With both the weather and politics heating up, Democrat Jennifer Lewis of Waynesboro offered voters a cool treat this past week.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin is likely to have more money to pay for his priorities, as revenues surged by almost 22% last month and put the state $2 billion ahead for the fiscal year that began July 1, compared with the same periods a year ago.
Augusta County and Rockbridge County are uniting to lobby for the addition of a third traffic lane in both directions between mile markers 191 and 222, where I-81 and I-64 overlap between Staunton and Lexington.
On the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill, members of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Waynesboro gathered for a candlelight vigil Thursday night.
Waynesboro Human Resources Director Nichole Nicholson gave a presentation regarding the compensation, recruitment and retention of city employees at the Waynesboro City Council Retreat on Tuesday, December 14.
COVID-19 numbers remain low in Waynesboro, partly because of the number of people getting vaccinated.
Concerned supporters for the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center (SVASC) showed up once again to Monday night’s Waynesboro City Council meeting at Kate Collins Middle School.
One of the commonwealth's two state senators dropped by Waynesboro High School Friday morning to participate in a discussion about the planning of rural school funding and infrastructure and was also given a tour of some of the building's decades old facilities. He also visited a local food bank in Verona afterwards.
After less than half of residents voted in the 2017 elections, Waynesboro General Registrar Lisa Jeffers was pleased with the rise in votes from the city this year.
In the race for sheriff in Waynesboro, candidate Chris Johnson defeated fellow candidate Jessie Shaver to become the city's newest sheriff in 21 years.
Incumbent Sabrina von Schilling handily defeated challenger Terry Kent in the city's election race for Waynesboro's Commissioner of the Revenue.
Education, although a common issue of importance, was not only thing Waynesboro voters cared about Tuesday.
Voters in Virginia House District 25 will decide a rematch on Tuesday between incumbent Del. Chris Runion and Democrat Jennifer Kitchen.
Lifelong resident Terry Kent is running for public office for the first time, and says his policies would focusing on what he says is a need to improve customer service in the office of commissioner of the revenue.
The November elections returned the U.S. House to a Republican majority, and 6th District Rep. Ben Cline thinks that result can bring a badly needed balance to government.
Find out how tracking of wildfires, air quality and precipitation in certain areas has changed through these six charts and maps.
Congressman A. Donald McEachin, a Virginia Democrat, has died after a battle with colorectal cancer. He was 61. McEachin’s chief of staff, Tara Rountree, said in a statement late Monday: “Valiantly, for years now, we have watched him fight and triumph over the secondary effects of his colorectal cancer from 2013. Tonight, he lost that battle.” McEachin represented Virginia’s 4th Congressional District, which includes part of Richmond and extends south to the North Carolina border. He was reelected to a fourth term earlier this month. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says, “Up until the very end, Don was a fighter."
Hundreds gathered in Chesapeake, Virginia, to honor six people killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart. The state's governor, Glenn Youngkin, also pledged during Monday's vigil to confront a “mental health and a behavioral health crisis.” The remembrance comes six days after the rampage in the city of about 250,000 people. Police said the shooter at the Walmart was a supervisor. He left behind a note that claimed he was harassed and pushed to the brink by a perception his phone was hacked. He died at the scene of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The suspect in a triple homicide in Southern California who died in a shootout with police is believed to have driven across the country to meet a teenage girl before killing three members of her family. Police say 28-year-old Austin Lee Edwards also likely set fire to the family’s home in Riverside, California, on the day of the shooting Friday before leaving with the teenager. The bodies in the home were identified as the girl’s grandparents and mother: Mark Winek, his wife, Sharie Winek, and their daughter Brooke Winek. Police say Edwards met the girl online and obtained her information by deceiving her with a false identity, known as “catfishing." Edwards was a Virginia State Trooper until his resignation last month.
A Michigan resident has been charged with reckless driving after a Monday night accident damaged the front of Truist Bank on 1100 West Broad Street in Waynesboro.
New co-host Nat Cardona joins the program for a new season that looks at North Carolina serial killer Robert Sylvester Alston.
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged two city residents with weapons and drug crimes.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of tools from a construction site in the 1800 block of Parkersburg Turnpike in Augusta County,
Newly re-elected 6th District Rep. Ben Cline will come to Waynesboro on Monday afternoon to hold a 90-minute town hall.
The annual document highlights the county’s priorities to the Virginia General Assembly.
FISHERSVILLE — Just in time for Thanksgiving, many people in need were given a warm reception Monday night at Fishersville United Methodist Church. One of them was Kenny.
Officials who oversee a struggling state higher-education center in Martinsville met Friday to plan the agency's future, and lamented the lack of assistance they said they receive from a non-profit group whose mission is to help them.