Madison County Newswire

Madison County Newswire

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  1. Culpeper County Crash Kills Madison County WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | WCAV

    Eighteen-year-old Lily Lambert of Brightwood died at the scene of the crash on U.S. 15, near the Midway Store. According to Virginia State Police Sergeant Les Tyler, Compton was heading south on U.S. 15 when he lost control of the car, ran off the left side of the road and hit a line of cedar trees.


  2. Virginia DOE Accreditation Ratings Released with New StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | WCAV

    ... that are listed as partially accredited, including Madison Primary and Waverly Yowell Elementary schools in Madison County, which were both given the partially accredited - warned school designation. In Albemarle County, Agnor-Hurt Elementary, ...


  3. Farmers' Market Celebrating Season's End, Raising Money for MESARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | WCAV

    Madison County is marking the end of the farmers' market season with a celebration that will also raise money for the Madison Emergency Services Association. The Harvest Fest and Pig Out for MESA will take place Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Madison.


  4. Student Athlete of the Week: Jeana Grace Kelliher, Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | WCAV

    Jeana Grace Kelliher is a senior outside hitter on the girls volleyball team at Madison County High School. Kelliher's personality both on and off the court has garnered the attention of her coaches.


  5. On-Time Graduation Rates Across Virginia Going UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WCAV

    ... rates, with Greene County having the highest on-time graduation rate at 95.7 percent for 2015. Also for 2015, Madison County reported 95.2 percent, Albemarle County reported 94.3 percent, Fluvanna County reported 92.5 percent, and Orange County ...


  6. Dispose of Unwanted and Expired Medicines on Drug Take-Back DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | WCAV

    ... parking lot on Turkeysag Trail in Palmyra - Food Lion front parking lot on East Main Street in Louisa - Madison County Volunteer Fire Department on North Main Street in Madison - Nelson County High School parking lot on Thomas Nelson Highway in ...


  7. Grant to Help Memorial for Madison Families Displaced by National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | WCAV

    The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS has gotten a grant to help build a memorial for the 200 Madison County families that were displaced when the Shenandoah National Park was established in the 1930s. The $2,000 Placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of REALTORS will help generate community pride in remembering the families.


  8. NOVA-Loudoun welcomes new faculty membersRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... an assistant professor of horticulture. Her prior position as a horticulturist at Woodberry Forest School in Madison County, Virginia, allowed her to host two NOVA horticulture students while they completed their required internships this past ...


  9. 16 CAMPS: Mountaineers Focused on ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | WCAV

    Madison County football's main goals for the 2015 season are simple -- get, "better," and earn a spot in the VHSL State Championship Playoffs after missing the postseason in 2014. "Our biggest goal is we want to improve every day we come out here," Madison head coach Stuart Dean said.


  10. North Blue Ridge Traffic Change for Bridge Project in Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | WCAV

    The traffic switch on North Blue Ridge Turnpike will allow for work on the southbound side of the Mulatto Run Bridge. The Virginia Department of Transportation will switch traffic to the recently reconstructed northbound lane Thursday so that workers can complete paving and guardrail installation.


  11. Promotion In Albemarle Sheriffa s OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... a volunteer reserve and has been with the sheriff's office for nine years. She was the first female deputy in Madison County, the first female police officer and supervisor in Scottsville, and the only woman to serve in a supervisory position in ...


  12. First Female Chief Deputy at Albemarle Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | WCAV

    ... of law enforcement agencies in Virginia achieve. Gianniny also served as the first female deputy in the Madison County Sheriff's Office and the first female police officer/supervisor in Scottsville. The comments sections of are designed ...


  13. Local Ash Trees Vulnerable to InfestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | WCAV

    ... of trees across the United States. The infestation has now reached as far south in the Shenandoah Valley as Madison County. The emerald ash borer larva burrows itself into a tree, and cuts off the life blood of the ash tree. This kills the tree in a ...


  14. CVFD Drills on Propane Tank Fire ConfrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Crozet Gazette

    ... into the Piedmont in 2013 and started offering propane delivery in a new service area that stretches to Madison County. Spicer said the family-owned company is also expanding toward Richmond. Spicer had been serving on the VPGA's safety and ...


  15. Road work to affect Shenandoah Park accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 |

    On Tuesday, July 28, a segment of Route 601 will be closed while crews restore a section of eroded riverbank on the Hughes River, which runs alongside Route 601 at the Rappahannock/Madison county line.


  16. Two Road Closures Scheduled for Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WCAV

    Starting July 27, part of Moody Town Road in Louisa County will be closed to allow Dominion Virginia Power crews to perform a routine annual inspection of Dike 3 at Lake Anna. On July 28, part of Nethers Road near the Rahhahannock and Madison county line will be closed for work on an eroded riverbank.


  17. Madison Co. Holds Remembrance Event Commemorating the Flood of 1995Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | NBC29

    ... ran through Randall Lillard's mind when the first mudslide sent his home tumbling 35 feet down a mountain in Madison County. "And I could hear it coming and I looked out the window and I could see the water coming in, the rushing water. And I got ...


  18. Local Teen Wins 2015 Art Competition for Fifth District of VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WCAV

    "[Madison County] and the people who share a bond with it have always been an inspiration to me, and my only hope is that I was able to communicate all that the community and land mean to me through the strokes of my paint brush," said Santinga. Santinga's acrylic painting will be on display in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol, and she will be honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. along with all of the first place winners from all the congressional districts across the country.


  19. Greene County Sheriff's Department patchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Greene County Sheriff is investigating a body that was discovered Monday in the Rapidan River. Sheriff Steve Smith says a fisherman found the adult male body several hundred yards from Route 29, near the Greene-Madison County boundary line.


  20. Greene Sheriff's Office Investigating Body Found in Rapidan RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WCAV

    Sheriff Steve Smith says it was found by a fisherman several hundred yards from Route 29, near the border between Greene and Madison counties. The comments sections of are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.