Augusta County Newswire

Augusta County Newswire

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  1. Clowns were spotted in Augusta over the weekend, the Sheriff's Office reports.Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | NBC12

    ... In a statement from Sheriff Donald Smith shared by NBC affiliate WVIR , "On Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, the Augusta County Sheriff's Office received a call for service regarding a clown sighting in the 100 block of River Bend Road in Fort Defiance." ...

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  2. Sheriff Addresses Report of Clown Sighting in Augusta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC29

    I figured it would be easiest to distribute this information to everyone at the same time. On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Augusta County Sheriff's Office received a call for service regarding a clown sighting in the 100 block of River Bend Road in Fort Defiance.

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  3. James Pinsky: How to make squirrels marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... for the title of Virginia's Envirothon champion. Last year, a superb team from Fort Defiance High School in Augusta County won. With all due respect to Augusta County, I think that trophy belongs here, and for a lot more reasons than seeing a gray ...

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  4. Jury Deliberating Child Pornography Charges Against Crimora ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | NBC29

    An Augusta County jury is considering 22 charges against 50-year-old Albert Henry Christy Jr. after the judge dismissed nine charges for various legal reasons. Investigators say they found pictures and video of child pornography on Christy's computer in his home office.

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  5. Farm-Friendly FocusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Daily News-Record

    FROM LEFT: Katie Frazier, president of the Virginia Agribusiness Council, Del. Steve Landes, R- Weyers Cave, Jeff Slaven, owner of Maple Springs Farm, and Jason Carter, executive secretary of Virginia Cattlemens Association, tour Slaven's farm in northern Augusta County on Wednesday.

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  6. Widow's appeal of Atlantic Coast Pipeline survey to test property...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... last week to hear an appeal of the 2004 survey law by Hazel F. Palmer, whose Blue Ridge mountain property in Augusta County lies in the path of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, where it would tunnel beneath the Appalachian Trail into Nelson ...

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  7. Child Pornography Trial Underway for Crimora ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | NBC29

    ... Two detectives with the Albemarle County Police Department took the stand Wednesday to testify in the Augusta County case. One of those detectives explained to jurors how Christy's online activity was monitored by authorities for several months ...

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  8. Augusta County Republicans Meeting Turns into Courthouse DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | NBC29

    The debate is whether to renovate the old Augusta County Circuit Court building, which sits in the middle of downtown Staunton, or build a new courthouse on the government center property in Verona. Tom Sheets with the Augusta Citizens Coalition and Augusta County Board of Supervisors member Marshall Pattie want to keep the courts in Staunton.

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  9. Va. Supreme Court to Hear Appeal on Atlantic Coast PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | NBC29

    There's a big break for those against the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Virginia Supreme Court will now hear an appeal after an Augusta County Circuit Court judge ruled surveyors could come on one Nelson County woman's private property .

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  10. BRCC Preps For 2016 Farm ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Daily News-Record

    ... For the second time, a preconference chartered bus tour of area agribusinesses will be offered. Greater Augusta County operations will be the focus this year. Bendfeldt, a specialist in community, local and regional food systems with the Virginia ...

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  11. Joann M. Kisamore , 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Daily News-Record

    She was born in Augusta County on Dec. 2, 1942, and was a daughter of the late Roscoe and Katherine Cook. Joann worked for Aramark at James Madison University Food Service.

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  12. Two Killed, Two Injured In Separate CrashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... passenger is being treated for life-threatening injuries at UVA Hospital. There was a separate fatal crash in Augusta County. The victim is identified as 53-year-old Tommy E. Hise of Waynesboro. Hise was a passenger in a car driven by an 18-year-old ...

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  13. Activist Blasts Petition To Oust City OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Daily News-Record

    ... accept that." Earlier this year, Nexus Services Inc. filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act for Augusta County employees' emails because of "odd interactions" they had with Augusta County officials. The company received more than 8,000 ...

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  14. 10 Under 40' Nominations AcceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | The Daily News-Record

    ... coverage area of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, southern Shenandoah or Page counties, or northernmost Augusta County. The resubmission of people previously nominated is allowed, but previous winners are excluded from consideration. People are ...

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  15. Nexus Services Holds Job Fair to Fill PositionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | NBC29

    ... is looking to use a job fair to fill more than 100 new positions. Most of the positions will be based out of Augusta County, but several more involve relocation. "Across brands and across divisions, it's about bringing hope to the hopeless and ...

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  16. Elwood D. Weaver, 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | The Daily News-Record

    ... passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center. Mr. Weaver was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Augusta County and was a son of the late Jason Hartman Weaver Sr. and Marie Elizabeth (Martin) Weaver. Elwood, along with his father, started ...

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  17. Augusta County Sheriff's Office Seeking Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | NBC29

    On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 0221 HRS, Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff's Office responded to a business alarm at the Verona Pharmacy. The business is located in the 200 block of Lee Highway in Verona.

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  18. County Seeks EMS Billing CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | The Daily News-Record

    Harrisonburg and Augusta and Rockingham counties contract with Winston-Salem, N.C.-based EMS Management and Consultants Inc. for the program. Fire and Rescue Chief Jeremy Holloway said the county may decide to continue using EMS Management after bids are submitted.

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  19. Bizarre Traffic Accident in AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Virginia State Police Trooper A.J. Garasimowicz is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injury and death of a Rockbridge County man in Augusta County. At approximately 8 p.m. Saturday , Jeremiah E. Harris, 25, of Raphine, Va., was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle traveling along Stingy Hollow Road in Augusta County.

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  20. Virginia State Police Investigating Death of Man in Augusta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | NBC29

    Virginia State Police Trooper A.J. Garasimowicz is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injury and death of a Rockbridge County man in Augusta County. At approximately 8 p.m. Saturday , Jeremiah E. Harris, 25, of Raphine, Va., was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle traveling along Stingy Hollow Road in Augusta County.

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