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  • #2 - Case of murdered 85-year-old Frederick woman will go to grand jury
  • #3 - Woman facing assault and battery charges following Wednesday incident
  • #4 - Heavy rainfall floods local roads, buildings
  • #5 - Region hit with overdose blitz


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Region hit with overdose blitz

WINCHESTER — Agents with the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force have responded to eight nonlethal overdoses in the city and Frederick County since Monday, according to a Thursday news release. Read More

Celebrating Patsy Cline upbeat about plans for park

WINCHESTER — Members of the local nonprofit organization Celebrating Patsy Cline Inc. say they feel positive about plans to build a memorial park and administrative building near their namesake’s childhood home at 608 S. Kent St., but need more information before drawing any conclusions. Read More

Wilson's animal park celebrates 40 years

WINCHESTER — Forty years after Blaine Wilson opened Wilson’s Wild Animal Park to the public, his 53-year-old son Keith Wilson is continuing his father’s legacy by providing a home to more than 40 species. Read More

Class-size law likely to affect Frederick County

WINCHESTER — A new bill that requires Virginia school divisions to notify parents whenever class sizes exceed state-mandated size limits will likely affect Frederick County Public Schools, but division officials say the bill is not an effective way to deal with class overcrowding. Read More

City Council tables ordinance

WINCHESTER — At a work session Tuesday, City Council unanimously tabled an ordinance that would implement two corridor-enhancement districts on Fairmont Avenue and North Loudoun Street. Read More

Artist Vince Gill to perform at Handley

WINCHESTER — Country music superstar Vince Gill will return to Winchester on Nov. 10 for the eighth Patsy Cline Classic at Handley High School, it was announced at a Thursday news conference at the school. Read More

Heavy rainfall floods local roads, buildings

WINCHESTER — Heavy rainfall has flooded some local roads and buildings. Read More

Former employee files lawsuit for alleged sex, age and disability discrimination against Valley Health

HARRISONBURG — The former director of the Heart and Vascular Center at Winchester Medical Center is suing her former employers for alleged sex, age and disability discrimination. Read More

Frederick County man arrested after police investigation ties him to assault

WINCHESTER — A Frederick County man was arrested Sunday after a city police investigation connected him to the Sept. 18 assault of a West Virginia man, authorities said. Read More

Woman facing assault and battery charges following Wednesday incident

WINCHESTER — A city woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly assaulting a man, police said. Read More

SU to hold symposium on nonprofits

WINCHESTER — A symposium titled "Nonprofit Governance: Leadership, Visibility & Impact" will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 in Shenandoah University’s Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium. The symposium is being presented by Shenandoah University’s Center for Leadership in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors. Read More


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