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Coffey Jr., Kelly  The Daily Progress

Kelly Coffey Jr., 93, of Waynesboro, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018, in Waynesboro. Born on August 11, 1925, in Waynesboro, he was the son of ...



Annual Awards Night Celebrates Educators in Waynesboro  NBC 29 News

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge celebrated the 25th Dawbarn Education Awards on Wednesday, November 28. The Wayne Theatre in ...



Tyree Jr., Douglas Randolph  The Daily Progress

Douglas Randolph "Butch" Tyree Jr., died on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at the Shenandoah House in Fishersville. Doug was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on ...



Waynesboro High School renovation contract awarded  WHSV

The Waynesboro School Board awarded a contract on Tuesday for upcoming renovations to the city's high school.



Staunton School Board reveals renovation design for high school  WHSV

On Monday, after voting to rename R.E. Lee High School to Staunton High School, the board revealed what the renovated school will look like in 2020.



Waynesboro girls volley with Rockbridge  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Waynesboro High School's volleyball team volleyed with Rockbridge High's team Tuesday evening.



Pro wrestlers visit Waynesboro High  The Daily Progress

Night of the Icon, hosted by Awesome Wrestling Entertainment, brought professional wrestlers back to Waynesboro High School Saturday night for more body ...



Construction Gets Underway at Waynesboro High School  NBC 29 News

Construction is now underway at Waynesboro High School. Phase one is kicking off with a new roof on the additions from the '30s and '50s.



Meyers, Jane Turner  The Daily Progress

Jane Turner Meyers passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Mary Washington Hospital. She was born August 17, 1948, to Jean Turner Brooks and ...



Waynesboro High School presents 'Avenue Q'  WHSV

Waynesboro High School and the Theater Department will be presenting Avenue Q this weekend, and some of the characters stopped by WHSV News at Noon.



Virginia firm earns WHS contract as project gears up  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — A Virginia-based company has received the contract for the first phase of renovation of Waynesboro High School and work should start in ...



Hunter, Campbell inducted into Waynesboro Athletic Hall of Fame  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The two newest members of the Waynesboro High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted earlier this month in ceremonies held at ...



Safety and Security Improvements Coming to Waynesboro High School  NBC 29 News

Recent school shootings across the country have officials in Waynesboro taking a closer look at additional security updates for the city's only high school.



Waynesboro high school renovations projected under budget  The Daily Progress

In his update to Waynesboro School Board Tuesday night about renovations to Waynesboro High School, Superintendent Jeff Cassell said the expectation is the ...



Waynesboro Public Schools Using Smartphone App to Address Bullying  NBC 29 News

Waynesboro Public Schools has enrolled in STOPit, a smartphone app that allows parents, teachers, and students to anonymously report bullying and other ...



A crowning achievement  The Daily Progress

DaMillion Williams and Kathryn Potts are crowned homecoming king and queen at Waynesboro High School during halftime of the Little Giants' game against ...



Waynesboro football's confidence on the rise despite opening-night loss  Staunton News Leader

The Little Giants are hoping to rebound Friday against Wilson Memorial after suffering a heartbreaking opening-night loss to Stuarts Draft.



Class celebrates 50 years in the real world  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — When the Waynesboro High Class of 1968 graduated high school they listened to music on 8-track tapes and records. They had not used ...



Childhood dream brings Waynesboro High teacher to nomination  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Laura Riggan graduated college unsure what she wanted to be when she grew up, but soon her childhood dream of teaching found her ...



Little Giants sweep quad cross country meet  The Daily Progress

Despite an unusually warm October day and a hilly home course, both Waynesboro High School cross country teams won their respective meets against ...



Little Giants worn down by visiting Trailblazers  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro Little Giants played significantly better Friday against visiting Spotswood than last Saturday's game with Harrisonburg, but the final result was ...



Photos from Waynesboro's 2018 graduation  Staunton News Leader

See some of our photographer's best moments from Waynesboro's 2018 commencement, followed by the photo gallery.



Valley FCA to host inaugural high school football all-star game  WHSV

Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host the inaugural Valley FCA All-Star Football Game on Sunday, Dec. 16 with kickoff set for 2 pm ET at ...



Police find stolen revolver in vehicle at Waynesboro High School, boy charged  WHSV

A 17-year-old Waynesboro boy was charged after police found a stolen revolver and a bullet in his vehicle at Waynesboro High School.



Talent show hits Waynesboro High on Saturday  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The Waynesboro High School talent show is slated for this Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the auditorium as the school celebrates world ...



