Tag: Main Street

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Staunton ranked among Best Small Town Main Streets in America

Staunton has been ranked among the 50 best small town main streets in America by Top Value Reviews.


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Robert Hurt: Main Street tour gives opportunity to listen

Last week, we wrapped up our Fifth District Main Street Tour – traveling 1,300 miles and visiting all 23 counties and cities across our 10,000 square-mile congressional district. From Ridgeway to Lawrenceville and from Danville to Warrenton, I have had the opportunity to listen to the concerns of Fifth District Virginians.


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Robert Hurt: Taking the lessons of Main Street to Washington

During the month of August we kicked off our Fifth District Main Street Tour. It is an excellent opportunity for me to be able visit with Fifth District residents in all 23 counties and cities across our 10,000 square-mile congressional district.


Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance receives 2015 National Main Street Accreditation

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR) announced its designation as an accredited National Main Street Program.


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January River City Radio Hour moved to Fourth Friday

Because the fellowship hall at the Main Street United Methodist Church is unavailable on the third Friday of the January, the River City Radio Hour will move to Friday, January 23.


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Robert Hurt bill to encourage small public company growth passes House

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after the House passage of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which removes unnecessary federal regulations hindering job growth.


The Richmond Symphony Lollipops return to The Paramount Theater

Join the Richmond Symphony for Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland! on January 24 at 6 p.m. Young and old will love this lively re-telling of the classic children’s story of Pinocchio with the Richmond Symphony Lollipops.


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SCC reschedules hearing on high-voltage transmission grid in Fauquier, Prince William

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has rescheduled a February 4 public hearing in Richmond to convene on April 20 regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to upgrade and improve various electric transmission facilities located in Fauquier and Prince William counties.


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Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro puts kiosk campaign over the top

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro (TAGW) has announced the completion of the challenge for the Virginia Main Street Matching Grant to Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc for the Main Street Kiosk project.


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Robert Hurt: A sensible domestic energy policy will make life easier for Virginia families

As I travel across the Fifth District, I consistently hear about the numerous negative impacts high fuel costs create. High gas prices hurt families trying to pay their bills, making it more expensive to fill their tanks and increasing the price of groceries and other goods.


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. comes to Charlottesville Jan. 10

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.


New Year’s Eve street closures in Downtown Harrisonburg

Generations Crossing’s Annual 5K and Harrisonburg’s New Year’s Eve Celebration will take place on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Downtown Harrisonburg.


Police nab Waynesboro bank robbery suspect

Our final nominee for dumb criminal of 2014: James Edward Frazier, 41, of Waynesboro, who was apprehended without incident within 45 minutes of a reported Monday morning bank robbery.


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Robert Hurt: A New Year, a new Congress

As this year comes to a close, so too does the 113th Congress. I believe that we as a country have much to look forward to as a new year and a new 114th Congress begin.


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River City Radio Hour remembers Christmas

The River City Radio Hour will present a special dessert-theater celebration of Christmas on December 19 and 20 in the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church


Shenandoah National Park proposes revised fee structure

In compliance with a nation-wide review being conducted by the National Park Service, officials at Shenandoah National Park are inviting the public to comment on proposed entrance fee increases for the park.


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Three arrests in separate incidents in Waynesboro on busy weekend

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a few recent arrests that are notable.


Domestic incident in Waynesboro leads to pursuit, suspect flees

At 10:22 a.m. Wednesday, the Waynesboro 911 Center received a call from a female in the 300 block of South Delphine Avenue reporting a domestic incident with a family member involving damaged property.


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Country star Scotty McCreery coming to The Paramount in Charlottesville

In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.


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Governor McAuliffe seeks nominations for volunteerism awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards.


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November River City Radio Hour premieres Tales from Rose Hall

The November River City Radio Hour will premiere a new serial Tales from Rose Hall. The four-part serial traces the role a celebrated home played in Waynesboro’s participation in the Civil War.


Wayne Theatre Alliance presents Heifetz on Tour

The Wayne Theatre Alliance will join forces with the Heifetz International Institute to present a concert by Heifetz on Tour musicians at the Main Street United Methodist Church.


Shenandoah man charged in Oct. 30 crash in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has obtained five charges for the driver involved in the October 30 single vehicle crash that occurred at 6:49 p.m. at West Main Street and Locust Avenue.


Ashley Judd joins guest list for 2014 Virginia Film Festival

Virginia Film Festival organizers announced Wednesday that actress Ashley Judd will appear at its opening night world premiere screening of her upcoming film Big Stone Gap.


Street closures in Downtown Waynesboro for Halloween event

From 3-6 p.m. on Friday, October 31, the following downtown streets will be closed for Trick or Treat in Downtown Waynesboro hosted by Waynesboro Kiwanis Club, sponsored by Waynesboro Downtown Development, Inc.


