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Waynesboro couple sentenced to prison in abuse case where teen was beaten
WAYNESBORO - As his prison sentence was handed down Wednesday in Waynesboro Circuit Court for the beating of his stepson, Brad E. Young began breathing loudly as if he couldn't believe what was transpiring.
Waynesboro schools may go solar
WAYNESBORO - Some Waynesboro schools could start using solar energy as soon as next fall, according to a presentation given to the school board Tuesday night. Staunton-based solar energy company Secure Futures, LLC determined that solar panels could be installed on four Waynesboro schools, which cou
Staunton man who broke baby's leg pleads guilty, faces sentencing in April
STAUNTON - A man who became so frustrated with his newborn baby that he broke her leg pleaded guilty Thursday in Augusta County Circuit Court to a charge of malicious wounding.
Activities for Dec. 13 through Dec. 19
» After Hours at Highland features open hearth cooking and a guided tour of the house decorated for the holidays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Dec. 28 and 29. Reservations required at highland.org. 2050 James Monroe Parkway. (434) 293-8000.
Waynesboro men face meth, heroin charges
WAYNESBORO - Two men were arrested Saturday by Waynesboro authorities after being caught with methamphetamine, heroin and thousands of dollars in cash, according to a press release.
Waynesboro school board receives renovation, finance updates
In addition to hearing a proposal to go solar, Waynesboro School Board also received updates at its regular meeting Tuesday night regarding renovations to Waynesboro High School, the upcoming budget year and the school system’s finances.
Bringing the ‘Sounds of the Season’
The Waynesboro High School Concert Choir is preparing for their annual holiday concert, “Sounds of the Season.” The concert is a tradition for the school and community. The WHS Concert Choir presents their annual candlelight processional on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m. in the high school’s auditorium.
Murder trial for Augusta County man suspected of killing teenage son
STAUNTON - A Spring Hill man indicted in the 2017 shooting death of his 13-year-old son will stand trial Monday in Augusta County Circuit Court. Steven W. Glenn Sr., 34, is charged with murder. His jury trial is expected to last two days.
Waynesboro Police Arrest 2 on Possession of Meth, Heroin
Press Release from City of Waynesboro Police Department:. On December 8, 2018, members the Waynesboro Police Department Special Operations Division and Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on west bound.
Waynesboro schools to lose a holiday for snow day makeup
Waynesboro Public Schools students and staff with big Presidents' Day plans should clear their schedules. School will be in session during that previously-scheduled holiday, per Tuesday's school board meeting.
Waynesboro finalizes plans to open online classroom space for Blue Ridge Community College
WAYNESBORO - As the new year approaches, innovative opportunities are coming together in downtown Waynesboro. The white building at 110 N. Wayne Ave. will open in January as a duo space for an education and jobs initiative the city had a hand in. One section will facilitate Blue Ridge Community Coll
Waynesboro’s Briana Moore hopes to lead Bridgewater Eagles to successful season
BRIDGEWATER — Former Waynesboro High School Little Giant Briana Moore is making the most of her opportunity this season for the Bridgewater Eagles girls basketball team. Now a senior captain for the Eagles, Moore is playing at a lofty level as she embarks on her final collegiate season.
Solar panels may be coming to four Waynesboro schools
Waynesboro Public Schools are considering going solar. Waynesboro School Board viewed a presentation at its regular meeting Tuesday by representatives from Secure Futures LLC of Staunton.
Waynesboro home raises the bar for energy efficiency
The residential construction company Hudson Signature Homes has a new energy-efficient house on the market in the Silver Creek subdivision. It has been awarded a Platinum Certification by the home certification company Pearl. Also known as “The Maui,” it is a home with just under 2,200 square feet w
Suspect faces attempted rape charge in Staunton
STAUNTON - A Goshen man is behind bars after he allegedly attempted to rape a woman last week in a home on the city's west end, according to the Staunton Police Department. Police said Hector E. Araujo, 35, let himself inside the woman's residence at about 9 p.m. on Friday. As the woman slept, polic
Prep basketball: Waynesboro falls to Spotswood in district matchup
Beginning Valley District play Tuesday night, the Waynesboro boys basketball team lost to visiting Spotswood, 62-32. After a promising beginning, which saw Waynesboro hang in with the Trailblazers, the Little Giants' shooting suddenly became as chilly as the frigid night outside the gym.
Jury recommends James Fields spend life in prison, plus 419 years, for deadly car attack
ICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A jury on Tuesday recommended James Fields spend life in prison for murdering Heather Heyer during last year's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.
Secrets of the Blue Ridge: Crozet 1938: Hear Those Lions Roar!
The progressive village of Crozet in 1938 hummed like a well-oiled machine. It still straddled a strategic spot on the main highway between Waynesboro and Charlottesville, the main flow of traffic not yet having been diverted to U.S. Rt. 250 between Brownsville and Mechum’s River.
Around Town events starting Dec. 12
“Digitized Herbaria Open a New Chapter for Native Plant Research and Education in Virginia” by Andrea Weeks. Just in time for frankincense and myrrh season, the Virginia Native Plant Society’s meeting will feature a talk by Andrea Weeks, who is associate professor of biology and the director of the
New Stuarts Draft assisted living provides home for those in need
STUARTS DRAFT - A smell of cinnamon lingers in Golden Gardens Residential Living — a welcoming aroma for an assisted living facility. It doesn't look like an assisted living home, because it's tucked into a small Stuarts Draft neighborhood near Shenandoah Acres. But the large home has eight rooms an