The effort, which included local, state, and federal agencies, effected 24 search warrants as part of an extensive, ongoing criminal investigation into alleged money laundering and drug distribution by retail establishments, state police said.
“When we received allegations like this, our first call was and is to Child Protective Services upon learning about these allegations. They contacted the Sheriff’s Department and so they are in a joint investigation with them. We let them do their work and then we take steps to make sure students are safe during this process,” said Rockingham County Superintendent Larry Shifflett.
Pharmacies across the U.S. continue to deal with a shortage of Amoxicillin, an antibiotic that is typically used to treat children for strep throat and bacterial infections. Sentara RMH said its pharmacy hasn’t been as affected as some across the country but that could change.
The Town of New Market has a new town manager, its town council selected former Grottoes Town Manager Nathan Garrison to fill the position. New Market’s Previous Town Manager Buster Nicholson resigned from the position back in June.
Heather Harmon-Sloan, COVID-19 Unit Lead with the Virginia Department of Health said if you have symptoms you should test immediately. If your antigen test is negative, you should test again in 48 hours or take a PCR test as soon as possible.
In West Virginia, Grant County is restructuring some of its emergency services. The County Commission voted on Tuesday afternoon to adopt a new EMS plan to split duties between two teams that allows all EMS staff to keep their jobs. It’s all related to the changes at Grant Memorial Hospital.
They have specific guidelines to follow when they send kids home, following protocols sent to them by the Health Department and CDC. If they school notices an increase in absences they work with the Health Department, according to Cash.
The walking tour will cover approximately 1.5 miles of sloping terrain, and Tracey and Bierle will share about the Battle of New Market fought on May 15, 1864, stories of soldiers and cadets, and the lengthy process of laying the fallen to rest.