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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.

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.
 

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.

 

Arrest In Plot To Kill Five



A custody dispute allegedly led one area woman to plot the murders of five people.

 

Revenge Porn in Waynesboro


An Augusta County woman faces a misdemeanor charge under Virginia's new revenge pornography law.

 
 

Credit Card Couple Heads to Court


It will be another week before a Stuarts Draft couple accused in a credit card crime wave makes their first court appearance.

 
 

Sentencing Delayed For Former First Lady


A federal judge has delayed the 2015 sentencing of former first lady Maureen McDonnell on nine public corruption convictions.
 
   

Charlottesville Hosts Film Festival


More than 100 films will be showcased during the 2014 Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville.

 
 

Convience Store Case Hearing Set


No resolution in a civil case brought agains the owner of a local convenience store.

 

 

Maryland Avenue Closure


More work on Harrisonburg streets could mean a change in commute for you.

State Fair Opens In One Week


The gates opened Friday morning at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell in Caroline County and runs through Oct.5.
 
 

450,000 Could Lack Proper I.D. for Voting


The Virginia State Board of Elections says about 450,000 voters in Virginia may lack the proper identification needed to cast a ballot in the November midterm elections.
 
 

Strong August For Home Sales


August was another strong month for our local real estate market says Kline May Realty in their monthly report with  101 residential sales in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County,equalling May as the third best moth of the year so far.
 

Grottoes Man Accused In Shoplifting Spree


Four different jurisdictions are charging a Grottoes man with what they are calling a shoplifting spree.
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