STAUNTON — Mary Baldwin College President Pamela Fox paid ample tribute to the institution's 175-year history on Wednesday, and also offered a glimpse into a future that is now highlighted by the transition to university status. The name change to Mary Baldwin University happens next week, but Fox said during her first state of the university address on Wednesday that "today, we are launching a magnificient milestone."
Earlier this month, a man was arrested in Waynesboro after he fled from officers serving him warrants. Dakota Michael Fix, 21, of Waynesboro now faces new charges.
WAYNESBORO—On Monday night, Nancy Grosso, an environmental scientist at DuPont, presented a proposal to Waynesboro City Council detailing the plan to remediate mercury contamination along the bank of the South River. While planning for the project has been ongoing for a number of years, no final approval has yet been given.
In the time it takes you to read this story, five more people will have committed suicide around the world. In the U.S., someone takes their own life every 15 minutes. In all, about 40,000 Americans kill themselves each year. It’s a troubling statistic.
WAYNESBORO—Street artists, music and children’s activities will paint Waynesboro on Saturday with the 2nd Annual Virginia Street Arts Festival at Waynesboro. At 440 North Commerce Street, vivacious colors will replace grey bricks and inspire imaginations.
STUARTS DRAFT – Despite losing several key players from a team that advanced far in the postseason in 2015, Stuarts Draft volleyball has high expectations once again heading into this season.
About an hour north of Thomas Jefferson’s hometown of Charlottesville, a religious liberty dispute is brewing in Culpeper County. And we have a feeling which side Jefferson, the author of the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom, would be on.
VERONA — Augusta County Republicans reside in a county that has been loyal to their political brand for decades, but they are taking nothing for granted in the November presidential race.