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REO Logistics will begin layoffs in January

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 20, 2018. REO Logistics’ distribution center in Waynesboro will lay off up to 70 of its workers between Jan. 15 and Feb. 15, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification notice dated Nov. 16. The News Virginian reached out to REO Logistics by phone Thursday, but… Continue reading REO Logistics will begin layoffs in January

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Jury recommends 8 years in prison in shooting death

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 20, 2018. A jury on Tuesday recommended eight years in prison for the Augusta County man it convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Steven W. Glenn Sr., 34, was charged with murder in July of the shooting death of his 13-year-old son in April at the family’s home on Spring… Continue reading Jury recommends 8 years in prison in shooting death

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Cline holds town hall in Staunton

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 20, 2018. STAUNTON — Despite losing here to Democratic rival Jennifer Lewis, Republican Congressman-elect Ben Cline made one of his post-election town hall stops in Staunton on Wednesday at American Legion Post 13. Cline, who was elected to the House of Representatives in November, was greeted by a… Continue reading Cline holds town hall in Staunton

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Poll data released on possible improvements to I-81

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 17, 2018. RICHMOND — The Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) released the results Monday of an opinion poll that collected the thoughts of residents from the Interstate-81 corridor on the necessity of improvements to the highway. The poll, done by the opinion research company Public Opinion Strategies… Continue reading Poll data released on possible improvements to I-81

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Yoga instructor brings expertise to Waynesboro

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 17, 2018. Blue Moon Yoga has gone through several stages in its day, often in the form of name changes. However, it is now undergoing a new change: a new instructor is joining the yoga studio. Shri Hamilton-Hubbard previously owned a yoga studio in Jacksonville, Fla. for… Continue reading Yoga instructor brings expertise to Waynesboro

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Waynesboro couple going to prison for abusing teen

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 13, 2018. A Waynesboro couple was sentenced Wednesday in Waynesboro Circuit Court for abusing a developmentally disabled teenager. Brad E. Young, 40, and his wife, Natrina P. Johnson, 37, were arrested by the Waynesboro Police Department in February after police were informed that Johnson’s 14-year-old son was… Continue reading Waynesboro couple going to prison for abusing teen

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Legislative breakfast attendees share their thoughts

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 12, 2018. STAUNTON — The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce (GARCC) 2018 Legislative Breakfast was held on Wednesday, filling the ballroom of the Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center. Carolyn Bragg, vice chair of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors, and Jay Langston, the new executive… Continue reading Legislative breakfast attendees share their thoughts

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Fishburne Military School declares war on norovirus

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 12, 2018. Fishburne Military School (FMS) has had a recent outbreak of norovirus. According to Chris Richmond, the military school’s communications director, the ailment was likely contracted by cadets or several cadets over the Thanksgiving break. Commonly referred to as “food poisoning,” norovirus often causes diarrhea, vomiting… Continue reading Fishburne Military School declares war on norovirus

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Landes and Bell discuss redistricting and Equal Rights Amendment

This article originally appeared in the News Virginian on December 12, 2018. STAUNTON — During Wednesday’s Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce (GARCC) 2018 Legislative Breakfast, Delegates Steven Landes (R-Weyers Cave) and Richard “Dickie” Bell (R-Staunton) took questions from the attendees of the event. Two key questions drew the most interest during the question-and-answer session, which was… Continue reading Landes and Bell discuss redistricting and Equal Rights Amendment

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Waynesboro home raises the bar for energy efficiency

This article originally appeared in The News Virginian on December 12, 2018. The residential construction company Hudson Signature Homes has a new energy-efficient house on the market in the Silver Creek subdivision. It has been awarded a Platinum Certification by the home certification company Pearl. Also known as “The Maui,” it is a home with… Continue reading Waynesboro home raises the bar for energy efficiency