The Warren Sentinel
New middle school to get principal soon
FRONT ROYAL — The Warren County School Board decided at last weekís meeting to soon begin advertising the principal position at the new Warren County Middle School, and hopefully fill the position around the beginning of March. The principal would assume the role on July 1, about a year before the school opens, to orchestrate preliminary tasks.
Regional commission names new chief
FRONT ROYAL — The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission announced on Thursday that Brandon Davis is its new executive director. The 32-year-old is filling the void left by Martha Shickle, who resigned in December for a job in Richmond.
Winchester Habitat hires new executive director
WINCHESTER — Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County recently announced the hiring of Matthew Peterson its new executive director. He started Jan. 5.
Meza tapped to fill vacancy on town council
FRONT ROYAL — The town council appointed a member of the town planning commission to fill a vacancy on the board. Jacob Meza was named to fill the remainder of Daryl L. Funk's term on council. Funk stepped down Dec. 31 after being elected Warren County Circuit Court clerk. The selection of Meza was not unanimous. Councilman Eugene Tewalt said there were other candidates who have lived here longer and were better qualified.
The Warren Sentinel / 01-29-2016
Traffic shift coming for South Fork bridge
FRONT ROYAL — The new bridge over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River will soon open to northbound traffic and the Virginia Department of Transportation attributes that to the warm December we experienced. The target date is Monday, though that is subject to change, VDOT spokesman Ken Slack said Tuesday. Last month, Slack told The Sentinel the switch probably would take place in February. That estimate was based on the uncertainty of winter weather.
The Warren Sentinel / 01-07-2016