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Staunton ranked among Best Small Town Main Streets in America

Staunton has been ranked among the 50 best small town main streets in America by Top Value Reviews.


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Robert Hurt: Main Street tour gives opportunity to listen

Last week, we wrapped up our Fifth District Main Street Tour – traveling 1,300 miles and visiting all 23 counties and cities across our 10,000 square-mile congressional district. From Ridgeway to Lawrenceville and from Danville to Warrenton, I have had the opportunity to listen to the concerns of Fifth District Virginians.


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Robert Hurt: Taking the lessons of Main Street to Washington

During the month of August we kicked off our Fifth District Main Street Tour. It is an excellent opportunity for me to be able visit with Fifth District residents in all 23 counties and cities across our 10,000 square-mile congressional district.


Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance receives 2015 National Main Street Accreditation

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR) announced its designation as an accredited National Main Street Program.


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January River City Radio Hour moved to Fourth Friday

Because the fellowship hall at the Main Street United Methodist Church is unavailable on the third Friday of the January, the River City Radio Hour will move to Friday, January 23.


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Robert Hurt bill to encourage small public company growth passes House

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after the House passage of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which removes unnecessary federal regulations hindering job growth.


The Richmond Symphony Lollipops return to The Paramount Theater

Join the Richmond Symphony for Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland! on January 24 at 6 p.m. Young and old will love this lively re-telling of the classic children’s story of Pinocchio with the Richmond Symphony Lollipops.


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SCC reschedules hearing on high-voltage transmission grid in Fauquier, Prince William

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has rescheduled a February 4 public hearing in Richmond to convene on April 20 regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to upgrade and improve various electric transmission facilities located in Fauquier and Prince William counties.


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Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro puts kiosk campaign over the top

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro (TAGW) has announced the completion of the challenge for the Virginia Main Street Matching Grant to Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc for the Main Street Kiosk project.


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Robert Hurt: A sensible domestic energy policy will make life easier for Virginia families

As I travel across the Fifth District, I consistently hear about the numerous negative impacts high fuel costs create. High gas prices hurt families trying to pay their bills, making it more expensive to fill their tanks and increasing the price of groceries and other goods.


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. comes to Charlottesville Jan. 10

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.


New Year’s Eve street closures in Downtown Harrisonburg

Generations Crossing’s Annual 5K and Harrisonburg’s New Year’s Eve Celebration will take place on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Downtown Harrisonburg.


Police nab Waynesboro bank robbery suspect

Our final nominee for dumb criminal of 2014: James Edward Frazier, 41, of Waynesboro, who was apprehended without incident within 45 minutes of a reported Monday morning bank robbery.


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Robert Hurt: A New Year, a new Congress

As this year comes to a close, so too does the 113th Congress. I believe that we as a country have much to look forward to as a new year and a new 114th Congress begin.


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River City Radio Hour remembers Christmas

The River City Radio Hour will present a special dessert-theater celebration of Christmas on December 19 and 20 in the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church


Shenandoah National Park proposes revised fee structure

In compliance with a nation-wide review being conducted by the National Park Service, officials at Shenandoah National Park are inviting the public to comment on proposed entrance fee increases for the park.


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Three arrests in separate incidents in Waynesboro on busy weekend

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a few recent arrests that are notable.


Domestic incident in Waynesboro leads to pursuit, suspect flees

At 10:22 a.m. Wednesday, the Waynesboro 911 Center received a call from a female in the 300 block of South Delphine Avenue reporting a domestic incident with a family member involving damaged property.


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Country star Scotty McCreery coming to The Paramount in Charlottesville

In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.


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Governor McAuliffe seeks nominations for volunteerism awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards.


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November River City Radio Hour premieres Tales from Rose Hall

The November River City Radio Hour will premiere a new serial Tales from Rose Hall. The four-part serial traces the role a celebrated home played in Waynesboro’s participation in the Civil War.


Wayne Theatre Alliance presents Heifetz on Tour

The Wayne Theatre Alliance will join forces with the Heifetz International Institute to present a concert by Heifetz on Tour musicians at the Main Street United Methodist Church.


Shenandoah man charged in Oct. 30 crash in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has obtained five charges for the driver involved in the October 30 single vehicle crash that occurred at 6:49 p.m. at West Main Street and Locust Avenue.


Ashley Judd joins guest list for 2014 Virginia Film Festival

Virginia Film Festival organizers announced Wednesday that actress Ashley Judd will appear at its opening night world premiere screening of her upcoming film Big Stone Gap.


Street closures in Downtown Waynesboro for Halloween event

From 3-6 p.m. on Friday, October 31, the following downtown streets will be closed for Trick or Treat in Downtown Waynesboro hosted by Waynesboro Kiwanis Club, sponsored by Waynesboro Downtown Development, Inc.