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Last updated: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:40:52 GMT

 Letting go of the past for a less cluttered future Sun, 16 Sep 2018 11:24:35 GMT

If you had asked John Weis last year whether he and his wife were going to move out of their Vienna, Virginia, house, "I'd have said absolutely not," he says. But Weis started thinking about the fact that he's 72 and that at some point, the couple would want to switch to one-story living, and that they did not want to burden their kids with the big old house and sorting through all the belongings they had amassed over the years.

 This Weekend: Sept. 14 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:26:00 GMT

The Humane Society of Warren County will hold its annual PAWcasso art exhibit from 6 to 9 p.m. today at City National Bank on Commerce Avenue in Front Royal. The exhibit will feature one-of-a-kind artwork created by the shelter pets and staff.

 U.S. Attorneys Office Moving Out Of City Courthouse Mon, 10 Sep 2018 05:42:38 GMT

In a press release, Cullen, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia, said staff who now work in the city will be consolidated into the Charlottesville office as part of a plan to provide "more resources to underserved areas" of the district, which stretches from Winchester to Roanoke. "By combining our prosecutors in Harrisonburg and Charlottesville, we can more efficiently and effectively deploy our limited resources to parts of these court divisions that, historically, have been underserved by our office," Cullen said in the statement.

 Tourism Revenue Increases Locally Sat, 08 Sep 2018 08:16:34 GMT

Larry and Marilou Wilder of Suffolk look over the tasting options at CrossKeys Vineyards with guidance from tasting room supervisor Sarah Voigt on Friday afternoon. Casey Armstrong, Rockingham County's economic development director, cited area wineries and breweries as helping drive tourism in the area.

 U.S. Attorneya s Office to merge Harrisonburg, Charlottesville offices Sat, 08 Sep 2018 04:01:18 GMT

United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced today a plan that will provide greater prosecutorial resources to underserved areas of the Western District of Virginia and allow his office to more efficiently prosecute federal crimes throughout the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg Divisions. The WDVA Consolidation and Winchester Expansion Plan will take unprecedented steps to place Assistant United States Attorneys directly into the communities that have the greatest law enforcement needs, while also consolidating resources to ensure efficient management and coordinated strategy.

 Bid for Sheriff's Office, 911 center comes in at $8 million Fri, 07 Sep 2018 23:48:02 GMT

Construction company bids unsealed Wednesday afternoon show Shenandoah County's future home for its Sheriff's Office and Emergency Communications Center would cost roughly $8 million to build. County officials and representatives of the architectural firm Grimm and Parker unsealed the bids submitted by companies interested in building the project.

 How to pin a pile of addresses onto a Google map Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:31:30 GMT

Taking a huge list of names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses and turning it into a Google map can be very useful and surprisingly easy. Turning a list of names, addresses and related information into a Google map is a lot easier than you might think.

 Breweries open in Shenandoah Valley amid statewide boom Fri, 31 Aug 2018 06:23:52 GMT

Isabelle Heater, 23, a server at Front Royal Brewing Company, holds a plate featuring the brew pub's Sobo burger and house fries outside the rear entrance of the Main Street brewhouse. Isabelle Heater, 23, a server at Front Royal Brewing Company, holds a plate featuring the brew pub's Sobo burger and house fries outside the rear entrance of the Main Street brewhouse.

 Crime Report for Aug. 29 Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:58:53 GMT

Lennis Nichole Waldruff, 26, of West Piccadilly Street, Winchester, Virginia, was arraigned Tuesday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on the misdemeanor charge of permitting DUI. Kyle William McDougall, 47, of Royal Crest Drive, Martinsburg, was arraigned Monday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on the misdemeanor charge of possession of heroin.

 Letting go of the past for a less cluttered future: Moving into a smaller home Mon, 27 Aug 2018 23:55:22 GMT

If you had asked John Weis last year whether he and his wife were going to move out of their Vienna, Virginia, house, "I'd have said absolutely not," he says. But Weis started thinking about the fact that he's 72 and that at some point, the couple would want to switch to one-story living, and that they did not want to burden their kids with the big old house and sorting through all the belongings they had amassed over the years.

 American Woodmark: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:01:59 GMT

On a per-share basis, the Winchester, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.41. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $2.04 per share.

 Women's group behind rebel memorials quietly battles on Sun, 26 Aug 2018 13:07:35 GMT

In this Saturday, June 6, 2015 file photo, Holly Larkowski, left, and her mother, Sharon Edmondson, both members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, wear Civil War-era mourning dresses during the UDC's 149th annual Confederate Memorial Day Service at Stonewall Cemetery in Winchester, Va. As memorials have toppled and Confederate place names have vanished in the year since the Charlottesville riots, the Daughters have fought back with lawsuits aimed at stopping the removal of rebel monuments from public spaces.

 This Weekend: Aug. 24 Fri, 24 Aug 2018 22:02:36 GMT

The Shenandoah County Fair starts Saturday at the fairgrounds in Woodstock. Free admission at gate on Saturday.

 Va. Beach Police find meth making materials in vehicle, two arrested Wed, 22 Aug 2018 04:23:41 GMT

A traffic stop by a Virginia Beach Traffic Safety Unit at the Oceanfront turned into a bigger investigation on Monday. Around 8:45 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue.