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  • #1 - Authorities: Man killed when car rolls on to him
  • #2 - Home Depot distribution center warehouse will be ready this fall
  • #3 - City requires $1,273 for The Star’s information request
  • #4 - Longtime NICU nurse takes on school job
  • #5 - Grundman celebrates 40 years as owner of Handworks Gallery

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An ‘emerging park’: Cedar Creek, Belle Grove site keeps evolving

MIDDLETOWN — The National Park Service has been celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by urging Americans to "find their park." Read More

Authorities: Man killed when car rolls on to him

WINCHESTER — A man was killed at an auto repair shop Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle he was servicing reportedly rolled on to him, authorities said. Read More

Suspect sought in alleged attempted robbery of bank

WINCHESTER — Law enforcement officers are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to rob the United Bank at 199 Front Royal Pike (U.S. 522) on Wednesday at approximately 9:20 a.m. Read More

Grundman celebrates 40 years as owner of Handworks Gallery

WINCHESTER — Handley High School graduate Sallie Ebert Grundman only intended to return to Winchester briefly after college graduation. Now, she’s celebrating 40 years as the owner of the Handworks Gallery on the Loudoun Street Mall. Read More

Home Depot distribution center warehouse will be ready this fall

WINCHESTER — Construction of a 330,050-square-foot warehouse that will house a Home Depot distribution center will be ready for use this fall. Read More

American Woodmark net sales up 12 percent

WINCHESTER — American Woodmark Corp. is announcing first-quarter fiscal year net sales of $258.2 million, up 12 percent from the first quarter of the previous year, according to a news release from the company. Read More

City requires $1,273 for The Star’s information request

WINCHESTER — The city is asking for $1,273 to process The Star’s Freedom of Information Act request regarding the delayed opening of a section of the Green Circle Trail. Read More

Clarke approves new water, sewer rates

BERRYVILLE — Clarke residents who are connected to county water and sewage will receive bills that more accurately account for their use after an approved rate increase takes effect in January 2017. Read More

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Comstock honors well-known city restaurateur

WINCHESTER — Late restaurateur and community icon Manuel "Manny" Sempeles has been honored by Congress. Read More

Longtime NICU nurse takes on school job

WINCHESTER — Ann Wigley spent 26 years working as a nurse in acute care, but that didn’t prepare her for becoming John Kerr Elementary School’s nurse this school year. Read More

Hotel bomb threat case to go before grand jury

WINCHESTER — A city grand jury will hear the case of a Strasburg man who allegedly made a bomb threat at The George Washington Hotel. Read More

Clarke reconsidering restrictions on cell towers

BERRYVILLE — As people demand more and more from technology — especially uninterrupted and faster internet connections— counties need to amend their codes to account for current and future needs. Read More

Powhatan library pops after remodeling

BOYCE — Gone are the days of quietly reading a book in Powhatan School’s Lindsey Library. Since opening in 1969, the building has become the hub of the school, and the aging space received an extensive facelift over the summer that has staff and students excited. Nearly 250 students returned to Powhatan on Wednesday for the 2016-17 school year. Read More

Frederick student immersing himself in Moldova

MIDDLETOWN — Ryan Klopp’s command of the Russian tongue isn’t strong enough to have a full conversation yet, but that’s why he’s going to study in Moldova for a year. Read More

Winchester man waives hearing in break-in, assault case

WINCHESTER — The case of a city man who allegedly broke into a woman’s apartment and assaulted her will go before a grand jury in September. Read More

Grand jury to hear gun and drug charges

WINCHESTER — The case of a city man accused of having several firearms, 72 Xanax pills and marijuana will go before a grand jury in October. Read More

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