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Past articles by Karlynn:

Operation Broken Heart leads to child pornography arrest across the county

FREDERICK COUNTY, Va. (WDVM) — The Department of Justice arrested nearly 1,700 suspected child sexual predators during operation “Broken Heart.” The two-month, nationwide operation was conducted by internet crimes against children task forces. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office ICAC participated and added three arrests with multiple indictments to that 1,700 total. The task forces identified… → Read More

Virginia's tourism industry sees boost

Governor Ralph Northam has announced Virginia's tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018. → Read More

Winchester swears in new fire chief

The search for Winchester's next fire chief has come to an end, and although that search was nationwide, Chief William Anthony Garret has actually called Virginia home all of his life. → Read More

National Burglary Prevention month

National Burglary Prevention month is observed every June, and Winchester officials say the crime, otherwise known as breaking and entering the state, is common during the summer months. → Read More

Approval of school division budget to help teacher retention efforts

According to the Warren County superintendent, teacher retention and student achievement were the driving forces behind the push for the school system's approved 2019-2020 budget → Read More

Students promote a stress-less finals week

A Shenandoah University group is combating the stress that usually comes around this time of year. → Read More

Student ran record label makes music magic on Shenandoah campus

Chance Washington grew up in a music-loving household. → Read More

Funds granted to 16 technical schools across Virginia for upgrades

About $600,000 in competitive grants have been awarded to 16 technical high schools across Virginia. Among these schools is Blue Ridge Technical School in Front Royal. → Read More

A low unemployment rate is a great thing... But it can create challenges for some employers

Usually more jobs and a larger workforce results in a decreasing unemployment rate, but that's not the case in Shenandoah or Warren County, Nikki Foster of the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce says. → Read More

Strasburg man sentenced to jail for assault and battery

A Strasburg man has received the minimum recommended sentence for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in May of 2018 → Read More

West Virginia man appears in court for Clarke County murder

A West Virginia man appeared in Clarke County General District Court Wednesday for the murder of a 72-year old Loudon County resident. → Read More

Man charged in death of Front Royal woman

Virginia State Police have charged a Rockingham County man in the death of a Front Royal woman. → Read More

Project to eliminate Virginia's rape kit backlog

Police departments in Clarke and Frederick counties and Winchester are among the jurisdictions receiving new test results from a backlog of almost 2,000 rape kits. → Read More

Child kidnapping suspect sentenced

A kidnapping case that started in March 2018 has come to an end after a second suspect pleaded guilty in Winchester Circuit Court Tuesday. → Read More

Warren County officials face a budget shortfall of over $5M

Warren County officials are currently facing a budget shortfall of over $5 million. → Read More

Two men charged in attempted robbery

A Warren County grand jury indicted two men accused of trying to rob a man in Front Royal. → Read More

Teacher retention drives budget push for Warren County Public Schools

Superintendent Greg Drescher of Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) says over the past seven years they had to hire 60 or more new instructional staff each school year. → Read More

Shenandoah University Professor is the brains behind a popular Superbowl commercial

Many people watch the Superbowl for the commercials. The brain behind one of this years favorites was a Shenandoah University professor. → Read More

Grant to help digital marketing efforts of Shenandoah County tourism department

Thanks to a tourism grant you may see Shenandoah County scenery while you are scrolling through your social media pages soon. → Read More

Shawneeland's first mail house to be preserved

An old mail house in the Shawneeland area of Frederick County has been spared from demolition → Read More