Thursday, March 22, 2018



Due to the pending construction on Green Spring Road and Cummings Street, the speed limit has been changed on Cummings Street. New signs have been posted along the Cummings Street corridor to reflect the change from 35 mph to 25 mph. Please drive safely and be alert for construction activities in the coming weeks and months.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Missing Person- Tara Faith Salyer

Missing Person
Tara Faith Salyer
Age: 15
Address: Abingdon High School (705 Thompson Drive, Abingdon)

Tara Faith Salyer was last seen at Abingdon High School on Monday, March 19th, 2018. If you have any information, please contact your local law enforcement agency.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Statewide Tornado Drill On March 20, 2018

Statewide Tornado Drill On March 20, 2018
The Town of Abingdon will be participating in the statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 9:45 AM. The Town's AlertAbingdon Notification system will be activated to simulate an actual Tornado Warning Notification. This will include the Town's warning sirens, as they will sound as part of this drill. DO NOT CALL 911 in regards to warning siren inquiries! In the event that an emergency occurs during the time of the drill, the proper precautions will go into effect.
To receive the notifications from AlertAbingdon for the drill and future events, please go to or text 24210 to 888777 to sign up for alerts. To further participate in the drill itself, please sign up at

APD Call Log March 12th-18th, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018


Abingdon Police Department


For Immediate Release

Traffic Information FOr 2018 Shamrock 4miler

The Shamrock 4 Miler will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 in downtown Abingdon. This is a large event that originates, and ends, at the Abingdon Farmers Market on Remsburg Drive. The four mile loop course, and one mile walking loop, guide participants through downtown Abingdon primarily on Valley and Main Streets.

Motorists are advised to use caution when passing through downtown Abingdon on Friday night.  Be alert for police and fire directing traffic and for participants on the roadways.

Due to race preparations, Remsburg Drive will be closed on Friday at 3 p.m. to allow for set up of the timer station and registration areas. Remsburg will remain closed until 11 p.m. Friday night.

Traffic will be slowed, delayed, and diverted to allow participants to safely complete the course.

Please expect delays on the following streets:

Remsburg Drive        Cummings Street      Wall Street
Depot Square             West Main Street      Plumb Alley
Valley Street              College Street            Church Street
Oak Street                  Pecan Street               Court Street
Tanner Street            Whites Mill Road      Deadmore Street
Hutton Street             Cambridge Street      Rugby Terrace
Oxford Street             Henderson Court      Walden Road
Jefferson Circle         Boone Street              Thompson Drive
Park Street                 Railroad Street          A Street

Please remain alert for participants and obey instructions of the officers and officials providing traffic control.