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Rare two-headed viper found outside Virginia woman’s home dies
WAYNESBORO, Va. – The rare, two-headed snake that a woman found outside her Woodbridge, Virginia, home in September has died.
Staunton: City schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday
The City of Staunton’s administrative offices and the Staunton Public Library will be closed and pickup dates for trash and recycled items have been rescheduled as the city observes Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23.
At least 6,000 still without power in county, Waynesboro
STAUNTON -More than 6,000 customers remained without power Sunday morning in Augusta County and Waynesboro following a Thursday ice storm, according to a Dominion Energy outage map.
Teen Hit By Car Near Verona
The driver of the Jetta, a 20-year-old woman from Weyers Cave, was transported to Augusta Health in Fishersville for treatment of minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.
14-year-old boy struck by car, treated for life-threatening injuries
AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) —A 14-year-old boy from Fort Defiance was struck by an oncoming car on Saturday afternoon while crossing Route 11, according to Virginia State Police.
Staunton woman charged with child neglect
A pill, suspected to be amphetamine, was reportedly found in the vehicle, the arrest report stated.
Power outage woes continue for parts of the valley
WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) --While much of the snow and ice which covered trees and power lines in the Shenandoah Valley last week has melted away, some were still waiting for the lights to turn back on in their homes well into Sunday.
Suspected methamphetamine found in car that caused fatal head-on collision in Staunton
According to an affidavit to a search warrant recently filed in Augusta County Circuit Court, a Virginia State Police trooper spotted a set of scales, a glass pipe and a metal container with a substance that appeared to be meth inside the Churchville man's car shortly after the deadly crash.
Waynesboro man arrested in ongoing Mexican drug trafficking probe
WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) —A man was taken into custody on Thursday as part of an ongoing investigation into a Mexican drug trafficking organization, according to a release from the Waynesboro Police Department.
Power outages in area persist, could be 'days' without power for some
As of 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, according to Dominion Energy, in Augusta County there were still 5,724 customers without power. In Staunton, the number was listed at 2,247, with Waynesboro showing 6,724 customers remaining in the cold.
Expert: Rare snake with 2 heads found in Virginia has died
WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation's capital has died.
Stuarts Draft attorney reprimanded by Virginia State Bar
The bar said Coyner, 71, did not properly use a trust account for some clients and instead placed their advanced fees into an operating account that had incomplete bank records. The bar also noted he hadmore than $12,000 in overdraft fees and returned items in 2016 and 2017.
Power outages could remain into late Saturday
Thursday’s ice storm knocked out power to 40,000 Dominion Energy customers in the company’s Blue Ridge region, saidDominion spokesmanDan Genest.
Photos: An ice-covered Friday
A portable stop sign is carried out and placed on Richmond Road at an intersection where the traffic lights are out in the wake of an ice storm in Staunton on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.
Augusta County Sheriff's Office investigating larcenies in Lyndhurst, Fishersville areas
Beginning November 11th, and in the days following, the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports of larcenies from unlocked vehicles, sheds and outbuildings located between the 2400 and 2900 block of Mount Torrey Road in Lyndhurst.
Power outages affect traffic signals throughout the valley
Throughout the day on Friday, traffic signals were down across the valley. Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Staunton and parts of Fishersville all had some stoplights without power.
Staunton School Board votes on new name for R.E. Lee High School
STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) —Following years of debate that culminated in a Staunton School Board vote to rename Robert E. Lee High School and then a public survey that drew over 4,000 submissions for a new name for the school, Staunton leaders have announced that the school will return to its original nam
Making a comeback: Staunton Mall general manager hoping to improve shopping experience
STAUNTON — The Staunton Mall has seen troubled times recently, particularly in terms of the foot traffic that comes in and thus the revenue of the establishment. However, if you ask the new general manger of the mall, Dennis Russell, those days are numbered.
School delays and power outages — What we know now
STAUNTON - Thursday's winter storm brought lots of sleet, freezing rain, snow and ice to the Shenandoah Valley. Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro schools closed for Thursday due to the impending forecast.
Winter storm causes widespread power outages in the valley
Dominion Energy is reporting more than 31,000 people are without power. As of 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, more than 9,800 people in Rockingham County, 6,800 people in Augusta County, 6,300 in Staunton and 8,500 people in Waynesboro are in the dark. For the most updated numbers, you can take a look atDomi