Waynesboro sisters part of enthusiastic golf squad  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Thirty-six years is a long time to be in the coaching business, but Waynesboro's Charlie Cox is adamant that he still has fun. He has coached ...



Waynesboro High School will Perform Avenue Q  NBC 29 News

Waynesboro High School is set to perform Avenue Q, a play once known for it's strong adult *content*.



Waynesboro gobbled up by Broadway  The Daily Progress

The visiting Broadway Gobblers took to the air Friday night to steamroll Waynesboro in Valley District action, 39-12.



‘The best version of you’: WHS celebrates Class of 2018 graduation  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The skies were cloudy and the field was muddy, but Waynesboro High School's graduating class didn't let anything get them down on ...



Waynesboro schools earn accreditation  The Daily Progress

Newly revised school accreditation ratings for 2018-19 released Thursday by the Virginia Department of Education found that all Waynesboro schools received ...



Clarke County takes down Little Giants, 47-7  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Clarke County spoiled Waynesboro's homecoming Thursday night, handing the Little Giants a 49-7 shellacking in the non-district match-up.



Out with the old: Demolition starts Friday to make way for WHS renovation  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The renovation of Waynesboro High School starts on Friday ... sort of. The advent of the multi-year, multi-million dollar project won't be in the ...



'PG-13' version of Broadway hit comes to WHS  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Puppeteering, acting, singing and dancing — students at Waynesboro High School are combining many talents for their show “Avenue Q: ...



Hornets defeat Giants, 47-28  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Propelled by a big second half, the Wilson Memorial Green Hornets overcame an eight-point halftime deficit and defeated Waynesboro 47-28 ...



Waynesboro High School is getting closer and closer to renovation  WHSV

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — The renovation of Waynesboro High School may be just around the corner. Waynesboro City Council will meet with the school ...



DaJuan Moore  WHSV

As a sophomore at Waynesboro High School on the football team, DaJuan Moore worked extremely hard in the weight room and on the field to eventually earn ...



Cline won't take part in Waynesboro debate  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Sixth District Republican congressional nominee Ben Cline has committed to two debates and a forum with Democratic nominee Jennifer ...



Quick start ignites Lee past Waynesboro boys, 66-48  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Robert E. Lee and Waynesboro may not be Valley District boys' basketball combatants anymore, but the rivalry remains just as intense.



Waynesboro School Board to purchase News Virginian building  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The Waynesboro School Board has agreed to purchase the current location of The News Virginian on West Main Street, and use the facility ...



Moran named Waynesboro football coach  Staunton News Leader

Following Derek McDaniel's retirement as football coach, the Little Giants name Shawn Moran as his replacement.



PREP VOLLEYBALL: Waynesboro takes a set, but Cougars won't be denied  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The Lady Cougars of Stuarts Draft turned back a scrappy Waynesboro volleyball squad Tuesday night in four sets, 25-19, 25-20, 18-25, and ...



Clarke County seeks first win against Waynesboro  The Winchester Star

With an 11-point third-quarter lead in its first game against Dominion and a 21-point third-quarter lead last week against Handley, a Clarke County football team ...



Waynesboro High School update to come Monday  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Waynesboro's city council and school board are set to meet Monday evening for a joint discussion and presentation on the planned renovation ...



Look inside renovated Waynesboro High School  Staunton News Leader

The designs show the vision for Waynesboro High School after it's renovated.



Crews Prepare to Demolish Old Laundromat for WHS Expansion Project  NBC 29 News

Construction crews are getting ready to demolish an old laundromat next to Waynesboro High School. The work is the first step in an expansion project for the ...



High school love is rekindled  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Shirley Lawhorn Colvin and Jerry Colvin are newlyweds. They married in September, 63 years after they originally intended to get married.



'Dedication' personified  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Waynesboro Police Officer David Layman was on duty as school resource officer at Waynesboro High School earlier this year when he saw a ...



Kmart closing points to need for city economic diversity  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro is a city that along with Staunton registered below 3 percent in unemployment in the most recent August Virginia Employment Commission listing of ...



6th District candidate Jennifer Lewis tours Waynesboro schools  The Daily Progress

Sixth District Democratic congressional nominee Jennifer Lewis visited two Waynesboro schools on Wednesday in an attempt to learn more about facilities and ...



Graduation 2018 — what you need to know  Staunton News Leader

In two weeks local high school seniors will be graduating. Here's what you need to know.



Waynesboro High Homecoming king and queen crowned  The Daily Progress

It's Homecoming this weekend at Waynesboro High School, and during halftime of Friday night's game between the Little Giants and Turner Ashby, the king and ...



