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VSP investigate reports of suspicious packages

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a suspicious package with Virginia State Police (VSP). The suspicious item was reported inside the Murphy Deming Health and Science’s complex in Fishersville Virginia. A 911 call was received from an unknown male subject who claimed to find a...
FISHERSVILLE, VA
Augusta Free Press

Campus evacuated in Fishersville after suspicious backpack reported to police

The Murphy Deming Health Sciences complex in Fishersville was evacuated Tuesday after a backpack with exposed wires was found inside a classroom on campus. A 911 call was placed shortly before noon to report the finding, prompting a response that included the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, Woodrow Wilson Police and the Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office.
FISHERSVILLE, VA
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Rockbridge Area Health Center receives AFLAC grant

A national grant program targeting medical debt will benefit residents of Rockbridge County. Wednesday morning, the US President of the Aflac insurance company visited Lexington to highlight the issue and help a local organization. A park bench featuring the Aflac mascot, and an oversized check for $100,000 provided the photo...
ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VA
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Local Eagle Scout honors beloved Staunton music teacher

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - A local Eagle Scout is working to make sure everyone in the community will have a place to remember a beloved Staunton music teacher. Charlotte Gingerelli died in August 2020 after a car crash on Route 262 in Augusta County. “Ms. Gingerellli affected a lot of...
STAUNTON, VA
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Ashton Colson, Jr. of New Hope, June 28

Ashton “Skeeter” Colson, Jr., age 66, of New Hope, NC died on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Currituck Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barco, NC. Born in Pasquotank County, NC on January 13, 1956 to the late Ashton Colson, Sr. and Grace Etta Leonard Colson, Skeeter was a carpenter by trade and worked in construction.
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Antique boat club holds spring show

The Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society recently held its spring boat show at the docks located behind Bridgewater Condominiums. Visitors took advantage of this opportunity to check out a dozen antique boats and ask questions of their owners. This spring show is a preview of the club’s major show of around 50 boats to be held Sept. 17 at Crazy Horse Marina. For further chapter information, check our website www.woodenboats.net or contact chapter president John Coffman at 443-204-6500 or by email at jecoffman@verizon.net.
BRIDGEWATER, VA
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Augusta County nonprofit receives $250,000 in state funding

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) - A nonprofit in Augusta County scored some major funding on Tuesday to go toward its educational programs. RISE is a nonprofit focused on supporting African American communities in the Valley and on Tuesday it received $250,000 in state funding. “Anytime I can see programs where it...
AUGUSTA COUNTY, VA
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Two men struck by lightning in Mt. Solon Sunday

MT. SOLON, Va. (WHSV) - Deputy Chief Bryan Mace of Augusta County Fire and Rescue confirmed two men were struck by lightning at the Stokesville Campground at 464 Stokesville Rd, Mt. Solon over the weekend. The call came in Sunday, June 26, at 1:45 p.m. One man refused transport and...
MOUNT SOLON, VA

Staunton Mall demolition week 14

STAUNTON — The Staunton Mall is in week 14 of demolition. Walls in front have been torn down, giving a glimpse into the destroyed interior, which spans from the former J.C. Penney to past the former United Church storefront. Inside, demo now includes razing the former movie theater, Peebles and food court. ...
STAUNTON, VA
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Dorothy ‘Dot’ Irine Payne Harlow

Dorothy “Dot” Irine Payne Harlow, 87, of Mt. Solon, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022. Dot was born on November 11, 1934, a daughter of the late Blanch (Huffer) and Lawnie S. Michael. She was first married to Richard Payne who preceded her in death in 1959, and...
MOUNT SOLON, VA
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Cathryn Elizabeth Frazier Seese

Cathryn Elizabeth Frazier Seese, born November 29, 1923, a retired public elementary school teacher, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at her home in Bridgewater Retirement Village of respiratory arrest. Mrs. Seese was a native Virginian, born and reared at Grove Hill in Page County. She graduated from Shenandoah High School...
BRIDGEWATER, VA
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