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DCCU breaks ground on new Harrisonburg location

DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) recently began the construction of its third Harrisonburg, Virginia location. The approximately 5,200-square-foot facility will be situated on the corner of South High Street and Erickson Avenue.


Bridgewater College focuses on student suicide prevention

A public exhibition of 1,100 backpacks – each commemorating one of the 1,100 college students who die by suicide in the United States each year – will be on display at Bridgewater College Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the campus mall.


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Ciro’s Pizza in Waynesboro burglarized again

Ciro’s Pizza on Broad Street in Waynesboro was burglarized again overnight Sunday.


Abandoned as a child in Romania, Izidor Ruckel to speak at Bridgewater College

Izidor Ruckel, one of thousands of neglected orphans discovered by the American media when Romania opened its doors to foreign press in 1990, will speak Monday, Sept.15, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


Bridgewater College named one of Best in Commonwealth by Virginia Living

Bridgewater College has been named one of the best colleges in the commonwealth by Virginia Living magazine in its 2014 supplement, Virginia Living State of Education.


Bridgewater College to host Business Expo on Sept. 3

A business expo designed to help connect Bridgewater College students with local businesses and residents will be held Sept. 3 from 3-6 p.m. at the Funkhouser Center on the college campus.


Survivors of Seton Hall University fire to speak at Bridgewater College

In the early morning hours of Jan. 19, 2000, college roommates Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos were asleep on the third floor of their six-story freshman residence at Seton Hall University when arsonists started a fire in the lounge on the same floor.


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Waynesboro Police report another rash of business burglaries

Waynesboro Police released details on another rash of business burglaries reported on Monday and early Tuesday.


NASA Langley Research Center scientist to speak at Bridgewater College

Dr. Russell De Young, a senior research scientist in the Science Directorate of NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., will speak on “NASA Advances in Understanding the Solar System,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


Dr. Elaine Richardson to speak at Bridgewater College on how education changed her life

From a life of human trafficking and drugs to one as an award-winning college professor and recording artist – that’s the story Elaine Richardson will share Friday, Sept.5, at 8 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College. The event is free and open to the public.


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One arrested, one wanted in Waynesboro police raid

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested an Augusta County woman wanted since mid-June after locating her and a stash of methamphetamine at a city home.


Harrisonburg artist to exhibit work at Bridgewater College

Harrisonburg, Va., artist Paul Somers will exhibit digital photographs in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Aug. 25 – Sept. 17.


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Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission celebrates 45th year

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) turns 45 in September, and the organization that was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1969 to establish regional cooperation as a cornerstone to long–term prosperity and economic success continues to distinguish itself as a model of what cooperation between government agencies can accomplish.


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Ciro’s, Purple Foot, city pool targeted in rash of Waynesboro break-ins

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a rash of break-ins to food service related businesses, including two downtown restaurants, in a two-day period.


Bridgewater College invites local community to join Oratorio Choir

Bridgewater College invites members of the local community to join its annual Oratorio Choir which will present a concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music.


Comcast IPTV trial for schools reaches Bridgewater College

Xfinity On Campus, a creation of Comcast, will give Bridgewater students access to approximately 80 live cable channels including every major broadcast network, as well as cable channels such as SMC, ESPN, FX and MTV.


Boston Marathon survivor Heather Abbott to speak at Bridgewater College

On April 15, 2013, Heather Abbott set out on an annual tradition with six friends. She planned to attend the Red Sox baseball game, walk over to the Boston Marathon finish line and gather at the Forum Restaurant. The events that day changed her life forever. At about 2:49 p.m., two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring an estimated 264.


Vaughn tapped to lead economic development in the City of Staunton

Staunton City Manager Steve Owen announces the selection of William “Billy” Vaughn as director of economic development.


Waynesboro Police seek public help in Kohl’s shoplifting

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in a grand larceny investigation that occurred at a local department store in late June.


Mount Vernon Street drug suspect remains at large

Thad James McDaniel, 38 years old, remains at large, and the Waynesboro Police Department still considers him desperate.


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Area recruitment and retention campaign kicks off

The Central Shenandoah Emergency Medical Services Council (CSEMS) officially launches its recruitment and retention campaign Friday, August 15, at the Rockingham County Fair.


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Waynesboro Police investigate Dollar Tree burglary

The Waynesboro Police is requesting assistance in its investigation in an overnight burglary of a Waynesboro business. At 7:30 a.m. today, officers responded to Dollar Tree, 2715 West Main Street for a report of a break in.


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Waynesboro Police seek public help in business vandalism case

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying two individuals responsible for a felony vandalism that occurred at local business last month.


Augusta County man wanted for threatening former Waynesboro employer

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in locating an Augusta County man who is wanted for threatening his former employer.


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Waynesboro Police investigating Grove Avenue break-in

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that took place sometime between 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Grove Avenue.


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Melee at Waynesboro restaurant involves dozens: Police search for hit-and-run driver

A fight reportedly involving dozens of people outside a Waynesboro restaurant appears to be connected to a hit-and-run accident on West Main Street that has left a 28-year-old in critical condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center.


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Two new EMS educators hired at Central Shenandoah EMS Council

Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that we have hired two new educators to join our staff. The addition of two new educators is key to our ability to offer a full range of EMS educational programming to include our new paramedic training program which is on track for the fall of 2015.


Food Bank welcomes new director of development

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank announces today the hiring of Todd Lilley as a Director of Development. Lilley will work with businesses and individuals in the Central Shenandoah Valley and Winchester to develop lasting partnerships and fundraising support of the Food Bank’s mission.


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DCCU recognized for online banking excellence

A leading international provider of electronic payment and banking systems, ACI Worldwide, recently awarded DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) the 2014 Online Banking Excellence Award for DCCU’s seamless online banking system conversion last year.


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Waynesboro Police investigate church break-in

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a burglary to a city church that occurred overnight.


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DuPont Community Credit Union recognized for innovation

Leading card processing company Payment Systems for Credit Unions (PSCU) recently awarded DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) the 2014 MoPro In-Action Innovation Award based on DCCU’s online banking and credit card products.


Bridgewater College prof to participate in educators summit

Dr. Jennie Carr, an assistant professor of elementary education at Bridgewater College, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Global SMART Exemplary Educators (SEE) Summit in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.