Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washington County, VA.

Results 1 - 20 of 124 in Washington County, VA

  1. E911 Services Board to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County E911 Services Board will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, June 27, at the Washington County Courthouse.


  2. Washington County VA Sheriff's Department requests more deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WCYB

    The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office is asking for money to hire more deputies. Deputies patrol nearly 600 miles of road and respond to nearly 24,000 calls a year.


  3. Wide variance in bids on roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Washington Evening Journal

    A second work session on repairs to the Washington County Courthouse roof produced a lower bid, but also more questions. On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors received a bid from Wood Roofing and Sheet Metal of Des Moines for $98,750.


  4. Boy bitten by copperhead in Washington County, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WCYB

    According to a Washington County Virginia Police report, a three-year-old was taken to the hospital around 2 p.m. Tuesday after he was bitten by a copperhead on his finger at a home on Fall Hill Road in Abingdon. According to experts at Bays Mountain Park, there are 23 species of snakes live in the east Tennessee area with two being venomous, the timber rattlesnake and the copperhead.


  5. Two men arrested for credit card forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WCYB

    ... speeding, and willful disregard to stop for law enforcement This comes after Major Byron Ashbrook said the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Department was running radar on the interstate when they stopped the car. During the traffic stop, K9s ...


  6. Law enforcement agencies run 'Flame of Hope' to RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | WCYB

    ... urn Officer Ryan Gardner even ran 32 of those miles non-stop. The flame of hope was then handed off to the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Department to continue on the path to Richmond Saturday.


  7. Help Alaysha's Disney dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WCYB

    ... The event is being held to raise about money for Alaysha to go to Disney. It is a community picnic in the Washington County Virginia Park from 3-7pm. Everyone is invited. There will be things like games, music, food, even a silent auction. Admission ...


  8. New houses coming, west of PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Portland Tribune

    ... that situation has been changing in recent months and will change even more in coming years, especially in Washington County. It found that much work has been done to prepare some of the more recent areas added to the urban growth boundary for ...


  9. Cassidie Classic Horse show raises money for St. JudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | WCYB

    This was at the Washington County Virginia fairgrounds. There was a lot of horse racing, monster trucks, games and food.


  10. Saltville event raises more than $4,000 for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WCYB

    ... pecial Olympics, I am very appreciative of the club's efforts in sponsoring this worthwhile event," stated Washington County Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman.


  11. Meeting to be held to discuss proposed shooting range in Washington County VARead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WCYB

    The Washington County Virginia Planning Commission will have a public hearing Monday evening to consider approval for a proposed shooting range and training facility. The small business is looking to locate on Golden View Drive near the intersection of Robinson Road and running over to Neal Road.


  12. Supervisors to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Items on the agenda include: a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. for a tile crossing permit - Johan and Susan Kleese, tile crossing permit - John and Susan Kleese, Washington County Ambulance Inc. contract, secondary road use permit for Eastern Iowa Sledheads, a class B liquor license application request from the Washington Chamber of Commerces Flightline Live event on June 4, request to use the Washington County Courthouse as an emergency shelter for RAGBRAI for an overnight stop on July 29, personnel change request for the sheriff's department and acknowledgment of Iowa DOT Living Roadway Trust Fund Grant Fund application for "82" root grapple and rotary disc mower.


  13. May 13, 2016NeighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... Caden Miller, second grader at Trinity South Elementary School, was “arrested” May 3 at the Washington County Bar Association's annual Law Day Celebration at Washington County Courthouse. The mock arrest was part of a program presented ...


  14. Trail Days in Damascus kicks off for 30th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WCYB

    About 15,000 people are expected to come through Damascus, which has a population of about 800, for Trail Days. Damascus Police Chief, Roger Dowell, said it will be a joint effort as they will get help from the Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Department, the Virginia Department of Forestry, and Virginia State Police.


  15. Man accused of killing father appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WCYB

    An Abingdon man accused of killing his father had his preliminary hearing waived in Washington County Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Friday. The judge notified all parties that Copeland has been found mentally competent to stand trial.


  16. Trail Days to include award for Appalachian Trail hiker Gene EspyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to eat, providing meals for 600 in three sittings, allowing 200 at a time to eat at no charge. The small Washington County town sets aside many days and countless hours as the Trail Days festival gets going, with almost the whole town dedicated in ...


  17. Music festival, chainsaw contest coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... String Band, Floyd JAMS, Scott County JAMS, VHCC Old Time String Band Class, Franklin County JAM Program, Washington County JAM Program, WiseJAMS - Big Stone Gap, WiseJAMS -Coeburn, and WiseJAMS - Norton. Additional performers include the Buttermilk ...


  18. Man tries to break in to Abingdon pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WCYB

    ... you have any information concerning this incident, call the APD Crime Tip Line at 1-844-200-8477 (TIPS) or Washington County, VA Dispatch at 276-676-6277.


  19. Glade Spring man behind bars on meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WCYB

    According to Washington County VA Sheriff Fred Newman, information was received in regards to methamphetamine being manufactured at the location.


  20. Abingon jury hearing trial of man accused of sexually assaulting dogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WCYB

    According to evidence, Foran, an already convicted sex offender, offered to do odd jobs in the summer of 2014 for a resident of Wallace Pike in Washington County, Virginia, who had a rescue dog.