Quantcast

Neighborhood News: Augusta, Staunton, Waynesboro - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Neighborhood News:  Augusta County

Waynesboro Man Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse, Malicious Wounding

Updated:

A 26-year-old Waynesboro man pleaded guilty to charges of malicious wounding and child abuse that resulted in a serious injury. More>>

3 Sentenced for Their Participation in Fairfax Hall Robbery

Updated:

Three of five people charged in relation to a home invasion and robbery at a retirement community in Waynesboro pleaded guilty Thursday. More>>

Park to Park Half Marathon to Cause Traffic Delays in the Valley

Updated:

Due to the Park to Park Half Marathon on April 26, Waynesboro police and the Augusta Sheriff’s Office will be positioned throughout the race to keep participants and drivers safe. More>>

Augusta Supervisors Approve Real Estate Tax Hike

Updated:

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors voted 6 to 1 Wednesday night in favor of a 56-cent real estate tax rate. More>>

Staunton Bridge Day Celebrates City’s Preservation Video included

Updated:

The second annual Bridge Day in downtown Staunton will honor the city’s preservation culture, specifically focusing on the recently restored Sears Hill Bridge. More>>

Autographed NASCAR Helmet to be Auctioned for Valley Charity Video included

Updated:

An autographed NASCAR helmet is up for bid to help abused children in the Shenandoah Valley. More>>

Staunton Man Competing to be on Cover of Men's Health Magazine Video included

Updated:

Patrick Midgley of Staunton is in the running to be on the cover of Men's Health Magazine. More>>

Staunton Tow Truck Driver Charged with DUI

Updated:

A tow truck driver has been arrested in Staunton because police say he showed up drunk on one of their calls. More>>

Fishburne Military School Prepares for Army JROTC Championships Video included

Updated:

Fishburne Military School's Raiders team is training hard with the hopes of being the best of the best in the Army JROTC Championships. More>>

School Administrators Investigate Vulgar Graffiti at Lee HS in Staunton Video included

Updated: Apr 22, 2014 05:30 PM

Vulgar graffiti across the practice field at Lee High School in Staunton is being investigated by administrators and the school resource officer. More>>

Fire Weather Watch Issued for Virginia

The Virginia Department of Forestry has issued a fire weather watch for the entire state. More>>

‘Project Breathe’ to Protect Animals from Smoke Inhalation Video included

Updated:

The Vet Tech Club at Blue Ridge Community College, with the help of the Invisible Fence brand, is giving pet oxygen masks to 10 Augusta fire departments. More>>

Inmate Arrested in Staunton after Escaping Work Release

Updated:

Joanie White, an inmate at Middle River Regional Jail who escaped during a work release, has been taken into custody.
More>>

UPDATE: Augusta County Sheriff's Office: Runaway Juvenile Located

Updated:

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help locating reported runaway, 14-year-old Melvin McDaniel. More>>

State Finds Invasive Turtles at Staunton Store

Updated:

A pet store in Staunton has stopped offering an invasive turtle species for sale following a state investigation. More>>

Fishersville Woman Speaks out on Traffic Safety after Injury Video included

Updated:

Tina Shifflett's pleas to Augusta supervisors are taking on a new urgency after she was injured on a Fishersville road last month. More>>

Inspiration University Teaches "Energy Breathing" in Waynesboro Video included

Updated:

People from all over the world are visiting Waynesboro to learn a technique called "rebirthing breathwork" at Inspiration University. More>>

Waynesboro Man Charged with Marijuana, Firearm Possession

Updated:

Kendrick Lamarr Rose was charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm after being a convicted felon. More>>

VSP to Collect Unwanted Prescription Drugs Saturday

Updated:

Virginia State Police will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs at sites across the commonwealth Saturday as part of the National Drug Take-Back Initiative. More>>

Folk Sentenced on Child Sex Abuse Charge

Updated:

A Staunton man will serve 25 years in prison on sex abuse charges involving a child. More>>

Legal Expert Explains Sex Crime Stings vs. Entrapment Video included

Updated:

NBC29’s legal analyst explains why it’s unlikely someone arrested after a sting operation can claim entrapment. More>>

Frmr Western Albemarle Teacher Charged with Online Solicitation of Minor

Updated:

Former Western Albemarle teacher John Daniel Patterson Jr., has been charged with online solicitation of a minor. More>>