A frigid night on the track puts athletes to the test  Staunton News Leader

The track teams from Fort Defiance, Stuarts Draft and Wilson Memorial bravely coped with frigid conditions at their meet Wednesday night.



Waynesboro announces teachers of the year  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO — The Waynesboro teachers of the year for 2018 have been announced. Each school chooses a teacher to represent it as the best of the year.



Waynesboro Quarterback DaJuan Moore Signs with UVA as Preferred Walk-On  NBC 29 News

Waynesboro high school quarterback DaJuan Moore signed his letter of intent to play football at Virginia as a preferred walk-on Wednesday. He is the cousin of ...



Waynesboro volleyball team raises money for 10-year-old battling cancer  The Daily Progress

Orange Out was a way to recognize Macie Sprouse, 10, a fifth grader at Westwood Hills Elementary School. Orange is the color for leukemia awareness.



Grow Waynesboro initiative takes root for entrepreneurs  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The Grow Waynesboro program gave startup grants to four local businesses this past week, handing out a total of $22000 in the third year of ...



Lewis campaign confirms debate schedule | Politics  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The campaign of 6th District Democratic congressional nominee Jennifer Lewis released a debate/forum schedule on Monday that includes ...



We went to school to see if students would #walkout. Not much happened.  Staunton News Leader

Student observance of the National Walkout Day turned out to be something different than a walkout. At high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta ...



Fort rallies on road to defeat Waynesboro  The Daily Progress

For a long time Thursday night, the Waynesboro Little Giants stood on the verge of capturing their only win of the season.



WHS student athlete commits to VMI  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Surrounded by family, Libby Young, Waynesboro High School senior, signed her contract to officially commit to Virginia Military Institute on ...



Virginia Awards $1.2 Million in Grants for School Resource Officer and School Security Officer Positions  NBC 29 News

Governor Ralph Northam announced today that $1.22 million in grant funds have been awarded to 33 localities throughout Virginia.



Waynesboro City Council approves 2018 $54 million budget  WHSV

A valley city signed off on its 2018 budget and with it taxes go up.



Ross, Virginia H. "Ginny"  The Daily Progress

Virginia H. "Ginny" Ross died last Friday, August 31, 2018, at Augusta Health in Fishersville. She was 100 years young. Ginny was born and raised in Fort ...



Waynesboro lays out high school renovation plan  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Waynesboro's city council and school board outlined a three-stage plan for the renovation of the high school at a joint meeting Monday night.



Three area school divisions to participate in walkout  Staunton News Leader

Students won't be penalized for walking out of school on March 14.



Waynesboro Schools Officials Provide Update on High School Renovation  NBC 29 News

Officials with Waynesboro schools say they need a budget to keep the Waynesboro High School Renovation moving forward.



Wrestling stars will take spotlight for charity at Waynesboro High  The Daily Progress

Wrestling returns to Waynesboro on Saturday night as Awesome Wrestling Entertainment puts on “Night of the Superstars” at Waynesboro High School.



Erika Smith to run for re-election to Waynesboro School Board  Staunton News Leader

We're still a few months out from the City Council and School Board elections in Wboro and Staunton, but candidates are already putting their names out there.



How the election went down  Staunton News Leader

Election day saw a better turnout than in past years. Here's a rundown of who won and who came out to vote.



Election preview: Staunton, Waynesboro races  Staunton News Leader

The spring municipal elections are coming up fast, with contested races in both Waynesboro and Staunton for school boards and city councils on May 1.



Draft runs into buzzsaw as Gladiators romp, 51-6  The Daily Progress

GREENVILLE — Perfection is a hard commodity to achieve in the world of sports. Riverheads came as close to that pinnacle as a team could Friday night.



Waynesboro City Council to tackle new budget in early April  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The Waynesboro 2018-19 city budget presents its fair share of challenges, including providing funding for education and public safety.



This sign posted outside Waynesboro HS  WHSV

A sign claiming the Waynesboro High School is condemned could be seen outside the school Friday.



Waynesboro city manager calls for another tax rate hike  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — City Manager Mike Hamp's 2018-19 Waynesboro city budget would fund important education and public safety needs and would require a ...



Lewis answers questions at RISE debate: Cline quoted  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Sixth District Democratic candidate Jennifer Lewis was grilled Friday night for more than an hour at a debate sponsored by the local RISE ...



Waynesboro lines up 2nd purchase for high school project  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Progress continues in the "design phase" of the new Waynesboro High School, with the city announcing a contract to purchase a second ...



Waynesboro City Council introduces ordinance for 3-cent tax increase  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Waynesboro residents offered their input Monday night on the possible increases in real estate taxes, cigarette taxes and meals taxes to help ...



