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Former Longwood soccer player impacting Farmville youth with Beyond The Numbers Club

Under normal circumstances, the question would not have alarmed Longwood women’s soccer player Amelia McConnell. But the circumstances that one night during her freshman year were anything but normal.


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Virginia Tech running back Marshawn Williams out with torn ACL

Virginia Tech freshman running back Marshawn Williams suffered a tear of his left ACL in Saturday’s game against Duke and will miss the remainder of the season.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters after the Redskins’ 27-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.


Born to run

I’d tell anybody who asked to do what I did. Run a couple of laps around the track. It will be hard at first, but you’ll find soon that we’re born to run, that it’s good for you, and that your time out running is the best thing there is for meditation ever invented.


Augusta County Library expands services

Returning books to the Augusta County Library just got easier. Thanks to a partnership with Blue Ridge Community College, county library users can now return items to the Houff Library or its book return on the Weyers Cave campus.


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Area libraries to host Teen Comic Con

Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro Libraries are partnering to host a Comic Con for teens July 10 through 12. The free event will change location each day and will feature art and costume contests, anime screenings, exhibits and and food.


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How to reduce risk of ACL tears in young athletes

Increasing numbers of young athletes, especially girls, are tearing their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, which provides stability to the knee. The increase is particularly dramatic in girls, in sports including high school soccer, basketball, volleyball and gymnastics.


Special events, fine removal highlight National Library Week

This week, Augusta County Library joins libraries across the country in celebrating National Library Week. Special events include a book signing with author Billy Coffey, a Wizard of Oz performance for children, a book sale and a fine removal event.


Augusta County Library to host series on researching family history

The Augusta County Library will host a three-part series on Genealogy Basics on Saturdays, March 1, 8 and 15 at 10 a.m. Each week will focus on a different aspect of researching family history with presenters from the Augusta County Genealogical Society.


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Washington Redskins fall in finale, expected to fire Mike Shanahan

Three losing seasons in four years, and an eight-game losing streak to finish out 2013, and that appears to be it for Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan. Multiple reports have Shanahan getting fired as early as Sunday night. Shanahan, who won two Super Bowls in the 1990s with the Denver Broncos, would finish his tenure in D.C. with a 24-40 record.