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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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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.
ELIZABETH CITY, NC
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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...
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Chances to watch Celebrate US! Cville fireworks on TV

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- People who want to watch the July Fourth fireworks but who might be able to go out to do so might be able to watch them on television instead. CBS19 will be broadcasting the Celebrate US! Charlottesville fireworks show from Carter Mountain on Independence...
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA
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Crews respond to electrical fire at Bonnycastle House

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- University of Virginia officials reported an electrical fire at Bonnycastle House on Tuesday night. The fire was first reported around 9 p.m., and then an update saying the fire was out was sent about 10 minutes later. Police officers and fire crews remained on the...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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ACSO investigates report of suspicious item at Murphy Deming campus

FISHERSVILLE, Va. (WHSV) - On June 28, 2022 just before noon, the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious item inside of the building at Murphy Deming Health Sciences complex, located on Baldwin Boulevard in Fishersville. An unknown male called 911 and stated he found...
FISHERSVILLE, VA
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Albemarle hosts first youth football camp

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- With dozens of kids scattered across the field at Albemarle High School, Patriots junior running back Noah Grevious was reminded of the camps he and his brother went to as kids. "When we were younger we had summer camps like this to go to and...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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AHIP, Tiger Fuel volunteers to help Crozet couple be safe at home

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Volunteers will be at the home of a Crozet couple of Wednesday to help keep their home safe. Tiger Fuel and the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program teams will be helping to rebuild the deck, stairs and landing for an older couple who have been living in their home since the mid-90s.
CROZET, VA
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Roe v. Wade reversal benefits Democrats in November, analysts say

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The overturning of Roe v. Wade may create a big impact on the elections in November. Analysists had been predicting a tough road for Democrats due to inflation and other economic factors. Now, the ruling from the Supreme Court’s six conservation justices may have given Democrats a fighting chance.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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JMU baseball assistant coach hired as Radford head coach

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - After seven seasons with the Dukes, James Madison assistant baseball coach Alex Guerra will be the new head coach at Radford. This past season, he helped the Dukes to a 27-26 overall record. Seven Dukes earned all-conference honors and JMU captured the most conference wins since 2016. The team posted a .971 fielding percentage, the second-highest in program history.
RADFORD, VA
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New Market shuts out Tom Sox in doubleheader

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- The Tom Sox could not put a run on the board over the course of 14 innings as the New Market Rebels sweep the doubleheader with back-to-back 3-0 wins. Charlottesville has now lost four-straight games and sit at .500 on the season, third in the...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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RWSA picks a path for the Central Water Line Project

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority is working to provide a consistent and reliable water source to the Charlottesville area. RWSA is in the next steps of choosing a path for its Central Water Line Project. In a vote on Tuesday, April 28 RWSA chose the...
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ACC scraps divisions for new scheduling model starting in 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- 'Coastal Chaos' nears an end as the ACC announces a new football scheduling model, which will scrap divisions in favor of a 3-5-5 format. The new 3-5-5 model approved by league's athletic directors on Tuesday will see each school play three primary opponents and rotate...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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Former JMU golfer Jack Floydd qualifies for Open Championship

Former James Madison men’s golf standout Jack Floydd earned qualification to the 150th Open Championship on Tuesday afternoon, rolling in a 15-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to earn the final spot in the field. The 2022 Open Championship, one of professional golf’s four majors and scheduled...
HARRISONBURG, VA
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Shenandoah Valley Entrepreneurship Summit planned for the Fall in Staunton

The Shenandoah Community Capital Fund, or SCCF, has announced their first Shenandoah Valley Entrepreneurship Summit on September 12-13 at the Staunton Innovation Hub. The event will feature time for networking, inspiration, actionable skills and business support. The goal is to bring people together to widen everyone’s network. Workshops and breakout...
STAUNTON, VA
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Harrisonburg City Council hears ARPA engagement results

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - After six months of public engagement, leaders in the Friendly City heard insight into how the community wants them to spend millions of dollars in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. In Phase 1, the city had an online survey, held several community conversations, and, by...
HARRISONBURG, VA
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Planning Your Trip to Charlottesville, Virginia

For many people, summer is the perfect time of year to get out of dodge and explore new places. From extended vacations to quick little weekend trips, there’s so much to see not only across the pond but right in your backyard. Whether you’re as close as Richmond, Virginia, and want a quick day trip or on a road trip looking to explore a charming, small Southern town, Charlottesville, Virginia, hits the bill. Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, this city may be small, but it has a world to offer. If you find yourself in the area, it’s worth a quick visit, but you could also easily spend an entire week here. Let’s look at the best things to do in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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