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WAYNESBORO — For the second time in less than a week, Kate Collins Middle School was the target of a bomb threat Monday afternoon. It’s the third time since the academic year began in August that KCMS has been evacuated due to a bomb threat, and the fourth overall for Waynesboro Public Schools this school year.

Augusta County Supervisor Tracy Pyles has filed a complaint with the state Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission asking for an investigation of possible judicial canon violations by retired Appeals Court Judge Rudolph Bumgardner III and retired Circuit Court Judge Humes Franklin, Jr.


WAYNESBORO — The Wildlife Center of Virginia is preparing for its largest fundraiser of the year: the 2016 Wildlife Center Annual Gala. This isn't your typical fundraising event, though.

WEYERS CAVE — A clear, blue sky greeted four World War II planes and history buffs Wednesday at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, where the public was invited to not only hear stories about “the Greatest Generation that ever lived,” but to see, touch and climb up inside the planes members of that generation flews in combat from 1941 to 1945.

FISHERSVILLE — From welding to table setting, seventh-graders explored a variety of potential careers on Wednesday. Students from 12 middle schools gathered at Expo in Fishersville for the Worlds of Work career fair. The event's goal is to spark creativity and inspire children for their future careers.

GREENVILLE —Harrison Schaefer rushed for 219 yards and scored three times as Riverheads rambled over Wilson Memorial, 53-6, in Shenandoah District football action at the Coliseum Friday night.

The North Star wasn’t always the North Star. The earth wobbles on its axis. Five thousand years ago, when the Egyptians were building the pyramids, the pole pointed toward Thuban, an inconspicuous star in the constellation Draco.

STUARTS DRAFT — Corn planted on Stuarts Draft land in June to show opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was harvested Friday. The sacred corn -- called "seeds of resistance" -- rests on land that is part of the proposed path of the 600-mile natural gas pipeline. The pipeline path includes about 55 miles of Augusta County.

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