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News - November 2018
News Archive

County voters remain red
State voters reelect Sen. Kaine; Democrats take U.S. House
Posted 2018-11-15
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D) was reelected to a six-year term Tuesday and Virginia voters helped Democrats reclaim control of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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WWII: A Woodstock soldier and Ernie Pyle
Posted 2018-11-15
On a bitterly cold night in 1943, famed World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle was traveling with U.S. Army troops in the North African country of Tunisia, sending dispatches to American newspapers almost daily.
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Impound lot permit in peril
Posted 2018-11-15 By Mona Casteel
Shenandoah County supervisors will decide later this month whether to accept or reject a planning commission recommendation to deny a permit for a vehicle impoundment lot northwest of Toms Brook.
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Printer fire forces voter office to relocate
Posted 2018-11-15
Shenandoah County fire marshal David Ferguson has blamed a faulty desktop printer for an early-morning fire at the county voter registrar’s office a week ago.
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Vets Day events planned here Saturday, Monday
Posted 2018-11-15
Local military veterans will be honored Saturday and Monday as the nation celebrates Veterans Day, an observance dating to the end of World War I.
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The Fair prevails again
Schools back away from plan to hold classes during event
Posted 2018-11-15 By Mona Casteel
The Shenandoah County Fair has once again prevailed in the ages-old debate about requiring children to attend classes during the 100-year-old exposition.
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Schools accused of abusing phone system
Posted 2018-11-15
A parent of Shenandoah County Public School pupils says he believes school administrators are abusing a telephone communications system first installed to alert parents of dangerous situations at a school.
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Suspended principal still on county payroll
Posted 2018-11-15 By Mona Casteel
The Shenandoah County elementary school principal accused of hitting a kindergarten-age child just days after school opened in August remains on administrative leave but continues to draw a paycheck.
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Squad equipment, staff may now be what doc ordered
Posted 2018-11-15 By Mona Casteel
A new system for dispatching Shenandoah County emergency vehicles will improve the likelihood that the ambulance that shows up will be better staffed and equipped to deal with patients’ condition.
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County FFA chapters cited at Nationals
Posted 2018-11-15
Signal Knob Middle School and Central High School FFA chapters earned three-star ranking, the highest possible, at the organization’s recent national convention in Indianapolis.
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Dalton inducted into squad hall
Posted 2018-11-15
Long-time emergency medical services provider Gary Dalton who has received accolades for volunteer work over the years, recently was on the receiving end of another statewide honor.
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JMU band bound for Macy parade
Posted 2018-11-15
Five Shenandoah County members of the James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes will celebrate Thanksgiving in New York City…adding music and some high stepping to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Salvation Army wants you… bellringers
Posted 2018-11-15
The Salvation Army is recruiting Shenandoah County bell ringers for the Christmas season.
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