Laura Peters, DelmarvaNow!

Laura Peters


Staunton, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Laura:

JMU has 9th-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S., according to this New York Times study

James Madison University is the top Virginia university with COVID-19 cases in the state, according to a New York Times COVID-19 tracker. → Read More

Two more positive COVID-19 cases in Augusta County Public Schools

A high school student and a middle school student have both tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Byers Street Bistro reopens after major floods damaged restaurant

It wasn't just one flood, but two that left the Byers Street Bistro completely underwater. → Read More

Mary Baldwin University gets first COVID-19 cases as school starts

This week Mary Baldwin University has reported one positive case of COVID-19. → Read More

JMU passes 1,000 COVID-19 cases as classes move online

There are more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases nearly two weeks after students have returned to James Madison University. → Read More

Weekly program to provide 'toolbox' for residents in a time of need: Staunton Resilience

A new weekly program will be offered at the Gypsy Hill Park bandstand every Wednesday called Staunton Resilience. → Read More

JMU COVID-19 numbers rise above 600 a week after in-person classes start

A week after James Madison University classes started, there are more than 600 cases of COVID-19. → Read More

New product line at Waynesboro manufacturer to add 50 jobs

Up to 50 jobs are coming to a Waynesboro manufacturing facility, according to an announcement made Tuesday. → Read More

Stonewall Jackson Hotel renamed, shortly after neon sign removal begins

The former Stonewall Jackson Hotel has a new name. → Read More

Basic City Beer Company's new restaurant: The Showroom

The new spot, which is in the old Metalcrafters showroom, is just up the hill from the brewery. → Read More

JMU COVID-19 numbers near 400 cases after students return to classes

James Madison University's COVID-19 cases have soared past 350 as of Monday, reaching 390 total cases. → Read More

One dead after crash on Va. 262 in Staunton

A three-vehicle crash Sunday morning has left one dead. → Read More

Tropical Depression Laura could bring strong winds, rains and possible tornadoes to the Valley

Hurricane Laura hit the coast mid-week and now has turned into a tropical depression heading to the Mid-Atlantic. → Read More

Staunton preparing for Hurricane Laura: What you need to know

After two floods in two weeks, the City of Staunton could be impacted by the path of Hurricane Laura. → Read More

Rejected ballots might have made the difference in Staunton's council election

Did you know that your absentee ballots can be rejected? → Read More

JMU sees COVID-19 cases days after move-in weekend

JMU welcomed back students Aug. 21, classes for the fall semester are to begin Aug. 26. → Read More

Staunton Library to reopen for "grab and go" service; Here's what you can expect

The Staunton Library will reopen to the public Sept. 2 for in-person services. → Read More

Harmful algae blooms in portions of Lake Anna; public should avoid contact

Certain branches of Lake Anna are under a swimming advisory due to harmful algae bloom. → Read More

Sheriff's office searching for Churchville teen

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office needs help locating a runaway juvenile from Churchville. → Read More

Staunton declares local emergency due to flood

The City of Staunton has issued a local emergency as of Aug. 10, a release Tuesday said. → Read More