Logan Bogert is a reporter for The News Virginian in Waynesboro, Virginia. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 932-3562. Follow Logan on Twitter at @Logan_Bogert.
While Virginia Organizing itself began 25 years ago in Southwest Virginia, a chapter in Waynesboro launched just this summer.
Waynesboro Virginia Organizing
A member of Waynesboro’s chapter of Virginia Organizing hanging a doorknob sign on a house in the city.
The proposed equalized 83-cent tax rate will be considered at the May 10 Waynesboro City Council meeting.
A Chesapeake man now faces an additional felony charge of aggravated manslaughter in a drunk driving accident that killed a Waynesboro woman.
Bob Knecht, now retired, spent three decades as a reserve officer with the Waynesboro Police Department. Simply put, Knecht responded to calls for service in the city for 30 years — putting his life on the line voluntarily.
The Lyndhurst couple has walked about 2.7 miles a day for the last 203 days.
In the hour and a half virtual meeting, council members reviewed the city's current debt, federal funds and explored more in depth the equalized tax rate of 83 cents.
The Augusta County and Staunton Public Libraries will reopen for "Grab & Go" services on April 26. Waynesboro Public Library opening date not yet set.
Waynesboro councilmembers heard from a dozen city residents on Monday night both for and against the proposed 90 cent tax rate for fiscal year 2022.
Downtown Waynesboro is seeing more yellow this spring — in terms of both sunshine and the Shenandoah Valley Art Center's expansion project.