Tag: Waynesboro

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Waynesboro man charged with rape, abduction

A Waynesboro man is being held on rape, abduction and malicious wounding charges in connection with a Sunday incident. Cory Michael McCreary, 20, was arrested as a result of an investigation that began early Sunday morning.

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Waynesboro Police investigating Kmart burglary

Waynesboro Police are investigating a burglary at the Waynesboro Kmart that led to the theft of several items of jewelry.

Zero percent business loans available in Waynesboro

In an effort to assist additional small businesses in Waynesboro, the Waynesboro Economic Development Authority has revamped its revolving loan fund program.

River City Collective to breathe new life into Downtown Waynesboro anchor

A local team of developers is leading an effort to redevelop a one-time Downtown Waynesboro anchor building that has been vacant for more than a decade.

Drug task force announces two Waynesboro arrests

Members of the Skyline Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant in the 700 block of Malcolm Avenue in the City of Waynesboro on Jan. 17.

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Waynesboro man arrested on drug charges

Waynesboro Police arrested 43-year-old Michael Jason Hoke of Waynesboro on Jan. 13 for six felony drug violations.

Waynesboro Police announce officer promotions

The Waynesboro Police Department conducted a ceremony on Jan. 4 during which four department members were promoted.

Halifax County, Wise County and Waynesboro receive enterprise zone renewals

Governor McAuliffe today accepted the renewal applications of the Virginia Enterprise Zone (VEZ) designations for the counties of Halifax and Wise, as well as the City of Waynesboro.

Waynesboro Police: Be alert of government grant scam

The Waynesboro Police Department wants citizens to be aware that the government grants scam has been occurring in the city.  The Police Department has received at least two calls from citizens saying that they were contacted by someone as a part of this scam. 

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Waynesboro Police investigating early morning armed robbery

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred approximately 1 a.m. this morning at the Speedway Convenience Store located at 780 E. Main Street, in the city.

Waynesboro Public Library Events Calendar: January 2018

Events calendar for the Waynesboro Public Library for the month of January 2018.

Roundabout would not negatively impact emergency response times

A key concern hat I raised regarding the proposed roundabout at the 13th Street-Rosser Avenue intersection regarding emergency-vehicle access is something Waynesboro city officials have been working through for several months.

The roundabout way of resolving traffic issues at Waynesboro intersection

The intersection of 13th Street and Rosser Avenue in Waynesboro is sorta, kinda, my connective tissue to the outside world, from my residence in the Tree Streets.

Waynesboro: We don’t like the KKK, right?

Waynesboro city leaders want to have a thorough discussion about whether it should take any kind of official stand on KKK flyers. This is one that doesn’t seem that hard. We’re against white supremacy. Right?

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Waynesboro Police seek info on missing 9-year-old

The Waynesboro Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing child that has not been seen by his father, who is currently his legal guardian, in over a year.

Waynesboro man arrested after crashing car into home in domestic dispute

 John McShane Strother has been apprehended. He was taken into custody by Waynesboro Officers at approximately 4:30 p.m. today at the Royal Inn Motel in the 2100 block of West Main Street.

Waynesboro women arrested, charged for sexual relationship with minor

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman on two charges for engaging in a months-long sexual relationship with female minor. 

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Waynesboro Police Department announces annual awards

The Waynesboro Police Department conducted an awards ceremony on Sept. 27 to recognize officers and other public safety personnel for exceptional performance.

Waynesboro: Help needed to ID shoplifting suspects

Update: Oct. 5, 6:31 p.m. Two suspects have been identified in the September shopliftings from Rocking R Ace Hardware. 

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Waynesboro woman charged in credit card, check forging spree

A Waynesboro woman was arrested after she stole a family member’s checks and credit card number and racked up several thousand dollars’ worth of fraudulent purchases.

Waynesboro Police seek help ID’g iPhone thief

Update: The suspect has contacted the Waynesboro Police Department and identified himself as the theft suspect.  Also, several tipsters called as well giving the investigating officer the suspect’s name.  Charges pending.

Caller impersonating Waynesboro Police officer: Scam alert

An unknown scammer has called citizens using the Waynesboro Police Department’s main line claiming the citizen had committed fraud.

Waynesboro Police seek help solving burglary cases

The Waynesboro Police Department wants citizens to be aware of a spate of recent residential burglaries on the city’s west side that began over the summer. 

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Waynesboro woman arrested in two school-related incidents

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman today after two separate volatile incidents in and near Berkeley Glenn Elementary School.

Waynesboro Public Schools to celebrate Walk to School Week Oct. 2-6

Waynesboro Public Schools will be celebrating Walk to School Week the week of Oct. 2-6.

Waynesboro Police seek help ID’g shoplifting suspect

Warrants have been obtained for the two subjects involved in the August 22 thefts from Rocking R Ace Hardware.  Benjamin James May, 26 years old, and Joseph Daniel Hunt, 28 years old, are facing one charge each for shoplifting.

