Study: Broadway Safest In Va.

Bridgewater, H’burg Also Make Top 30

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Posted: March 21, 2014

LEFT TO RIGHT: Melanie Knowles, assistant at Broadway’s Village Library, helps Hope Bruce, 5, of Timberville, check out books as Hope’s aunt, Eleanor Sims of North Carolina, watches on Thursday. A recent study ranked Broadway as the safest town in Virginia. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Broadway area residents take advantage of Thursday’s nice weather to clean their cars.
A week after the Broadway girls basketball team won second place at the state tournament, businesses like Blue Ribbon Nursery still show their support. According to a recent study, Broadway residents have a less than 1-in-1,000 chance of being a victim of a violent crime.

BROADWAY — As Broadway resident Barbara Andes strolled through the town’s streets and parks over the years, she’s always felt relaxed and safe.

Now, a recent study by SafeWise — a company that...



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