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Neighborhood News:  Greene and Madison Counties

'Stream Sweepers' Clean Up Robinson River in Madison Video included


Students working for a central Virginia environmental organization were on the Robinson River in Madison County Friday, combing the water and shoreline for trash. 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>>

Rt. 647 Bridge in Stanardsville to Close July 28, Aug. 4


VDOT continues its work on the Route 647 bridge in Greene County, with two closures planned in the coming weeks. More>>

Children’s Well-Being Up in VA, Poverty Remains an Issue Video included

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 05:17 PM

The well-being of Virginia's children ranks among the top in the nation, but poverty threatens to undermine that progress. More>>

Man Facing Charges after Dogs Allegedly Attacked Criglersville Teen


Martin Martino, the man police say owns six dogs that allegedly mauled a teenager in Madison, is facing six felony charges. More>>

Crews Hard at Work on 1st Phase on Madison HS Renovation Video included


Construction crews are currently fixing problems that date back decades deep inside Madison County High School. More>>

VA Lottery Warns Consumers of Lottery Scams


The Virginia Lottery is launching a campaign to warn people about fake lottery scams. More>>

Sheriff: Six Dogs Attack Madison County Teen Video included


A 16-year-old girl in Madison County is looking at a long road to recovery after the sheriff says a pack of dogs attacked her while she was swimming. More>>

Bridge Work, Closures Upcoming on Rt. 647 in Greene


VDOT is preparing to begin a bridge rehabilitation project on Route 647 in Greene County. More>>

Rt. 670 in Madison to Close July 28 for Bridge Work


On July 28 VDOT will close Route 670 in Madison County for a bridge replacement project. More>>

Riddick in Court for Pretrial Motions Hearing Video included


Rashad Riddick appeared in court for a pretrial motions hearing Wednesday in Madison. More>>

Cooling Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted


Local Departments of Social Services throughout VA are accepting Cooling Assistance applications now through August 15 as part of VDSS Energy Assistance Program. More>>

VA State Parks Announces Photo Contest


A weeklong stay in a Virginia State Park cabin or campsite is the grand prize for a photo contest that continues through Aug. 13. More>>

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