For the Honorable David Shaw Whitacre, the presiding judge over Winchester and Frederick County’s General District Court, Tuesday marked his 24th year presiding over the Commonwealth. The milestone also marked Whitacre’s last day on the bench.
If you have been experiencing itchy eyes and coughing and sneezing, chances are, you are suffering from spring allergies. Considering this past winter, Doctors predict that the pollen count will be high this season.
The Ralph S. Tagg Chapter of Disabled American Veterans donated $3,000 to America's VetDogs, a national program which pairs inmates at the Maryland Correctional Institution in Hagerstown with dogs that are later placed with wounded vets.
The Winchester Police Department Honor Guard has two new members, and the Fire and Rescue Honor Guard has four new members. Tuesday, both said a big "thank you" to the community that helped make it happen.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says a crash involving a tractor trailer closed I-81 Southbound at mile marker 322 in Frederick County.
As of 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, VDOT says the roadway is reopen.
The budget for fiscal year 2015-16 was one of many items on Monday evening's agenda. Things like tax rates and new recreation areas were also discussed, but for the next month, funds will be the most important item on the list.
"We felt that Wayne Jones was murdered and we just felt that a different entity should be investigating and we thought the justice department would be the people to do that," said Hubert Smith, President of the Berkeley County Chapter of the NAACP.
The world expressed an outpouring of support in the wake of the terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and now students in Frederick County are honoring the victims by planting a tree in their memory.
Officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the Frederick Municipal Airport on Sunday around 4:58 p.m. for a trespassing/suspicious person complaint.
Upon arrival, officers contacted a Maryland State Police aviation trooper who was detaining a female later identified as Laurie Katz, 37, of Jefferson, MD.
A white Hyundai Sonata was stopped on Interstate 70 traveling west prior to New Design, Frederick County on Sunday around 2:45 a.m., for being operated with suspended registration and an inoperable brake lamp marker.
According to a press release, a search was conducted and troopers with the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack found marijuana and a backpack. Inside the backpack were gloves, a mask, a hoodie, and a 9mm handgun.
It's been nearly a year since construction began for the Humane Society of Washington County's new animal clinic addition. On Saturday the HSWC welcomed honored guests to its opening ceremony. Additions include new state-of-the-art spay and neuter clinic and a surgical room.
The Keystone Indoor Drill Association, also known as KIDA, has been welcoming color guard, majorettes and percussion ensemble competitions in the four-state-region for 34 years with its friendly tournaments.