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Shenandoah National Park, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historic Park have new superintendent

Patrick Kenney has been named the new superintendent of Virginia's Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Histor… Read more

Virginia surpasses 100K COVID-19 cases

Virginia surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases over the weekend, and the Lord Fairfax Health District attributed two more local deaths to the pa… Read more

Clarke County proposing a business assistance grant program

BERRYVILLE — Businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic soon may be able to obtain economic aid from Clarke County if they have no more t… Read more

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Case dismissed after city acknowledges mistakes

WINCHESTER — The person who filed a petition challenging the openness of Winchester’s City Council meetings agreed on Monday to drop the ca… Read more

Middletown's 10th annual Car & Truck & Tractor Show set for Sunday

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown’s 10th annual Car & Truck & Tractor Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday on Main Street. Read more

Opinion

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Cartoon: The feeling is mutual

Our View: No vaccine for substance abuse

Many members of Congress view COVID-19 relief legislation as an opportunity to grab money for any number of pet projects unrelated to the epidemic. But one proposed amendment, introduced by Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, is appropriate. Read more

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Sports

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Athlete spotlight: Millbrook football player Diante Ball

Millbrook High School 17-year-old senior Read more

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James Wood grad having another Goode season in RCBL

Nick Goode’s original plans for 2020 didn’t include another round in the Rockingham County Baseball League. Read more

Life

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Club calendar

Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah Read more

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Bakers invited to enter pie baking contest

BERRYVILLE — Geneva Jackson is known throughout Clarke County for making the most delicious ham biscuits, pies and other baked goods. She’s… Read more

Aug
15

Winchester Food Tour

Taste Winchester History
$55
Aug
11

Winchester Magic Club

Incredible Flying Objects
Free
Aug
13

Headshot/LinkedIn Profile Day at InnoVault Coworking (Downtown Winchester, VA) - this Thursday 8/13 (2pm - 5pm

InnoVault Banking Hall
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