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Route 250 Lane Closures & I-64 Exit 99 Ramp Closures For Paving On Afton Mountain : May 4 thru 12th

Route 250 Lane Closures & I-64 Exit 99 Ramp Closures For Paving On Afton Mountain : May 4 thru 12th

[ 0 ] May 4, 2017

Release Via VDOT Staunton District: Contractors are repaving and making shoulder improvements on Route 250 (Three Notch Mountain Highway) in Augusta County from May 4 – 12, 2017. During a portion of this project, the on- and off-ramps at Interstate 64 exit 99 (Afton/Waynesboro) will be closed and a detour will be in place. Paving […]

Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash : Updated 4.21.17 - 3:40 PM

Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash : Updated 4.21.17 – 3:40 PM

[ 0 ] April 20, 2017

Augusta County, Virginia Release via Virginia State Police. Updated at 3:40 PM : 4.21.17 At approximately 8:05 a.m. on April 20, Trooper S.J. Nicely Jr responded to a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. Harry S. Judy, 60, of Bridgewater, was riding his motorcycle southbound on Wise Hollow Road (Route 698) north of Summit Church Road […]

Augusta : VSP Investigating Fatal I-81 Crash

Augusta : VSP Investigating Fatal I-81 Crash

[ 0 ] March 11, 2017

Augusta County, Virginia Via VSP: “At 9:50 p.m., Friday (March 10), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 at the 219 mile marker in Augusta County. A box truck and another vehicle collided in the southbound lanes. There is one confirmed fatality. State police are still in the process of notifying […]

AUGUSTA : VIrginia State Police Investigating Shooting At Rest Area : Updated 2.10.17

AUGUSTA : VIrginia State Police Investigating Shooting At Rest Area : Updated 2.10.17

[ 0 ] February 6, 2017

I-81 MM 232 Augusta County, Virginia Press release verbatim below from VSP: Update : Feb 10, 2017 “AUGUSTA CO., Va. – A second individual has been charged in connection with the non-fatal, officer-involved shooting at an Augusta County Rest Area on Interstate 81 that occurred Sunday (Feb. 5, 2017) evening. The incident began with a […]

Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

[ 0 ] January 12, 2017

Updated 9:20 pm:  At 10:53 a.m., Jan. 12, 2017, Virginia State Police Trooper M.C. Brill responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred in the 1500 block of East Side Highway. A 2001 Toyota Corolla was traveling north on East Side Highway when it crossed the centerline and struck head-on a […]

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  - Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  – Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

[ 1 ] November 12, 2016

Click above to watch video from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue at the scene. Blue Ridge Parkway Near Humpback Rocks Visitor Center Augusta / Nelson County Updated 10AM Sunday – November 13, 2016 Added photos and video above & below from WF&R 9PM Update Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets tells BRL, “The situation is […]

Augusta : Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash

Augusta : Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash

[ 0 ] September 19, 2016

Augusta County, Virginia Virginia State Police Trooper Z.J. Blevins is investigating a fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Saturday (Sept. 17, 2016), at 11:25 p.m., on Route 820, approximately one mile north of Route 254. A 1995 Honda Civic was traveling north on Route 820 when it ran off the right side of […]

News Alert: Missing Hikers Found Safe Near Humpback Rocks

News Alert: Missing Hikers Found Safe Near Humpback Rocks

[ 2 ] March 28, 2016

Humpback Rocks Augusta County, Virginia BRL has confirmed this morning that a search was underway in the vicinity of Humpback Rocks off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. “We were called to assist early this morning, and as I understand it, this was a father and son that were hiking and went missing. A command post […]

Augusta: Fire Burning Over 800 Acres In GW National Forest 75% Contained  : Updated 1PM : 3.22.16

Augusta: Fire Burning Over 800 Acres In GW National Forest 75% Contained : Updated 1PM : 3.22.16

[ 0 ] March 18, 2016

Near St Mary’s Wilderness Area / Cellar Mountain Augusta County, Virginia We first told you about a mountain wildfire burning in the GW National Forest portion of St. Mary’s Wilderness on Thursday. By Saturday morning the fire had now taken in over 500 acres. Efforts are being made to contain the fire, but as seen […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Authorities Investigating Body Found Below Ravens Roost

Blue Ridge Parkway : Authorities Investigating Body Found Below Ravens Roost

[ 0 ] January 10, 2016

Ravens Roost Overlook Blue Ridge Parkway Augusta County, Virginia BRL can confirm authorities are looking into the discovery of a body found about 75 feet below the overlook just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. “A gentleman was found at the bottom of an approximate 75 foot cliff. Members of the Wintergreen rope-rescue team, assisted […]

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