Tag: Augusta County
As the Great Revival swept across Augusta County and the Appalachian frontier areas at the dawning of the 19th century, some dramatic, physical manifestations of religious fervor drew wide notice – and some controversy.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing person who is considered to be endangered. Tyler Scott Ruppel, 28, contacted his family on Sunday, via text messages, and made some concerning statements that suggest he is suicidal.
Augusta County Economic Development & Tourism is excited to announce a complete redesign of the Augusta County Tourism website is live at www.visitaugustacounty.com.
Members of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division, assisted by members of the United States Marshal’s Service, attempted to contact a pair of wanted females, Ashley Lynn Fortune, 30, and Nicole Elizabeth Glenn, 35, in the parking lot of the Staunton Mall.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing woman who was last seen at her Staunton home, before lunch on Sunday.
A planned March 3 protest against an Augusta County business has been canceled, Augusta County Sheriff Donald Smith said today.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office has determined that apparent online threats directed against Buffalo Gap High School originally posted over the weekend were unfounded.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a credit card fraud investigation.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery reported early Wednesday at the Holiday Inn in Verona.
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.
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.
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.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a wanted Greenville man on Thursday after a pursuit that began in Verona and ended in Staunton.
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 won a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its website, augustaVAbusiness.com.
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.