Burnsville, VA

Soledad alum completes first year as assistant marine officer instructor

SOLEDAD — Gunnery Sgt. Luis Ledesma, a 2007 graduate of Soledad High School and former Commanding Officer of the school’s NJROTC unit, has recently completed his first year as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor (AMOI) at the prestigious Virginia Military Institute (VMI). Located in Lexington, Va., VMI is...
Picture for Soledad alum completes first year as assistant marine officer instructor

Silver alert ends; man found in Virginia

LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A family is overwhelmed with relief after their family member, Archie Ray Adkins, was found after being reported missing. Adkins went missing from Bulger, West Virginia, and was found nearly four hours away from his home in Greenville, Virginia. “I love him and he didn’t...
Picture for Silver alert ends; man found in Virginia

Clifton Forge, VA #visitCFVA

CFVA – The Town of Clifton Forge, VA is nestled in the George Washington National Forest with majestic mountains, pristine rivers and streams. Visiting Clifton Forge is easy with Interstate 64 exits at each end of town. AMTRAK provides connections to D.C., Chicago & New York. At the west end of Town is Dabney S. Lancaster Community College and on the east end scenic Douthat State Park.

West Virginia man pleads guilty to sending threatening emails to Dr. Fauci

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia man pleaded guilty Monday to sending emails that threatened Dr. Anthony Fauci and former National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins, federal prosecutors in Maryland said.Thomas Patrick Connally Jr., 56, most recently of Snowshoe, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to making threats against a federal official, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron announced in a news release. Connally also admitted threatening former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, a Massachusetts public health official and a religious leader in New Jersey.Beginning in December 2020 and up to just days before...
Augusta Free Press

Lime Kiln Theater adds Watkins Family Hour to 2022 summer schedule

Lime Kiln Theater has added another bonus show to its 2022 schedule, as Watkins Family Hour will perform on Saturday, Aug. 13. Advance tickets are $35 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at Tickets will be $40 at the door, with cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover all accepted. This show is ticketed separately and is not included with the 2022 season pass. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 13, and the show begins at 8 p.m.

West Virginia man threatened to set Dr. Fauci on fire; Pleads guilty

A West Virginia man has pleaded guilty to making threats to Dr.  Anthony Fauci. Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., age 56, most recently of Snowshoe, West Virginia was sending emails threatening harm to Dr. Anthony Fauci. Connally further admitted threatening Dr. Francis Collins, the former Director of the NIH, Dr. Rachel Levine, currently the Assistant Secretary for […]

COVID transmission highest again in parts of Valley & highlands

Several jurisdictions in the Shenandoah Valley have been bumped up from low risk for spread of COVID-19 to medium or high, as defined by the CDC. WMRA's Randi B. Hagi reports. The Central Shenandoah Health District said Friday that Rockbridge County and Buena Vista are now considered medium risk areas for COVID transmission, and –

Catamounts Advance with 4-1 Victory over #7 VMI

Greenville, S.C. – Western Carolina pitchers Zach Franklin and Zebby Matthews combined to strike out 13 batters and limited No. 7 VMI to one run on just three base hits as the sixth-seeded Catamounts advanced into the double-elimination portion of the 2022 Southern Conference Baseball Championship presented by Holston Gases with a 4-1 victory Wednesday afternoon over the Keydets at Fluor Field.

Man Pleads Guilty to Making Death Threats Against Fauci

May 25, 2022 -- A 56-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sending death threats to state and federal health officials, including National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, MD, and former National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, MD. Thomas Patrick Connally Jr used an anonymous email...