Paper will be at new home July 2  The Daily Progress

The News Virginian will soon be on the move — a short one, actually — to its new location. Two months after the Waynesboro Public Schools division ...



Crawford, Sonia Patrice  The Daily Progress

Sonia Patrice Crawford, 47, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Waynesboro, died on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington, D.C. after a brief illness. She was ...



Hall, Debra Jo  The Daily Progress

Debra Jo Hall, 64, died on October 1, 2018, in Richmond, Virginia. Her courage, strength, and sense of humor were amazing, particularly as she fought a long ...



Annual Riverfest set for Saturday in Waynesboro  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The 21st annual Riverfest celebration returns to Waynesboro on Saturday. Each year, a Saturday in April is devoted to promoting ...



Meador, Margaret Idella Zeigler  The Daily Progress

Margaret Idella Zeigler Meador, 76, died peacefully on Sunday, September 2, 2018. Margaret was born in Salem, Va., to parents, Ruth Naff Zeigler and Elmer ...



With 24-14 win over Wilson, Fort Defiance shows it's for real  The Daily Progress

FISHERSVILLE — Fort Defiance football is the real deal in 2018. The Indians left no doubt Wednesday night with a solid 21-14 victory over the previously ...



Man gets eight months for biting sheriff's deputy  The Daily Progress

STAUNTON — A Fishersville man was sentenced to eight months in prison Friday for biting an Augusta County Sheriff's deputy in May after police responded to ...



Brookville rolls over Waynesboro 41-13  The Daily Progress

Brookville's Tanner Bernard threw for 565 yards and three touchdowns as the Bees outgunned Waynesboro, 41-13 in non-district football action at Waynesboro ...



Silent marchers send audible message on gun control  Staunton News Leader

Just over 100 people walked silently through Waynesboro to advocate for "common sense" gun laws in the wake of the high school shooting Parkland, Fla.



The sweet side of life gets a store front  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — The city now has a sweet spot right in downtown. Downtown Country Candy opened Friday at 11 a.m. near Constitution Park. “I love candy,” ...



Arbaugh, Russell Lewis | Obituaries  The Daily Progress

Russell Lewis Arbaugh, born on April 27, 1948, in Waynesboro, Va., went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2018. He was the son of Bob and Bluma Arbaugh.



Pastor celebrates 50 years of sharing Jesus  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Pastor Clyde Daniel Brown Jr., founder of Christ Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, is celebrating more than 50 years in ministry this month.



Larsen, Laura Jane  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO, Va. Laura Jane Larsen, 37, of Waynesboro, died on Thursday, August 9, 2018. She was born on October 22, 1980, in Manchester, New ...



Blessings of Grace: Waynesboro church will be celebrating anniversary Sunday  The Daily Progress

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be celebrating its 125 years of *service* in the city of Waynesboro on Nov. 18 and the congregation is inviting the ...



Johnson Sr., Charles Edward "Huck"  The Daily Progress

Charles Edward "Huck" Johnson Sr., 69, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at his home. Huck was born on March 18, 1949, ...



Kicking down barriers: Two girls wrap up 1st season on Waynesboro’s JV team  The Daily Progress

The sport of football has traditionally been dominated by men, but two women contributed mightily to the success of this year's junior varsity squad at ...



Johnson, Beverly Coffey  The Daily Progress

Beverly Coffey Johnson, 78, of Waynesboro, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. Born on July 11, 1940, in New ...



Warden, Margrethe  The Daily Progress

Margrethe Warden of Buford, Georgia, departed this life abruptly on Sunday, June 24, 2018. She was helping a friend pack for a move when a sudden cardiac ...



Moore named Waynesboro TD Club's 2017 MVP  Staunton News Leader

The Waynesboro senior was given a watch by the club in recognition of his performance in leading the Little Giants to a fourth straight playoff berth.



Page-Wilson, Riverheads-Luray top six-game slate for Week 8 of H.S. football season  Staunton News Leader

With the postseason just four weeks down the road, the margin for error is shrinking for some City/County football teams. The chance to add a little width ...



Sweet Day Cafe provides opportunities for students with disabilities  WHSV

Waynesboro High School students with learning the disabilities are getting the chance to run their own business.



Pine Bluff Pool benefit will aid local boy with cancer  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Pine Bluff Pool will host Parkerfest, a concert-fundraiser to help a Waynesboro boy battling cancer, on May 20, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pine ...



Cline helps christens county GOP headquarters  The Daily Progress

STAUNTON — Republican 6th District congressional nominee Ben Cline helped open the Augusta County Republican Committee headquarters Saturday in ...



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