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  • #4 - Emergency communications getting facelift
  • #5 - Hitting the high notes

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WMC opens new $28.5M cancer center

WINCHESTER — After five years of planning and fundraising, Winchester Medical Center’s new $28.5 million cancer center is ready to receive patients. Read More

WMC cancer center: ‘Campaign of people’ helped fund the project

WINCHESTER — Four years ago, on the heels of the recession, Winchester Medical Center embarked on the largest capital campaign in its 113-year history to build the community’s first freestanding cancer center. Read More

Emergency communications getting facelift

WINCHESTER — Following more than a decade of planning and studies, the city’s antiquated emergency communications system is scheduled to transition next month to an all-digital system, which will, in part, work to keep first responders safe. Read More

Residents, officials get educuation on domestic violence

WINCHESTER — Twenty-ninth District Del. Chris Collins, R-Frederick County, and Golden Seal Enterprises Inc. conducted an all-day domestic violence symposium Friday at Golden Seal Enterprises to provide education to victims and family members, and allow elected officials to discover issues that need to be addressed in legislation. Read More

Hitting the high notes

WINCHESTER — After shrinking to the smallest it had been in nearly two decades, Handley High School’s marching band has nearly doubled in size over the past two years. Read More

Hepatitis A outbreak numbers on the rise

WINCHESTER — The Virginia Department of Health reported Friday there are now 35 hepatitis A cases in the state caused by smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe restaurants — 14 of which are in the northern region. Read More

Sherando graduate happy to return to old stomping grounds

STEPHENS CITY — Expecting to land the perfect job after college seems like a dream, but that’s exactly what happened for Sherando High School physical education teacher and girls junior varsity basketball coach Brooklyn Wilson. Read More

Law enforcement looks to hamper thieves with vehicle ID etchings

WINCHESTER — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) program will be providing a free motorcycle vehicle identification number etched decals today in order to provide all interested motorcyclists protection against theft. Read More

City man facing charges following altercation

WINCHESTER — An 18-year-old city man was arrested Thursday after allegedly hitting a man and chasing him down the Loudoun Street Mall, police said. Read More

Robbery, conspiracy suspect to face jury in January

WINCHESTER — A Frederick County woman who allegedly lured a man to her apartment and conspired to have him beaten and robbed will face a jury in January. Read More

County schools add educators

WINCHESTER — Frederick County Public Schools earlier this month released that it has 114 new licensed staff members for the 2016-17 school year. Read More

Business Briefcase

Berryville’s RE/MAX Roots top listing agent for July was Nancy Shirley, top buyers and top producer agent was Vicki Broy. Read More