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Ways to avoid scams offered to seniors in Elkton
Rockingham County Sheriff Bryan Hutcheson and Investigator Kim Garber discussed scams being used against seniors during a East Rockingham Senior Center program held last week at the Elkton Area Community Center.
The Valley Banner / 02-28-2013
Grottoes town manager has deep-seeded roots in town
Jeff Nicely, the recently-appointed Town Manager of Grottoes, won’t need a guided tour of the town’s streets to get acquainted with his new job. Nicely has lived all his life in town. He attended the old Grottoes Elementary School, before moving onto Montevideo Middle and Spotswood High schools. His parents still live in town. His deep-seeded roots in Grottoes have only added to his enthusiasm for his new job.
The Valley Banner / 02-19-2013
McGaheysville Fire Company remembers charter member
More than 50 Rockingham County and McGaheysville firemen, accompanied by nearly 100 family members and guests, attended the viewing and funeral of McGaheysville Volunteer Fire Company charter member Douglas Odell Hensley last Monday and Tuesday.
The Valley Banner / 02-18-2013
School task force looks at communication ideas in Rockingham County
The task force, which was holding its second meeting, was created by the Rockingham County School Board to provide ways to guard against violent attacks, such as the December shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.
The Valley Banner / 02-11-2013
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.