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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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Suspicious fire in Staunton: Police seek public help

The Staunton Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in a suspicious fire investigation.


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Waynesboro pursuit leads to arrest of assault suspect

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged an Augusta County man after he fled in a vehicle after officers tried to arrest him earlier this month.


Pandas travel to The Dome

The world’s most loveable animal is taking over The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, August 16.


Local student wins Dick Graham Scholarship

Each year, the Augusta Health Community Benefit Committee presents the Dick Graham Scholarship to an employee, employee’s spouse or employee’s child in honor of its first Chief Executive Officer, Dick Graham, and in recognition of his contribution to the organization for his many years of leadership.


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ACLU of Virginia announces new board, staff

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia is pleased to announce the election of new officers and members to its Board of Directors and the addition of its Tony Dunn Legal Fellow.


Virginia delegation meets with Air Force on proposed Langley-Eustis personnel reductions

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and U.S. Reps. Rob Wittman (R-1st), Scott Rigell (R-2nd) and Bobby Scott (D-3rd) today met with U.S. Air Force Assistant Secretary Kathleen Ferguson, Deputy Chief Management Officer Mr. Bill Booth and Major General Theresa Carter for a briefing on proposed personnel reductions at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia.


nTelos president, CEO James A. Hyde announces resignation

NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “NTELOS”; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today.


Charlottesville veteran John Leys receives French Legion of Honor Award

Congresman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) attended a ceremony at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. in honor of World War II veterans who received the French Legion of Honor, the highest decoration in France, for their service on D-Day.


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Jacksonville taps Longwood assistant Jennifer Steele as softball coach

Jacksonville University and Chief Athletics Officer Dr. Donnie Horner proudly welcome Jennifer Steele as the new softball head coach.


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McAuliffe announces submission period open for Governor’s Technology Awards entries

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson and Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth Sam Nixon officially invite entries to the 2014 Governor’s Technology Awards.


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Petersburg Progress-Index sold to New York City-based firm

New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE:NEWM) announced Tuesdaythat it has completed two acquisitions with a total purchase price of $15.3 million that includes the purchase of the Petersburg Progress-Index.


Monster Summer Celebration at the Science Museum of Virginia

Join the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond at Summer Science Family Fun to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Monsters on Saturday, June 21.


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TMI puts Richmond into international dialogue

Richmond based TMI CEO Tiffany Jana and President Matthew Freeman have returned from Bilbao,
Spain, where they’ve been facilitating at the Bilbao Urban Innovation and Leadership Dialogues (BUILD).


First National Corporation subsidiary announces new mortgage division

First National Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB: FXNC), the parent company of First Bank (the “Bank”), announced the launch of a new mortgage division named, First Mortgage.


Augusta County native graduates Virginia State Police Academy

On Monday (June 9, 2014), 44 new Virginia State Police troopers will begin their career on patrol in counties and along interstates across the Commonwealth.


S&P raises City of Staunton bond rating

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) recently raised the City of Staunton’s bond rating on the city’s general obligation debt from “A+” to “AA-.” At the same time, S&P affirmed its stable outlook of the city’s rating.


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Keven Walker named CEO of Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has announced the appointment of Keven M. Walker as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.


Investment firm attempting hostile takeover of WWE?

Lemelson Capital, LLC, a private investment management firm, announced on Friday that it has taken a stake in shares of WWE and is calling on the WWE Board of Directors to replace the executive management team of the company.


Fort Defiance native serves aboard USS Hawaii

A 2009 Fort Defiance High School graduate is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Hawaii (SSN 776). Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Howell is an electronics technician aboard the Hawaii-based boat.


Personnel transition at Virginia ABC

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Rick Holcomb, the Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, will become acting Chief Operating Officer at the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).


WWE reports $8 million net loss in first quarter of 2014

WWE today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014, with the highlight of the news being that the company is reporting a net loss of $8 million in the quarter that saw the ballyhooed launch of the WWE Network.


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Augusta Health nurses earn certifications

On March 19, National Certified Nurses Day, 33 Augusta Health nurses were recognized for their professionalism, leadership and commitment to excellent patient care for the national certifications they earned.


New Staff Joins the Bath Community Senior Center

After nearly four months of posting employment ads for a Director at the Bath Community Senior Center (BCSC) with little to no response, Chief Administrative Officer Jenn Chestnut struck gold when Alicia Wrights submitted her interest in the position. After an interview was conducted with Jenn, Interim Director Nancy Johnson, BCSC Local Council Chairwoman Mary Susan Blankenship, and BCSC Local Council member and VPAS Board director PY Henry on March 10, it was obvious Alicia was the perfect match for the position.


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Blog: No more backsliding on women’s issues

We have had several thought-provoking conversations recently about a new and surprising description of women’s status in America. According to the latest Shriver Report, A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, a study by journalist Maria Shriver and the Washington think tank Center for American Progress, American women are at risk of “backsliding” from their achievements in rights and opportunities over the past half-century.