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RSW Regional Jail has a bumpy first month

FRONT ROYAL — Like opening a new business, the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail has had a few “hiccups” since it began receiving prisoners from the three county jails that are now closed, according to Regional Jail Authority Board Chairman Doug Stanley.  
The Warren Sentinel /  07-25-2014  

Dog rescue complete; animals up for adoption

LURAY — All 132 dogs and four parrots rescued earlier this month are now on their way to a new life and can be adopted at: www.animalrescuecorps.org. The last of the transports completed their journey on Sunday — now all of the animals are in the hands of Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) placement partners. To find new homes, the animals have traveled as far as Nova Scotia, Canada to Nashville, TN with many already up for adoption, said Public Information Officer Michael Cunningham of ARC — a nonprofit animal protection organization based in Washington, D.C. Some will need additional medical treatments before they can be adopted.
Page News and Courier /  07-25-2014

Page County administrator gets 25-percent raise in 12 months

SHENANDOAH — Following a closed session meeting last week the board of supervisors effectively approved a 25 percent yearly salary increase for County Administrator Mark Lauzier. Last Tuesday, after a performance review by board members scored Lauzier at nearly 80 percent approval rating, the supervisors in a split vote of 3 to 2 agreed to increase his salary to $125,000 per year (Supervisor J.D. Cave Dist. 4 was absent).
Page News and Courier /  07-25-2014

Shenandoah County Supervisors Approve New Policies for County Schools

WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County’s School Board underwent policy changes to fall in line with new legislation and the Virginia School Board Association. The School Board approved several changes and additions to Sections A through G of its policy manual at its meeting last week.
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Strasburg Council Approves UDO, New Zoning Map

STRASBURG — Town Council voted 6-2 in favor of the Unified Development Ordinance at its meeting Tuesday. Crafted from two years of planning and discussion, the UDO, as members referred…

Fort Valley man indicted for manslaughter

WOODSTOCK — A Fort Valley man was indicted by a Shenandoah County grand jury Wednesday for the shooting death of a Winchester man earlier this year. The trial date has…

Page Theater must go digital

LURAY — Jerry Spencer, 73, loves the theater business, but not the movie industry —…
Page News and Courier /  07-16-2014

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Golfing in the Valley — Heritage Hunt

GAINESVILLE — Tucked inside the sprawling Heritage Hunt housing community lies a Arthur Hills designed…
07-23-2014

Volunteers the Key for LL Baseball/Softball

WOODSTOCK — When baseball/softball fans go to a Woodstock-Edinburg Little League game, they see an organized program, immaculate fields, and active press box and a well-stocked concession stand. Umpires trot…
07-23-2014

Golfing in the Valley: Potomac Shores

DUMFRIES — When Jack Nicklaus hit the ceremonial first tee shot at his latest signature…
07-16-2014

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