RILEYVILLE — At Springfield Elementary, everyone knows Ms. Day. Walking down the hallway, the principal fields an assortment of how-are-yous and excited hey-Miss-Days from students, teachers and staff at the Rileyville school. The distinction, however, isn't uncommon, Teresa Day says — here, at the small Springfield school, everyone knows everyone.
STANLEY ― A house fire last Friday spread to a nearby mountain, burning four acres of woodland before the blaze was contained.
LURAY ― A Rileyville man was flown to the U.Va. Medical Center in Charlottesville last Thursday following two separate crashes ― the second in which he was struck after exiting his vehicle.
ELKTON — Diar Kaussler is looking for a few good businessmen and women to help with a preschool initiative in eastern Rockingham and Page counties. Kaussler, a woman with Persian lineage who hails from Sweden, has been director of Shenandoah Valley Smart Beginnings for nearly a year and a half.
The Valley Banner / 11-26-2014
GATE CITY — The Luray volleyball team reached the end of its successful season Tuesday night, losing to powerful Gate City, 25-14, 25-20 and 25-9. In a rematch of last season's 2A final, the result was the same, with Gate City emerging victorious over the Lady Bulldogs.
FRONT ROYAL — In an evenly matched game in which the yardage was nearly identical, a series of costly mistakes proved fatal for Skyline last Saturday as the Hawks lost 24-21 to Hopewell in the opening round of the 3A East Division playoffs.
FREDERICKSBURG — Warren County knew coming in it would have to play a clean game and efficient game to have a chance against a battle-tested James Monroe team in the opening round of the 3A East Division playoffs.