WINCHESTER — The Frederick County School Board voted 6-1 last week to approve buying 19 school buses with money saved as a result of schools being closed during the coronavirus pandemic.
James McCool, 27, participated in season two of the reality TV matchmaking show “Love Island” before being dumped. The season is currently airing on CBS. McCool is a 2012 Handley High School graduate.
WINCHESTER — As some health experts are predicting another wave of the coronavirus to hit this fall, CVS Health has expanded its testing for COVID-19 across the country.
WINCHESTER — The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has cast a pall over the local tourism industry, but a few glimmers of hope are starting to shine through.
WINCHESTER — Area school divisions recently received permission from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend their free school meal-distribution programs until Dec. 31.
WINCHESTER — With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down and influenza season just around the corner, health experts are worried about a “twindemic."
WINCHESTER — Picking the area’s apple crop isn’t going to be easy.
BERRYVILLE — Between raising money for John H. Enders Fire Company and partnering with the Powhatan School, the owners of a Berryville fabric shop have made more than 5,000 masks for the community since the pandemic began.
Local NAACP member Gwen Borders-Walker talks with Sen. Tim Kaine about disparities Black communities face when it comes to maternal healthcare. She recalled her own mother not receiving much prenatal care.
WINCHESTER — African American mothers and infants are more than twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy than their white counterparts, and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., said he’s determined to reduce those inequities.
WINCHESTER — The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the criminal trial of an accused child rapist in Frederick County.
WINCHESTER — Frederick County is partnering with United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley and its Valley Assistance Network (VAN) to distribute $300,000 of federal CARES [Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security] Act money to county residents who need help paying utility bills or making…
BERRYVILLE — Even though the coronavirus pandemic has made starting a new school year anything but typical, the Clarke County Education Foundation managed to bring smiles to faces of students, parents and grandparents on Thursday as they distributed about $12,000 worth of free school supplies.
WINCHESTER — Two public Wi-Fi hot spots have been set up by the Frederick County government to help students and workers who need internet service.
WINCHESTER — Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-10th, visited several small businesses and nonprofit groups in Winchester on Tuesday to talk about the financial hardships they’ve experienced during the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of federal relief programs.
WINCHESTER — More grant opportunities for local businesses impacted by the coronavirus are being made available by Frederick County and Winchester through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
WINCHESTER — About 10% of the roughly 4,300 students in Winchester Public Schools do not have internet access at home.
WINCHESTER — When Courtney Seniff's two children, Ella and Jack, woke up full of excitement at 5 a.m. Monday for the first day of Sacred Heart Academy's 2020-21 school year, it made her want to cry.
WINCHESTER — Barring a Hail Mary pass in the game’s final seconds, Firefly Cafe and Bakery will close permanently at the end of the month.
WINCHESTER — As U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) toured the Emil & Grace Shihadeh Innovation Center that's under construction on Jefferson Street, he noted how important skills in advance technologies will be in the post-coronavirus economy.