Rockbridge County Newswire (Page 3)

Rockbridge County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rockbridge County, VA. (Page 3)

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  1. Suspects in killing of 95-year-old man face arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    ... (ATH'-uhl), Massachusetts, fled the area and were caught Saturday in a rental truck outside a Wal-Mart in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The Recorder of Greenfield reports that Hart and Smith had been arraigned the day before the killing on car theft ...

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  2. Suspects in Orange murder are being extradited back to Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Boston.com

    The two suspects arrested in connection with a home invasion and murder in Orange have waived their rendition rights in Virginia and are expected to appear in Orange District Court Friday, officials said. Joshua Hart, 23, and Brittany Smith, 27, were arrested in Virginia Sunday by the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department and had an extradition hearing Wednesday morning, according to prosecutors in Massachusetts.

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  3. Orange murder suspects arraigned in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WWLP

    ... Va. (WWLP) - The two suspects in a deadly home invasion in Orange were in a Virginia court on Tuesday. The Rockbridge County General District Court told our sister station WSLS in Roanoke, Virginia that Joshua Hart and Brittany Smith appeared before ...

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  4. Purse Snatcher Wanted In Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    ... money or transportation. The suspects, Joshua Hart, 23, and Brittany Smith, 27, were arrested Saturday in Rockbridge County, according to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office in Massachusetts. The couple were charged in connection with a home ...

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  5. Suspects in Orange slaying to be arraigned in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Two suspects in a homicide committed in a home invasion on East River Street last week are to be arraigned Tuesday in Virginia as fugitives from justice, and could be back in Massachusetts as early as Thursday, according to the office of Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan. Joshua Hart, 23, and Brittany Smith, 27, both of Athol, were apprehended by the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department in Virginia and are being held there without bail.  The two are wanted here in connection with the killing of 95-year-old Thomas Harty and the attack on his 77-year-old wife, Joanna Fisher, at the elderly couple's home at 581 East River St. on Wednesday.

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  6. Police Link Mall Purse Snatcher To Massachusetts MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    Police have linked a man accused of robbing a woman of her purse Friday morning at the Valley Mall to a murder in Massachusetts, according to two police sources. The murder suspects, Joshua Hart, 23 and Brittany Smith, 27, were arrested in Rockbridge County, according to the prosecutor's offfice for the Northwestern district of Massachusetts.

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  7. Rockbridge Sheriff's Office Arrests 2 Wanted for Murder, Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | NBC29

    ... of a home invasion. Authorities say the suspects were found in a U-Haul truck parked at the Wal-Mart in Rockbridge County on Saturday, October 8. Release from the Rockbridge Sheriff's Office: ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA, October 9th, 2016 - Thomas ...

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  8. Suspects in Orange slaying face Virginia hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Two suspects in a murder committed in a home invasion on East River Street here last week are to be arraigned in Virginia on Tuesday as fugitives from justice, and could be back in Massachusetts as early as Thursday, according to the office of Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan. Joshua Hart, 23, and Brittany Smith, 27, of Athol, were apprehended by the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department in Virginia and are being held there without bail.  The two are wanted here in connection with the killing of 95-year-old Thomas Harty and the attack on his 77-year-old wife, Joanna Fisher, at the elderly couple's home at 581 East River St. on Wednesday.

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  9. Virginia's Natural Bridge Gains RecognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Motorhome

    Natural Bridge site in Rockbridge County, Virginia, has been designated as an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service . The geologically and historically significant site, recently designated as a state park, will be managed by Virginia State Parks.

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  10. Pair from Athol, suspects in Orange homicide, captured in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... to Mary Carey, spokeswoman for District Attorney David E. Sullivan. Both suspects were apprehended by the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department in Virginia and are being held without right to bail, the DA's office said. Mr. Harty's wife, Joanna ...

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  11. 2 Arrested In Connection With Orange MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... station wagon, which was stolen from the home. Joshua Hart, 23 and Brittany Smith, 27, were arrested in Rockbridge County, Virginia, for the crime. The stolen vehicle was recovered at a different location in Virginia. The pair are facing charges of ...

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  12. Two arrested in Orange home invasion, homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Boston.com

    A man and a woman have been arrested in Virginia in connection with a Wednesday home invasion in Orange that left an elderly man dead and his wife seriously injured, according to the office of Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan. Joshua Hart, 23, and Brittany Smith, 27, were arrested by the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department in Virginia and are being held without bail, a spokeswoman for Sullivan said in a statement.

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  13. Two historic sites in Botetourt added to Virginia Landmarks RegisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to be a slave cemetery. It is located in northeastern Botetourt County north of the James River near the Rockbridge County line. Also making the list was a building "important for its commercial history as an antebellum-era ordinary and stagecoach ...

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  14. Tractor-trailer driver dies in crash in Rockbridge CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A 2009 Kenworth T-2000 tractor-trailer was traveling west on U.S. 60, a couple of miles east of U.S. 501 near Buena Vista, when its brakes failed, Sgt. Rick Garletts said. The truck ran off the left side of the road, down an embankment and overturned about 11:40 a.m., Garletts said.

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  15. Community-Based Research: Teaching for Community ImpactRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | TCRecord

    ... a nexus of people working towards positive community impact. This includes The Poverty Initiative in Rockbridge County, Virginia, [email protected] in Los Angeles, the evolving work of the Educational Collaborative Group in South Bend, Indiana, and ...

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  16. Grand jury selected to investigate Rockbridge social servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Nine Rockbridge County citizens were selected Wednesday to serve on a special grand jury that will investigate whether their social services department shirked its duty to protect neglected and abused children.

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  17. Military tent maker plans to close its Buena Vista plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... manufacturing facility on Green Forest Avenue, where HDT has operated since 2012. The company has been in Rockbridge County since 2000, when it was called Base-X, founded by a Northern Virginia entrepreneur. She sold the company, which then had a ...

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  18. Natural Bridge In Virginia Named Affiliated Area Of Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    A limestone arch that forms a natural bridge 215 feet above Cedar Creek in Virginia's Rockbridge County will be recognized as an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service. The site, which was designated Natural Bridge State Park on Saturday, will be managed by Virginia State Parks.

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  19. Natural Bridge today named Virginia State Park, National Park Service affiliateRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | Potomac Local

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has designated the geologically and historically significant Natural Bridge site in Rockbridge County, Virginia as an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service . The site, recently designated as a state park, will be managed by Virginia State Parks.

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  20. Latest USDA inspection finds more problems at the Natural Bridge ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... federal regulators say in their most recent critical inspection of the zoo. During an Aug. 9 review of the Rockbridge County attraction, inspectors with the U.S. Department of Agriculture noted that the elephant's handler was not present on two ...

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