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About Nancy Sorrells
For more than three decades, Nancy combined the vastly different careers of journalism, history and public service. She holds a master’s degree in local, regional and state history from James Madison University and an undergraduate degree in history from Bridgewater College. She served eight years (2004-2011) as an elected member of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors and four years on the Augusta County Service Authority. During her time on the board, she worked to promote tourism, watershed protection and agricultural vitality within the county and was a founding member of the award-winning Fields of Gold Agritourism initiative. Read more >
It took two years of work, but 6.5 miles of the South River in Waynesboro have earned recognition as a Virginia Scenic River.
There is a lot to consider as the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors evaluate proposals and they want your input!
FERC, for the first time, seems genuinely interested in hearing from the people in the path of the pipeline.
For the first time ever, FERC seems sincere in wanting to improve its deeply flawed pipeline certification process
The Augusta County Planning Commission voted 4-3 against recommending to the Board of Supervisors that the 880-acre, 83 megawatt energy system was in “substantial accord” with the county’s comprehensive plan.
We commend Augusta County for the time and effort put into making sure solar projects in the county are well-sited and successful and that valuable natural resources and the quality of life of our communities are included in local planning efforts.
Strata Solar requests a special use permit for an 83 MW utility-scale solar facility 1.5 miles north of Stuarts Draft.
Hidden Springs Farm, operated by Walter and Joan Brown is not only a Virginia Century Farm, but is one of the last African American farms in Augusta County.
It’s always been fun to play outside in Waynesboro and eastern Augusta County, but the city is taking it up a notch for its people, plants, fish and birds by strengthening its new relationship with the South River and existing natural and historic resources.
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