Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that Hollister Incorporated, a global company that develops, manufactures and markets medical devices, will invest $29.6 million to upgrade machinery and expand its manufacturing plant in Augusta County.
The Augusta and Rockingham areas are under a Winter Weather Advisory that goes into effect at 4 p.m. Tuesday and runs through 9 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service is forecasting freezing rain and sleet for the area beginning late in the afternoon and continuing into the overnight hours.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Augusta and Rockingham areas for Saturday.
Virginia State Police troopers and supervisor had a busy Wednesday with the snow, ice and heavy rains across the Commonwealth.
Residents of Augusta and Rockingham counties are waking up to a white post-Christmas, with snow totals in the 1- to 2-inch range and a coating of ice the dominant features.
The Central Shenandoah Valley is under a Winter Storm Watch beginning late Tuesday night with the potential for significant snow accumulations into the day on Wednesday.
A Staunton man is dead following a crash Sunday night in Augusta County. Virginia State Police Trooper S.A. Simmons is investigating the incident that occurred at 8:23 p.m. on Route 11 less than a mile north of Route 701.
Three adults and a child are dead following a residential fire in Augusta County Friday night (Dec. 21, 2012). The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office is investigating the blaze that destroyed a single-wide trailer on Bolling Heights Lane. Augusta County authorities were notified of the fire shortly before 10 p.m.
Expectant moms will have a new option in prenatal care thanks to a grant awarded to Augusta Health Care for Women by the Piedmont/Shenandoah Valley Division of the March of Dimes. The grant of over $40,000 will be used to initiate and support a Centering Pregnancy® Program at AHCFW. This grant is one of many [...]