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Highland County Newswire

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Results 1 - 17 of 17 in Highland County, VA

  1. Genealogy Query - FOLKS : FOXRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Cousinconnect.com

    I am looking for any information on a Peter Valentine Folks born 1825 in Highland County, VA. He married Mary Ervine Douglas.


  2. TVHS wallops Highland Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Tygarts Valley High School Bulldogs boys basketball team started its season off with a bang Tuesday with a 95-12 dismantling of Highland County, Va.


  3. Albemarle School Board lays out priorities for area legislatorsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... tool that can be used in small rural communities, as well as large urban ones. "We have school systems from Highland County to Fairfax County," Landes said. "We have to look at something that can apply fairly across the board." Landes also said the ...


  4. Blue Ridge Naturalist: Foxes, Skunks, Coyotes, & Raccoons, Oh MyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    ... to employ large guard dogs or llamas to protect their livestock. In fact, llamas are a common sight now in Highland County, Virginia, where I hear there are more sheep than people! And it should go without saying that babies, young children, cats, ...


  5. Virginians Go To The Polls TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... but also under James river there. How will they drill under the river? Pipeline opponent Rick Webb of Highland County, a retired University of Virginia watershed scientist, said he didn't know enough yet to say if the new proposal would help the ...


  6. Winchester HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | People's Defender

    ... Past (Florence Bryson): Henry Orebaugh was born in Rockingham County, Virginia in 1842. The family came to Highland County about 1830. He married Hannah Sprinkle in 1848.They were living near Fincastle in 1850 and 1860 but had moved to Wayne ...


  7. Palmyra supervisor candidates talk issuesRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Fluvanna Review

    ... Minor, and I have four children and 10 wonderful grandchildren. We came to Fluvanna 30 years ago via Highland County from Brooklyn, New York. Minor is from central Virginia and always planned to return to farm. I was born in southwest Pennsylvania ...


  8. The Battle of McDowell, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... reinforced Milroy and took overall command. The two forces met on May 8 on Sitlington's Hill at McDowell, in Highland County, Virginia in a battle known as the Battle of McDowell. The Confederate men in the field numbered about 6,000. They were ...


  9. Weekend Picks: Local Events for October 9 - 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    Saturday: Dayton Dayton Days Autumn Festival is from 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. This is a festival with more than 350 vendors right in historic downtown Dayton New this year, there will be a shopping bag valet service that will hold your purchases while you shop. Friday-Saturday: Highland County The Hands and Harvest Festival in Monterey The foliage should be perfect for the festival this year.


  10. Fall Foliage Report: Where to See the Best Fall Color this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... drive on South Fork/Swedlin Valley Road in Pendleton County. This is right off of Route 33 near Brandywine. Highland County is also a prefect area to drive through this time of year. Moderate to high color can be seen thorough most of Highland ...


  11. Fall Foliage Viewing OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... would be a great place to visit. Color is being reported at 60 percent. Take a drive on Route 250 through Highland County, to the West Virginia line. Great color is also showing along Bull Pasture River Road in McDowell. You'll absolutely want to ...


  12. Fake "Power Company" Workers Rob HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... 540-941-0011 Ntelos, 540-515-0011 Shentel, and 540-213-0022 Verizon; in Frederick County, 540-450-0111; in Highland County, 540-468-0011; in Page County, 540-743-1100; in Rockingham County, 540-434-2200; in Shenandoah County, 540-477-1077, in Warren ...


  13. Dominion says no 'easy fixes' remain to transport natural gasRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2015 | Powhatan Today

    Bulldozed mountainsides for construction of Stonewall Gas Gathering pipeline in Harrison County, W.Va., near where the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline would begin. Rick Webb and Rick Lambert stand in front of Dividing Water Farm, which marks the line between the James and Potomac River watersheds in Highland County.


  14. Improvements Get "Thumbs-Up" at Highland County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | WCHO-FM Washington Court House

    Changes made around the Highland County Courthouse are getting some "thumbs up" reaction from citizens. Two large trees were removed after it became apparent they had become a hazard.


  15. West Virginia's first hard cidery presses forwardRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... starting a cidery or meadery one day," Lewis said. "It's always been a dream of ours." "Where I lived (in Highland County, Virginia), it was a really traditional thing. Everybody had a cider barrel in the cellar, and we'd make between five to eight ...


  16. Libertarian Challenges GOP IncumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... ed in 2009. There's no Democrat running in the 20th District, which includes Waynesboro and Staunton, all of Highland County, and parts of Nelson and Augusta.


  17. Virginia Online High School Pilot Is Ahead of the CurveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... Virginia program, which launched in 2002 as a way to help students in rural parts of the state - such as Highland County, where there are fewer than 300 students in the district - gain access to Advanced Placement courses and world languages not ...