Highland County Newswire

Highland County Newswire

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Results 1 - 20 of 36 in Highland County, VA

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

    Yesterday | 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.

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

    Friday Jun 19 | 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 ...

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  3. Tourism Group Looks to Create Virginia Mountains RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WCAV

    A tourism group is looking to give an identity to the mountainous region from the Roanoke Valley north to Highland County. The Roanoke Times reports the Virginia Tourism Corporation will make an alignment of the eight-county area to make it easier for out-of-towners to see what the eight-county area offers when planning vacations, day trips and other ventures.

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  4. Forest Service Lets Dominion Do SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Dominion can proceed with its planned survey for a controversial pipeline in the George Washington National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has been given permission to survey along a 4-mile long route in Augusta and Highland counties.

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  5. Forest Service Lets Dominion Proceed With SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Dominion can proceed with its planned survey for a controversial pipeline in the George Washington National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has been given permission to survey along a 4-mile long route in Augusta and Highland counties.

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  6. Forest Service OKs SurveyingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    The Forest Service is giving the green light to surveying in the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The surveying would be along 4.4 miles of forestland in Highland and Augusta counties.

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  7. GW National Forest Survey for Natural Gas Line gets U.S. OKRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | NBC29

    The Forest Service is giving the green light to surveying in the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The surveying would be along 4.4 miles of forestland in Highland and Augusta counties.

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  8. Approval Given to Survey George Washington National Forest for Proposed PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WCAV

    The Forest Service is giving the green light to surveying in the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The surveying would be along 4.4 miles of forestland in Highland and Augusta counties.

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  9. GW National Forest survey for natural gas line gets Us OkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The Forest Service is giving the green light to surveying in the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The surveying would be along 4.4 miles of forestland in Highland and Augusta counties.

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  10. Group seeks extension from FERCRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... sent survey notices to 176 properties in Nelson County, Virginia, 95 in Augusta County, Virginia, 65 in Highland County, Virginia, and 10 in Buckhingham County, Virginia, on Feb. 23. The individuals who live along the newly announced route need ...

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  11. Swecker Susan 032815 (sent to us) CCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A onetime chairwoman of the Highland County Democrats is the new leader of the Democratic Party of Virginia. Susan Swecker has created a long resume since her days in Highland County.

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  12. Va. Democrats choose Susan Swecker as new chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Bill Bartel at bill.bartel@pilotonline.com or 757-446-2398. Virginia Democrats today chose Susan Swecker, a Highland County native and Democratic National Committeewoman, as the party's new chair. In a statement, Swecker said: "Virginia will be in ...

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  13. Arlington, Montgomery counties top annual healthiest counties rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... smokers and more alcohol-related traffic deaths. In Maryland, Baltimore County is ranked the least healthy; Highland County is listed as Virginia's least health county.

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  14. Forest Service OKs Pipeline Survey PermitRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Daily News-Record

    The U.S. Forest Service is issuing a temporary special-use permit to Dominion Resource to survey a 12.6-mile segment of the George Washington National Forest for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Highland and Augusta counties, according to a news release from the Forest Service. Surveys for wetlands, water, soil and suitable habitat for sensitive species, including federally listed threatened and endangered plants and animals, will be conducted within the next year, according to the release.

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  15. George Washington National Forest Grants Permission for Dominion to Survey for PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WCAV

    Officials with the George Washington National Forest have granted permission for Dominion to survey more than 12 miles of forest land for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The survey runs along an alternate route that Dominion proposed after facing strong resistance to its original pipeline route.

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  16. Will Hammer Seeks NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... against Republican "Dickie" Bell, for the 20th district seat, which covers parts of Augusta County and Highland County. He plans to focus his campaign on gun rights, Dominion Energy's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the full legalization of ...

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  17. View full postRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Scott County Virginia Star

    ... Soldiers from the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team continued to be on standby to assist the Highland County Sheriff's Department and EMS with possible transport missions to rural areas where roads have not been cleared.

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  18. Virginia National Guard Responds to New SnowstormRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Official Wire News

    ... the Staunton, Virginia-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were on standby in the town of Monterey in Highland County. Local emergency services officials estimate more than 20 inches of snow fell in the region over the last 48 hours. The Guard ...

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  19. Va. Guard Members on Storm Duty in Wise, Highland CountiesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... two locations. They also transported a resident who couldn't be reached by emergency service personnel. In Highland County, seven members of the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are on standby in Monterey. They will transport ...

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  20. Possible Icy Roads Tuesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... Many of us got 4 to 6 inches of snow Saturday with up to 10 inches in some parts of Central Virginia. In Highland County, they got 20 inches and a National Guard unit from Staunton is on stand-by in Monterey. A guard unit from Cedar Bluff is helping ...

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