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Say goodbye to the Mountaineers: Administrative merger Friday

LOW MOOR, Va. – History is in the making in Alleghany County where two rival school systems are coming together for the benefit of the students and community. The Alleghany County Public School system, the Covington City Public School system, and the Jackson River Technical Center will merge to create Alleghany Highlands Public Schools on July 1.
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To Elect Or Appoint School Board Members Becomes An Issue In Alleghany Highlands

A group of citizens in the Alleghany Highlands have banned together to get petitions signed, ones favoring the election of school board members. Currently, school board members are appointed by the Covington City Council and the Alleghany County Board of Supervisors, and the new school board’s seven members have been appointed with the first meeting […] The post To Elect Or Appoint School Board Members Becomes An Issue In Alleghany Highlands appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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ALF vendor deadline approaching

Autumn Leaves Festival might still be nearly four months away, but a deadline for vendors is fast approaching. June 30 is the final day for would-be vendors to fill out a form expressing their interest in setting up and selling their wares, according to Jordon Edwards, who doubles as the Autumn Leaves Festival director and events director for the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce.
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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Week of June 27-July 1

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren. Scheduled work...
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Historic flooding in Greenbrier, Alleghany counties marks six years

(WFXR) — It was six years ago, from June 23-24 in 2016, when several rounds of rain fell over Greenbrier and Alleghany counties leading to historic flooding in the area. The storms fell near a stationary front that was draped over those counties and was the focal point for the heavy rain. Radar estimates of the rainfall amounts topped 10 inches in some locations and led to flooding and flash flooding during the late June storm. Unfortunately, there were 23 fatalities in West Virginia related to the flooding along with significant damage to the landscape.
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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Work schedule for June 20-24

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren. Scheduled work...
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Pinpoint Weather: More heat, storms before weekend

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Another round of hot temperatures and storms is in the forecast for Friday. However, a change in pace is expected for the weekend. After several active hours of severe weather, we’re looking at a quieter start to Friday. Morning temperatures will start in the 60s and lower 70s with variably cloudy skies overhead. High temperatures will be in the 80s and lower 90s in the Alleghany Highlands and New River Valley. Elsewhere, highs will reach the hot lower and middle 90s.
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How Alleghany Construction crews are battling heat and humidity

ROANOKE, Va. – Despite temperatures above 90 degrees, Allegheny Construction continued its work with precautions in mind. The company had a cooler filled with ice and water on each truck for their employees working on the 13th Street SE project. The CDC says “Workers who are exposed to extreme...
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