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Augusta County: Motorcyclist dead, woman charged

A Waynesboro woman has been charged in connection with an accident that killed a motorcyclist Friday morning in Augusta County.

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Augusta County: Two killed in dump truck accident

Two workers with a highway maintenance crew were struck and killed by a dump truck while working on Route 11 in Augusta County on Tuesday.

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Update: Situation clear at Exit 213 on Interstate 81 after fatal accident

All lanes on Route 11 and I-81 exit 213 ramps have reopened in the Greenville area of Augusta County.

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Overnight lane closures on Interstate 81 in Augusta, Rockbridge

Overnight single lane closures are scheduled over the next several weeks along Interstate 81 in Rockbridge and Augusta counties.

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Augusta County Interstate 81 lane closures Wednesday morning

Travelers should be alert for alternating mobile single lane closures and closures of both shoulders on Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 215.


Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro conducting flood relief effort

Augusta County, the City of Waynesboro and the City of Staunton are leading an effort to assist those in Virginia and West Virginia affected by flooding.


One dead in DUI on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

Virginia State Police J.S. Martin is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Sunday at 4:55 a.m., on Interstate 81 near the 215 mile marker.

Crimora man wanted after police chase in Augusta County

A Crimora man faces charges after initiating a chase with an Augusta County sheriff’s deputy on Monday.

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VDOT to replace Whiskey Creek bridge on Route 250 in Augusta County

Replacement work begins this month on the Route 250 bridge over Whiskey Creek in Augusta County.

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Life-threatening injuries for highway worker in Interstate 81 crash

Virginia State Police Trooper J.S. Martin is investigating a crash that resulted in a highway worker being seriously injured early Thursday.

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Augusta Health employees give back to community

During the recent employee campaign for the Augusta Health Foundation, employees donated $104,489 to patient programs and funds.

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Read For the Win encourages summertime reading

Augusta County Library is offering children ages birth to grade twelve the opportunity to Read For the Win June 8 through July 30.

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Augusta County Internet survey nearing Friday deadline

More than 2,200 Augusta County residents and businesses have completed a survey of broadband Internet availability in the county.

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Augusta County: Dominion in violation of state code with latest pipeline route

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors is laying down the law to Dominion over its latest proposed pipeline route.

Staunton man found murdered in Fishersville: Crossbow

Zachary A. Porter, 26, of Staunton, was found murdered in the driveway at a residence at 25 Jericho Road in Fishersville Sunday morning.

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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks KOA burglary suspect: Video

Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded to the KOA Campground in Verona at 2:23 a.m. Thursday for a burglary alarm.

Search underway for missing Augusta County teen

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing juvenile who was last seen at her home in Swoope on April 22.

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks two in break-in

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your help in identifying two people of interest in a burglary investigation.

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Part of Route 876 in Augusta County closed May 23-June 3 for road work

A portion of Route 876 (Swoope Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close for a box culvert replacement from Monday, May 23, to Friday, June 3.

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Augusta County extends Internet service survey

Residents and businesses have actively completed a survey to assist in developing a plan for internet service in Augusta County.

Man arrested in Waynesboro on felony theft, drug charges

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested an Augusta County man for felony theft and drug charges.

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Walmart Foundation funds Meals on Wheels expansion

Valley Program for Aging Services will be able to expand its Meals on Wheels program, thanks to the generosity of the Walmart Foundation.

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office searches for runaway

Brendan L. Williams, age 16, has been reported as a runaway. Williams left Wilson Memorial High School just before noon on Tuesday.

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Marketing: Months of planning into successful rollout

The marketing rollout behind the grand opening of Stable Craft Brewing Co. was several months in the making.

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigating commercial burglary

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a commercial burglary investigation.

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Portions of two Augusta County roads to be closed Monday for bridge replacements

Parts of two roads in Augusta County are scheduled to be closed beginning Monday, May 9, while crews replace bridges in both locations.

Stable Craft Brewing Co. marks formal grand opening

Hermitage Hill Farm & Stables marked its 10th year in operation with the grand opening on Thursday of Stable Craft Brewing Co.

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Emergency bridge work closes Interstate 81 northbound at MM 210

VDOT has closed the right lane of northbound Interstate 81 for emergency bridge-deck repairs near mile marker 210 in Augusta County.

Project GROWS CSA program now in its fourth year

Project GROWS will bring fresh produce to the Valley through its fourth annual Community Supported Agriculture program.

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks larceny suspect

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded on Wednesday to a report of a larceny at a business in the 2400 block of Jefferson Highway in Fishersville.

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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.