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Break-ins at businesses along Fairfax Pike under investigation - The Winchester Star
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries and larcenies that occurred between November and January in the Stephens City area, according to a Crime Solvers press…
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY tonight through Tuesday -- 2 to 5 inches of snow - The Winchester Star
Winchester and Frederick and Clarke counties are under a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY until midnight Tuesday night. It will begin early this evening and may become heavy at times. Periods of snow will continue into Tuesday. The National Weather Service is ...
Courthouse gets box to collect unwanted meds - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — Adorning the lobby of the city’s Joint Judicial Center is a new drug collection box, allowing residents a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of unwanted, unused or…
Morning News Briefs and Monday's Forecast - The Winchester Star
Winchester-Area Weather: Partly cloudy this morning, then increasing clouds with showers this afternoon and a high of 45. Snow this evening will give way to lingering snow showers overnight and a low of 32. Snow may accumulate 1 to 3 inches. Occassional ...
Death notices - The Winchester Star
MARIANNE WHITACRE ARNOTT, 82, of Burlington, W.Va., died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at her home. Arrangements are by Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge, W.Va. BILLIE E. CARPER, 72, of Winchester, died on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Arrangements are ...
Sherando wrestler Guthridge making push in senior season - The Winchester Star
STEPHENS CITY — Despite earning a spot in the Sherando wrestling team’s starting lineup as a freshman, it was a little difficult for Curtis Guthridge to fully enjoy the experience at first three…
Handley boys turn away James Wood in final quarter - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — When James Wood overcame a 10-point deficit to take a one-point lead early in the fourth quarter, Handley’s players might have had flashbacks to perhaps their most disappointing loss of…
State Police investigating Sunday morning shooting involving Frederick deputy - The Winchester Star
Following is a news release the Virginia State Police sent this afternoon. CLEAR BROOK – The Virginia State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Sunday morning (February 7, 2016) in the Clear Brook area of Frederick County.
Millholland plans to add personnel, equipment - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland has been in office for just over a month and, in that time, he has been assessing what needs to change in his department, while staying within…
Our View: ‘Protection money’ in D.C.? - The Winchester Star
Does this ever happen to us? Just when you’ve thought you’ve seen everything, something comes along to make you scratch your head vigorously in amazement and, yes, dismay. This pretty much sums up…
Training center move may cost local hotels - The Winchester Star
SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. — Although the federal government is moving forward with plans to build a foreign affairs security training center in southern Virginia — rather than continuing its operations…
Our View: Fiorina denied a debate slot - The Winchester Star
Much opprobrium was heaped on Donald Trump — and perhaps rightfully so — for dropping out of the last GOP debate, thus depriving Iowans the opportunity to assess his candidacy. We wonder if similar…
Our View: Game-changer? Don’t think so - The Winchester Star
Like a doomed man, perhaps, waiting for that last-minute call from the governor to release him from Death Row, Hillary Clinton and her campaign have seized upon the news that Colin Powell and Condi…
Our View: ‘Low probability’ - The Winchester Star
Like many Americans, we’ve been following, with at least a modicum of interest, the riparian miseries of Flint, Mich., caused apparently by a maladroit bureaucracy, which failed to properly treat…
Community leaders gather to commemorate project - The Winchester Star
WINCHESTER — The Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and the Timbrook House each received $1,000 in proceeds from a fundraiser tied to the construction of a traffic circle near…