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Couple accused of bilking Grottoes senior

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jennifer and Brian Shenk, a Grottoes couple, for alleged financial exploitation of a 72-year-old Grottoes senior.


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Augusta County Historical Society examines local impact of WWI

Exactly 100 years ago this year, the first war ever to engulf most of the world came to an end.  World War I had been a horrible and costly war, both in young lives and in resources.  Those costs were particularly memorable in Staunton and Augusta County, the birthplace of the wartime president, Woodrow Wilson.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 laid to rest

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Joe was laid to rest Friday. Joe had served the sheriff’s office for 11 years. Joe and his K9 handler, Deputy Kenny Randozzo, started their career together in 2008, with the Department of Corrections.


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Augusta County man arrested for abduction, assault

An Augusta County man is in custody after abducting and assaulting a woman and a man who tried to intervene. Daniel P. Hughes, 53, of Fishersville, was arrested after the Tuesday incident, that began around 8:30 p.m. at a hotel at 96 Baker Lane, Staunton.


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No running water at rest stops on I-81 in Augusta County on Wednesday

Water lines serving the northbound and southbound Interstate 81 rest areas in Augusta County are scheduled to be turned off on Wednesday, January 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The Augusta County Service Authority will be performing maintenance on the water lines during this time.


Pursuit in Augusta County ends in arrest, vehicle fire

Pursuit in Augusta County ends in arrest, vehicle fire

A wanted man is in custody, one Augusta County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was struck while in pursuit, and another went up in flames, after a wild ride through the county on Tuesday.


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Animal control trying to locate owner of potbellied pig found in Augusta County

Augusta County Animal Control picked up a black and white potbellied pig running at large in the Swoope on Dec. 26. Officers are looking for the owner. If you are missing a potbellied pig, or know who the owner is, please contact the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center at 540-943-5142.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office warns of scam

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office would like to make the public aware of several complaints we have received about an individual claiming to be “Deputy Hall from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office.”


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Virginia State Police seek public’s help with Augusta County fire investigation

The Virginia State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation into a fire that destroyed a building still under construction in Augusta County.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigating credit card fraud

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a credit card fraud investigation.


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Armed robbery at hotel in Augusta County: Investigation

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery reported early Wednesday at the Holiday Inn in Verona.


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Grottoes woman charged in Dec. 18 eluding case

A Grottoes woman has been charged in connection with a Dec. 18 pursuit that began in Augusta County and eventually led to a crash in Rockingham County.


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Richard Remick: Five places for hiking around Augusta you should not miss

Enjoying the open air in Augusta is a no-brainer. With a mix of terrain and a temperate climate during most of the year, the area offers recreational opportunities for those with all kinds of outdoor interests.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigating stolen motorcycle

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a stolen motorcycle in the 200 block of Paine Run Road, Grottoes, on Christmas Day.


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Augusta County pursuit ends in arrest

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a wanted Greenville man on Thursday after a pursuit that began in Verona and ended in Staunton.


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Republican delegates tout Pam Carter in Augusta County supervisor race

Dels. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Ben Cline (R-Lexington), and Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) are backing Pam Carter for the Augusta County Board of Supervisors in the Pastures District.


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Augusta County Economic Development receives IEDC award

Augusta County Economic Development won a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its website, augustaVAbusiness.com.


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19 arrested in Richmond protesting pipelines, McAuliffe

Hundreds of citizens across Virginia gathered for the final day of the People’s Pipeline Protest, two days of action at all seven Virginia DEQ offices.


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Faith leaders protest pipelines statewide

Virginia congregations turned out in seven cities today with music, prayer, and silence to to protest the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines.


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Dominion asks for ACP approval ahead of schedule

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have asked the FERC to approve the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline ahead of schedule.


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Radio ads target negative impacts of pipelines on rural communities

The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League has launched a two-state radio ad campaign centering on the risks of natural gas pipelines on rural communities. 


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Landowners sue FERC to stop eminent domain on pipelines

A lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of 57 landowners challenges the constitutionality of the eminent domain provisions of the Natural Gas Act.


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One dead in accident on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

Shortly before 11 a.m. today, Trooper A.J. Garasimowicz was called to a fatal crash on I-81 in Augusta County.