Reliable high-speed internet access is important to keep pace with the world. Connectivity is essential for businesses, education, healthcare, emergency services, and the daily activities of residents. Augusta County has received two State grants so far; one in 2016 for a Planning Grant and again in 2017 for infrastructure in the Arbor Hill area. Current survey data is crucial to accessing future grant funds. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/AugustaCountyBroadband and update us on your current internet services. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less
Carolyn Bragg, representative for the South River District on the Augusta County Board of Supervisors, announces two Town Hall Meeting dates, for the citizens of her district. The first will be held on Monday, January 21st, at 7pm, at the Sherando Ruritan Building. The Second will be held on Tuesday, January 22nd, at 7pm, at the Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad. Please enter through the Community Room door, at the back of the building. This is an opportunity for citizens to meet with Carolyn, ask questions, and talk about needs and concerns in the district. Information gathered from these meetings will be helpful with planning for the upcoming year. For additional information, call 540-337-4681. ... See MoreSee Less
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAS OPENED AN EMERGENCY SHELTER AT THE STUARTS DRAFT HIGH SCHOOL ADDRESS OF 1028 AUGUSTA FARMS ROAD, STUART DRAFT, VA. DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER AND POWER OUTAGES.
CITIZENS THAT ARE CONSIDERING UTILIZING THE SHELTER WILL NEED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: SLEEPING BAGS, BLANKETS, PILLOWS, TOWELS, PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS, BABY FORMULA, DIAPERS, MEDICATIONS AND PHONE CHARGERS. SLEEPING COTS ARE AVAILABLE THERE.
WEAPONS AND ALCOHOL ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE SHELTER.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS FOR UPDATES ABOUT THE STORM ... See MoreSee Less
Augusta Solar, LLC Special Use Permit Application Public Hearing Cancelled
In August, the County received a special use permit application for a large solar project from Augusta Solar, LLC. The County is awaiting results from several studies related to the project application. The County has also received a revised site plan from the applicant this week. Therefore, the public hearing scheduled for 7 pm Wednesday, September 26, 2018 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a future date. ... See MoreSee Less
County Parks will remain closed through Tuesday, September 18 due to probable flooding. Staff will assess damage during the day Tuesday and reopen the parks Wednesday morning, September 19 at dawn unless otherwise determined. The campground at Natural Chimneys will not entertain campers until Wednesday evening, September 19 at the earliest. ... See MoreSee Less