• #1 - State Police investigating Sunday morning shooting involving Frederick deputy
  • #2 - Sex offender gets 9 months for probation violation
  • #3 - Teen plans meal for mom in new home
  • #4 - Man’s 700-mile journey
  • #5 - Russians learn new steps from SU professor


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Getting a sneak peek

STEPHENS CITY — First-time mother Amber Cook proudly showed off the streamer of black-and-white baby photos, pointing out the rolls of... Read More

LaRock exasperated by Herring’s lack of response

RICHMOND — Thirty-third District Del. Dave LaRock, R-Hamilton, is accusing Attorney General Mark Herring of not “doing his job.” LaRock said he... Read More

National Park Service’s Most Visited

10 Most Visited Places of the National Park System (2014)1. Golden Gate National Recreation Area (California) more than 15... Read More

Russians learn new steps from SU professor

WINCHESTER — Bob Boross doesn’t speak Russian and his students in St. Petersburg last month didn’t speak English.... Read More

Middle school expands remedial reading program

WINCHESTER — Imagine a sixth-grader with reading skills of a first-grader. It sounds impossible, but it’s a reality teachers and... Read More

Teen plans meal for mom in new home

WINCHESTER — Daniel Morgan Middle School straight-A student Tori Rittelmeyer is looking forward to a new home by Christmas. The highlight of... Read More

Local man recounts family’s quest to visit all sites

Editor’s note: This story is the first in an occasional series of articles marking the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary... Read More

We want your photos

Do you have a photo of you or your family at a National Park Service (NPS) site? We’d like to see... Read More

Frederick mulls tapping reserves for $7M to fund capital improvements

WINCHESTER — The Frederick County administration is considering appropriating $7 million from its unassigned fund balance to address capital needs... Read More

Flint brings water quality to forefront

WINCHESTER — If there are lead pipes in the city water system, it’s unclear where they are buried, or how many... Read More

Commission seeks guidance on max height for cell towers

BERRYVILLE — At the request of its subcommittee on telecommunications, Clarke County’s Planning Commission on Friday discussed a new height limit... Read More

Parks offer free days

Of the 409 sites in the National Park Service system, 127 charge an entrance fee. The NPS is offering several... Read More