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Craigsville killer's sentencing delayed

Augusta County Commonwealth's Attorney Tim Martin said he was told by Matheny's attorney, H. Eugene Oliver III, that the delay was apparently caused by the Valley Community Services Board.

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-05-24 17:19:00

Woman to be sentenced in 2017 Craigsville killing

In December, Tina Matheny, 49, of Lexington, initially charged with first-degree murder, was facing a jury trial in the killing of 36-year-old Peggy A. Woods of Augusta Springs.

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-05-23 16:45:00

Purple Cow opens city spot in Waynesboro

Kincaid has had the spot next to Gio's Treasure on Main Street for a year now. She's paying minimal rent, she said, and she and other friends and family members fixed it up themselves.

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-05-24 15:26:00

Man who took nude pictures of children tries to get probation reduced

The children, all under the age of 12 at the time, testified at a preliminary hearing that Haymes, known to them as "Gene," photographed them in various stages of undress. The pictures were taken with a webcam and Haymes appeared in two of the photos.

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-05-23 14:39:00

Deputies: Runaway teen may be in the Waynesboro area

Tumajah Lakeithia Howard, 16, was last seen in Verona on Friday, April 13, at about 5:30 p.m.

WHSV - 2018-05-23 12:08:00

Man Gets 10 Years For Child Porn

Jonathan David Turner, 33, entered guilty pleas to five felony counts of possession of child pornography.

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2018-05-24 02:27:00

Interstate 81 southbound on-ramp at Exit 247 closed Wednesday night

Milling and paving continue tonight (Wednesday, May 23) along the on-ramp from Route 33 (East Market Street) to southbound Interstate 81 at exit 247 in Harrisonburg. Inclement weather delayed this work earlier in the week. It is now scheduled to take place from 9 p.m. Wednesday through 5 a.m. Thursd

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2018-05-23 19:46:30

Target warehouse employee charged with embezzlement

The sheriff's office was notified late Monday afternoon that Paredes, formerly of Staunton, had allegedly stolen three iPhones and an Apple Watch during a four-month period while working at the distribution center in Stuarts Draft. He was also accused of taking an iPhone case.


Free summer camp for referred Waynesboro students

The camp will provide a comprehensive thematic-based enrichment program with hands on learning activities focused on literacy, science, mathematics as well as arts and crafts. There will also be games, sports and other physical activities, group activities, and team building as it relates to youth d

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-05-22 21:15:00

Suspect in meth ring denied bond in Waynesboro

Virginia Mae Chavez, 41, of Penn Laird, was indicted May 8 by a multi-jurisdictional grand jury headed by Chief Prosecutor Phil Figura of the Virginia Office of the Attorney General.


Sinkhole repairs complete on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at my.vdot.virginia.gov. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2018-05-23 13:11:03

Waynesboro Housing Authority to get nearly $400,000 in HUD money

WAYNESBORO — The awarding of more than $390,000 in HUD capital money to the Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority Tuesday can be used for upgrades to existing housing stock, according to the housing authority's executive director.

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-05-22 23:00:00

Investigator Says Suspect Confessed To Killing

HARRISONBURG— Hours after he was charged with the murder of a Broadway man, deputies say, Phillip Ritchie confessed.

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2018-05-23 02:39:00

Plane crashes just outside of Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

According to Sgt. Sean Simmons, with Virginia State Police, the plane suffered a power failure and a flight instructor from Blue Ridge Aviation maintained control of the craft to crash land it before it could return to the airport where it had departed from.


Churchville's Buckhorn Inn for sale — On the market

Currently serving as a bed and breakfast, the Buckhorn has seen several different uses over the past two centuries. Built in 1811, the Buckhorn was known as the Dudley House for the structure's builder William Dudley.


Fishersville man charged with sexually assaulting young girl

Walter McCallop, 41, was indicted on a felony charge of object sexual penetration, according to Sergeant Fred Smith of the Waynesboro Police Department.


LPD looking for two people in connection to shooting

The shooting suspect has been identified as 31 year old Reston, Va resident, Mark Anthony Goldring Jr.


Four charged in racketeering, drug probe

The federal RICO Act was adopted in 1970 and at that time was used primarily to take down members of the Mafia. Since then, states have passed their own RICO statutes and the law is now used primarily on street gangs suspected of drug dealing, prostitution or other crimes, as well as businesses accu


Richmond man enters plea deal in crash that killed Albemarle teacher

On Nov. 22, 2016, a black Chevrolet Camaro was traveling south at a high rate of speed when it slammed into a Mazda 3 that was making a left turn at the intersection of Fifth Street Extended and Harris Road. The driver of the Mazda, 43-year-old Eric Betthauser, who taught music at both Western Albem


Victim Of October Armed Robbery Dies

Rockingham County Commonwealth’s Attorney Marsha Garst said the victim, Kamau Imani, 18, of Harrisonburg, died May 10 at an undisclosed rehabilitation center. Police say he was shot at the Hunters Ridge apartment complex off Port Republic Road.