Staunton Senior Center in Search of New Home
Staunton Senior Center in Search of New Home

The Staunton Senior Center is looking for a smaller, more affordable space.

6 hrs 54 mins ago
People in Nelson Co. Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille
People in Nelson Co. Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille

On Sunday, a huge crowd gathered at Nelson County High School for the commemoration of 50 years since Hurricane Camille.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 9:53 PM EDT by Madison Jones
Survivor of 2015 On-Air Shooting Sues Virginia TV Station
Survivor of 2015 On-Air Shooting Sues Virginia TV Station

The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the television station whose on-camera interview she was appearing in.

First Regional Manufacturing & Education Roundtable Hosted in Waynesboro
First Regional Manufacturing & Education Roundtable Hosted in Waynesboro

Shenandoah Valley community leaders are talking about the need for labor in the manufacturing industry.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:50 PM EDT by Tara Todd & Hailey Wilt
Staunton Hires Assistant City Manager
Staunton Hires Assistant City Manager

Leslie Beauregard has been named the assistant city manager for the City of Staunton. She will assume her new role with the city on October 7.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:03 PM EDT by John Early
Online, Interactive Book Club Aims to Help Children Learn to Love Reading
Online, Interactive Book Club Aims to Help Children Learn to Love Reading

A Staunton writer is working with an online, interactive book club that aims to engage kids in a new way.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:30 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Staunton Downtown Development Association's Executive Director Resigns
Staunton Downtown Development Association's Executive Director Resigns

After 14 years as the executive director of the Staunton Downtown Development Association, Julie Markowitz is resigning.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:25 PM EDT by Tara Todd
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Study Questions Bike-Lane Safety

The goal of bicycle lanes is to keep both riders and drivers safe but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says they're not doing the job.

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 7:17 PM EDT
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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 11:06 PM 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.

Monday, August 12th 2019, 8:59 PM EDT
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, 2:16 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
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.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 5:01 PM 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.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 7:49 AM EDT