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Waynesboro looks at proposed rate increases

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — The city of Waynesboro is still working on their budget, and they're holding public hearings Monday and next month about some proposed tax increases.


Pass go and collect $200 — Waynesboro style

Roll the dice and land on Humpback Rocks, downtown Waynesboro or the South River. WAYNESBORO-OPOLY is styled after the game Monopoly, but has all Waynesboro-themed property and special cards.


15 tornadoes touched down in Virginia during outbreak on Good Friday

RICHMOND, Va. -- Four additional tornadoes were confirmed Monday by the National Weather Service (NWS), bring the total in Virginia to 15 on Good Friday, April 19. The 15 tornadoes rank as the 3rd most on any single day in Virginia recorded history and the second most for a non-tropical event.


Virginia DMV wants drivers to get 'REAL ID'

(WRIC)-- The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles wants drivers to switch over to the REAL ID. By October 2020, you must have a REAL ID in order to board a domestic flight or access federal facilities such as military bases. It will also meet federal requirements.


Kroger giving away reusable bags on Earth Day at Waynesboro store

In celebration of Earth Day, Kroger will give away reusable bags at the Waynesboro Kroger store. On Monday, April 22, the first 75 customers to enter the store after 9 a.m. will receive a free Zero Hunger Zero Waste reusable bag.


Virginia State Police looking for missing elderly man

LOUDON COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police need your help locating a missing elderly man. Police say Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va. was last seen April 22 around 2 p.m. at Providence Village Drive in Sterling. He was driving a white 2004 Subaru station wagon with VA plates ZJ-2363.


Series of crashes cause I-81 backups near Verona

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Drivers headed south on Interstate 81 through Augusta County should be prepared for delays near Verona after northbound drivers faced delays near Weyers Cave earlier.


Woman’s Club hosting bingo, raffle fundraiser

The Waynesboro/Augusta Woman’s Club is hosting a bingo and 50/50 raffle on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 2 p.m., at the Elks Lodge, 1700 Harvard Road, Waynesboro. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for the event.


Motorcyclist dies in Augusta County

A motorcyclist died after a crash with a car in Augusta County on Saturday. Virginia State Police said at this time of year, highways normally see an increase of crashes and provided resources with tips on what drivers can do to ensure everyone stays safe on the road.


Body Found In Burned Virginia Apartment Building

CENTERVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say one person was found dead in a Centerville apartment building that was damaged in an overnight fire. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Capt. Tracey Reed tells news outlets the fire started early Monday morning at the Bent Tree Apartment complex and wa


Virginia taxpayers will get money back from the state in October

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -- It's been a busy year for David Kembel Tax Services in Roanoke. Kembel just opened a second location in Salem and said it's been non-stop this tax season.


Virginia State Police searching for suspect in interstate hit-and-run

RICHMOND, Va (AP) - Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 95 in Henrico County. Authorities say the incident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday north of Parham Road.


Virginia residents will need a ‘REAL ID’ to board an airplane starting October 2020

Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential. Without the star, they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter a secure federal facility.


Military father drives from Georgia to Virginia to surprise daughter at dance

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Talk about dedication after a military father stationed in Georgia drove to Virginia to surprise his daughter at her elementary school’s Daddy Daughter Dance.


Greenville man on motorcycle killed in crash with car

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — A Greenville man was killed when the motorcycle he was on struck a car along Route 11 on Saturday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police. 71-year-old Raymond Clark was pronounced dead at the scene after the force of the collision threw him from the bike.


Virginia police officer saves choking infant at Chick-fil-A. 'He knew what he had to do and he did it.'

Ashlee Hubbard and her fiance knew her 7-month-old daughter, Ava, was in serious danger when her face started turning red and then blue while she was gasping for air. Frantic, Hubbard said her first reaction was to try and remove whatever was lodged in her baby's throat.


Virginia Armed Robbery Suspect Flees Police, Crashes Into Potomac River

ARLINGTON, VA. (WJZ) — In Northern Virginia, an armed robbery suspect is in custody after leading police on a chase before crashing his car into the Potomac River. It happened in Arlington County Sunday afternoon. Police said the suspect robbed a store on Columbia Pike and took off.


Augusta man dies following collision on Route 11

(STAUNTON – WINA) State Police are investigating the weekend death of a motorcycle rider on Route 11 in Augusta County. 71 year old Raymond Clark of Greenville was killed after his motorcycle was hit at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


Valley church supports sister church in Sri Lanka

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) — After the massive attack at a church in Sri Lanka on Sunday left 290 people dead and more than 500 injured, a valley church is reaching out in support.


Hampton Roads state lawmaker pleads guilty to DUI

PORTSMOUTH — A state lawmaker from Hampton Roads has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. Del. Matthew James, D-Portsmouth, made a plea agreement Monday that allows him to avoid jail time if he stays out of trouble for the next year, The Virginian-Pilot reported. He also will need a restrict