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Local clinic makes a move
ELKTON – A community non-profit that has been in town for 8 years has moved. The Elkton Family and Children’s Medical Center relocated from 115 E. Rockingham Ave. to the ShenElk Plaza on the north side of town last week. Pete Hill, a 46-year-old family nurse practitioner, said the move provides two more exam rooms for the center. The new location also enables the clinic to offer a community meeting room, which will be available for public use.
The Valley Banner / 02-25-2015
Shift to November town elections moves forward
SHENANDOAH – The town of Shenandoah may be moving its council elections from May to November. By a 4-1 vote, with Councilman David Hinkle dissenting, council voted last Tuesday to move forward with the change, which would delay next year’s election by six months.
The Valley Banner / 02-18-2015
Stepping up to the plate in Grottoes
GROTTOES – Just in time for baseball season, Grottoes has some batting cages. Owners Austin and Tim Nicely and Larry Shifflett had been thinking about opening some batting cages for about a year, but didn’t know the other(s) had been considering it. When they finally found out, they decided to team up. The Batting Cave opened last week in a space next to the Grottoes Pharmacy that had been vacant for four years, Tim Nicely, 45, said.
The Valley Banner / 02-11-2015
An uplifting transformation
HARRISONBURG – An Elkton woman is helping transform an adult boutique store in Harrisonburg for the benefit of human and sex trafficking victims. Sabrina Dorman-Andrew and her husband, Steve Andrew, purchased the defunct Pamela’s Secrets building at 3051 S. Main St. last April and are working on remodeling it. Dorman-Andrew, 32, who grew up in Elkton and graduated from Spotswood High School, plans to use the building as the new home of New Creation, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people about human and sex trafficking while helping its victims recover.
The Valley Banner / 02-09-2015
Land swap, mini-storage unit proposal postponed
ELKTON – The construction of some controversial mini-storage units behind the Tannery Apartments apparently will be postponed. Erwin Michael – of the Michael Brothers, who own the apartments and want to build up to eight mini-storage units and an office behind the apartments – was scheduled to withdraw his request for a special exception permit at the town’s Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 3.
The Valley Banner / 02-04-2015