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21 min ago | NBC29

Former Albemarle Teacher Indicted on Online Solicitation of Minor Charge

Tuesday, an Augusta County grand jury indicted 66-year-old John Daniel Patterson on an online solicitation of a minor charge.

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1 hr ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Augusta Health Looks To Draw Doctors to the Valley

The goal is to draw doctors to rural areas, like Augusta County, because there's a need for primary care doctors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteopathy

5 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Police Investigating Reported Bank Robbery in Weyers Cave

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police and Shenandoah Valley Airport Police responded to Carter Bank & Trust for a reported robbery.

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Related Topix: Weyers Cave, VA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Farm Numbers Are On the Decline

He owns a farm like those included on the 2007 and 2012 U.S. Department of Agriculture census.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Agriculture, Science, Rockingham County, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Stuff The Bus Begins on Friday

TV3, Q101, 105.1 BOB ROCKS, Fresh 96.1, News Radio 550 WSVA, United Way of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County and Greater Augusta County, the Salvation Army, Wal-Mart, Papa John's Pizza and the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Department will working together to collect school supplies to help families in need in the Valley.

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, VA, Shenandoah County, VA, Elkton, VA, Waynesboro, VA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Police Looking for Augusta Co. Man

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in locating an Augusta County man who is wanted for threatening his former employer.

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Related Topix: Stuarts Draft, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

How the Valley is Combating Rising Healthcare Costs

"I had surgery, complete knee replacement a few years ago and I needed a walker and a cane," said Southard.

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Related Topix: Churchville, VA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Staunton Golfs for Charity

The Staunton Fraternal Order of Eagles held a golfing tournament at Gypsy Hill Park on Jul. 26 to benefit 25 needy families in Augusta County.

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NBC29

Thousands Attend 11th Annual Sweet Dreams Festival

The festival kicked off early Saturday morning with a pancake breakfast and 5k run.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Survey Aims to Find Demand for Fast Internet

To see how in-demand fast Internet is, the Augusta County government has put out a survey to identify where the problems are and how many people are being affected by slow internet.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NBC29

Augusta Sheriff's Office Investigates Rooftop Burglary of Antique Mall

On Sunday July 20, 2014, Augusta County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the Verona Factory Antique Mall on Lodge Lane in Verona, Virginia for a report of a commercial burglary which had occurred overnight.

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Related Topix: Verona, VA

Virginia Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau to hold 2014 Farm Bill update meetings for producers

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation will host a series of regional 2014 Farm Bill Information Sessions in August to share news with producers about programs introduced or modified under the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Agriculture, Science, South Boston, VA, Weyers Cave, VA, Franklin, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

The Heated Local Debate Over Immigration

At the Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting on Jul. 23, the local immigration debate was a top item on the agenda.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Businesses In Augusta County Are Preparing to Expand

The C.E.O, Mike Shelton, says the business has grown so rapidly it was time for a bigger location.

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NBC29

Dominion Rep to Field Pipeline Questions from Augusta Residents

The people of Augusta County will soon have a chance to ask Dominion Power about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could cross through parts of Virginia.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Immigration Debate Continues in the Valley

The immigration debate has been going on near the southern border and on Capitol Hill for years now.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC29

Augusta Tea Party to Speak out on Refugees at Detention Center

The debate is raging over what to do with seven Central American children at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center in Augusta County.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Supervisors: Migrant Kids No Burden

While people line up from both sides of the debate over housing migrant children at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center, the Augusta County Board of Supervisors is convinced the youth... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Rooftop Burglary at the Factory Antique Mall

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is looking for two suspects who broke into the Factory Antique Mall.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NBC29

Waynesboro Man Critically Injured After a Bar Brawl on West Main Street

A 28 year old man is in critical condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center after being hit by a car following a bar brawl in Waynesboro.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA

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