Forum Introduces Staunton City Council Candidates Video included

Updated:

Eight people are vying for three spots on Staunton City Council about to be up for grabs. More>>

VA Boasts Over 240 Farmers Markets

Updated:

Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers markets. More>>

Tours Mark Virginia Cave Week April 20-26

Updated:

Virginia is offering a few walks on the wild side. More>>

Staunton Performing Arts Center Hosts Open Mic Night Video included

Updated:

The Staunton Performing Arts Center will be hosting acoustic-only open mic nights the third Wednesday of every month. More>>

Public Weighs in on Proposed Tax Hike in Augusta Video included

Updated:

People shared mixed opinions Wednesday night about an increased tax rate Augusta County is considering. More>>

Staunton Valley Mission Hosts Open House Video included

Updated:

Wednesday, Staunton's Valley Mission is celebrating a fresh space for families and children with an open house. More>>

Pageant Winner Talks to Wilson Elementary Students about Bullying Video included

Updated:

Miss Virginia Junior Lexi Crosen of Culpeper talked to kids at Wilson Elementary School about bullying. More>>

Augusta Man Arrested on Charges of Molesting a Child

Updated:

A 23-year-old Verona man has been arrested and faces charges of forcible sodomy, object sexual penetration, and aggravated sexual battery. More>>

Augusta Historical Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary Video included

Updated:

The Augusta County Historical Society is celebrating 50 years of preserving the heritage of the Shenandoah Valley. More>>

Judge Throws Out Fishersville Woman's Malpractice Suit

Updated:

 An Augusta County judge threw out Judy Desetti's malpractice suit against Francis Chester Tuesday in More>>

Valley Runners Prepare for Boston Marathon 1 Year After the Bombings Video included

Updated:

Runners from the Shenandoah Valley are gearing up for the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21. More>>

Staunton Man to Serve 5 Years on Aggravated Sexual Battery Charges

Updated:

Justin Cole Smith pleaded guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual battery while the victim was incapacitated. More>>

Waynesboro Man to Serve 100 Days for Threatening Phone Calls

Updated:

A 39-year-old Waynesboro man has been sentenced for an incident back in February involving threats made to the 911 dispatcher. More>>

Another Suspect Arrested, Charged in Kevin Quick Case Video included

Updated:

Kweli Uhuru has been arrested and charged with gang participation in relation to the murder investigation of Waynesboro Police Reserve Captain Kevin Quick. More>>

Central VA Boasts Some of State’s Favorite Architecture

Updated:

Virginia's most treasured architecture features 10 sites right in our own backyard. More>>

Stuarts Draft Man Faces Multiple Child Sex Charges

Updated:

Police arrested James Edwards on 12 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child, another 12 for aggravated sexual battery, and one for object sexual penetration. More>>

Fire Destroys Historic Shenandoah Alms House

Updated:

Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed the historic Alms House at the Shenandoah County Farm. More>>

Waynesboro Woman Charged After School Bus Incident

Updated:

A woman has been charged after she boarded a school bus and cursed and threatened the driver in front of a busload of students. More>>

Annual Community Safety Awareness Event Held in Waynesboro Video included

Updated:

Hundreds of people in Waynesboro came out Saturday to see some life-saving skills put to the test at the annual community safety awareness event. More>>

14th Annual Fly Fishing & Wine Festival Kicks Off in Waynesboro Video included

Updated:

Crowds are enjoying a weekend of fly fishing on the South River in Waynesboro. More>>

United Way Week of Caring Yields 1,500 Volunteer Hours Video included

Updated:

People in the valley are helping their neighbors in need as the United Way of Greater Augusta's Week of Caring comes to a close. More>>

Organizers Gear Up for Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival Video included

Updated:

The Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival kicks off Saturday morning, and organizers say the weekend offers something for everyone. More>>

Slideshow: St. Patrick's Day Snow

Updated:

NBC29 viewer photos of the St. Patrick's Day Snow. More>>

Verizon Spends $711M on VA Telecom Upgrades in '13

Updated:

Verizon says it spent more than $711 million on telecommunications and information technology improvements in Virginia in 2013. More>>

Hearings Continued for Suspects Linked to Kevin Quick Case

Updated:

Four gang-related cases linked to the death of a Waynesboro reserve police officer have been continued until May 19. More>>

Mug Shots Gallery
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVIR. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.