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  • #2 - Car driver sought after motorcycle collision
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  • #4 - Area Clinton supporters tout knowledge, experience
  • #5 - Artist finds peace in peonies with new exhibit

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Man found guilty in fatal hit-and-run

WINCHESTER — It took a jury an hour Thursday to find a Frederick County man guilty of hit-and-run in the death of a 15-year-old boy; it later recommended a six-year prison sentence for James McGoff II. Read More

Local speller ousted in national bee finals

OXON HILL, Md. — As the reigning local spelling bee champion, Edwin Estep has spelled numerous challenging and obscure words. But while competing Thursday in the fourth round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Edwin was stymied by the word "oecophorid." Read More

Area Clinton supporters tout knowledge, experience

WINCHESTER — Kevin Kennedy, a Frederick County Hillary Clinton supporter, likens a Donald Trump presidency to the end of the world. Read More

Ex-school board chair Deuel mulls mayoral bid

WINCHESTER — Former city School Board Chairman Barry Deuel is considering running for mayor as a Republican, he confirmed Thursday, while former councilman Ben Weber has decided against seeking the GOP nomination for the November election. Read More

Library patrons loving longer hours

WINCHESTER — Eight years after Thursday hours were reduced because of the recession, the Handley Regional Library System resumed normal operating hours for that day. Read More

Clarke moving company suing to expand into West Virginia

BERRYVILLE — Clarke County moving operator Arty Vogt has a lawsuit pending to allow his company, Lloyd’s Transfer & Storage, to do business in West Virginia. Read More

Head Start chapter launching fund drive

KERNSTOWN — Apple Country Head Start’s board of directors is launching a capital campaign to assist the nonprofit preschool organization. Read More

Anti-bullying organization hosts awareness event

KERNSTOWN — A new group called Voice of the Voiceless will host its first event at Body Renew Fitness & Family Sports Center on Saturday afternoon to work with the public in dealing with bullying in local schools. Read More

SU names new pharmacy dean

WINCHESTER — Robert DiCenzo will serve as the new dean of Shenandoah University’s Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, the school announced in a news release Thursday. Read More

Car driver sought after motorcycle collision

WINCHESTER — City police are looking for the driver of a dark-colored vehicle who may have been involved in a drag race with a motorcycle that ended with the motorcycle crashing into a telephone pole Wednesday night on Berryville Avenue. Read More

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