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State Warns Of Chronic Wasting

HARRISONBURG - The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is asking hunters to help prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease. Chronic wasting disease is a neurological disorder that causes lesions in the brains of deer, elk, moose and related animals, according to the department's web

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-21 02:58:00

Students shine in special intern program at WMC

WINCHESTER - Brett Dickey can't say anything bad about the emergency department at Winchester Medical Center. In fact, he loves it. "Every single thing I do in here, I pretty much love," said the 18-year-old Millbrook High School graduate. Dickey interns at the hospital. He stocks the linens. He mak

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-20 05:20:04

'Be a Santa to a Senior' this holiday season

WINCHESTER - If you'd like to help a senior citizen this Christmas season, there are many deserving residents who could benefit from some holiday cheer. For the 14th year, Home Instead Senior Care's Winchester office is organizing "Be a Santa to a Senior." "We couldn't do it without the community's

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-20 05:16:57

Woman killed after car hits tree in Shenandoah County

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - State Police are investigating a crash that left a woman from Edinburg dead on Saturday evening. 56-year-old Laura Perkins was killed when her car ran off the road and struck a tree, according to a release. The crash happened before 7:30 p.m. on Alum Springs Road near

WHSV - 2017-11-20 02:47:00

Up to 40 firearms stolen from store

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force is looking for a white male who broke into Tannerman's Trading Co. on Friday in Martinsburg. The West Virginia State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives received a report that 40 firearms wer


Deck the halls: Doors to Christmas returns to Martinsburg Library

21 Doors of Christmas4 ra 11-20-17 Closeup of two Christmas Trees on display at the Doors of Christmas at the Martinsburg Public Library Monday afternoon in Martinsbruburg. (Journal Photo by Ron Agnir) MARTINSBURG - Main Street Martinsburg's annual Doors to Christmas returns to the Martinsburg Publi

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Town Run Tap House offers whimsy and tasty treats

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Beyond the hustle and bustle of the main street in Shepherdstown, you will discover a true gem. Hidden on a back alley next to the train tracks that rumble through the area, you will find an old barn/warehouse. If you didn't know it was there, you wouldn't know to look for it.

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-19 13:44:26

A Town in Turmoil: Purcellville requests managerial assistance from Loudoun County

Events in the Town of Purcellville over the past week have caused a domino effect that is calling into question the town's staffing levels and its ability to administer core government services. On Sunday, after an emergency Town Council closed session on Saturday, the town issued a statement that

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 23:59:59

Harrisonburg businesses participate in "Shop Local"

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- A number of Harrisonburg businesses are participating in "Shop Local," a campaign aimed at encouraging customers to shop at locally-owned business. Bluestone Bike and Run workers. The campaign was organized by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and if you sp

WHSV - 2017-11-21 04:04:00

Harrisonburg voting precinct wins distinction

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Harrisonburg is home to the state's biggest increase in voter turnout for the 2017 election. Voter turnout in the East Central Harrisonburg precinct increased by more than 90 percent, according to the Virginia Department of Elections. But the precinct earned the honor bec

WHSV - 2017-11-21 03:15:00

Gov. McAuliffe enacts new rules for Lee statue rallies in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration has enacted rules for political rallies at Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue that limit crowd size and ban guns. McAuliffe announced the new emergency regulations Monday. They were recommended by a state task force formed in response

WHSV - 2017-11-21 00:52:00

Augusta County deputies searching for abduction suspect

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public to find a man believed to be armed and dangerous. John Halterman Jr. is wanted for a list of charges, including abduction, brandishing a firearm, discharging a firearm at or within a dwelling, possession

WHSV - 2017-11-20 20:17:00

Hate speech found in Augusta County less than a week after KKK fliers

AUGUSTA, Va. (WHSV) - Neighbors living on Sangers Lane in Augusta County woke up to swastikas spray-painted on a bridge not far from their homes. There was spray paint there previously, which they had gotten used to, but swastikas and other hateful messages appeared overnight, and neighbors found th

WHSV - 2017-11-21 02:39:00

Local farm sells out of turkeys for the holiday

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - In Augusta County, turkeys for Thanksgiving are selling fast. After selling out of their turkeys, one local farm is having to turn people away this holiday. The past several years, Polyface Farm has had to deal with leftover turkeys after Thanksgiving, but to their surpr

WHSV - 2017-11-21 02:24:00

Valley family reaches goal to get son diabetic alert dog

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- A Shenandoah County family has now raised $15,000 to purchase a diabetic alert dog for their four-year-old son Bentley, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in September. Since his diagnosis, the Seidel family has been working to raise the money and a local foundat

WHSV - 2017-11-21 02:21:00

Bus driver, aide charged with assaulting 11-year-old autistic boy

LORTON, Va. (AP) - A school bus driver in northern Virginia has been charged with assaulting an 11-year-old autistic boy riding the bus. A second man, working as a school system aide, has also been charged with assaulting the boy. Fairfax County Police say the boy was assaulted twice in a week last

WHSV - 2017-11-21 01:38:00

33-year-old victim identified in Pueblo triple shooting

PUEBLO, Colo. - Investigators have identified Billy Ray Stiner, a 33-year-old man, as the victim killed in the triple shooting early Sunday morning. Cpt. Kenny Rider, with the Pueblo Police Dept. said they are leaning towards ruling this a homicide, based on self-defense. What we know 29-year-old De

KRDO - 2017-11-20 19:01:02

Man killed in shooting apparently fired the first shots

Police released new details about a triple shooting that happened early Sunday morning, saying that the man who was killed was the person who initially shot at residents in a duplex before he was fatally shot after a struggle ensued for his weapon. The victim of the homicide was identified Monday by

PUEBLOWESTVIEW.COM - 2017-11-20 21:54:03

Some Pueblo businesses owners slipping on grease-trap law

No one likes paying fines, and that may explain why a number of Pueblo restaurant owners think the city's recent law on cleaning out grease traps is just that -- a grease trap that hits them with a fine. Just a week ago, there were 39 such cases on the Municipal Court docket awaiting Judge Carla Sik

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2017-11-20 06:45:00

Rep. Cory Gardner to talk taxes at town hall in Pueblo on Monday

Look who's back in town. Sen. Cory Gardner, once vilified by liberals for not holding big, rally-style town hall meetings where they could yell at him, is holding his sixth since August on Monday in Pueblo. The gathering with the Republican senator from Yuma, is at the Pueblo Convention Center from

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 07:00:00