Local libraries are distributing free rapid COVID-19 Antigen At-Home Test Kits.
Monday, December 06, 2021
Saturday, December 04, 2021
WINCHESTER — Four local nonprofits are banding together to help at-risk and imperiled youth before they get into trouble.
WINCHESTER — Winchester has been selected to receive what City Manager Dan Hoffman called “a transformative amount” of money to improve its public transportation services.
WINCHESTER — Two years after the $1 million Law Enforcement Overdose Intervention Program began, one person has graduated and 16 have been terminated.
Friday, December 03, 2021
WINCHESTER — Opportunity Scholars, a Winchester-based nonprofit formed earlier this year to help area students land good-paying jobs after graduation, will sponsor tonight’s basketball game at Handley High School to help inform the community about its mission.
This story has been updated to reflect the number of turkey thighs processed daily at TFC Poultry's facility in Ashby, Minnesota
Thursday, December 02, 2021
WINCHESTER — Alfredo Gutierrez Velasquez is a 28-year-old Arizona native who didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life until he came to the Northern Shenandoah Valley a decade ago.
An article on Page A1 Wednesday should have stated the Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter (WATTS) program is currently using a portion of the former First United Methodist Church in Winchester as an overnight shelter. David Rao, who is buying the property, said WATTS will be allowed t…
WINCHESTER — Cupid wants to retire but can't do so until he finds a worthy successor. He tells his apprentice that if she can make the world's most hapless man fall in love by Christmas, the job is hers.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
WINCHESTER — City Council member Judy McKiernan died unexpectedly late Monday night after reportedly suffering a heart attack at her home. She was 58.
WINCHESTER — Before being sentenced for gunning down an unarmed Kevin Michael Riley in a restaurant parking lot last year, Quadell Alik Grimes apologized to Riley’s family.
This story has been corrected to state that WATTS is currently using a portion of the church for a thermal shelter.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
WINCHESTER — Quadell Alik Grimes will be imprisoned up to 25 years for fatally shooting an unarmed Kevin Michael Riley in a restaurant parking lot on Oct. 28th of last year.
WINCHESTER — Everyone has experienced grief during the holidays, yet few people want to dwell on sadness during what should be happy, festive times. As a result, those coping with profound loss sometimes feel compelled to keep their sadness bottled up.
WINCHESTER — Dr. Terry Sinclair, who was key in creating a medical clinic that provides free healthcare to low-income residents of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, died Friday at the Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury retirement community in Winchester where he resided with his wife, Di…
Monday, November 29, 2021
WINCHESTER — In the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass in football, lawyers for convicted murderer Quadell Alik Grimes are asking that the jury’s verdict be set aside.
WINCHESTER — Administrators and teachers at Winchester Public Schools remain far whiter than their students, but the gap is closing.
WINCHESTER — Blue Ridge Legal Services Inc., a nonprofit legal-aid organization that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income residents of the Shenandoah and Roanoke valleys, has received a $34,997 federal Technology Initiative Grant.
Saturday, November 27, 2021
WINCHESTER — Jeff Beard hopes the redemptive nature, spirituality and structure of religion will reduce recidivism at the regional jail.
Friday, November 26, 2021
WINCHESTER — A $7.8 million federal taxpayer grant awarded to Winchester Public Schools is the largest the school division has ever received.
WINCHESTER — Information shared by the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) reveals the nonprofit expected opposition to its plan to sell 20.26 acres of undeveloped land for construction of age-restricted housing.
WINCHESTER — City Council on Tuesday endorsed a rezoning that sets the stage for Winchester Commons, a major residential and retail development that would be built between the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 and the Lowe’s home-improvement store at 2200 S. Pleasant Valley Road.
WINCHESTER — City Council wants more information before deciding whether to approve a rezoning that would set the stage for construction of an age-restricted subdivision next to the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
WINCHESTER — Winchester Rescue Mission is working to ensure that everyone who wants can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.
WINCHESTER — Kyle Small of Gore was an active 21-year-old who lost most of his right hand, including all four fingers, in an accident last year while helping a friend.
WINCHESTER — The holiday shopping season officially kicks off this weekend with expanded store hours and discounts.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
WINCHESTER — An alleged child rapist, a suspected batterer and an alleged carjacker were among the people indicted by a Winchester grand jury on Nov. 16.