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K-Mart Suspect

Waynesboro Police investigating Kmart burglary

Waynesboro Police are investigating a burglary at the Waynesboro Kmart that led to the theft of several items of jewelry.


Zero percent business loans available in Waynesboro

In an effort to assist additional small businesses in Waynesboro, the Waynesboro Economic Development Authority has revamped its revolving loan fund program.


River City Collective to breathe new life into Downtown Waynesboro anchor

A local team of developers is leading an effort to redevelop a one-time Downtown Waynesboro anchor building that has been vacant for more than a decade.


Drug task force announces two Waynesboro arrests

Members of the Skyline Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant in the 700 block of Malcolm Avenue in the City of Waynesboro on Jan. 17.

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Waynesboro man arrested on drug charges

Waynesboro Police arrested 43-year-old Michael Jason Hoke of Waynesboro on Jan. 13 for six felony drug violations.


Waynesboro Police announce officer promotions

The Waynesboro Police Department conducted a ceremony on Jan. 4 during which four department members were promoted.


Halifax County, Wise County and Waynesboro receive enterprise zone renewals

Governor McAuliffe today accepted the renewal applications of the Virginia Enterprise Zone (VEZ) designations for the counties of Halifax and Wise, as well as the City of Waynesboro.


Waynesboro Police: Be alert of government grant scam

The Waynesboro Police Department wants citizens to be aware that the government grants scam has been occurring in the city.  The Police Department has received at least two calls from citizens saying that they were contacted by someone as a part of this scam. 

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Waynesboro Police investigating early morning armed robbery

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred approximately 1 a.m. this morning at the Speedway Convenience Store located at 780 E. Main Street, in the city.

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Waynesboro Public Library Events Calendar: January 2018

Events calendar for the Waynesboro Public Library for the month of January 2018.


Roundabout would not negatively impact emergency response times

A key concern hat I raised regarding the proposed roundabout at the 13th Street-Rosser Avenue intersection regarding emergency-vehicle access is something Waynesboro city officials have been working through for several months.


The roundabout way of resolving traffic issues at Waynesboro intersection

The intersection of 13th Street and Rosser Avenue in Waynesboro is sorta, kinda, my connective tissue to the outside world, from my residence in the Tree Streets.


Waynesboro: We don’t like the KKK, right?

Waynesboro city leaders want to have a thorough discussion about whether it should take any kind of official stand on KKK flyers. This is one that doesn’t seem that hard. We’re against white supremacy. Right?

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Waynesboro Police seek info on missing 9-year-old

The Waynesboro Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing child that has not been seen by his father, who is currently his legal guardian, in over a year.

Waynesboro man arrested after crashing car into home in domestic dispute

 John McShane Strother has been apprehended. He was taken into custody by Waynesboro Officers at approximately 4:30 p.m. today at the Royal Inn Motel in the 2100 block of West Main Street.

Waynesboro women arrested, charged for sexual relationship with minor

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman on two charges for engaging in a months-long sexual relationship with female minor. 

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Waynesboro Police Department announces annual awards

The Waynesboro Police Department conducted an awards ceremony on Sept. 27 to recognize officers and other public safety personnel for exceptional performance.


Waynesboro: Help needed to ID shoplifting suspects

Update: Oct. 5, 6:31 p.m. Two suspects have been identified in the September shopliftings from Rocking R Ace Hardware. 

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Waynesboro woman charged in credit card, check forging spree

A Waynesboro woman was arrested after she stole a family member’s checks and credit card number and racked up several thousand dollars’ worth of fraudulent purchases.

Waynesboro Police seek help ID’g iPhone thief

Update: The suspect has contacted the Waynesboro Police Department and identified himself as the theft suspect.  Also, several tipsters called as well giving the investigating officer the suspect’s name.  Charges pending.


Caller impersonating Waynesboro Police officer: Scam alert

An unknown scammer has called citizens using the Waynesboro Police Department’s main line claiming the citizen had committed fraud.


Waynesboro Police seek help solving burglary cases

The Waynesboro Police Department wants citizens to be aware of a spate of recent residential burglaries on the city’s west side that began over the summer. 

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Waynesboro woman arrested in two school-related incidents

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman today after two separate volatile incidents in and near Berkeley Glenn Elementary School.


Waynesboro Public Schools to celebrate Walk to School Week Oct. 2-6

Waynesboro Public Schools will be celebrating Walk to School Week the week of Oct. 2-6.

Waynesboro Police seek help ID’g shoplifting suspect

Warrants have been obtained for the two subjects involved in the August 22 thefts from Rocking R Ace Hardware.  Benjamin James May, 26 years old, and Joseph Daniel Hunt, 28 years old, are facing one charge each for shoplifting.