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Greenville man missing for 3 to 4 months

Before going missing, the sheriff's office said Whitmore had minimal contact with his family.He was last seen by an acquaintance in the Greenville area about three to four months ago, according to the sheriff's office.Whitmore is 5 feet,10 inches tall and weights approximately 185 pounds. He has bro

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-08-15 15:42:00

Augusta County Sheriff's Office intensifying efforts to locate missing Greenville man

If you have seen Whitmore, or have information about his current whereabouts, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2018-08-15 16:46:39

Authorities searching for missing 16-year-old Madison Heights girl

Madeline Loving, of Madison Heights, has not been seen by family since Monday.

WSLS - 2018-08-14 17:29:55

Madison Heights man arrested after deputies discover ‘explosive materials’

Ronnie Lee Ramsey, of Madison Heights, was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with possession of explosive materials. He was booked at the Amherst Adult Detention Center and later released on his own recognizance, according to online jail records.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-08-15 17:47:00

The giant doctor is in Natural Bridge

NATURAL BRIDGE, Va. (WDBJ) —"They can be seen in front of restaurants, they can be seen in front of tourist attractions, and there are several still on Route 66," said Mark Cline, the owner of the Enchanted Castle Studio. "But over the years, they've diminished."That would be giant statues, 20 feet

WHSV - 2018-08-15 12:05:00

I-81 south closes all lanes due to crashes

This location is between exit 188 at Route 60 near Lexington and Buena Vista and exit 180 at Route 11 near Natural Bridge and Fancy Hill.Southbound traffic will detour off I-81 at exit 188 and will re-enter I-81 at exit 180.Numerous vehicles are involved in this crash. The Virginia Department of T


Nurses share the real back-to-school health concerns

Buy PhotoNicole Babinger serves as a school nurse at Stuarts Draft Elementary. She is photographed in the school's nurse's clinic on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.(Photo: Mike Tripp/The News Leader)

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-08-15 17:34:00

Lynchburg police searching for two men who store electronics from Best Buy

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) --The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for two men who they say stole electronics from Best Buy.Officers responded to Best Buy on Wards Road on July 31 on a report of shoplifting and property damage, police said.According to the Lynchurg Police Department, two black ma

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-08-14 12:25:00

Madison Heights mother indicted on felony charges in infant son's death

Maegan Elaine Collier, 24, was arrested in late April following an investigation into the March 6 death of her son, Kolton Collier, who was a month and 24 days old when he died. She also is charged with another felony count of abuse/neglect of a child involving her other son, a toddler.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-08-14 19:57:00

Lynchburg names Zuidema interim police chief

Lynchburg Police Department Capt. Ryan Zuidema displays a police body camera during a presentation at the City Council on Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2016 in Lynchburg.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-08-14 18:34:00

All Southbound lanes closed on Interstate 81 near Lexington due to multi-vehicle crash

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va.- A multi-vehicle accident has closed down all southbound lanes at mile marker 185 on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.According to V-DOT, the crash happened between exit 188 at Route 60 near Lexington to exit 180 at Route 11 near Natural Bridge.Southbound traffic will detour


Missing teen last seen wearing Wendy’s uniform

MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. — The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office has asked for help finding missing teenager Madeline Loving.Loving, 16, of Madison Heights, was last seen August 13.“She was reported missing when she did not show up for work and failed to return home,” an Amherst County Sheriff’s Office sp

WTVR-TV - 2018-08-14 17:51:54

State police ID woman who died in Nelson County homicide

Authorities identified a woman killed in a Nelson County shooting Sunday as Alexia S. Lockett, 29, of Afton.


Lynchburg names Ryan Zuidema interim police chief

This comes after the current police chief, Raul Diaz, announced in June he would be retiring from law enforcement to take a position with the U.S. Air Force.

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-08-14 19:56:23

Lynchburg PD want help identifying men accused of shoplifting

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VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-08-14 17:04:18

Officials identify woman found dead in Afton home

NELSON COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --The Virginia State Police has identified the woman who was found dead in a home in Afton on Sunday morning.According to a release, 29-year-old Alexia S. Lockett was found by Nelson County Sheriff's Office deputies and VSP troopers in a home on the 1700 block of Avon


U.S. 29 South blocked in Nelson and Amherst counties

Drivers on U.S. 29 South in Amherst and Nelson counties will face delays this afternoon according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The department reports that U.S. 29 at Virginia 56 in Nelson County is blocked as of 1:35 p.m.In Amherst County U.S. 29 North is blocked at Virginia 151. D


Waynesboro man dies following an incident on Route 29 in Amherst | NewsRadio WINA

A Shenandoah Valley resident who was wanted in connection with a homicide died Sunday in a shootout with Amherst County sheriff’s deputies. State Police say a woman’s body was found in a Nelson County home Sunday morning, and Amherst County deputies spotted a car linked to the victim’s home about


Officer-involved shooting shuts down Rt. 29 in Amherst Co.

AMHERST Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is asking that you avoid using Route 29 north and south near Route 151 for the immediate future.They say deputies as well as Virginia State Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting.One Amherst deputy has been taken to the


2018 Kingston Sheep Dog Trial Winners Announced

The 31st annual Kingston Sheep Dog Trials took place this weekend and the winner of the competition wasGrant, a border collie owned by Barbara Ray ofBig Bend Farmin Millboro, Va., with a score of 261.