Waynesboro teen totals stolen car

A 16-year-old Waynesboro boy suffered minor injuries after crashing a stolen car downtown on Monday.

Three injured in apartment fire in Waynesboro

Just prior to 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Waynesboro Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 408 North Winchester Avenue, with reports of people entrapped.

Update: Waynesboro Police seek public help ID’g shoplifting suspect

Officers have been able to identify the suspect in the August 30 incident as Antonio Jerome Jackson, aka “Sosa,” 28 years old of Waynesboro. 

Free course in disaster preparedness scheduled for Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro

Augusta County and the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro will be offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training this fall. 

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Waynesboro Tree Workshop scheduled for Sept. 15

“Reveling in the Magnificence of Trees” is the theme for the 22nd annual Waynesboro Tree Workshop, which will take place Sept. 15.

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Tom Sox top Generals, end Waynesboro VBL summer run

Rick Spiers held Waynesboro to an unearned run in six innings, pitching Charlottesville to a 3-2 win over the Generals in the VBL playoffs on Tuesday.

Crash on West Main in Waynesboro sends one to hospital

The Waynesboro Fire Department was dispatched for a motor vehicle crash at 7:39 Sunday morning in the area of West Main Street and Bookerdale Road.

Waynesboro Police alert: Jury scam, missed court scam

The Waynesboro Police Department and Waynesboro Sheriff’s Office want citizens to be aware about a jury scam or missed court scam.

Camper fire causes damage in Waynesboro

At 8:46 p.m. on Monday, the Waynesboro Fire Department responded to the report of a camper on fire located in the alley at 318 Market Avenue. 

Ashtray sparks structure fire in Waynesboro

Just prior to 1 a.m. Monday residents at 331 Seybert Ave. in Waynesboro called 911 and reported they had a grill on fire.

What we know about Waynesboro city attorney switch: Not much

Would Waynesboro be the first city in Virginia to replace its city attorney with an outside legal firm?

Waynesboro city attorney stepping down: City to outsource legal work

Waynesboro City Attorney Todd Patrick is stepping down from his post, and City Council is negotiating to hire an outside firm to handle the city’s legal business.

Waynesboro Police investigating shots at unoccupied vehicle

The Waynesboro Police Department is asking for help in the investigation of vandalism to an unoccupied motor vehicle caused by the gunfire.

Structure fire in Waynesboro: No injuries

At approximately 4:13 p.m Saturday, the Waynesboro Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 1623 Shenandoah Avenue.

Bicyclist critically injured in Waynesboro accident

The Waynesboro Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a bicyclist Sunday afternoon around 2:30 p.m.

Hostage situation ends in arrest in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department was called to the 1200 block of South Jackson Avenue at approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning for a domestic incident.

Waynesboro School Board announces process for filling vacancy

The At Large Waynesboro School Board vacancy requires a special election because the term ends June 30, 2020.

Pedestrian struck, seriously injured in Waynesboro

Waynesboro Police are currently investigating a traffic crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on North Delphine Avenue near Faber Avenue.

Waynesboro Police investigating vehicle vandalisms

Waynesboro Police are investigating several acts of vandalism to vehicles in the northeast sector of the city that appear to be related.

Three people rescued from early morning fire in Waynesboro

Disaster was averted early Sunday morning in Waynesboro when a kitchen fire was contained to the area of the stove.

Waynesboro Schools announce leadership appointments

The Waynesboro School Board announces the selection of two assistant principals for Kate Collins Middle School.

Main Street bridge in Waynesboro to open Friday

The new Main Street bridge over the South River in Downtown Waynesboro is scheduled to open Friday.

Waynesboro Police seek help ID’g suspect

The suspect has been identified. She came to the Police Department to speak with officers regarding the case. The case is still under investigation.

Total Health Seminar in Waynesboro June 9-10

The Waynesboro 7th-day Adventist Church invites you to Total Health Seminar with Dr David Emerson.

Waynesboro Police Department holds annual awards ceremony

The Waynesboro Police Department held an awards ceremony this week in the department’s briefing room.

Waynesboro to begin removal of traffic signal at Rosser, 13th on June 1

Traffic lights at Rosser Avenue and 13th Street in Waynesboro will be placed on flash in preparation for the removal of this traffic signal.

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Waynesboro Sheriff Joe Harris seeks fifth term

Waynesboro Sheriff Joe Harris Jr. will be seeking re-election in November. Harris has served as sheriff for 17 years.

Skyline Drug Task Force makes arrests in Waynesboro

The Skyline Drug Task Force executed search warrants at two local residences for suspected narcotics distribution on Wednesday.

Three arrested in 2016 Waynesboro murder

The Waynesboro Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and the Waynesboro Police Department announced the arrests of three men in connection with a 2016 murder.