Republican Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee has rejected former state delegate Mark Berg’s appeal of his removal from party activities for four years. Read More

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum a window to the world

Visitor Center trying to sell local wine, beer

WINCHESTER — If an application to the state is approved, local beer and wine will be sold at the Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center. Read More

Railroad crossing upgrade closes portion of Round Hill Road

WINCHESTER — A portion of Round Hill Road (Route 803) from Poorhouse Road (Route 654) to Woodchuck Lane (Route 654) closed Monday and will remain closed until 6 p.m. Friday due to a railroad crossing upgrade. Read More

Indian Alley loading zone opens to help businesses

WINCHESTER — Indian Alley has a new zone for trucks to load and unload goods for deliveries to nearby restaurants and shops. Read More

City man crushed by vehicle identified

WINCHESTER — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified a 55-year-old city man who was killed at an auto repair shop Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle he was servicing reportedly rolled on top of him. Read More

I'm Just Me Movement aims to empower teens

WINCHESTER — Tina and Rodney Culbreath know the challenges of not fitting in as teenagers. So now the Frederick County couple is working to spread a message of acceptance through the I’m Just Me Movement, a nonprofit organization they started to help local youth. Read More

Winchester Sheriff’s Office seeks to bond with kids over fishing

WINCHESTER — The city Sheriff’s Office will host a youth outreach program in October aimed at forging relationships between children and law enforcement while also teaching them about fishing. Read More

Reward offered for info in Middletown theft

MIDDLETOWN — A $1,000 reward is being offered by the victims of a break-in for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person who allegedly broke into their home July 6 and stole valuables, including jewelry and civil war antiques. Read More

Man withdraws bond motion on child pornography charge

WINCHESTER — A Cross Junction man accused of possessing child pornography withdrew his motion for bond Monday in Frederick County Circuit Court. Read More

Trial date set regarding alleged touching of boy

WINCHESTER — A trial date has been set in the case of an Elkwood man who allegedly touched a 4-year-old boy inappropriately. Read More

SPORTS HEADLINES

Athlete Spotlight: James Wood High School golfer Tyler Mounts

Athlete Spotlight: Handley High School golfer Kyle Kremer

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