An expert in international economic affairs says he sees unanticipated outcomes to President-elect Donald Trump’s election.
There are plenty of reasons why people who believe in human freedom and free markets should oppose so-called “right-to-work” laws.
The Virginia hospital community is advocating a do no harm approach to state legislation on healthcare policy.
New polling from Mason-Dixon Polling & Research shows strong majorities of Virginians are concerned about the future of healthcare.
Forfeiture transparency laws in Virginia are in dire need of reform, as they leave legislators and the public in the dark.
Fighting cancer is a difficult battle. Those with cancer need excellent care, delivered with compassion and understanding.
The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.
The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.
So much wailing and gnashing of teeth in Waynesboro over being shut out of the $50 million settlement with DuPont, and for what?
A new year has dawned, a new president is about to take office and many Americans are wondering how 2017 could affect their bottom line.
Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) threaten the health care of 30 million Americans.
A Senate committee failed to pass two measures that would have seen an increase in Virginia’s minimum wage.
The Environmental Integrity Project has released a new report, “Don’t Believe the Job Killer Hype.”
At nearly $1.3 trillion, student loan debt has become a national crisis, now constituting the largest component of household debt for Americans.
Shentel held its third annual holiday initiative, The Big Give, this past December and more than doubled the amount raised.
A new study has found that a genetic trait related to obesity may in fact make children more susceptible to unhealthy food commercials.
Many are aware that their hearing has deteriorated but are reluctant to seek help. Perhaps they don’t want to acknowledge the problem.
Gas prices across the Mid-Atlantic region have stayed relatively static this week, in some areas rising or falling by just a penny or so.
Representatives of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service are visiting dairy farms across the nation in January.
Virginia’s new secretary of agriculture and forestry has rural roots, and he’s determined to help boost the bottom line of the state’s farms.
A recent AAA survey has 42 percent of Americans planning to take a vacation in 2017 – with most planning trips to warm weather destinations.
First National Corporation announced this week the appointment of Boyce Brannock to the Board of Directors of the Company.
A environmental footprint required to produce and distribute our current crop of lithium ion and other types of batteries.
Even if you are good at brushing and flossing daily, it does not mean you will not face dental health challenges as an adult.
The General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Working Group on Certificate of Public Need (COPN) Reform endorsed nine principles.
Sterling dropped below 1.2100 in the forex market for the first time since October 2016 in the wake of the UK trade data.
Governor McAuliffe announced the permit for a new solar facility to be built in Sussex County.
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Treasury released a report with new data on sources of health insurance coverage for small business owners and self-employed workers.
The 2017 Public Policy Poll: Economic Development and Workforce Training from VCU found strong support for workforce training in Virginia.
InterChange Group Inc. will build a 108,000 square-foot facility and invest over $6 million in Mill Place Commerce Park located in Verona.
All Traffic Solutions has invested more than $100,000 to establish its corporate headquarters operation in Fairfax County.
Navy Federal Credit Union will invest $100 million to expand its Winchester operations center in Frederick County.
Nearly 235,000 solar panels, with help from the sun, are at work for Dominion Virginia Power customers.
Governor Terry McAuliffe presented his State of the Commonwealth Address to the elected members of the Virginia General Assembly.
Sen. Mark Warner joined colleagues in asking Wells Fargo’s chief executive to explain the bank’s recent surge in income from overdraft charges.
Virginia Commonwealth University generates nearly $6 billion in economic activity and supports 63,000 jobs in Virginia.
In his 2015 book, The Untold Story of Bitcoin, New York Times journalist Nathaniel Popper, described the cryptocurrency as “digital gold.”
In 2015, a strain of avian influenza resulted in economic losses of more than a billion dollars and led to the death of 50 million chickens and turkeys.
A new study issued by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy shows that the overall finances of Virginia hospitals are healthy.
Former Nestle CEO Peter Brabeck is famous for denying that access to drinking water is a human right.
Stable Craft Brewing in Augusta County will be hosting a unique twist to traditional craft beer dinners.
Correcting treatable causes of tinnitus – ear wax build-up, allergy, infection, syphilis – often will improve the condition.
If you are wondering whether you should hire an accountant for financial assistance, here are five signs that you should highly consider.
Psychologists are divided as to whether New Year’s Resolutions are helpful or not, but most of us keep making them.
The South Atlantic Hops Conference for hops growers, brewers and others with an interest in the hops industry will be held March 24 and 25.
Virginia barley and winter wheat harvests have been on a downward trend for several years, and 2016 was an especially disappointing one for growers.
The Staunton Downtown Development Association has been working with a group of local volunteers to create an Ambassador Program.
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The 2017 Census of Agriculture is coming, and farmers are urged to promptly reply to a preliminary letter arriving soon in the mail.