Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln.

Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln.

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion on Mt. Sidney School Ln. Deputies found a man
bloodied from an assault.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 9:15 AM EDT by John Early
HPD Investigates a Hit-and-Run Involving a Bicyclist

HPD Investigates a Hit-and-Run Involving a Bicyclist

Harrisonburg police are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Vine St. just before midnight Aug. 14.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 8:19 AM EDT by John Early
Harrisonburg Police Department Makes Arrest in Shots Fired Call

Harrisonburg Police Department Makes Arrest in Shots Fired Call

Gerardo Villeda-Romero, 26, of Harrisonburg, has been arrested and charged with brandishing a firearm, discharging a firearm in a public place, reckless handling of a firearm, and possession/transport of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 11:25 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Augusta County Leaders to Address Expanding Solar in Comprehensive Plan

Augusta County Leaders to Address Expanding Solar in Comprehensive Plan

On Wednesday night, Augusta County planners shared a schedule that includes creating a solar committee to include community members, putting a public survey online, and drawing up a draft of the solar amendment.

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 10:39 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Historically Black Staunton Park to Recognize Founders

Historically Black Staunton Park to Recognize Founders

Staunton's historically black park is getting name plaques to recognize its founding mothers and fathers.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Staunton Man Accused of Speeding, Eluding, and Assaulting Officer

Staunton Man Accused of Speeding, Eluding, and Assaulting Officer

Johnathan Lee Coffey is charged with eluding (f), assault on a police officer (f), obstruction of justice, speeding, and driving while revoked.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:33 PM EDT by John Early
Augusta Co. Woman Gets Prison Time for Shooting Great Nephew

Augusta Co. Woman Gets Prison Time for Shooting Great Nephew

Mary Puffenbarger was found guilty of malicious wounding earlier this year. Tuesday, a judge sentenced her to three years behind bars.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 4:16 PM EDT by John Early & Tara Todd
VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Rt. 11 in Augusta Co. Brayden Stiltner of Stuarts Draft succumbed to his injuries Sunday, Aug. 12.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT by John Early
CSPDC Announces Route Changes for BRITE Bus

CSPDC Announces Route Changes for BRITE Bus

Effective Friday, August 23, 2019 BRITE Bus Blue Ridge Community College North & South Shuttles will extend Friday service hours.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 9:01 AM EDT by John Early
Waynesboro Community Group Demands City Leaders Stand-Up Against Hate

Waynesboro Community Group Demands City Leaders Stand-Up Against Hate

People in Waynesboro are demanding city leaders do more to stand up against hate.

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT by Tara Todd
New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species.

Changes to Address Safety, Congestion on Port Republic Rd.

Changes to Address Safety, Congestion on Port Republic Rd.

Drivers along Harrisonburg’s Port Republic Road will soon see changes aimed toward making the roadway safer for all.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 9:21 AM EDT by John Early
Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers

Virginia Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade 911 Call Centers

On Friday, August 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $3 million in grant funding to Virginia to upgrade 911 call centers to NG911 capabilities.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 8:38 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Health Experts Advise Making Mammogram Appointment Ahead of Awareness Month

Health Experts Advise Making Mammogram Appointment Ahead of Awareness Month

Augusta Health wants women to know they shouldn't wait until Breast Cancer Awareness Month to try to get a mammogram. Appointment slots fill up fast, and some book out weeks or even months in advance.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 7:03 PM EDT by John Early & Tara Todd
Waynesboro Police Charge 2 in Separate Drug Arrests

Waynesboro Police Charge 2 in Separate Drug Arrests

David Scott Morris and Kari Nicole Claytor are both facing a charge of possessing methamphetamine.

Friday, August 9th 2019, 2:06 PM EDT by John Early
Staunton Leaders Look for Reasoning Behind Area Golf Course Losing Funds

Staunton Leaders Look for Reasoning Behind Area Golf Course Losing Funds

The Gypsy Hill Golf Course is losing money and Staunton leaders are trying to figure out what to do.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:45 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Shenandoah Valley Business Owners Gather for 7th Annual Business Summit

Shenandoah Valley Business Owners Gather for 7th Annual Business Summit

Some Shenandoah Valley business owners now have the tools to boost their bottom line thanks to the 7th annual Valley Business Summit.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:44 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Floral Business in Augusta County Planning Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

Floral Business in Augusta County Planning Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

A floral business is planning a multi-million dollar expansion of its Augusta County facility. Bloomaker supplies amaryllis and potted tulips.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 7:15 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt & Tara Todd
Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan

Northam Releases Early Childhood Education Needs Assessment & Draft Strategic Plan

Public comment now being solicited for feedback on draft Strategic Plan to strengthen school readiness in the Commonwealth.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 4:42 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Named Among School Top Districts in Virginia

Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Named Among School Top Districts in Virginia

Albemarle County and Charlottesville public school systems are among the top districts in the state, according to national assessment organization.

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 12:45 PM EDT by John Early
Valley Nonprofit, Project Grows Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Valley Nonprofit, Project Grows Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, a health and wellness nonprofit in the valley is joining in on the fun.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:04 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Child Sex Case Against Former Augusta Co. Public School Employee Moves to Grand Jury

Child Sex Case Against Former Augusta Co. Public School Employee Moves to Grand Jury

The child sex case against a former Augusta County Public Schools employee and radio personality is moving to a grand jury.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 7:48 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
SCS Continues Focus on Diversity & Inclusion as New School Year Begins

SCS Continues Focus on Diversity & Inclusion as New School Year Begins

Staunton City Schools (SCS) is continuing its focus on diversity and inclusion at the start of a new school year.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 3:39 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Resident Feedback Needed on Downtown Harrisonburg Parking Survey

Resident Feedback Needed on Downtown Harrisonburg Parking Survey

Resident input is needed as Harrisonburg moves forward on its Downtown Parking Study.

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 9:08 AM EDT by John Early
Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New $22 Million Biosciences Center

Blue Ridge Community College Unveils New $22 Million Biosciences Center

Blue Ridge Community College is unveiling its brand new Biosciences Center. On Tuesday, the people who helped bring this project to fruition took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 10:21 PM EDT by Tara Todd
General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In

General Assembly's Gun Control Session Ends Without Decision, Sen. Kaine Weighs-In

Senator Tim Kaine is frustrated by the inaction from the General Assembly on gun control measures.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 9:56 AM EDT by Moriah Davis
Groundbreaking Held for The Legacy at North Augusta's Memory Care Unit

Groundbreaking Held for The Legacy at North Augusta's Memory Care Unit

The Legacy at North Augusta hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its memory care unit on Wednesday, April 10. The specialized memory care unit will provide advanced care for residents with cognitive impairment like dementia.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 7:45 PM EDT