News

Augusta Supervisor Challenging Senator Hanger Next Year

Augusta Supervisor Challenging Senator Hanger Next Year

Photo: WINA

An Augusta County supervisor wants to challenge a senior member of the General Assembly next year. The Staunton News-Leader is reporting that Marshall Pattie plans to take on State Senator Emmett Hanger for the Republican nomination. Pattie will announce his candidacy Monday afternoon. He became the chairman of the Augusta Democrats in 2009, and then ran as an Independent when he became a supervisor three years ago. Hanger was first elected to the State Senate in 1995. His district includes Greene County and the Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta area.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

‘Hunger Games’ tops box office, sets new record

Fresh
In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied $123 million in ticket sales to score the year's biggest U.S. opening.

in Music

PHOTOS: American Music Awards red carpet arrivals

Fresh
AP493969898435_4

Music's biggest stars strut their stuff on the AMA red carpet.

in Music

Boy bands top American Music Awards, ladies lead performances

Fresh
pitbull

Boy bands bested pop's leading women in the top award categories at the AMAs.