Two people were killed in a Monday morning crash on Route 11 in Augusta County. The 8 a.m. accident happened near Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave and the highway stayed closed for more than two hours. State Police say the victims were 65-year-old Geraldine Sprouse of Craigsville and 33-year-old Nicholas Broce of Fort Defiance. Both died at the scene. Neither wore a seat belt. The cause is still under investigation.
Monday afternoon Virginia Baseball had its name called during the NCAAT Selection Show and it will be featured in UC Santa Barbara's Region as the #3 seed. The Hoos will open up play against #2 seed Southern California, while #4 seed San Diego State will match up with the host #1 UC Santa Barbara.
The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.