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K 9 officer remembered


While his death remains a bit of a mystery, a memorial service was held for a former Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office K-9.
 

Guilty plea in standoff case


A Verona man accused of shooting at police during a standoff, will not go to trial.
 

Judge refuses to drop out of case; sets U.Va. slaying trial


A judge has set a July 2016 trial for the man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student.
 

More support for pipeline


Business and labor groups are uniting in support of the proposed 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a natural gas project aimed at bringing the fuel to the Southeast.

 

Woodrow Wilson Rehab getting a new name


 

The Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center in Augusta County is getting a new name next week.
 

Martins/Food Lion Merger Announced


The parent company;s of two  of Harrisonburg;s biggest grocery store chains-Food Lion and Martin's plan to merge next year.

Arrests after chase


A Waynesboro man who cops say thought it was easier to outrun them on foot than in his car is facing charges.

 

Service Authority employee killed in fall


The Virginia Department of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating and the Augusta County Service Authority is mourning after one if its inspectors died in an accident.

 
 

More money for buggy/bike paths


A lot of news came out of the most recent meeting of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, including some local news that failed to make the headlines.

 

Grant money for internet


Some of us can't imagine not having fast, reliable internet, while others in the listening area can only dream about it.
 

Judge approves Sweet Briar College rescue plan


A judge has approved a mediated plan to keep Sweet Briar College afloat.
 

Most popular baby names announced


If you had a child last year, chances are they are named either Emma or William.
 

Fewer people losing homes locally


Fewer people in the listening area have been losing their homes to foreclosure.
 

Fewer jobs according to report


The local job market tightened in May according to the most recent state jobless numbers.
 

Stone to lead Sweet Briar


It appears former Bridgewater Collge President Dr. Philip Stone is coming out of retirement to lead Sweet Briar College.
 

Predictions for lower gas prices


Triple-A got it half right...oil prices did come down last week.

Montpelier visitor center named for philanthropist


Montpelier's visitor's center has been named in honor of philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.

 
 

W.Va., Va. coalition takes a stand against natgas pipeline


Environmental and conservation groups in West Virginia and Virginia are taking a stand against the proposed route of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline.
 

Road Projects Approved for City


Harrisonburg will be moving forward with five roadway construction projects after the Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its most recent Six-Year
 

McAuliffe touts benefits of 6-nation European trip


 
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to return Friday from a six-country European tour designed to bring foreign investment to Virginia.

 

Road closed after crash


A tractor trailer crash on Route 867 has closed the bridge over Pleasant Run in Rockingham County.

 

Picnics more expensive


Seems like the price of everything is going up, but a new study by the Virginia Farm Bureau finds you can still have a nice summer picnic on the cheap.
 

Guilty plea in embezzlement case


There will be no trial for a woman accused of stealing money from a local business.

 
 

Jury fines driver in 107 mph chase


A Tennessee man has taken a very expensive drive on I-81 here in the valley.

 

Talks end on courthouse repairs


Talks have not ended between Staunton and Augusta County on fixing up the Circuit Court House.
 

Moore accuses Obenshain of neglecting Earth


A State Senate candidate says that her opponent is not morally living up to his position.

 

Trials set in child sex case


Two trials are now slated in a New Market child sex abuse case.
 

Financial boost for Fields of Gold


Efforts to promote agriculture and ag-tourism here in the valley is getting a financial boost.

 

Solar power could mean savings report says


A new report is out on several cities in the U-S that have leveraged solar energy to lower municipal energy bills, taxes and pollution. 

 

3 Months for Stabbing



Three months in jail for a Staunton resident accused of stabbing another man a half dozen times.
 

Gas Hits 2015 High


You've never paid more this year than right now for gas.
 

Quick Trial Dismisses Early


The jury in the Kevin Quick murder trial was dismissed shortly before noon yesterday 

Loved JMU Coach Passes


One of the truly great leaders in womens athletics for half a century Dr Leotus Morrison ,has passed away at Sunnyside Retirement Community

Two Assaults in One Day


A Waynesboro man may have just lost his bid for boyfriend of the year.
 

New Trial Date for Beating


A man involved in what police called a "savage beating" has a new court date.
 

New Principals for County Schools


Two incoming principals in Rockingham County for the next school year.
 

More Projects on Dominion's Agenda


The controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline is far from the only thing Dominion has planned.
 

Canine Officer Dies


In Shenandoah County, the Sheriff's Office is looking into what at this point is the rather mysterious death of a K-9 officer.
 

Capital Murder Charge for Matthew


The man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and now faces the prospect of the death penalty.

 


 

   

Strong Season Predicted for Strawberry Growers


The Virginia Department of Agriculture reports today that strawberry growers anticipate a strong season for fresh, 

School Board Sets Meeting on New Member


Harrisonburg will have a new School Board member May 14th.



 

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Single Family Homes Top Sales


Local Realtor Scott Rogers is giving us a sneak peak at the April real-estate market report.

 

 

Strawberry Patch Ends Operation


A right of summer is no more in Augusta County.

 

Woman found guilty of harassing convicted sex offender


A Front Royal woman faces a $1,500 fine after being found guilty of harassing a convicted sex offender.
 

Chimney Fire Season


For the second night in a row, local fire crews were battling a chimney fire.

 
 

Tractor Trailer Crash Backs Up I-81


Virginia State Police say a truck driver and his passenger was injured this morning in an accident that tied up traffic on Interstate 81 for hours.  

Warner Appears Winner in Tight Senate Race


Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia has a slight lead in a tight race with GOP challenger Ed Gillespie, a contest many thought the incumbent would easily win.

Remains Found Are Hannah Graham


 Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
 
 

Arrest In Bridgewater College Threat


A sigh of relief and an arrest.
 

Search to Resume for Alexis Murphy


Authorities plan to resume a search for the remains of a Virginia teenager who disappeared last year.

 
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