Glade Valley Government 

Fountain Rock Road Intersection to be Changed to Right Turns Only

As the Town of Walkersville approved plans for the Sheetz expansion, officials negotiated with Sheetz to build the long planned Richard Winn Lane. The road was originally to be built by the developers of industrial land that was annexed into the Town of Walkersville, but that property has yet to be developed. Part of the negotiations included the Town of Walkersville’s desire to close Fountain Rock Road’s left turn movements at Woodsboro Pike. The Town’s Planning Commission made sure that Sheetz knew that this was planned and high on the…

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Elections Glade Valley 

Town of Walkersville Elections This September

The Town of Walkersville will hold an election this September. While the whole country sets its sites on the mid-term elections to see which way the country will sway, Walkersville may see big changes in its leadership. The Town’s Burgess and all five Town Commissioners seats will be up for election. Many rumors have swept around town about who will or will not run for re-election, and who may seek a higher office. Currently, Chad Weddle is serving his first term as Burgess. Town Commissioners currently in office are Gary…

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Education Glade Valley News 

School Bus Involved in Collision During WHS Drop-Off

At approximately 7:20 a.m. this morning, a collision between a school bus and another vehicle occurred at the intersection of the Walkersville High and Elementary Schools’ entrance and Woodsboro Pike. School Administration and Emergency Personnel promptly responded to the scene. Representatives of FCPS Department of Transportation School Administration and Emergency Personnel promptly responded to the scene. Representatives of FCPS Department of Transportation quickly followed. At the time of the accident, four individuals were on the bus; including two students, the bus driver, and a bus assistant. At this time, authorities…

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