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Page County administrator resigns

LURAY — Four months after the county opted to renew his contract, Page County Administrator Mark Lauzier resigned Tuesday night. In a Nov. 12 letter to the Page County Board of Supervisors, Lauzier announced his departure, citing family reasons.

Ballot canvassing yields change for Stanley Council

STANLEY ― The fifth time's the charm for longtime council candidate Mike Uram, who will take a seat on the Stanley Council following an oversight by election night tabulators in the county's third voting district. Last Wednesday, the local electoral board began “canvassing” ― a process that double-checks the math of unofficial results reported on election night to the State Board of Elections. The board also reviews provisional ballots during the canvass.

Stabbing leaves two wounded in Luray

LURAY — Last Wednesday evening police officers responded to 37 Hilltop Lane to a reported stabbing. Upon their arrival they administered first aid to two victims with punctures or stab wounds.

Fox earns Shenandoah seat; Layman is Stanley’s newest councilman

PAGE COUNTY — The Shenandoah and Stanley town councils will each welcome a new face after Tuesday's municipal elections. The two contested races offered town voters more than one option. Stanley voters elected three of four candidates to a four-year term on the local council, beginning Jan. 1 and ending Dec. 30, 2019. In Shenandoah, a special election filled a vacated term that began on July 1 and runs through June 30, 2018. Political newcomer Duane Layman earned one of the three seats up for grabs in Stanley, while Lynn Fox won a four-way race in Shenandoah.

Vigil becomes memorial after missing woman’s remains found

SHENANDOAH — A vigil for the missing Shenandoah woman on Saturday became a tribute to her life, as local law enforcement made two arrests and can claim with “99-percent certainty” that the remains found in Rockingham County are that of Joy Schultz.

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