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  • #5 - Fundraiser pairs chips, wine and a good time

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One Book One Community subject talks about his life

KERNSTOWN — John Bassett III doesn’t believe in the word "can’t." Read More

Clarke developer seeking new home for church

BERRYVILLE — Historic Bristow Bethel Baptist Church, which served an African-American community northeast of Berryville, is available for free to anyone who can move it. Read More

Chairman removed from position

WINCHESTER — The chairman of the Board of Architectural Review (BAR) has been removed from that position by City Council. Read More

Clowser house in dam zone

WINCHESTER — The Frederick County Public Works Committee examined the results of a survey Tuesday morning that confirmed the historic Clowser House is in the Dam Inundation Zone — making it uninhabitable. Read More

Workshop donates bears for preschoolers

WINCHESTER — As a prekindergartener, it can be hard to learn to quietly sit still. Read More

Man pleads guilty to assaulting wife, sentenced

WINCHESTER — After pleading guilty Monday in city Circuit Court, a 34-year-old city man will serve seven months behind bars for beating his wife. Read More

Search warrant provides details of SWAT raid

WINCHESTER — Various narcotics, a cellphone and three firearm magazines were among items found in a home raided Friday by the city’s SWAT team, court records show. Read More

Farewell to a ‘Bull’

A little more than two weeks into my recovery from kidney-transplant surgery, my wife received a phone call from a onetime ADK (Alpha Delta Kappa teachers’ sorority) sister, Camille Hedrick, who has been living back home in North Carolina since 2005. Read More

Man who led police on chase then crashed, sentenced to nearly 7 years

WINCHESTER — A city man who in June led police on a chase through residential streets and crashed into a home before fleeing on foot pleaded guilty Tuesday in city Circuit Court and will serve more than four months behind bars. Read More

Darbybrook residents still part of HOA despite unofficial letter stating otherwise

BERRYVILLE — Social media posts and letters sent by citizens regarding town issues may or may not be accurate. Read More

Frederick County Republican Committee continues to have discord, gets through agenda

WINCHESTER — Discord within the Frederick County Republican Committee continues to be apparent, but the roughly 80 members in attendance at its Tuesday night meeting were able to get through the agenda. Read More

Frederick fair ride probe considered legal matter

CLEAR BROOK — Frederick County officials will not discuss an investigation into why a seat fell dozens of feet off a Frederick County Fair ride, seriously injuring a West Virginia woman, on July 25. Read More

City Sheriff’s office to host blood drive

WINCHESTER — The city Sheriff’s office will be hosting a blood drive Oct. 6 with Virginia Blood Services. Read More

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