FRONT ROYAL — Construction of the Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail is nearing completion and administrators at the new facility are working on evenings and weekends to fill job openings and initiate contracts before the scheduled July opening.
FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the purchase of two parcels of property by the Economic Development Authority for the Leach Run Parkway project. The vote comes a day before the EDA planned to hold a public meeting to invite public input into the plans for the Parkway, which will become a connector road between U.S. 55 (John Marshall Highway) and Happy Creek Road. That meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, from 4-7 p.m. at the Warren County Community Center at 538 Villa Ave. in Front Royal (the former public library building).
The Warren Sentinel / 03-07-2014
LURAY — Visitors to the nation's parks in 2012 spent more than $14 billion in surrounding communities, according to a new National Park Service report. Communities surrounding Shenandoah National Park saw an economic spillover of $76 million — up from 73.9 million (or about 3 percent) from the previous year.
ELKTON — The $5 million wrongful death suit against the Town of Elkton and the town’s former chief of police, Richard Pullen, was withdrawn last Thursday during a hearing in Rockingham County Circuit Court. The suit followed the disappearance of Elkton resident Rachel Good, who was last seen alive on Dec. 18, 2003, and was declared legally dead in 2010.
The Valley Banner / 03-05-2014
SALEM — With their ultimate goal out of reach entering Saturday's 2A Wrestling finals, Strasburg's Nic Campbell and Hunter Dean focused on their individual goals. And even though the Rams…
SALEM — Warren County's Zach Beckner and Skyline's Dustin Santmyers both came to the Salem Civic Center with high hopes of winning a state championship in their respective weight classes.…
SALEM — The Warren County Wildcats and Skyline Hawks wrapped up another pair of successful wrestling seasons at the 3A state tournament this past weekend at the Salem Civic Center.…