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Stuarts Draft Man Arrested on Bomb Threat Charge


Gary Mawyer, wanted for threatening his employer while on work release in Waynesboro, is now in custody and faces additional charges. More>>

Craft Beer Industry Helps Grow Virginia’s Tourism Economy


Virginia's state tourism development plan identified craft breweries and distilleries as an expanding culinary tourism attraction opportunity statewide. More>>

VA-Area Artifacts vie for 'Endangered' Designation


Some of the area's most unique relics are vying for the title of Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. More>>

Improv-Performing Couple Finds Home in Staunton Video included


A couple of comedians fairly new to the area has found a home in Staunton, performing improv comedy. More>>

Valley Schools Work Around Budget Cuts as School Year Nears Video included


The state budget battle left a lot in jeopardy and now some school districts in Virginia are scrambling to get things ready for the upcoming year. More>>

VA’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Returns Friday


It’s time to make your shopping list because Virginia’s popular sales tax holiday for clothing, footwear, and school and office supplies begins Friday. More>>

DMV's Mobile Service Centers Traveling Across VA


The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' mobile service centers are travelling across the state to better help customers. More>>

Former Albemarle Teacher Indicted on Online Solicitation of Minor Charge


An Augusta County grand jury indicted John Daniel Patterson on an online solicitation of minor charge. More>>

Authorities Search for Weyers Cave Bank Robbery Suspect


Authorities are searching for a male suspect in a bank robbery at Carter Bank and Trust in Weyers Cave. More>>

Nelson Man Facing Firearms, Drug Charges Following Vehicle Pursuit Video included


Waynesboro police arrested Kenneth Moore on numerous charges after a vehicle pursuit ended with the subject wrecking his vehicle in Nelson County. More>>

Goodlatte Addresses Illegal Immigration during Staunton Forum Video included


Congressman Bob Goodlatte talked about his recent bill to stop the flow of illegal immigrants with a group of community leaders Monday in Staunton. More>>

Thousands Attend 11th Annual Sweet Dreams Festival Video included


The 11th annual Sweet Dreams Festival attracted thousands to Stuarts Draft Saturday. More>>

Stuarts Draft Man Wanted on Felony Count of Communicating Bomb Threat


Waynesboro police are asking for your help to track down 30-year-old Gary Mawyer from Stuarts Draft. More>>

National Park Service Report: Tourists Make or Break Local Economies Video included

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A National Park Service report shows the money tourists spend before entering and after leaving the park can make or break local economies. More>>

Staunton Quilt Shop Fundraising for Fabric Protectant Video included


A mother and daughter duo are hoping to raise enough money for a product that protects the quilts they love to make. More>>

Shenandoah National Park Tourism Creates Millions in Economic Benefits


A new NPS report shows that 1.14M visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2013 spent $72.4M in communities near the park. More>>

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