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Virginia Historical Society Programs Calendar 2015

The 2015 calendar of events at the Virginia Historical Society.


Mother, daughter arrested in Waynesboro Walmart incident

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.


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New senior driver’s license renewal law in effect in Virginia on Jan. 1

Stricter driver’s license-renewal rules for senior drivers – including accelerated renewal cycles and age-specific in-person renewal procedures – go into effect in Virginia, at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day.


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Appeals court rejects Pittsylvania County appeal in government prayer case

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today unanimously dismissed Pittsylvania County’s appeal from a lower court order prohibiting the Board of Supervisors from opening its meetings with Christian prayers offered by Board members.


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Warner, Kaine offer support for confirmation of judicial nominee Elizabeth Dillon

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine expressed their support for Elizabeth K. Dillon, nominee to the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.


Man charged with calling in bomb threat to Waynesboro courthouse

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man Thursday after he phoned in a bomb threat to the Waynesboro General District Court at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Monday.


JMU basketball coach Matt Brady announces suspensions for Nation, Vodanovich

James Madison Head Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Brady announced today the formal disciplinary actions against junior guard Andre Nation and sophomore forward Tom Vodanovich.


Ackelson wanted after missing preliminary hearing

Derick Heath Ackelson, 43 years old, is now a wanted man. Ackelson was scheduled to appear in Waynesboro General District Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing for the August grand larceny charge but was a no show.


Local legislators support Linda Schorsch Jones for judicial appointment

Sen. Emmett Hanger, Del. Steven Landes, Del. Dickie Bell, and Del. Ben Cline announced their support of Linda Schorsch Jones for appointment as Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge for the 25th Judicial Circuit.


Second arrest in business vandalism case in Waynesboro

Brookley Summer Crowder, 27, wanted in connection with the vandalism of a Waynesboro business in July, surrendered herself to the Waynesboro Police Department on Thursday evening.


Waynesboro Police make second arrest in meth case

A Fishersville man wanted since Aug. 21 after a raid on a Waynesboro home turned up a small cache of meth was arrested at a Staunton residence Thursday morning.


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One arrested, one wanted in Waynesboro police raid

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County woman wanted since mid-June after locating her and a stash of methamphetamine at a city home.


Shoplifting, chase, DUI: Pursuit leads to Waynesboro arrest

Scott Daniel McCray was arrested Thursday on a Waynesboro General District Court Capias failure to appear warrant.


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Washington Redskins file appeal of trademark decision

The Washington Redskins NFL team filed its appeal of the split decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ordering cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ long-held federal trademark registrations.


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AG reaches agreement with Apple on e-book price fixing damages

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that Virginia consumers could be eligible for up to $10.5 million in compensation as part of a proposed settlement with Apple, Inc. for participating in a price-fixing conspiracy in the market for e-books.


SWAT operation apprehends fugitive in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man wanted for over two months on several felonies after a SWAT raid last night at his residence.


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Man arrested after daylight burglary in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man after a brazen daytime home break-in that occurred over the weekend.


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Rutherford Institute suit challenges laws favoring major party candidates

Alleging that Virginia’s signature and ballot placement election laws favor major party candidates for political office, while discriminating against minor party and independent candidates, The Rutherford Institute has filed a First Amendment lawsuit in federal district court against the State Board of Elections (SBE).


Congressional leaders: EPA making ‘unjustified power grab’

Three Virginia members of the U.S. House of Representatives led 39 members of Congress in filing an amicus brief supporting the American Farm Bureau Federation’s lawsuit against the EPA.


SunTrust settlement to address mortgage, foreclosure abuses

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that Virginia borrowers will receive an estimated $33.85 million of loan modifications or other relief as part of a $550 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer SunTrust Mortgage Inc.


AG’s office announces convictions for Internet crimes against children

Greg Clabaugh, 61, of Floyd County, Virginia was sentenced to three years in prison and three years of probation, with an additional seven years in prison suspended, after he pled guilty today to two counts of reproduction of child pornography.


Waynesboro man arrested on drug, gun charges

A wanted Waynesboro man apprehended Friday afternoon by the Waynesboro Police Department is also facing two additional felony charges stemming from his arrest.


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Waynesboro woman charged with threatening school bus driver

A Waynesboro woman has been charged after an incident last month in which she boarded a Waynesboro Public Schools bus and cursed and threatened the driver in front of a busload of students.


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Consumers to receive refunds from settlement of e-book price fixing lawsuit

irginia consumers will receive approximately $4.3 million in restitution stemming from the partial settlement of a lawsuit that alleged that Apple Inc. and five of the six largest e-book publishers in the country conspired to fix the price of e-books.