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BREAKING: Big man Buchanan chooses Virginia over Gonzaga

Big man Blake Buchanan announced Sunday night that he had committed to Virginia, choosing the Cavaliers over Gonzaga. The 3-star center/power forward had narrowed his college choices to those two schools more than a week ago before making his decision. At 6-foot-10, 215 pounds, Buchanan can play a stretch 4 position, which UVA coach Tony Bennett loves, but can also play inside.
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Man arrested after threats made toward Stanley Food Lion

STANLEY, Va. (WHSV) - According to a Facebook post made by the Stanley Police Department, a man has been arrested after an incident at the Stanley Food Lion Sunday morning. Arthur Weber was charged with making threats to bomb or damage buildings and with harassing another person over the phone.
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City of Staunton schedules modified for Fourth of July holiday

The schedules for City of Staunton offices and facilities will be modified in observance of the Fourth of July on Monday, July 4. Residential: Residential trash regularly scheduled for pickup on Monday, July 4 will be collected on Wednesday, July 6. Downtown Central Business District (CBD): All CBD customers will...
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NFL player comes home to give back to Charlottesville kids

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A National Football League star came home to his roots Saturday, July 7 to give back to the community that raised him. Aaron Stinnie held a school supplies giveaway for children at the First Recreation Center. Stinnie went to Saint Anne’s Belfield while growing up in Charlottesville.
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Lake City’s Buchanan commits to Virginia

The nearby school, a national power, was appealing. But in the end, the opportunity to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference, perhaps the most storied basketball league in the country, the chance to get away from home and grow, as well as a few other things, led Lake City High basketball star and rising senior Blake Buchanan to verbally commit to play at Virginia and for coach Tony Bennett, the former Washington State coach.

3-star big man Blake Buchanan commits to Virginia

Class of 2023 three-star center Blake Buchanan has committed to Virginia, he told On3. The 6-foot-10, 215-pound center out of Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) Lake City High ultimately chose the Cavaliers over Gonzaga. He also received scholarship offers from Iowa, Washington State, Pepperdine, Idaho, and others. Buchanan ranks as the...

Three former Wahoos set to play in the NBA’s Summer League

As the 2021-2022 NBA season has come to a close, the 2022 NBA Summer League is kicking off with three former Virginia Cavaliers taking part. Specifically, Trey Murphy will take on a leadership role with the New Orleans Pelicans, Sam Hauser will hope to prove he’s worth a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics, and Jay Huff will look to show off his high potential with the purple and gold.
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Report: Charlottesville rent on the rise in price peaking summer months

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A report from says Charlottesville rent prices are still on the rise. A combination of inflation and supply chain issues are leading to some high pricing. Along with that, experts say we are in peak rent pricing season right now. The spring and summer months tend to generate higher prices, but this year it’s different.

McGhee sees 'big things' ahead for UVA women's basketball

MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Louisa County native Olivia McGhee took three official visits during the month of June to Kentucky, Virginia and Virginia Tech, but nothing matched the feeling she had when walking into John Paul Jones Arena. "Really it was just on the visit, it was within the...

Red Cross of Virginia asking for more donors during summer months

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Around the July 4th holiday, the Virginia Red Cross said they see a drop in blood, platelet, and plasma donations. Jonathan McNamara, Communications Director with the Virginia Red Cross said so far this summer, they have seen a 20% reduction in blood drive turnouts across the state.

The Book Dragon celebrates 3rd anniversary

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - The Book Dragon in Staunton celebrated its third anniversary this weekend. Comic book authors, thriller writers, and characters from Star Wars storm troopers all came out for the occasion. “The community has been really great and so have our other supporters who don’t even live in...
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Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Co. using innovative ways to recruit members

GORDONSVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Champion Ice House in Gordonsville had a bunch of new employees on Sunday, July 3. The Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Company spent the day waiting tables and serving up some brews. It was an effort to chat with people in the community and hopefully recruit some new volunteer firefighters.
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Harrisonburg seeks feedback to drive future downtown public art project

The City of Harrisonburg, with partners The Arts Council of the Valley and Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, is seeking the community’s ideas and desires for a new public art project that will serve as a gateway to the city’s downtown. The project will sit at downtown’s northern entrance, where...