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  • News


    JMU: Donors offer to match Alison Parker Memorial Fund gifts

    - As of Friday morning, James Madison University had confirmed that just over $25,000 in gifts and pledges to support the Alison B. Parker Memorial Fund had been received to date.

    What role does a new Waynesboro High School play in economic, community development?

    - The Waynesboro School Board is trying to cast the need for a new $76 million Waynesboro High School in economic development terms. A new school, board members have argued, will help attract new business to Waynesboro, and even if it’s just a sales pitch, it’s a sales pitch based on a valid point, when you consider how decisions are made about locating a new development project somewhere.
  • Politics


    Governor McAuliffe announces restoration of rights for over 10,000 people

    - Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that his administration restored the voting and civil rights of 10,009 individuals. The McAuliffe administration has restored the rights of more Virginians than any other Governor in a four year term.

    Jim Gilmore challenges Donald Trump to birthright citizenship debate

    - Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore, polling at or near zero in the national polls in the race for the Republican Party presidential nomination, is challenging GOP front-runner Donald Trump to a one-on-one debate on birthright citizenship.
  • Business


    Bridgewater College to Host Business Expo Sept. 2

    - A business expo designed to help connect Bridgewater College students with local businesses and residents will be held Sept. 2 from 3-6 p.m. in the Boitnott Room and Kline Campus Center (KCC) lobby on the college campus.
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    AAA: Gas prices continue downward movement

    - Gas prices have dropped recently despite ongoing refinery problems, and prices should continue to fall this autumn due to declining demand and the switchover to winter-blend gasoline.
  • Sports

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    What does UVA D have in store for UCLA freshman QB Josh Rosen?

    - UCLA is going with true freshman Josh Rosen as its starting quarterback for Saturday’s season opener with Virginia. Rosen was the top quarterback recruit in the class of 2015, according to Rivals, and the #2 recruit overall. The 6’4”, 210-pounder enrolled at UCLA in the spring and participated in spring practice.
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    Virginia Tech football to honor WDBJ shooting victims

    - Virginia Tech Athletics will honor the memory of two WDBJ journalists who were tragically killed in a shooting last week at the Hokies’ home football opener with #1 Ohio State on Labor Day night.
  • Podcasts, Etc.


    UVA Sports Today: 2015 Virginia football season preview

    - The UVA Sports Today crew - host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham - break down the 2015 Virginia football season and preview the season opener on Saturday at #13 UCLA.

    AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia Tech football, WWE on Florida sports radio show

    - Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined The Mark Moses Show on SportsRadio 1560-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla., on Friday to talk Virginia Tech football, WWE and training for the Richmond Marathon.
  • Events

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    United Way to hold town hall series to spark community conversations

    - United Way of Greater Augusta will hold a series of town hall meetings throughout the month of September regarding critical issues in the community and the work being done to address them.
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    Staunton author Chris Cleary to sign copies of new book at Waynesboro Public Library Sept. 12

    - Staunton author and teacher Chris Cleary will read from his latest novel, The Ring of Middletown, sign copies, and discuss his work at the Waynesboro Public Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 12.
  • Website Design, Marketing and More

    Augusta Free Press LLC provides clients in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia and beyond with marketing and PR solutions including web design, magazine/brochure, TV/radio, social media and overall marketing campaign design and implementation.

    Augusta Free Press: The Magazine

    In 2015, Augusta Free Press brought back our print magazine under a new name, Augusta Free Press: The Magazine.

    Advertise on AugustaFreePress.com

    Get information on readership and advertising online with us.

    AFP Classes

    Augusta Free Press offers a series of hour-long classes on website design, marketing strategy, social media, event planning and more.

    AFP Web Design

    Get your business online for as little as $1,299. We take care of all facets of web design – visual design, layout design and content development.

    AFP Graphic Design

    Whether you need a fresh business card design, rack card, ad, flyer or full magazine design, we can help with all your graphic-design needs.