Maryland woman arrested in Waynesboro with large stash of meth

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Maryland woman early Sunday morning after they found her passed out in a wrecked car loaded with suspected methamphetamine.


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SCC urges knowing your stuff when it comes to homeowners insurance

When it comes to homeowners insurance, consumers generally consider the value of their home, but many fail to consider all of their valuable possessions inside.


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Robert Hurt: Reforming the tax code and allowing small business to grow

As I traveled along Route 58 recently, touring a variety of manufacturing companies, I talked with small business owners and working Virginians about the biggest issues for success in their businesses.


Boys & Girls Club Gallery Show Fundraiser Oct. 9

Do you like to get fancy on Thursdays? Well, we do. We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, October 9th, 2014, the Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, & Augusta County will be hosting a “Gallery Show” fundraiser at 302 E. Main Street in Waynesboro from 7:30-9:30pm.


Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance welcomes new director of resources

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR), a non-profit organization committed to revitalizing downtown, is pleased to welcome Lauren Huber to its team.


Million Dollar Tour to benefit Wayne Theatre

Country singing star Scott Helmer will pause his Million Dollar Tour across America for a benefit for the Wayne Theatre. The goal of the Friday, October 17 benefit performance is $5000 to support the work of the Alliance.


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Upcoming events at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum

Stonewall Brigade Band Exhibit with reception and recital 7:00 p.m. October 3, 2014. Waynesboro Heritage Museum, 420 W. Main Street (downtown), Waynesboro, VA.


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Charlottesville Area Transit: West Main Street closure, Free Trolley and Route 7 to detour

Due to the Midtown Festival in Charlottesville on Sunday, September 21, the Free Trolley and Route 7 will detour around portions of West Main Street.


BOOST grant deadline Sept. 15

Building Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.


Waynesboro woman arrested for pepper spray attack

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman on a felony charge after she used pepper spray during a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon.


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September River City Radio Hour has magic, country

The September River City Radio Hour regulars Boogie Kings and the First Lady of Comedy, Marsha Howard will be joined by John-Robert Rimel, a country-singer phenomenon, and the Amazing Man of Magic, Peter Monticup.


Enormous dollhouse on display at new P. Buckley Moss gallery

You’ve probably noticed a child’s wonderland in the window at 329 West Main Street. Miniature in scale but extremely large and detailed by traditional dollhouse standards, the Moss Dollhouse is well-known and well-loved.


Scottsville Founder Day Celebration September 13

Join Scottsville town officials and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors past and present in honoring and congratulating the Town of Scottsville on the occasion of the 270th anniversary of Albemarle County’s founding with Scottsville as its seat.


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TOUCH the Band to perform at Carver Recreation Center

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will present a concert by TOUCH the Band on Friday, September 12 from 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm at Carver Recreation Center.


Man arrested in Waynesboro after month-long shoplifting spree

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Grottoes man yesterday who went on a month long shoplifting spree through four localities. Bradley Alan Mowbray, 25 years old, faces four larceny charges, one from each of the localities where he committed the thefts.


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Culpeper District Roads Report: Aug. 25-29

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones.


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River City Radio Hour retreats to Main Street United Methodist

Ever mindful that change in the climate and with an eye on the forecast for Friday, August 22, the Wayne Theatre Alliance has reluctantly announced that the Radio Hour season opener will be moved from the street in front of the Wayne Theatre to the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro.


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OASIS debuts new show on Sept. 5

On September 5th, a new show will open, displaying painted wood by various OASIS artists.


City of Waynesboro announces tourism grants available

Building Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.


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The River City Radio Hour takes to Main Street in Waynesboro

The River City Radio Hour begins the new season in an open-air performance in downtown Waynesboro. The traditional August opener will be on the 500 block of West Main Street. With the Wayne Theatre as a backdrop, the Friday, August 22 at 7:00pm Radio Hour will again bring music, comedy and drama to its audience.


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SCC sets hearing on workers compensation premium levels

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled an October hearing to consider a request filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI) to adjust the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance.


Temporary water cutoffs to affect some Waynesboro neighborhoods on Friday

On Friday, weather permitting, the City of Waynesboro Water Division will be temporarily shutting off water service from midnight-4am for the installation of a new 8” feeder line to the existing water system at the intersection of West Main Street and Pelham Drive.


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The official 2014-2015 Harrisonburg-Rockingham Visitor Guide now available

The Harrisonburg- Rockingham County 2014-2015 Visitor Guide is now available at the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, located at 212 S Main Street.


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Waynesboro Police investigate Dollar Tree burglary

The Waynesboro Police is requesting assistance in its investigation in an overnight burglary of a Waynesboro business. At 7:30 a.m. today, officers responded to Dollar Tree, 2715 West Main Street for a report of a break in.


Sen. Warner named Legislator of the Year by National Retail Federation

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has named U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) their Legislator of the Year for his work in Congress on behalf of small businesses.