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Stuarts Draft man arrested after hit-and-runs in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Stuarts Draft man on Friday after a series of hit-and-runs .

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Augusta County man charged in Waynesboro domestic assault

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Stuarts Draft man in a vicious attack on his ex-girlfriend last Thursday night at his grandmother’s home.


Local wrestling clubs lead food can drive

A group of local youth wrestling clubs are leading a can drive to collect food for needy.

Stuarts Draft woman charged after hitting Waynesboro cop

Waynesboro Police arrested a Stuarts Draft woman after she fought with an officer Tuesday when he attempted to take her into custody for public intoxication.

Ace Hardware in Stuarts Draft raises money for Augusta Health Cancer Center Bridge Fund

Robin MacDonald, assistant manager of the Stuarts Draft Ace Hardware, presents a check for $1,266 to Tami Radecke, Executive Director of the Augusta Health Foundation. Robin and the associates at Stuarts Draft Ace Hardware held a special fundraiser to benefit cancer patients receiving support through the Augusta Health Cancer Center Bridge Fund.

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Red Cross encourages blood donations to help ensure a sufficient supply throughout the holidays

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season. A seasonal decline in donations often occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors get busy with family gatherings and travel.

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State craft brewer director to judge at Good Times Festival

The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that Sharon Sykes, the director of member services for the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild, will be the lead judge for the Craft Beer Competition during their Good Times Festival on Saturday, September 19th, at Shenandoah Acres Family Campground in Stuarts Draft.

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Augusta County locations ranked best in Virginia for first-time homebuyers

This week NerdWallet.com released the best places in Virginia where first-time homebuyers can be assured of a good decision to buy a new home. Fishersville topped the list with Stuarts Draft coming in close behind at number six.

2015 Local High School Football Schedules

Complete 2015 high school football schedules for Buffalo Gap, Fort Defiance, Riverheads, Robert E. Lee, Stuarts Draft, Waynesboro and Wilson Memorial.


Two arrests made in Waynesboro armed robbery

A Staunton man and Augusta County man were arrested in connection with a reported armed robbery at a Waynesboro motel on Tuesday.

Stuarts Draft man arrested in brutal assault of ex-girlfriend in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Stuarts Draft man for a brutal assault on his ex-girlfriend that occurred last Thursday. Justin Brian Balser, 33 years old, faces one felony count of malicious wounding after an argument between the two of them got violent as they sat in her vehicle on the Kroger parking lot, 245 Arch Avenue.


Augusta County teen killed in late-night accident

Virginia State Police are investigating a vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday in Augusta County. Sr. Trooper S.A. Simmons was notified of the crash at approximately 2:27 a.m. of an overturned vehicle in the 2700 block of Stuarts Draft Highway (Route 340).

Traffic Alert: Park to Park Half-Marathon on Saturday

The Park to Park Half-Marathon will take place on Saturday, April 25 in Waynesboro and Augusta County. Because of the large crowd of 650 participants, the Waynesboro Police Department and the Augusta County Sheriff’s Department will be positioned throughout the 13 mile race course to ensure all race participants and vehicle traffic remain safe.

Treavor Norman homers, no-hits Massanutten in 14-0 Fishburne win

Junior righty Treavor Norman threw a five-inning no-hitter and homered to lead Fishburne Military School to a 14-0 win over Massanutten Military Academy Friday night at the Stuarts Draft Diamond Club.

Stuarts Draft High School Show Choir performs at the Walt Disney World Resort

Members of Stuarts Draft High School Show Choir became stars of their own Disney show on March 20 when they entertained resort guests at Waterside Stage at Downtown Disney.


Change in polling place for Stuarts Draft voters

The Augusta County Electoral Board has begun mailing notices and new voter cards to voters in the Stuarts Draft Rescue precinct announcing the change of polling place from the Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad to the gym at Ridgeview Christian School.