    AFP Marketing/PR

    Augusta Free Press manages advertising campaigns for small- and medium-sized businesses across Virginia. You don’t need to hire a full-time marketing coordinator. Bring the experience of the Augusta Free Press team to work for you – for a fraction of the cost.

    AFP Search Engine Optimization

    The prettiest website in the world is like a tree falling in the forest with no one there to hear it. If your website hasn’t been search engine optimized, no one is going to see it or hear it – and it’s not going to work for you.


    AFP Video/Audio

    Web videos, TV and radio commercials, DVDs – Augusta Free Press LLC has you covered when it comes to video and audio production.

    AFP Book Publishing

    Augusta Free Press Publishing has produced books in-house and assisted more than 17 authors with book publishing and production services since 2003. Whether you need a cover, layout, or need help from start to finish, we are here to help!

    Inside AFP Business

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    Augusta Free Press launches new website for Heatherfield Designs

    - Heatherfield Designs, based in Mount Sidney, Va., has a new website online produced by Augusta Free Press.

    What Augusta Free Press Does For: Mathers Construction

    - Mathers Construction in Waynesboro, Va., has been a client of Augusta Free Press since 2010. The first project that Mathers and AFP collaborated on was a new website for the construction company, which was founded in 1948.

    Take stock: How are the fundamentals of your business, marketing?

    - We’re all on edge right now because the stock market is going through a correction, and who needs volatility at a time when it was just starting to seem like things were getting back on track, right?

    Augusta Free Press: The Magazine sets 2015-2016 editorial calendar

    - Augusta Free Press: The Magazine has set the editorial calendar for 2016, and we invite you to save up to 30% now with early placements.
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    Advertise online on AugustaFreePress.com

    - Founded in 2002, AugustaFreePress.com readership continues to grow to levels well beyond our local and statewide competitors.

    Reserve ad space in Augusta Free Press: The Magazine

    - Augusta Free Press: The Magazine is now accepting ads for the final two issues of the year -- our September/October and November/December issues. The full-color magazine offers news with an emphasis on business, politics, community, entertainment, sports and more.
  • What Our Clients Are Saying

    AFP prompt and easy to work with, produce results immediately

    AFP prompt and easy to work with, produce results immediately

    Vanessa Pogreba/Hearing Healthcare of Virginia: “As our business grew we noticed our website was not keeping pace with our needs. It also felt out of date and not appealing. We were also not seeing the web traffic we would expect even taking into consideration our clienteles average age. We had our industry’s “GURUs” working on it for over a year and their determination was our area just was not going to produce the results.

    AFP has ‘commitment to their clients’

    AFP has ‘commitment to their clients’

    Chris Richmond/Fishburne Military School: “Chris and Crystal have been truly wonderful to work with. Their commitment to their clients, their expertise in the field and their common sense approach to marketing, advertising and communications made them an ideal fit for our needs. They didn’t try to dazzle us with a string of ad buzz words or hyperbole. They met with us, got to know our needs, learned everything they could about our organization and then set to work helping us promote our school.”

    AFP has creativity, dedication

    AFP has creativity, dedication

    Tyler Hoffman, General Manager/Waynesboro Generals: "Chris and Crystal at Augusta Free Press have been a pleasure to work with and have made our website into not only the best in the Valley Baseball League, but arguably the best in all of summer collegiate baseball ..."

  • Director of Accounting
    Vector Industries, Inc. located in Waynesboro, VA is seeking a Director of Accounting to join our team. The incumbent will partner with Vector’s executive management team to ensure compliance with financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems to include budget analysis and forecasting, labor costs, procurement, production cost accounting and oversight and management of all leases and contracts. >>

    Property & Facilities Manager
    The Property Director is responsible for the overall preventative and restorative maintenance, development, cleanliness, supervision and evaluation of the Waynesboro Family YMCA facilities and property. >>