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3 hrs ago | The Daily News Leader

School nurses face challenges daily

The days of school nurses only taking temperatures and putting on Band-Aids is long gone.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Stuarts Draft, VA

7 hrs ago | NBC29

Pageant Winner Talks to Wilson Elementary Students about Bullying

Students in part of Augusta County heard an important message from a special visitor Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family

10 hrs ago | The Daily News Leader

Sheriff's office arrests Verona man on sex charges

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office arrested a Verona man Tuesday on multiple sex charges that reportedly involve a young girl.

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Related Topix: Verona, VA, Staunton, VA

13 hrs ago | The Daily News Leader

Community News

The Easter service will be at 10:30 a.m. Ray Houser scholarship announced: The Staunton Music Guild has opened the 2014 application process for the Ray Houser scholarship.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA, Waynesboro, VA, Pop/Rock, The Revs, Life, Holidays, Earth Day

17 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Historical Society Celebrates Golden Anniversary

The Augusta County Historical Society celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Golden Gala at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Road Project, Developments Part of Local Growth

A road project in Fishersville has reached its halfway point. And when the rubber meets the road, it could help boost the local economy.

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Related Topix: Fishersville, VA

NBC29

Judge Throws Out Fishersville Woman's Malpractice Suit

The case is closed for a Fishersville woman who sued her lawyer for $10 million.

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Related Topix: Fishersville, VA

The Daily News Leader

Greenville getting sewer 'lifeline'

Orange barrels, heavy construction equipment and aqua-colored piping have become a regular sight in this historic hamlet.

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Related Topix: Greenville, VA, Dining, Life

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Solid turnout for 'spring break' day

For many students in the area, Monday was the first day of spring break. For students in Augusta County, it should have been.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Man Faces Charges Connected to Sexual Abuse

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Saturday in connection to the sexual abuse of a young girl.

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The Daily News Leader

Local attorney beats back $10 million malpractice lawsuit

A judge has ruled in favor of a local attorney sued last year for $10 million in a malpractice lawsuit brought against him by a former client.

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Related Topix: Churchville, VA, Fishersville, VA

The Daily News Leader

Augusta County Restaurant Inspections

Comments: The kitchen was clean. Hand sinks were stocked with soap and towels. Employees were washing hands and wearing gloves when handling ready-to-eat foods.

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Related Topix: Swoope, VA, Fishersville, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Authors' new releases offer something for everyone

Readers old and young can explore some new releases which will give historical insights, stimulate their imaginations, and inspire deep thinking.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily News Leader

County cuts 7 teacher slots

Principal Mindy Garber has a thick binder filled with details about the classes and teachers at Cassell Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Stuarts Draft, VA, Education Etc.

The Daily News Leader

Still a struggle

It's hard to do a job well if you don't know exactly what you're doing. Terry Holmes, owner of Mill Street Grill for the past 22 years, has been seeing this in employees since he got into the business -- a high school student working in the kitchen who, when asked to double a recipe, can't figure it out.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Waynesboro, VA, Fishersville, VA, Staunton, VA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Infrastructure will benefit from tax hike

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors' recent decision to advertise a 5-cent property tax rate increase was not easy nor was undertaken without a thorough examination of the proposed budget and a review of the county's current and upcoming needs.

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Related Topix: Fishersville, VA, Verona, VA, Stuarts Draft, VA, Waynesboro, VA, Staunton, VA

The Daily News Leader

Draft instructor named county teacher of year

Allison Sprouse spends the first part of her English classes impersonating a character from literature.

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Related Topix: Stuarts Draft, VA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Tax Increase May Be Coming To Augusta County

"I don't like tax increases, never have liked tax increases, but when it comes down to whether it's a tax increase or not providing the level of services that is necessary to provide a growing county with what it needs for our children and our citizens, then you do what is necessary to meet the demand," says Larry Wills, who is Chairman of the ... (more)

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The Daily News Leader

Local family gets United Way help

About three dozen people from around the Augusta County area scraped, hammered, painted and drilled on a trailer to improve the lives of a family of four.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA, Family, Kids

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Waynesboro Police Arrest Man Connected to Multiple Thefts

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a significant arrest in a multi-state crime spree involving larcenies of thousands of dollars of property from vehicles in "smash & grab" thefts.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA, Virginia, Spotsylvania County, VA

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