Highland County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Highland County, VA.

Results 1 - 18 of 18 in Highland County, VA

  1. Feverish Times for Climate Change Analyses in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | American Thinker

    ... In Richmond, sticky summer days of 90+ could increase from from 36 days to 60, well before mid-century. Even Highland County, known for its pleasantly cool summers, could see 90-degree days quadruple, with more on the way as global warming ...

    Comment?

  2. Fracking To Be Permitted In GW National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Manufacturing.net

    ... rights and on about 10,000 acres that are already leased to oil and gas companies. The leased acreage is in Highland County, while the private mineral rights are scattered throughout the forest. Many local government officials near the forest ...

    Comment?

  3. Fracking to be permitted in parts of George Washington National Forest under new planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Reporter

    ... rights and on about 10,000 acres that are already leased to oil and gas companies. The leased acreage is in Highland County, while the private mineral rights are scattered throughout the forest. Many local government officials near the forest ...

    Comment?

  4. Police Impersonator Still on the LooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... ng on Route 250, has made one confirmed traffic stop, and has followed several people from Augusta County to Highland County.

    Comment?

  5. Augusta Warns Of Police ImpostorRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Daily News-Record

    ... is described as a white male with "shaggy" hair and a pimpled face. One confirmed "traffic stop" was made in Highland County, though several others have reported being chased from Augusta County into Highland County by the suspect vehicle. The ...

    Comment?

  6. Police Impersonator Reported in Augusta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... is described as a white male with "shaggy" hair and a pimpled face. One confirmed "traffic stop" was made in Highland County, though several others have reported being chased from Augusta County into Highland County by the suspect vehicle. The ...

    Comment?

  7. Foliage Report: October 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... to several windy days this week, there is moderate leaf drop in that area. Don't let that ruin your weekend. Highland county is still showing high and near peak color. Although many areas along the western Allegheny front are just past peak. To see ...

    Comment?

  8. Oct. 2 Fall Foliage ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... Mountains. Here are some recommended drives: From Staunton follow 250 west all the way into Monterey, in Highland County. The drive itself is beautiful and you will see bright color. Monterey is nearing peak right now. Most high elevation mountain ...

    Comment?

  9. Environmental coalition forms to fight $5 billion pipeline through VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Environmental and citizens groups in Virginia and West Virginia have formed a coalition to combat the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to carry fracked natural gas through their states. The 22 groups call themselves the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance and announced Monday they're "gravely concerned" that the 550-mile pipeline, if built, will "disrupt some of the most ecologically sensitive areas of the Eastern United States."

    Comment?

  10. Environmental coalition forms to fight $5 billion pipeline through VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Environmental and citizens groups in Virginia and West Virginia have formed a coalition to combat the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to carry fracked natural gas through their states. The 22 groups call themselves the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance and announced Monday they're "gravely concerned" that the 550-mile pipeline, if built, will "disrupt some of the most ecologically sensitive areas of the Eastern United States."

    Comment?

  11. Military Plane Crashes In Western Augusta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A plane crashed this morning in Augusta County. It was reported shortly after 9 o'clock near the community of Deerfield in western Augusta near the border with Highland County.

    Comment?

  12. Military Jet Based In Massachuetts Crashes In Western AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... on with a jet at that time. The crash site near Deerfield is in western Augusta not far from the border with Highland County.

    Comment?

  13. Labor Day weekend plans for your familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... year with activities and rides for the whole family. There are also county fairs taking place in Lee County, Highland County and Chesterfield County. Spend the weekend close to home with a family cookout, block party or picnic. Enjoy your own back ...

    Comment?

  14. Nelson County Supervisors Meet With Dominion About Natural Gas PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | NBC29

    ... natural gas fracking operations in Virginia. Dominion Representatives have already met with supervisors in Highland County, where the pipeline is planned to enter the commonwealth. They also plan to meet with Augusta County supervisors on Wednesday.

    Comment?

  15. Onetime Albemarle County Teacher Has New Legal ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... a 13-year-old boy. Waynesboro Police arrested Patterson on Wednesday on charges of soliciting a 14-year-old Highland County boy. Patterson spent 28 years as an Albemarle schools employee, including a long stint as a teacher at Western Albemarle High ...

    Comment?

  16. Waynesboro Man Charged for Having Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... this year, police say Patterson used his cell phone to start an online relationship with a 14-year-old Highland County boy. Their communication led to the exchange of sexually explicit images of each other. Back in April, police arrested Patterson ...

    Comment?

  17. Executives Meet in the Valley to Bring Wind Energy to Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... Sullenberger, the CEO of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, shared how one wind project proposed in 2003 in Highland County ran into a lot of barriers, "You get this immediate reaction of the proponents versus the opponents and it fractures the ...

    Comment?

  18. Dominion Debates Building a Natural Gas PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... a Dominion Transmission Pipeline in Harrison County, W.Va., through Virginia. It would enter the state in Highland County in Western Virginia and run through Nelson, Buckingham, Dinwiddie and Brunswick Counties where it turns southward toward North ...

    Comment?