The proposed change would bring just over 175 acres of property to the southwest of Elkton into the town’s limits. The extension would encompass around 53 residential properties and 10 commercial properties.
On Monday night the Page County Board of Supervisors will hold a joint meeting with the county’s Economic Development Authority to discuss the possibility of bringing a meat processing facility to Page County.
The USDA has released its Farms and Land in Farms 2022 Summary report which tracks the number of farms and amount of farm land across the U.S. Nationwide 9,350 farms were lost and farmland decreased by two million acres over the last year however in Virginia things held steady with the number of farms remaining around 41,500.
This week the Alzheimer’s Association released its annual 2023 Facts and Figures report, which shines a light on the disease’s current impact on individuals, their caregivers, and government and healthcare systems.
While there were no injuries in either fire the Tuesday night blaze killed a dog. Stanley Fire Chief Terry A. Pettit said the two fires serve as an important reminder to practice fire safety measures in your home.
A skate park that has been in the works for more than a decade in Strasburg could soon be moving forward. The Tribue to Trent Skatepark group is hoping to get some funding from the town to get the project over the hump. The skatepark would be built in honor of Trent Williams, a Strasburg boy who passed away after a battle with cancer in 2012.
The plan is to double the size of the riverwalk and extend it two miles by adding secondary trails and extending its southern end to go behind Strasburg High School with plans for an outdoor classroom there. There will also be fishing piers added to both ends of the riverwalk and a kayak and canoe launch.