VERONA — The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office sent extra deputies to Buffalo Gap High School on Monday after reports of a threat made against the school began circulating on the internet overnight. 

WAYNESBORO — A live band and local vocalists will bring the music of Burt Bacharach alive at the Wayne Theatre this weekend. “The Burt Bacharach Songbook” runs Friday and Saturday. Burt Bacharach is a six-time Grammy Award winner. Songs such as “Close To You,” “Walk On By” and “Do You Know T…

PENN LAIRD — It was a less-than-ideal situation. After previously falling to Fort Defiance in the Valley District boys basketball quarterfinals, Waynesboro head coach Sidney Diggs went into the locker room to speak departing words and put an end to the season.

Washington isn’t the only place where politics and self-interest together create a soupy swamp of conflicted interests. Plenty of that happens here in Virginia, too, whether here in the Shenandoah Valley, among the gridlock of Northern Virginia or, especially, in the state’s capital.

Kings Dominion amusement park is quietly dropping the Confederate-themed name of its iconic roller coaster, Rebel Yell, and isn’t saying whether the decision is tied to the continuing debate over Civil War symbols. A Southern heritage organization, while more concerned about preserving Confe…

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