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DCCU and Member Investment Services offer free retirement workshop

DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) and Member Investment Services (MIS) will offer a free workshop – “The Roadmap to Retirement”– throughout the month of January.

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Route 634 in Augusta County closed Dec. 8-11 for railroad crossing work

Part of Route 634 (Patton Farm Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to be closed December 8-11 while Norfolk Southern works on a railroad crossing.

Advertise in the Y Magazine: January 2015 issue

The Waynesboro YMCA is set to release the next issue of the Y Magazine in January, and there is still time to include your ad!

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Openings at Waynesboro YMCA Childcare

Waynesboro YMCA Childcare currently has openings in Group B (2nd, 3rd, 4th grade).

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VDOT begins safety improvements at Route 608 in Augusta County

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making safety improvements at two intersections along Route 608 (Tinkling Springs Road) in Augusta County between Stuarts Draft and Fishersville.


United Way Little Debbie fundraiser to take place at McKee Foods Bakery Store

On Monday, October 27, 10% of all sales at the Stuarts Draft Thrift store will be donated to the United Way of Greater Augusta. Specials will be available through the day.

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McAuliffe announces McKee Foods expansion in Augusta County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that McKee Foods Corporation will invest $34 million to expand production at its manufacturing facility in Stuarts Draft in Augusta County.

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Augusta County announces major corporate expansion in Stuarts Draft

Larry Wills, Chairman of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors, announced today that Hollister Incorporated is dedicating a major expansion project at the company’s Stuarts Draft manufacturing plant.


Waynesboro Police nab couple for credit card theft, shopping spree

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Stuarts Draft couple after they went on a shopping spree with stolen credit cards last month.

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Community invited to DCCU’s upcoming Shred Days

Shredding documents is the best way to prevent personal information from falling into the wrong hands and DCCU is excited to partner with Shred-it® to host its semi-annual Shred Days.

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.

Vector Industries: A nonprofit business with a mission

Founded in 1969, Vector Industries is a unique nonprofit that is self-supporting in its mission to provide employment opportunities to local residents with different disabilities in the Greater Augusta County area through contract work for a variety of regional customers.

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Job openings at Waynesboro YMCA

The Waynesboro YMCA has two job openings, one in its pre-K program, and one in its afterschool program.


Waynesboro pursuit leads to arrest of assault suspect

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged an Augusta County man after he fled in a vehicle after officers tried to arrest him earlier this month.

Man who threatened Waynesboro business now in custody

An Augusta County man accused of making a threat against his former employer in Waynesboro is now in custody.


The Big Event comes to Stuarts Draft

Nine churches will come together at an apartment community in Stuarts Draft to stage The Big Event from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, August 2nd.

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.


Stuarts Draft man charged after four-car Waynesboro crash

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Stuarts Draft man for drunk driving after he caused a chain reaction vehicle crash on Rosser Avenue Friday afternoon.


Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad Auxiliary conducting fund drive

The Stuarts Draft Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary is conducting its annual photo fund drive. As a way of saying thank you for your continued support, everyone that participates will receive a free professional family portrait. Portraits will be taken at the squad building located at 10 Manor Rd., Stuarts Draft, Virginia, on Saturday, September 20, 2014 11-3.

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New ABC stores opening in Fishersville, Stuarts Draft

During the past few months Virginia ABC’s property management division has been busy in Augusta County. We are pleased to announce the grand opening of two new ABC stores—one in Fishersville and a second in Stuarts Draft.

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Details on new Augusta Health Outpatient Centers

The new Augusta Health Outpatient Center in Waynesboro is slated to open in October. A $2.1 million renovation project is ongoing to transform the former Berrang car dealership property on Lew Dewitt Boulevard into an outpatient medical facility.

Winners announced in Augusta County Library Teen Art Show

The Augusta County Library recognized the winners of its first annual Teen Art Show at a reception on Friday, June 27 at the Fishersville Library. The show includes drawings, paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by local artists ranging in age from 11 to 18 years.