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Staunton, VA, United States

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Past articles by Megan:

Waynesboro man arrested for breaking into middle school

A Waynesboro man was arrested on Thursday after breaking into Kate Collins Middle School and damaging pipes. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Did Sam win the golden power of veto?

Sam was picked to play in the veto competition during Wednesday night's episode. Did she win? → Read More

Mary Baldwin tripling health science programs by 2020

By 2020 Mary Baldwin University's Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences will offer 16 programs, compared to the current five. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Sam's reign ends, Bayleigh is new HOH

Sam's week as Head of Household ends in the successful eviction of crazy Kaitlyn. → Read More

Large power outage reported in downtown Staunton

A transformer explosion has caused large sections of the city to be without power. → Read More

I-81 wreck causing 10-mile backup

If you're considering traveling south on Interstate 81, you might want to wait a little while until traffic clears. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Sam targets Haleigh, Kaitlyn

Sam's nomination speech was savage! Savage! → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Did Sam win Head of Household?

After a few episodes of very little Sam footage, last night's episode was packed to the gills with our girl. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE on Draft's Sam Bledsoe

Sam will likely not use her power app to save either Winston or Brett following one of their evictions tonight. → Read More

Citizens say they felt heard at Lee High forums

They felt heard, but no one is changing their opinion after hearing the opinions of others. → Read More

Augusta County schools to install more than 5,200 solar panels

1.8 megawatt solar power system will provide 31 percent of schools’ energy needs, powering the equivalent of 279 homes. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Will Sam use her power app?

Sam has one week to decide whether or not to use her power app before it automatically is offered to the houseguest who is evicted next week. → Read More

Swoope man identified in fatal crash

The investigation is pending. → Read More

State police investigating fatal car wreck in Augusta County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal car wreck in Augusta County. → Read More

Between 10K and 15K people expected for Waynesboro Extravaganza

With no rain in the forecast, between 10,000 and 15,000 people are expected to show up at Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro for the annual Extravaganza celebration. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Sam votes to evict Swaggy C

Sam was not on the block this week so she was able to cast a vote to evict for the first time all summer. Ok, I know it's only week two, but it was still great to see. → Read More

Big Brother UPDATE: Sam is finally catching a break

Stuarts Draft's Sam Bledsoe is not on the block and playing smart by not making waves in the house. → Read More

'But the name hurts' signs vandalized

A number of signs against the name Robert E. Lee High School were vandalized in various locations in Staunton. → Read More

Mary Baldwin recruits largest freshman class in its history

After having one of the most down years, Mary Baldwin has rebounded with its largest freshman class ever. → Read More

Financial concerns, loss of legacy, arguments for keeping Lee name

While the majority of people who spoke Tuesday night at the second listening forum were in favor of keeping the name of Lee High, every current student spoke in favor of changing the name. → Read More