The Warren Sentinel
Shenandoah National Park’s new superintendent will wear two hats
Jim Northup, a 32-year veteran of the National Park Service, will also be the superintendent of the nearby Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park. The historical park encompasses Civil War battlefield sites in Frederick, Warren and Shenandoah counties associated with the 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek.
Front Royal charter amendment fails in Richmond
Delegate Todd Gilbert sinks bill rather than ‘disenfranchise’ town Dems, GOP
The Warren Sentinel / 02-08-2013
State will no longer issue tax refund checks
Prepaid debit cards will be issued unless you use direct deposit
Legislators form new Valley caucus focused on I-81 issues
A new caucus has been formed by 10 legislators who represent the counties and districts that are impacted by I-81. Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock) and Del. Ben Cline (R-Lexington) are co-chairs of the group. Other members include Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Shenandoah). The new caucus was scheduled to hold its first meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6 in Richmond.
Town of Front Royal unhappy with jail authority
Front Royal officials are going into a second closed meeting next week to discuss the ramifications of the RSW Regional Jail Authority's decision to build an onsite wastewater plant. The town council added a discussion on the matter with their attorney to a closed session following Monday night's regular meeting. Town Manager Steve Burke confirmed that another closed meeting will be held before the council's Feb. 4 work session.
The Shenandoah Valley-Herald The Warren Sentinel / 02-01-2013