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Waynesboro PD makes arrest in connection to shooting

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) - The Waynesboro Police Department arrested 38-year-old Hampton Lamar Smith of Crozet on multiple alleged weapon offenses. Waynesboro Police officers responded to the 100 block of Osage Lane on August 5, 2022, at approximately 11:41 p.m. for a report of shots fired. The officers started an investigation once arriving on the scene. They determined the identity of the alleged offender, Hampton Lamar Smith.
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Crozet man arrested on weapons offenses in shots fired incident in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested Hampton Lamar Smith, 38, of Crozet, on multiple alleged weapon offenses. Waynesboro Police officers responded to the 100 block of Osage Lane on Friday at approximately 11:41 pm for a report of shots fired. The officers started an investigation once arriving on the scene, and while officers continued to investigate, they were alerted that Smith had returned to the location of the shooting.
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Former residents of The Hills apartments share mold horror stories

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Some JMU students and their parents have expressed concern over the conditions at The Hills at Southview apartment complex. One student and her family are trying to raise awareness after they said she became ill from mold in her apartment. “I was constantly having colds and...
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Local schools prepare safety measures for upcoming year

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - As another school year kicks off in the Valley, local schools are prioritizing classroom safety. Rockingham County Public Schools are using multiple procedures to ensure the protection of students and teachers. The county is working with a school safety committee that includes law enforcement, first responders, and school staff members.
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Two years later: Staunton’s historic flood

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - Staunton was struck by a severe storm that brought inches of rain and flash flooding on August 8, 2020. Two years later, residents recall that storm that coated the city in mud, carried cars blocks away and destroyed homes and businesses. Some businesses have closed their doors, but others are growing. The city continues to explore ways to mitigate the impact of flooding.
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WVU Baseball Lands Jackson Ingram

WVU baseball has landed 2024 shortstop Jackson Ingram (5-foot-10, 160-pounds) from Miller School of Albemarle in Staunton, Virginia. As is typical for baseball commitments, not much is available online for Ingram. He’s had a infielder’s velocity clocked at 83 mph, an exit velocity clocked at 90 mph, hand speed clocked at 22.9 mph and bat speed clocked at 69 mph.
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Waynesboro: ‘Now is an ideal time to spark redevelopment in downtown’

A Downtown Waynesboro market and retail study will assist the city and downtown property owners boost the local economy. The study, prepared by Creative Economic Development Consulting in conjunction with the Waynesboro Economic Development Authority, recommends a mix of uses for five derelict properties on West Main Sreet ranging from retail, restaurant, bed and breakfast, and office.
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New Waynesboro afterschool program to begin in Sept.

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) - Waynesboro Public Schools is offering an afterschool program to help close the learning gap. Starting in September, Kate Collins Middle School will be hosting the program four days a week. It’ll provide students with academic coaching and career exploration by using people from the community.
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A look at the storm that led to Staunton’s flash flood in August 2020

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - In a matter of a few days in early August of 2020, the Shenandoah Valley went from nearly a widespread drought, to just about enough rain for most locations in the area. After several rounds of heavy rain and strong storms between August 5-7th, the stage was set for many areas. It wouldn’t take much rain for some areas to flood quickly. Storms were not widespread on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Late in the afternoon a few storms formed over Shenandoah mountain and moved east. The problem is, these were slow moving. Slow moving storms means heavy rain.
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Schools switching to milk dispensers can cut down on waste

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WVIR) -According to Hubert Milk Dispensers, milk cartons make up half of school’s waste across the country. A study done at an elementary school in Harrisonburg showed that milk dispensers reduced packaging waste by 91%, while increasing how much students drank. “Whenever a school switches over to...
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Shenandoah Esports Adds New Staff Members

The Shenandoah University School of Business Esports program has added three new staff members: Alexander Merle-Smith ’21, MBA (left), as visiting instructor of esports; Alyssa Duran as coordinator of esports competition; and Sean Kelly ’22, as coordinator of esports production. All three begin their new roles in August 2022.
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Sunshine with a late thunderstorm possible

Here’s the WSVA local AccuWeather forecast Today: partly sunny with a thunderstorm in the area late this afternoon. High 89.…. Allergy and Asthma Associates of Virginia, PC R. Steven Pence, MD 1967 Medical Avenue*Harrisonburg, VA 22801*(540) 442-1000 “We…. Sunday, August 7, 2022. August 7, 2022 Here’s the WSVA...
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Waynesboro Downtown Market & Real Estate Redevelopment Study completed

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) - With support from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and an Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF) Planning Grant, the Waynesboro Economic Development Authority (EDA), contracted with Creative Economic Development Consulting (Creative EDC) to research and prepare a downtown market and real estate redevelopment study.
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Staunton flood two years later: how businesses are coping

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - Monday marks two years since the historic flood devastated parts of Staunton. Many businesses in the Queen City were already taking a financial hit due to COVID, then the flood came and cleared out many of them overnight. “We came in Sunday morning to absolute devastation,”...
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