Mount Sidney Neighbors Raise Concerns over Potential Water Bottling Firm

Mount Sidney Neighbors Raise Concerns over Potential Water Bottling Firm

A community in the valley has a lot of questions and growing concerns over what could be a water bottling operation.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:59 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in Augusta County Closed April 18

Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in Augusta County Closed April 18

Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, for repairs to a Norfolk-Southern railway crossing.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 4:47 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Crozet Elementary Student's YouTube Channel Raises Awareness About Asperger Syndrome

Crozet Elementary Student's YouTube Channel Raises Awareness About Asperger Syndrome

A fourth-grade student at Crozet Elementary in Albemarle County is using his YouTube channel to raise awareness about autism. 

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 11:03 PM EDT by Caroline Coleburn
Virginia State Police Investigate Serious Crash in Rockingham

Virginia State Police Investigate Serious Crash in Rockingham

Virginia State Police Trooper C.D. White is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Rockingham County. The crash occurred April 17, 2019, at 6:10 a.m. on Route 259 at 1 mile west of Route 820.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:04 PM EDT
Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants

Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants

Governor Ralph Northam today announced $2.2 million in Homeless Reduction Grants through the Virginia Housing Trust Fund (VHTF) for 30 projects in Virginia.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 11:18 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Allen & Allen Law Firm Now Accepting Hometown Heroes Nominations

Allen & Allen Law Firm Now Accepting Hometown Heroes Nominations

The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is seeking community nominations for its 10th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes award.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 6:03 PM EDT by Meghan Moriarty
Va. Bill Would Impose Harsher Penalties on Drug Dealers

Va. Bill Would Impose Harsher Penalties on Drug Dealers

Commonwealth's attorneys are calling on Governor Ralph Northam to sign a bill that would impose harsher penalties on drug dealers.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:57 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta Sheriff's Office Investigating String of Burglaries

Augusta Sheriff's Office Investigating String of Burglaries

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of commercial burglaries that occurred in Stuarts Draft.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:09 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Staunton, Buckingham to Receive Grant Funding for Technical Education Programs

Staunton, Buckingham to Receive Grant Funding for Technical Education Programs

Buckingham County and Staunton are among those getting grant funding to upgrade equipment for their career and technical education programs.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 1:37 PM EDT by Chris Markham
Cyclist Seriously Injured, Airlifted After Hit-And-Run in Harrisonburg

Cyclist Seriously Injured, Airlifted After Hit-And-Run in Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that sent a cyclist to the UVA Hospital with serious injuries.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 10:54 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Youth Philanthropy Council Grants Money to Valley Nonprofits

Youth Philanthropy Council Grants Money to Valley Nonprofits

The Youth Philanthropy Council in Staunton handed out $25,000 to nine area nonprofits on Monday.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 9:42 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Budget, Tax Rate

Augusta County to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Budget, Tax Rate

On Wednesday, April 17, Augusta County leaders will hold a public hearing on the tax rate and next year's proposed budget.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 9:41 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Share Your Opinions in the 2019 Staunton Citizen Survey, Available Online April 15 to June 15

Share Your Opinions in the 2019 Staunton Citizen Survey, Available Online April 15 to June 15

Starting April 15, Staunton residents and property and business owners can rate city services and operations in the 2019 citizen survey. The survey closes on June 15.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 12:20 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Waynesboro Police Department Partners with Ring to Crack Down on Crime

Waynesboro Police Department Partners with Ring to Crack Down on Crime

The Waynesboro Police Department hopes that new technology will help them crack down on more crime in the city.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 10:00 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.

Thousands Impacted by Telephone Service Outage in Central Va.

A telephone service outage is impacting thousands of people in central Virginia.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 6:12 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Lottye Lockhart
Building Bridges for the Greater Good Hosts 3rd Annual Breaking Bread Event

Building Bridges for the Greater Good Hosts 3rd Annual Breaking Bread Event

The third annual Breaking Bread event will take place in Staunton on Saturday, April 13.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 11:04 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Mother, Ex-Boyfriend Sentenced to 17 Years for Beating Child

Mother, Ex-Boyfriend Sentenced to 17 Years for Beating Child

On Friday, an Augusta County judge sentenced a mother and her then-boyfriend to 17 years behind bars for beating her 6-year-old son.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 8:18 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Incumbent Ronnie Campbell, Dem. Christian Worth Running for 24th District

Incumbent Ronnie Campbell, Dem. Christian Worth Running for 24th District

Delegate Ronnie Campbell is running for re-election to represent Virginia's 24th District, and Democrat Christian Worth has announced she’s once again running in an effort to become the district's first Democratic delegate since 1983.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 9:06 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Sees Record Traffic Increase

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Sees Record Traffic Increase

More people are taking to the skies from the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, after an airline change.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 7:06 PM EDT by Lowell Rose
March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year

March 2019 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.4% From Previous Year

Governor Northam today announced that, although March is not a significant month for collections, revenue decreased 1.4 percent as payroll withholding had one less deposit day than a year ago.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 1:47 PM EDT
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
Staunton Police Work to Trim Down Deer Population

Staunton Police Work to Trim Down Deer Population

The Staunton Police Department culled 51 deer over a two-week period in March.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 10:55 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County Supervisors Table Decision on Proposed Solar Project

Augusta County Supervisors Table Decision on Proposed Solar Project

Augusta County leaders have once again tabled the decision on a 1,000-acre solar project proposed for parts of Stuarts Draft and Lyndhurst.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 10:37 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Tara Todd
Augusta County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest after Shooting Incident

Augusta County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest after Shooting Incident

A Churchville man is out on bond after authorities in Augusta County say he fired his gun at several people Wednesday.

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 10:10 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Police Charge Stuarts Draft Man with 2nd-Degree Murder

Police Charge Stuarts Draft Man with 2nd-Degree Murder

Authorities in Waynesboro are charging Shawn Preston Jones with second-degree murder.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 3:32 PM EDT by John Early
VSP: Senior Alert Canceled for Missing Prince George Co. Man

VSP: Senior Alert Canceled for Missing Prince George Co. Man

The Prince George County Police Department has notified the Virginia State Police that Askia Hasan has been safely located.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 11:19 AM EDT by John Early
Gas Tax Hike, Truck Registration Fee Increase Approved for I-81 Improvements

Gas Tax Hike, Truck Registration Fee Increase Approved for I-81 Improvements

The Virginia House of Delegates has approved increases to truck registration fees and regional gas taxes to pay for improvements to Interstate 81.

Staunton High School Picks New Mascot, Nickname

Staunton High School Picks New Mascot, Nickname

Staunton's Robert E. Lee High School will get a new mascot and logo when it changes its name to Staunton High School on July 1. The school will be home to the Staunton Storm. The name is inspired by a quote made popular by New England Patriots quarterback

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 5:18 PM EST by Chris Markham