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Waynesboro school board votes to add solar panels  WHSV

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — Waynesboro is the latest school system in the Shenandoah Valley to decide to add solar panels. At Tuesday's school board ...

Waynesboro Public Schools to purchase property next to high school  WHSV

Waynesboro high school is expanding. Last night, the school board voted to purchase property right next door to the high school.

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.

Lambert, Janet Simmons  The Daily Progress

Janet Simmons Lambert, 77, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, in Charlottesville. She was born in Pendleton County, ...

Taylor, Charles E.  The Daily Progress

Charles E. Taylor, 87, died on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Born in Hinton, W.Va., Charles graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1949 and the Jefferson ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Waynesboro girls volley with Rockbridge  The Daily Progress

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

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 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.

Waynesboro inducts new members into hall of fame  Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO - Two new members were welcomed Friday night into Waynesboro High School's athletic hall of fame. New inductees recognized at the Little ...

Prep basketball: Waynesboro's defense smothers visiting Fort Defiance in lopsided win  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro Little Giant used scrappy full court pressure to shut down the visiting Fort Defiance Indians, 60-43, in Valley District boys' basketball action ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 boys basketball team outlasts Fluvanna  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro boys basketball team picked up a critical nonconference win over visiting Fluvanna County on Thursday night, defeating the Flucos 68-55 on ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Prep basketball: Waynesboro falls to Wilson  The Daily Progress

Wilson Memorial used an 18-0 run bridging the first and second quarters to open up a double-digit lead and the Hornets went on to defeat Waynesboro, 67-51, ...

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

Freshmen Daniela Leiva and Sophie Sontz-Morrison were regulars on the Little Giants. Sontz-Morrison played multiple positions on both sides of the ball, ...

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.

Acting professionally: Waynesboro woman returns to the stage  The Daily Progress

Gwynne Wood, 22, cannot say what she most enjoys about performing in musical theater.

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*.

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.

De’nia Jones leads Waynesboro past Fluvanna to 2-0 start  The Daily Progress

Waynesboro senior De'nia Jones scored 20 second-half points Wednesday night, sparking the Little Giants to a scrappy 56-48 victory over the Fluvanna County ...

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 ...

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’s Briana Moore hopes to lead Bridgewater Eagles to successful season  The Daily Progress

Former Waynesboro High School Little Giant Briana Moore is making the most of her opportunity this season for the Bridgewater Eagles girls basketball team.

Report informs Waynesboro Schools about libraries  The Daily Progress

While it is not always wise to judge a book by its cover, judging a library by its books is all right for Waynesboro Schools. A School Library Analysis Report.

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 ...

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.

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.

Waynesboro: Worrying about college is over for senior  Staunton News Leader

Hard work as a student at Waynesboro High School has paid off for Sabrina Munro. She will attend the University of Richmond with full academic scholarship.

Prep basketball: Waynesboro outlasts Fluvanna  The Daily Progress

The Waynesboro boys basketball team picked up a critical nonconference win over visiting Fluvanna County on Thursday night, defeating the Flucos 68-55 on ...

And the crowd roars | High School  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Giants fans turned out to support their favorite team Friday night as the Giants battled against Wilson at home.

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 ...

Look inside renovated Waynesboro High School  Staunton News Leader

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

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 ...

'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: ...

Charlie Obaugh is gone, but its support of Waynesboro will continue  The Daily Progress

After 10 years in the River City, Charlie Obaugh Waynesboro's doors are closed at 2551 W. Main Street, but the company's commitment to the community is not ...

Waynesboro boys beat Draft, 66-64  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO—It was a run and gun shootout in the Waynesboro gym Monday night as the boys' basketball team took on non-district foe Stuarts Draft in a ...

Poverty of Imagination: Chris Graham for City Council!  Augusta Free Press

Crystal and I launched Augusta Free Press in 2002, but actually, phrasing it that way makes it sound more planned than it was, which was, not really at all.

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Kirtland, Carolyn "Frankie" (Brown)  The Daily Progress

Carolyn "Frankie" (Brown) Kirtland, 69, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Waynesboro, Va., went to the Lord on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Norfolk Heart Hospital.

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.

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.

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.

Gwin, William Lloyd  The Daily Progress

William Lloyd Gwin, 70, of Waynesboro, Va., passed away on November 29, 2018, at the UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville from complications due to a fall.

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.

Waynesboro schools eyeing alternative energy  Staunton News Leader

Staunton-based solar energy company Secure Futures, LLC determined that solar panels could be installed on four Waynesboro schools.

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 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.

Stanley Jr., Freelyn V.  The Daily Progress

Freelyn Vernon Stanley Jr., 73, formerly of Waynesboro, died on Saturday, December 1, 2018, in Newark, Delaware. He was born on September 12, 1945, ...

Making the grade: 10 educators receive Dawbarn awards  The Daily Progress

Ten local educators earned recognition Wednesday night at the 2018 Dawbarn Education Awards held at The Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro.

Craig, George Allen  The Daily Progress

George Allen Craig passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Augusta Health in Fishersville. He was born on September 24, 1931, in Staunton, to the late ...

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 ...

This sign posted outside Waynesboro HS  WHSV

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

Fishburne lures longtime coach Goforth back to the gridiron  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — Fishburne Military School named Tom Goforth as its new head football coach on Wednesday. Goforth will begin start with the Caissons in ...

Waynesboro school board to purchase News Virginian building  WHSV

The Waynesboro School Board has plans to buy the News Virginian building right across from Waynesboro High School.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Annual Christmas parade kicks off holiday season  The Daily Progress

Huddled to stay warm, residents braved the cold Saturday to watch Waynesboro's annual Christmas parade.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Short, Marcia Elaine Landes  The Daily Progress

Marcia Elaine Landes Short, 71, of Matthews, N.C., passed away on January 8, 2019. She was born April 28, 1947, the oldest of seven children of the late James ...

School was refuge in segregated Waynesboro  Staunton News Leader

Five people gather at a former school in Waynesboro and sit down at a table in a room that more than six decades ago was a home economics classroom.

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 ...

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 ...

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,” ...

GIRLS HOOPS: Wilson dominates Waynesboro in 64-33 win  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO — You could call it a work in progress. With a late start to the season due to the success of the school's volleyball team, the Wilson Memorial ...

Taking over: Diggs named as boys' basketball coach at Waynesboro High  The Daily Progress

WAYNESBORO- Every team needs a strong coach, hardworking players and an enthusiastic fan base. Waynesboro High School's men's basketball team has ...

Waynesboro names new school board member  Staunton News Leader

Mom of five named new at-large Waynesboro School Board member.

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.

Christmas parades are right around the corner. Staunton has tree lighting in park.  Staunton News Leader

Holiday guide to parades in Staunton, Waynesboro and Stuarts Draft.

Editorial: Why Virginia's aging schools are a problem  Roanoke Times

Waynesboro High School is a Frankenstein monster of a building.

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