The Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Corrections are searching for an inmate who escaped from custody while on a work-release assignment at about 10 a.m. Wednesday morning (June 19, 2013) in Weyers Cave. The inmate was assigned to a VDOC Work Release crew that was landscaping the grounds of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave.
After July 1st with the implementation of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding plan, Virginia retail gas prices should begin to drop by about six cents per gallon as the Commonwealth’s retail gas tax is replaced with lower tax at the wholesale level.
Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS3), a national study by the American Cancer Society to better understand the lifestyle, environmental and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer—and so eliminate it as a major health concern—will be hosted locally in September by Augusta Health and the Waynesboro YMCA.
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe today called on Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to recuse his office from all involvement in an ongoing royalty case in Southwest Virginia.
On Friday June 14, four young men – Alden Hough, Andrew Lynch, Andrew Schmidt, and Anderson Vollmer – were honored by the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 86, for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) today announced that the Senate Armed Services Committee has incorporated their proposals to strengthen military whistleblower protection laws to ensure that victims of sexual assault and other misconduct are protected from retaliation.
Waynesboro Youth Baseball is hosting a baseball tournament for 10-year-olds July 1-3 and July 5-7. There are two games each day, one at Wayne Hills and one at North Park. Waynesboro Youth Baseball needs volunteers each evening to work from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the gate, concession stand and scorekeeping.
The American Shakespeare Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary year with three romantic and rockin’ shows in the 2013 Summer Season. Beginning June 18th, a troupe of ASC veterans and new faces performs William Shakespeare’s beloved classic Romeo and Juliet, Bob Carlton’s jukebox musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, and William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy All’s Well That Ends Well in rotating repertory at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton.
State revenue collections increased by 20.5 percent from May of last year, according to a report from the governor’s office today.