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12 hrs ago | NBC29

Eric Bond Appointed Buffalo Gap High School Principal

Dr. Eric W. Bond, Division Superintendent of Augusta County Schools, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ian Marshall as Principal of Buffalo Gap High School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Eastern Mennonite University, Shenandoah University

16 hrs ago | NBC29

Verona Boy Dies after Toolbox Falls on Him

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office confirms what caused the death of a 9-year-old boy in Verona Thursday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Waynesboro Man Charged for Having Child Pornography

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man on two felony charges stemming from a joint investigation with the Augusta County Sheriff's Department involving the online solicitation of a minor.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA, Highland County, VA

NBC29

Frmr Teacher Charged with Online Solicitation of Minor, Again

A former Western Albemarle High School teacher already facing charges is back in jail.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Va. man accused of killing 2 to leave hospital

A Lyndhurst man accused of killing two relatives in 2000 is being released from a state mental hospital to a group home.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sat Jul 05, 2014

MetaFilter

The Valley of the Shadow

The Valley of the Shadow is a digital archive of primary sources that document the lives of people in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the era of the American Civil War.

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Related Topix: History in the News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Crozet Gazette

Secrets of the Blue Ridge: Mamie Parrish and the Nortonsville Store

Three of five Parrish children: Frances, Kermit and L.C. Jr., with pet "Billy" on a leash.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Sandy Hook, VA, Goochland County, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#2 - Company Receives Coors Quality Award

The company that distributes MillerCoors products in Harrisonburg and Rockingham and Augusta counties has been honored with a quality award for the second consecutive year.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA, Rockingham County, VA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NBC29

Seven Arrows Brewing Company to Open in Augusta

There's some good news for beer lovers in Augusta County. This fall, Aaron and Melissa Allen are opening up Seven Arrows Brewing Company , the county's first microbrewery.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Fishersville, VA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Blankenship Plea: Attempted Capital Murder in Augusta County

The Commonwealth's attorney said Blankenship pushed a state trooper onto I-81 after the trooper arrested him.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Rep. Bob Goodlatte Tours Bloomaker's in Augusta County

They plan to add about 90 seasonal more jobs thanks to an expansion to the current green house and to the cooling space.

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NBC29

New Augusta Schools Superintendent Prepares for Day 1 on the Job

New leadership is coming to Augusta County Schools. A new superintendent is getting ready for his first day on the job.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Hanger Faces 2015 Challenge From Augusta Supervisor

An Augusta County supervisor wants to challenge a senior member of the General Assembly next year.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Can You Play Soccer in Prom Attire?

The soccer prom was a 90-minute soccer match held at Stuart's Draft High School.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

NBC29

Augusta Making Plans for Old Ladd Elementary Property

Augusta County is in the early stages of plans to sell the property of the old Ladd Elementary School, which closed its doors last spring after nearly five decades.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

New Brewery to Open in the Valley

Augusta County has announced the location of a new microbrewery. Seven Arrows Brewing Company will locate at 2508 Jefferson Highway just outside the Waynesboro city limits and plans to be operational in late October to early November 2014.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA, Beer, Drink

Fri Jun 20, 2014

NBC29

Horticulture operation expanding in Waynesboro

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that Bloomaker USA Inc. will invest more than $2 million to build a new greenhouse.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Police Find Missing Diabetic Woman

UPDATE : Shirley Ann Rankin has just been located. She was located by law enforcement and family members near the Augusta County Library on Jefferson Highway in Fishersville more than five miles from her residence.

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Related Topix: Fishersville, VA, Waynesboro, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Man Faces Charges for Multiple Breaking and Entering Incidents

An Augusta County man has been arrested on eight charges related to breaking and entering incidents in the northern part of the county.

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Related Topix: Weyers Cave, VA

Wed Jun 18, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Routine Stop Yields Massive Meth Seizure

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County man on felony drug distribution charge after a routine traffic stop resulted in one of the biggest methamphetamine seizures in recent history.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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