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Bridgewater Town Council approves pharmacy and townhome projects

BRIDGEWATER, Va. (WHSV) - Bridgewater’s Town Council had the chance to hear from residents Tuesday night. The council held two public hearings before beginning its regularly scheduled meeting. The public hearings were for the sale of land that would turn a portion of the former Sergio’s pizza property into a Rite Aid.
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Monterey Town Council’s August Meeting

The Monterey Town Council held it’s monthly meeting on August 4. It was reported that the Planning Commission voted to approve the updated County Comprehensive Plan and to pass it on for a public hearing with both the town and the county. County Attorney Melissa Dowd explained that the new County Comprehensive Plan contains updated goals and information, but not a lot of substantial changes. She said the Town Council can hold a joint public hearing with the Board of Supervisors, but she was not sure when the county would set the public hearing.
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The Highland Center Building Celebrates 100th Birthday

The Highland Center in Monterey is celebrating a milestone birthday this year and throwing a big party on Saturday, August 13. Elizabeth Lohr-Myers is the Executive Director at The Highland Center. “We are preparing to celebrate the 100th birthday of the building that is now known as The Highland Center,...

Deerfield man cuts deal on felony charges

It appears that an Augusta County man will spend two years and eight months in jail for leading authorities on a chase. According to online records, Robert Paul Haines of Deerfield cut a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to two of the five original felony charges stemming from an incident on December 27th of 2020.

17-year-old charged with ‘Driving Under the Influence’ in fatal Rockingham County two-vehicle collision – speed also cited as factor in ongoing investigation

According to Virginia State Police (VSP) a 17-year-old driver has been charged with “Driving Under the Influence” in the death of a 71-year-old driver in a mid-evening two-vehicle collision Wednesday, August 3, in Rockingham County. According to the VSP press release on the accident the northbound 2008 BMW driven by the unidentified 17-year-old minor male was “traveling at a high rate of speed” when it and a 1997 Mercury Villager attempting to make a left turn onto Route 42 after stopping at a westbound stop sign on Route 765, collided. There was one passenger in each vehicle, another 17-year-old male in the BMW, and a 78-year-old female in the Mercury. The investigation into the accident continues.

Man who sent death threats to Fauci sentenced to three years in prison

A man who sent death threats to Dr Anthony Fauci has been sentenced to three years in prison. The Snowshoe, West Virginia, resident sent threatening emails to the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), with one stating that his family would be beaten to death and set aflame, prosecutors revealed, according to The New York Times. In May, Thomas Patrick Connally Jr, 56, pleaded guilty to making threats against a federal official. The US Attorney’s Office in Maryland has said that he also acknowledged sending threats to other public health leaders such as Dr...