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  • #5 - Randolph-Macon holds off Shenandoah comeback

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A route to education: Officials weigh pros, cons of LFCC transit

WINCHESTER — Since moving to Winchester from Pakistan in 2014, finding transportation to school has been hard for Fiza Hasan, a 21-year-old Lord Fairfax Community College student. Read More

Voter registrars prepared for election security

WINCHESTER — While they can not discuss specifics, area voter registrars say they are prepared for any possible security issues on Election Day. Read More

SU: School not involved in plan for Towers housing

WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University was not involved with a proposal submitted to the city’s Economic Development Authority to demolish Winchester Towers and build housing for Shenandoah University graduate students on the site, according to the school’s director of media relations. Read More

Investigators testify caregiver wept about woman’s murder

WINCHESTER — Frederick County Sheriff’s Office investigators testified Friday that Berryville caregiver Frances Charlene Moss-Hopkins openly wept and asked them to "shoot her in the head" while being questioned about the murder of 85-year-old Peg Sinclair. Read More

LFCC professor pens thriller book

It is a mystery to Lord Fairfax Community College professor Jenni VanCuren how she wrote her first book, a thriller titled “When Shadows Fade.” Read More

Public input sought

Frederick County Red Bud Supervisor Blaine Dunn will conduct a town hall meeting Oct. 11 at Greenwood Mill Elementary School to seek public input on local parks, economic development and the upcoming budget process. Read More

Surrounded by family

In October 1911, Theodore Roosevelt was president. Albert Einstein was studying the relationship between the inertia of a body and its energy content, the basis of E=mc2. Calbraith Rodgers was in the middle of a three-month, coast-to-coast flight in a Wright brothers’ biplane, the first-ever flight across America. And, Berryville resident Viola Roberts Lampkin Brown was born on Oct. 4. Read More

Local woman roped into angus board

A young Clarke County woman is serving on a national board — and moving ever closer to her career goals. Read More

NW Works seeing new leadership

NW Works Inc. has hired a new president and CEO to replace outgoing CEO John Brauer, who is relocating to California. Read More

Real Estate Transfers

These are the Clarke County real estate transfers of $200,000 and more for May through August according to the Clarke County Circuit Court. Transactions are grouped by district and then listed by price, from highest to lowest. Read More

Leesa Mayfield Architecture opens on Hawthorne Drive

WINCHESTER — What is the business’s name? Leesa Mayfield Architecture Read More

Shockey Cos. complete construction of 2nd Trex warehouse

KERNSTOWN — The Shockey Cos. recently completed construction of a second large warehouse for Trex Co. Inc. near Kernstown. Read More

SPORTS HEADLINES

Clarke County throttles William Monroe

Randolph-Macon holds off Shenandoah comeback

Area Briefs: Mountain View Christian gets volleyball sweep

LIFE HEADLINES

Event celebrates Buffalo Bill’s visit to Winchester

Enter to be Miss Apple Blossom Festival

Dentist brings smiles to Bolivian prison

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