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Kindergarten teacher charged with public intoxication

An Augusta County school employee is charged with showing up to work intoxicated.


Virginia State Police investigating suspect in Augusta County pursuit

Virginia State Police initiated a traffic stop on a BMW traveling north on Interstate 81 at the 214 mile marker in Augusta County.

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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office issues scam alert

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents of a scam involving callers purporting to be taking a telephone survey on domestic violence.


Two dead in domestic murder-suicide in Augusta County

Investigators are trying to piece together the details of an apparent murder-suicide overnight in Augusta County.

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Help Wanted: Stable Craft Brewery

Ta Stable Craft Brewing has immediate openings for Tasting Room Servers at its new Augusta County-based craft brewery.

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Augusta County to hold Spring Cleanup

The Augusta County Spring Clean-Up will be held April 9-16. The Augusta Regional Landfill in Staunton, will collect the following.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of police impersonator

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents about a police impersonator operating in the area.

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Augusta Health celebrates Nursing Excellence Day

Augusta Health celebrated Nursing Excellence Day, an educational and recognition day for outstanding achievements in nursing.

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Valley iron industry focus at Augusta County History Society Spring Meeting

A booming iron industry existed across the Shenandoah Valley for more than two centuries – and lasted until early in the 1900s.

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United Way of Greater Augusta: Volunteers needed

Volunteers make a difference in our community by giving nonprofits the power to serve more people. United Way of Greater Augusta will celebrate its annual Week of Caring on April 10-16.

Richard Embrey appointed chief medical officer at Augusta Health

Richard P. Embrey, MD, MBA, has been appointed to be Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Population Health for Augusta Health


Staunton man dead in one-vehicle accident Saturday

Virginia State Police Trooper A.J. Garasimowicz is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Augusta County.

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Walk with a Doc: Augusta Health program offers steps to success

Walking, just walking, can change your quality of life. That’s the working theory behind the Walk with a Doc program that Augusta Health is launching locally next month.

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Augusta Health Foundation shares highlights from past year

Each year, the Augusta Health Foundation provides for new and expanded patient care programs at Augusta Health.

Augusta County named top place to get a mortgage in Virginia

This month, SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company, named Augusta County one of the smartest places in Virginia for home-buyers to get a mortgage.

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Augusta County sheriff’s deputy injured in pursuit of street racer

An Augusta County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries in an accident while in pursuit of a street racer on Sunday.

Spencer arrested in 2003 cold case in Augusta County

Charles Melvin Spencer has been charged in the 2003 murder of his wife, Jo Ann, whose remains were found in West Virginia several weeks after she went missing.


Learning from Augusta’s best, worst businesses

Augusta is home to many prosperous businesses, but not every business that starts here is successful. In order to be successful in Augusta, a business needs to be realistic.

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Regional agriculture producers showcase products to statewide consumers

The Farm2Fork Affair, held on Tuesday, highlighted Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro agricultural producers in an effort to market to large-scale consumers throughout Virginia.

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Route 624 in Augusta County closed March 14-25 for bridge replacement

Route 624 (Lyndhurst Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close Monday, March 14, through Friday, March 25, for a bridge replacement .


2016 Mass Meeting of the Augusta County Republican Committee

Augusta County Republicans call for a Mass Meeting to be held at the Augusta County Government Center on March 19.

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Crimora man arrested on child porn charges

A Crimora man was arrested this week on child porn charges uncovered in an Albemarle County Police Department investigation.

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AccuTec Blades to invest $5.37 million to expand manufacturing operation in Augusta County

AccuTec Blades, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality specialty, medical and professional blades and tools, will invest $5.37 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Augusta County.

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Augusta Health named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals

Augusta Health learned on Thursday that it has received the Healthgrades 2016 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™.

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Wound detectives: Clinic at Augusta Health heals chronic wounds

Advanced wound care is a lot more than just changing bandages. The staff at the Augusta Health Wound Healing Clinic are “wound detectives” trying to get to the root of the problem.

