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Overnight lane closures on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County

Overnight single lane closures are scheduled to begin Monday, August 15, in several locations along Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah, Rockbridge

Motorists using Interstate 81 should be alert for overnight lane closures in Shenandoah and Rockbridge counties from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. beginning Monday, July 25.


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Off-ramp closure at Exit 283 on Interstate 81 on July 6

The southbound off-ramp for exit 283 (Woodstock) along Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County is scheduled to close during the early-morning hours Wednesday.


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Brief off-ramp closure at Exit 283 on Interstate 81 next week

A brief early-morning closure is scheduled on Wednesday, June 22, for the southbound off-ramp at exit 283 (Woodstock) along Interstate 81.


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Interstate 81 bridge work at MM 264 begins Monday

Interstate 81 northbound and southbound traffic in Shenandoah County will encounter nighttime single lane closures near Exit 264.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah County begin Sunday

Paving and drainage work on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County may affect traffic beginning Sunday and continuing into mid-June.


Governor McAuliffe endorses Adam Sharp for Clerk of Court in Shenandoah County

Shenandoah County Clerk of the Circuit Court candidate Adam Sharp today received the endorsement of Governor Terry McAuliffe. Sharp, a key account manager at Andros Foods in Mount Jackson, is running for the open position vacated by the retirement of Denise B. Estep.


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Interstate 81 northbound lane closures in Shenandoah County

Overnight lane and ramp closures are scheduled for northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County from Oct. 4-7. These closures are for paving and guardrail work at various locations between mile markers 272 and 274.5 in the Mount Jackson area.


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Interstate 81 closures in Shenandoah County: Sept. 21-25

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight lane closures next week for paving operations and guardrail work in various locations on northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County.


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Shenandoah County Interstate 81 lane closures: Sept. 13-18

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight lane closures for milling and paving on northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County.


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Interstate 81 northbound lane closures in Shenandoah County Sept. 8-12

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled lane, ramp and shoulder closures next week on northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in the Shenandoah Valley: Aug. 23-29

Lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 in Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Frederick counties from August 23-29.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah County overnight Aug. 20-21

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled an overnight left lane closure for northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County between mile marker 273 and 275. This closure is expected to take place from 8 p.m. Thursday, August 20, until 7 a.m. Friday, August 21.


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Truck traffic restricted on Route 11 near Shenandoah County-Warren County line

A portion of southbound Route 11 (Valley Pike) is open to passenger vehicles only, due to damage to the truss bridge over Cedar Creek at the Warren-Shenandoah county line. The damage was sustained Monday afternoon when a truck hit a portion of the bridge railing.


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Update: Lanes reopened after multi-vehicle accident closes Interstate 81 northbound in Woodstock area

A multi-vehicle crash has closed all Interstate 81 northbound lanes near mile marker 283 in the Woodstock area of Shenandoah County. Traffic is leaving the interstate at exit 283 traveling across Route 42 and re-entering I-81 using the exit 283 northbound on-ramp.


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Andros Foods North America to invest $73 million to expand fruit processing operation in Shenandoah County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Andros Foods North America, a subsidiary of France-based Andros Food Products and a leader in fruit processing, will invest $73 million in the next three years to expand its operation in Shenandoah County.


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All Interstate 81 lanes have reopened at sinkhole site in Shenandoah County

All northbound lanes on Interstate 81 have reopened at the sinkhole site at mile marker 284 in Shenandoah County.


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Sinkhole may cause delays on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County

A sinkhole has developed along the left side of Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 284 in Shenandoah County. The left travel lane is closed.


Route 11 Potato Chips to invest more than $1.2 million in Shenandoah County expansion

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Route 11 Potato Chips will expand its existing potato chip production facility in Shenandoah County.


Democrat April Moore announces candidacy for 26th Senate District seat

Writer, activist, retired teacher and new grandmother April Moore is now also State Senate candidate April Moore. “Not at all long ago, I’d have been astonished to think I’d be here announcing my candidacy for public office. But here I am,” said Moore, who formally announced her candidacy for the 26th Senate District seat currently held by Republican Mark Obenshain.


Muse Vineyards 2009 Clio awarded 2015 Virginia Wine Governor’s Cup

Governor Terry McAuliffe awarded the Virginia Wineries Association’s (VWA) 2015 Governor’s Cup to Muse Vineyards for their 2009 Clio, a Bordeaux-style blended red wine.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah County Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound can expect overnight lane closures in Shenandoah County this week. All of these closures are between mile markers 265 and 275, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.


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I-81 Shenandoah County lane closures: Sept. 22-27

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County can expect overnight lane closures over the next week.


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National FFA president from Shenandoah County wrapping up term

The National FFA organization was founded at Virginia Tech in the 1920s, but it’s been 35 years since it was led by a Virginia youth.


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Interstate 81 ramp, lane closures for week of Sept. 12-19

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County can expect overnight lane and ramp closures over the next week. All of these closures are due to milling and paving between mile markers 265 and 274, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.


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I-81 lane closures in Shenandoah County

Milling and paving continues this week on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Beginning tonight, this will result in the following overnight lane and ramp closures:


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Interstate 81 ramp closures in Shenandoah County begin tonight

As part of the Interstate 81 pavement rehabilitation project in Shenandoah County, milling and paving continues between mile markers 264 and 274 northbound.


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I-81 on-ramp at Exit 264 in Shenandoah County closed tonight

The northbound on-ramp to Interstate 81 at Exit 264 (New Market) in Shenandoah County will be closed overnight for milling and paving.


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Bob Goodlatte and term limits: Time to forgive and move on

Every two years, Bob Goodlatte is reminded of a campaign promise he made way back in 1992, when he was making his first bid for the Sixth District congressional seat.


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Tractor-trailer accident closes portion of I-81 in Shenandoah County

Both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County are blocked due to a tractor trailer accident at exit 279 (Edinburg). The southbound side of the interstate is expect to be closed for at least two hours. There is currently a 10-mile backup.


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Bus accident closes lane of Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County

Northbound traffic on I-81 in Shenandoah County is limited to the right lane due to a charter bus accident near mile marker 294 just south of Strasburg. It is expected to take at least two hours to remove the wrecked vehicle and reopen the left lane.


First National Corporation subsidiary announces new mortgage division

First National Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB: FXNC), the parent company of First Bank (the “Bank”), announced the launch of a new mortgage division named, First Mortgage.


Cinderella Prom Project seeks prom dress donations

The Cinderella Prom Project of the Shenandoah Valley started in 2003 from an idea that germinated from a news article about how expensive proms had become for students and their families. Many students could no longer afford the attire for attending prom for financial reasons.


Waynesboro’s loss, Shenandoah County’s gain

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   It’s been two years, and the upset feelings still boil up inside me. Tim Williams, on his way to being voted in as mayor by the new cabal in charge on Waynesboro City Council, was dispatched to send the message to then-city manager Doug Walker that his services would […]


Walker tapped to head up Shenandoah County government

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Former Waynesboro city manager Doug Walker was hired last week by Shenandoah County to serve as its new county administrator. Walker, 48, will take the job effective July 1. Walker was forced out in Waynesboro after the 2008 city elections shifted political power on Waynesboro City Council to a […]