Tag: fire and rescue

WVPT Public Television opens new Harrisonburg studio location

WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, welcomes visitors to the opening of the new location for its studio and business offices on Thursday, September 11th from noon until 8:30 p.m.


Search for missing pilot narrowed to Crawford Mountain area

The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot continues near the crash site in the Washington National Forest near Deerfield Valley, Virginia.


Search for missing pilot in Deerfield crash continues

The search for the missing 104th Fighter Wing pilot expands with additional Air Force resources in the George Washington National Forest near Deerfield.

City of Staunton’s fire insurance rating improves

Staunton Fire & Rescue Department’s Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating will improve from a Class 5 to a Class 3 rating effective October 1, 2014.

Chris Graham: Augusta County right to raise taxes

We’re past the point where saying out loud that you support a tax increase makes you a pinko liberal. Republicans are still fighting that battle on TV commercials and in press conferences, but let’s face it, it’s lost.

Small electrical fire closes Staunton Public Library

A small electrical fire occurred Monday in a computer room at the Staunton Public Library, located at 1 Churchville Avenue. All patrons and employees were safely evacuated from the building.

Shame on all y’all

   Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Waynesboro City Council is holding off on installing signal-light technology that would make it easier for fire and rescue vehicles to get through crowded intersections in times of emergency. The stated reason: Well, the economy is still in the dumper, and city finances are tight, and … The real […]

BOS reopens Riverheads fire-rescue station location process

  Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Slow down. That’s what the Augusta County Board of Supervisors has decided to do with its work to get a new fire and rescue station in the Riverheads area going. “We just want to make sure that we’ve got the right place, that there are no other places out […]