Monday, January 25, 2021
Saturday, January 23, 2021

Afton Sykes of Winchester was named to the Dean’s List at Virginia Tech for the 2020 fall semester. She is a freshman double majoring in Residential Environments & Design and Property Management. She is the daughter of Jeff and Dixie Sykes.

Friday, January 22, 2021
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Monday, January 18, 2021
Saturday, January 16, 2021

The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Bridgewater College:

Thursday, January 14, 2021
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WINCHESTER — The year 2020 saw a rise in the number of first-time vegetable gardeners during the pandemic. Some people discovered a new hobby while they were spending more time at home while some were concerned about the availability of food, including fresh produce.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Monday, January 11, 2021
Saturday, January 09, 2021
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WINCHESTER — Recent Shenandoah University pharmacy school graduate Mearg Tarekeis is competing for the heart of Matt James on ABC’s popular dating reality show, “The Bachelor.”

Thursday, January 07, 2021
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
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WINCHESTER — After taking ownership of the Union Jack Pub in February last year, it was easy for Jim Thompson and his business partners to see the magic of Old Town Winchester.

Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Monday, December 28, 2020
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Friday, December 18, 2020
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WINCHESTER— People enjoy giving — and getting — gift certificates for Christmas presents, but they often feel like it isn’t much for the recipient to open on Christmas morning. Luckily, there are many ways you can add to a gift certificate without spending a lot of money. 

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Espresso mugs, $7.99 each, Winchester Book Gallery. Christmas music trivia cards, $7.50, Kimberly’s. Productivity bar soap, $9.99, Lantz’s Pharmacy. Restoration foot balm, $9.95, and Serious hand repair cream, $9.95, Mountain Trails. My Drink Bomb, $12.50, Lantz’s Pharmacy. 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Friday, December 11, 2020
Thursday, December 10, 2020

The Toys in the Attic exhibit at the Barns of Rose Hill features more than 50 toys collected by three generations of the Van Meter family. The exhibit is on display through Jan. 2. Open noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. Contact the Barns at 540-955-2004 or info@borh…

Wednesday, December 09, 2020
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The effects of isolation due to coronavirus are far-reaching, especially for seniors who live alone. During the warmer summer months it was safer for everyone to see people face-to-face through outdoor gatherings, but now that colder weather has set in, opportunities for seeing people in per…

Tuesday, December 08, 2020
Monday, December 07, 2020
Saturday, December 05, 2020
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STEPHENS CITY — A local church spent a week helping out the community by rolling up their sleeves to work on multiple service projects.

Thursday, December 03, 2020
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Monday, November 30, 2020
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020
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Rody inflatable riding toy (recommended for children 2-4 years), $54.99, Thinker Toys. “What We’ll Build,” $19.99, Winchester Book Gallery. Lunch box, $20, Bluebell’s. Spin Again (recommended for children 1-2 years), $29.99, Thinker Toys. Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game (recommended for chi…