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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Waynesboro police struggle with manpower issue

Over the last five years, 34 officers have resigned from the Waynesboro Police Department to take jobs in other places. That number, combined with retirements, injuries and unfilled positions, has left the department seriously understaffed.

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Generals hold off Front Royal

Colin Bennett’s bases-loaded walk scored Cole Gruber with the game-winning run as the Waynesboro Generals outlasted Front Royal 8-7 in Valley League action at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field Tuesday night.

  • icon Posted: July 22

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Staunton to host Shenandoah Wine Festival

 The sweet notes of jazz and the taste of wine will infuse Staunton this weekend at the 6th Annual Wine and Jazz Festival, presented by the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail.

  • icon Updated: June 24

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A pure heart beats in Staunton

Last Wednesday I received a letter from Staunton. It was written by a woman who reads my weekly editorial page articles in the News Virginian. Sarah’s letter touched my heart and I would like share some of her thoughts, while keeping her identity private.

  • icon Posted: July 23

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Local church kindles embers for good

When the community last heard from Ron Brenneman, in a March 2011 News Virginian article, he had returned from a trip to the Holy Land, which in part was sponsored by donations from the community.

  • icon Updated: May 26

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Online poll

Would you support a plan to merge Berkeley Glenn and Wenonah elementary schools?

The recently released facilities study showed more than $79 million worth of repairs and renovations needed at Berkeley Glenn and Wenonah elementary schools, as well as Waynesboro High. One of the options is to merge the two elementary schools into a new 660-student capacity school on the Berkeley Glenn campus. That would cost $22 million, as opposed to the $35.85 million it would take to renovate both school buildings.

Total Votes: 131

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