Tag: Main Street

SCC urges knowing your stuff when it comes to homeowners insurance

When it comes to homeowners insurance, consumers generally consider the value of their home, but many fail to consider all of their valuable possessions inside.


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Robert Hurt: Reforming the tax code and allowing small business to grow

As I traveled along Route 58 recently, touring a variety of manufacturing companies, I talked with small business owners and working Virginians about the biggest issues for success in their businesses.


Boys & Girls Club Gallery Show Fundraiser Oct. 9

Do you like to get fancy on Thursdays? Well, we do. We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, October 9th, 2014, the Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, & Augusta County will be hosting a “Gallery Show” fundraiser at 302 E. Main Street in Waynesboro from 7:30-9:30pm.


Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance welcomes new director of resources

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR), a non-profit organization committed to revitalizing downtown, is pleased to welcome Lauren Huber to its team.


Million Dollar Tour to benefit Wayne Theatre

Country singing star Scott Helmer will pause his Million Dollar Tour across America for a benefit for the Wayne Theatre. The goal of the Friday, October 17 benefit performance is $5000 to support the work of the Alliance.


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Upcoming events at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum

Stonewall Brigade Band Exhibit with reception and recital 7:00 p.m. October 3, 2014. Waynesboro Heritage Museum, 420 W. Main Street (downtown), Waynesboro, VA.


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Charlottesville Area Transit: West Main Street closure, Free Trolley and Route 7 to detour

Due to the Midtown Festival in Charlottesville on Sunday, September 21, the Free Trolley and Route 7 will detour around portions of West Main Street.


BOOST grant deadline Sept. 15

Building Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.


Waynesboro woman arrested for pepper spray attack

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman on a felony charge after she used pepper spray during a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon.


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September River City Radio Hour has magic, country

The September River City Radio Hour regulars Boogie Kings and the First Lady of Comedy, Marsha Howard will be joined by John-Robert Rimel, a country-singer phenomenon, and the Amazing Man of Magic, Peter Monticup.


Enormous dollhouse on display at new P. Buckley Moss gallery

You’ve probably noticed a child’s wonderland in the window at 329 West Main Street. Miniature in scale but extremely large and detailed by traditional dollhouse standards, the Moss Dollhouse is well-known and well-loved.


Scottsville Founder Day Celebration September 13

Join Scottsville town officials and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors past and present in honoring and congratulating the Town of Scottsville on the occasion of the 270th anniversary of Albemarle County’s founding with Scottsville as its seat.


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TOUCH the Band to perform at Carver Recreation Center

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will present a concert by TOUCH the Band on Friday, September 12 from 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm at Carver Recreation Center.


Man arrested in Waynesboro after month-long shoplifting spree

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Grottoes man yesterday who went on a month long shoplifting spree through four localities. Bradley Alan Mowbray, 25 years old, faces four larceny charges, one from each of the localities where he committed the thefts.


Culpeper District Roads Report: Aug. 25-29

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones.


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River City Radio Hour retreats to Main Street United Methodist

Ever mindful that change in the climate and with an eye on the forecast for Friday, August 22, the Wayne Theatre Alliance has reluctantly announced that the Radio Hour season opener will be moved from the street in front of the Wayne Theatre to the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro.


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OASIS debuts new show on Sept. 5

On September 5th, a new show will open, displaying painted wood by various OASIS artists.


City of Waynesboro announces tourism grants available

Building Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.


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The River City Radio Hour takes to Main Street in Waynesboro

The River City Radio Hour begins the new season in an open-air performance in downtown Waynesboro. The traditional August opener will be on the 500 block of West Main Street. With the Wayne Theatre as a backdrop, the Friday, August 22 at 7:00pm Radio Hour will again bring music, comedy and drama to its audience.


SCC sets hearing on workers compensation premium levels

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled an October hearing to consider a request filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI) to adjust the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance.


Temporary water cutoffs to affect some Waynesboro neighborhoods on Friday

On Friday, weather permitting, the City of Waynesboro Water Division will be temporarily shutting off water service from midnight-4am for the installation of a new 8” feeder line to the existing water system at the intersection of West Main Street and Pelham Drive.


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The official 2014-2015 Harrisonburg-Rockingham Visitor Guide now available

The Harrisonburg- Rockingham County 2014-2015 Visitor Guide is now available at the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, located at 212 S Main Street.


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.


Sen. Warner named Legislator of the Year by National Retail Federation

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has named U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) their Legislator of the Year for his work in Congress on behalf of small businesses.


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Culture Beat: Local arts, music, more

On Friday, Aug. 1, from 5-8pm, the Arts Council of the Valley will host Refraction of Wounds, an art and poetry exhibit featuring the work of Angela M. Carter and Dave Buracker at the Darrin-McHone Art Gallery, 311 South Main Street (The Smith House), Harrisonburg.


WDDI launching crowdfunding effort to place kiosk downtown

Waynesboro’s Main Street organization, WDDI, is tapping into a new fundraising source to jumpstart a project to locate an information kiosk in the heart of Downtown Waynesboro.