A teenager and a State Police Sergeant are being treated for injuries sustained in a high-speed incident on Interstate 81 Tuesday afternoon (April 9, 2013) in Augusta County, Va.
A Longaberger Basket Bingo will be held Sunday, April 28 at the Stuarts Draft VFW Hall, 3251 Stuarts Draft Highway to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County.
Maintaining the balance between low tax rates and funding services is a delicate task. I have heard from many in the education profession express that our current 48-cent tax rate is not adequate, and then surrounding jurisdiction’s tax rates are often recited to me.
A New York man was killed and two other men were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 Thursday night (April 4, 2013) in Augusta County.
The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.
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 National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Augusta and Rockingham today into Monday with a forecast for 2 to 4 inches of snow possible from an approaching early-spring storm.
The Augusta County Economic Development Office announced Thursday the opening of a satellite office of the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center (SV SBDC) located in the Government Center in Verona. The office in Verona will be in addition to the main office in Harrisonburg.
The Greater Augusta area northward to the Northern Shenandoah Valley is under a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday and running into Monday.