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Small events made big news in Staunton: Bathroom Reader No. 76

A collection of curious items for your reading pleasure:The Big Fence When the new Augusta County Courthouse was built in 1901, it retained one prominent feature of the 1835 model it had replaced - an iron fence that enclosed the grounds. In late August, as the dedication of the new structure neared

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2017-11-24 21:59:31

Staunton announces free holiday parking

Complimentary parking signs will be posted at the entrances to these city parking facilities to remind customers. For more information, call (540) 332-3812. Another mass shooting, another debate on gun control. Democrats and gun control supporters say it's high time we ban more types of guns and am

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-11-25 00:00:00

Crash leading to significant delays on I-81 South near Staunton

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Drivers headed south on Interstate 81 should be prepared for significant delays in Augusta County. According to VDOT, a vehicle accident at mile marker 222.4 has closed the left shoulder and left lane, leading to delays of about two miles as of 11:42 a.m. This is right i


Staunton holiday display turned back on after unplugged over message

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - A light display has created some controversy after it was unplugged by the organizers of Celebration of Lights Committee. However, on Tuesday night, the 'coexist' sign was turned back on. The Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Action Committee said they received a call on Sunday nigh


Forget listening to the students; listen to the taxpayers who support Lee name

After reading the front-page column by Louisa Dixon on Oct. 22 and the current article regarding the Nov. 13 meeting of the Staunton school board regarding the controversy over the Robert E. Lee High School, I am puzzled. In her article, Ms. Dixon advises us that, "the idea of a high school name ch

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2017-11-24 15:17:52

Are you saying 'no' to Black Friday this year?

Subscribed, but don't have a login? You might be standing in line waiting to check out with your Black Friday purchases right now. And you're not alone. It's the busiest shopping day of the year. But some people are saying no to the lines, the hassle and the deals. In 2016, there were 101.7 million

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2017-11-24 20:23:24

Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems

Compared with children of normal-weight mothers, children born to mothers who were overweight or obese immediately prior to pregnancy are at a higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems including attention deficit disorder, autism, and cognitive developmental delays, according to a Virginia Commonw

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2017-11-24 05:02:57

EMU Centennial Christmas celebration schedule

Come hear the 16-member ensemble under the direction of Robert Curry play swing, up-tempo funk, two Benny Carter pieces and more at Lehman Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Read more.Friday, Dec. 1: A Bach Festival Christmas The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival will

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2017-11-24 18:38:25

Mel Tillis funeral will be in Clarksville on Monday

Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis has died. Tillis was 85 years old. His six-decade career includes more than 60 albums, three dozen Top 10 singles and countless hits. USA TODAY The funeral service for country music legend Mel Tillis will be held Monday in Clarksville. Tillis, a member of the

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 15:25:55

36-Year-Old Man Missing From Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Officials in Clarksville have been searching for a missing 36-year-old man. Police said Stephen Michael Cole, known as "Lurch," was last seen with his friends in Clarksville on Saturday, November 18 around 11:30 p.m. He was described as standing around 5'11'' tall and weighing a

WTVF - 2017-11-23 22:26:43

Police attempting to locate a missing person | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - (CLARKSVILLENOW) Clarksville Police are trying to locate a missing person, Stephen Michael Cole, also known as "Lurch" is a 36 year old white male, 5'11", 195 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen Saturday, November 18 in Clarksville in the company of friend

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2017-11-23 16:58:48

Oscar Pistorius prison sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months | ClarksvilleNow.com

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (AP) - The prison sentence of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius has been increased to 13 years and 5 months. Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by firing a 9mm pistol through a bathroom door in his luxury Pretoria home. He said it was a tragic erro

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2017-11-24 11:41:12

Clarksville police search for man missing since Saturday

Clarksville police are searching for a missing 36-year-old man they say was last seen Saturday night. They asked for the public's help Thursday in finding Stephen Michael Cole, who goes by the nickname "Lurch." Cole's last known whereabouts was at a Clarksville house with friends around 11:30 p.m. S

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-23 17:37:58

Police asking for help finding 36-year-old Clarksville man - WSMV News 4

Police in Clarksville are asking for help finding a 36-year-old man who has been reported missing. Stephen Cole, also known as "Lurch," was last seen around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. Cole is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes who is 5'11" and weighs 195 pounds. Anyone who sees him is asked to

WSMV - 2017-11-23 19:39:00

Montgomery County Mugshots 11/22 | ClarksvilleNow.com

NOTE: All information is provided by MCSO, and as such is a public record. Arrests, citations and charges are not meant to imply guilt. ABRAHAMSON MEGAN ANNE- Theft- Bond $1,000 BELL HUBERT LEE- Forgery, Credit Illegal Poss- Bond $25,000 BRADFORD JASON EDWARD- Contempt, Violation of Order of Pr


Police need help identifying Dollar General robbery suspect | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - Police are asking for assistance identifying a suspect who robbed Dollar General at 1100 Ash Ridge Dr. on Nov. 20 around 5:10 p.m. The man walked in and demanded money from the clerk, then left the business. The suspect is described as a white male, approximatel


Rock Hill man shot, injured by SWAT officers in armed standoff

A Rock Hill man was shot by SWAT officers during an armed standoff that started at 4 p.m. Thursday. Neighbors reported the man was standing on the porch of his Hutchinson Street house with a gun, according to a Rock Hill police statement. When officers arrived at the scene, the man pointed the gun a

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:44:00

Black Friday shopping, man shot by officers in Rock Hill

Good morning! Kristen Miranda here with you on this day after Thanksgiving. My guess is you are either reading this from the comfort of your bed, or while waiting in line at a store. It is Black Friday and we are covering all of those late night and early morning shoppers braving the crowds and the

WBTV - 2017-11-24 10:04:04

Police: Armed man shot by officers during standoff in Rock Hill

ROCK HILL, S.C. - A man was flown to the hospital Thursday evening after he was shot during a standoff with police in Rock Hill. Officials with the Rock Hill Police Department said they were alerted by neighbors around 4 p.m. that a man was on his front porch with a gun at 515 Hutchison St. Officers

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-24 05:10:42

Man injured after officer-involved shooting in Rock Hill

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Rock Hill Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that injured one man on Thursday afternoon. According to police, the incident happened on the 500 block of Hutchinson Street in Rock Hill around 4 p.m.. Police were alerted that a 30-year-old white man was standing on

WCNC - 2017-11-24 10:22:22