12 hrs ago
Okla. Tornado Brings Attention to Ruckersville Storm Shelter Supplier
The first thing you do when a tornado warning goes out is seek shelter, in a basement or a sturdy building away from windows, but what if you have neither? Tornadoes are not frequent in Virginia, especially of the scale of the Tornado which killed at least 24 in Moore, Ok, but they aren't uncommon either.
16 hrs ago
Tornado shelter business booms after Oklahoma tornado
Far from the storm-cellars that served as hide-outs in the Oklahoma debris fields, about 100 miles southwest of D.C., past the antique shops of Ruckersville in Greene County, Va., may be a lifesaver.
17 hrs ago
Crash Tests Go Viral In IIHS' New Video Series
Suzanne Kane is an editor at High Gear Media focusing on covering the latest product and other auto-related information for Family Car Guide... More Ever wonder what goes on during car crash tests? In a new eight-part video series produced by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety , viewers can see footage of actual testing at the Institute's ... (more)
Greene County Investigating Home Burglaries, Offering Safety Tips
The Greene County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help to find who's responsible for a series of home burglaries.
Elementary School's PE Class Targets Archery
Monday marked the second day the fifth-grade students at the school took part in an archery class, which has just been added to the physical education curriculum.
Sheriff's Office Investigating Home Burglaries in Ruckersville
If you can help with the investigation, call Crime Stoppers at 977-4000 or Sgt. Snead at the Greene County Sheriff's Office at 985-2222. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.
Stars and Stripes
Va. man accused of fraud in collecting for wounded veterans
A Ruckersville man who said he was collecting donations to benefit wounded veterans is accused of fleecing about 100 Albemarle County and Charlottesville businesses out of more than $5,000, police said Tuesday.