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State Police investigate Interstate 81 crash in Augusta County

Virginia State Police was notified of a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 81 at approximately 7:06 a.m. near the 208 mile marker in Augusta County on Monday.


Community Emergency Response Training set at BRCC

Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College will be offering Community Emergency Response Training.

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Habitat for Humanity announces Veteran’s Build

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity has announced a Veteran’s Build and is now reaching out to veterans and their families to take applications for this special project.


Report: Charlottesville area economy has record year in 2015

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce reported Thursday that total retail sales set a second straight record level over 2015.

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United Way hosts financial workshops as part of America Saves Week

As part of America Saves Week 2016, the United Way of Greater Augusta is spreading the saving message and urging its network to encourage people to make savings automatic.

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Local Democrats plan education forum prior to March 1 primary

The Democratic committees of Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County are sponsoring a forum for those planning to vote in the Super Tuesday primary on March 1.

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Augusta County names John Wilkinson to community development post

Augusta County Administrator Timothy K. Fitzgerald announced the selection of John Wilkinson as the county’s next Director of Community Development.


One dead in single-vehicle accident in Augusta County

Virginia State Police responded to an overturned vehicle Friday in the 4400 block of Eastside Highway (Route 340) in Augusta County.

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Driver charged in Augusta County school bus accident

At 3:31 p.m., Wednesday (Feb. 10), Virginia State Police Trooper G.W. Clifton responded to a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County.


One dead in Augusta County car accident

Virginia State Police Trooper J.C. Crabtree is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Feb. 4 at 1:23 p.m. at the intersection of Route 608 and Route 651.

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Augusta County honors Josh Graves as deputy of the year

Josh Graves was named Deputy of the Year at the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office for 2015.

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Retired Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 passes away

Retired Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 Renegade “Ren” Bryant passed away at her home in Fishersville this past Sunday.

Staunton man charged in domestic incident

Hubert Jason Blackwell, 34 of Staunton, has been charged with abduction and malicious wounding and is being held at Middle River Regional Jail.

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Augusta Health house calls: A ‘new twist’ on an old paradigm

The house call is making a comeback, and changes in medical technology are enabling doctors to take the power of the hospital with them to the living rooms of homebound seniors.

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Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center gets Petco Foundation grant

The Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its work in placing homeless animals into adoptive homes.

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Community Foundation announces scholarship opportunities

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta and Nelson.

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Augusta Health Events Calendar – February 2016

The events calendar for Augusta Health in Fishersville, Va., for the month of February 2016 includes Lunch and Learn events, Fitness classes and much more.

Augusta County Library offers STEM class for children

Augusta County Library will host Spectacular Spectroscopy, a series on hands-on STEM classes for children grades K to 5 on Mondays, February 1 through March 7.

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Snow emergency causes reset of Habitat for Humanity Gala

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity is moving its annual winter gala to another date due to the forecast snow storm.

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VPAS strategic planning meeting postponed: Snow

The Valley Program for Aging Services strategic planning Community Listening Session scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to expected inclement weather.

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United Way of Greater Augusta gets grant to build playground at Community Child Care

Community Child Care, the region’s only non-profit sliding scale day care provider needs an age appropriate playground for its 2- to 5-year-olds.

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2015 Class of Augusta Health Rock Stars

Augusta Health Rock Stars are valued employees who have a profound influence on the culture of Augusta Health through their demonstration of four key qualities.

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Arrests made in Augusta County in string of Valley burglaries

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Jacob Shields and Brittney Southern on numerous residential burglary charges that occurred late last year.

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Why I am moving my business out of Augusta County over $374

My name is Cole Scrogham and I am a small business owner in Augusta County, providing consulting and management services to Motorsport companies all over the US and Europe,


Local group hosts community meeting regarding pipeline impacts

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline and how it will affect every person in the county is the focus of an upcoming community meeting in Verona.