Tag: Central Virginia

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Overnight snow may leave Central Virginia roads slick

Central Virginia is expected to receive a light snow overnight, and VDOT advises motorists to be careful.


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AAA: Be prepared for snow, wintry driving conditions

Meteorologists have increased projected snowfall totals for Central Virginia, with some areas expected to see as much as a foot of snow.


First Commodity Supplemental Food Program boxes distributed in Virginia

FeedMore recently held the first Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution in the state of Virginia.


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Robert Hurt: First responders are a community’s greatest asset

Over the past week, I had the opportunity to meet with our local first responders throughout Central and Southside Virginia.


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Paving season is under way in Central Virginia

Warmer weather has ushered in pavement improvement season, which extends from spring to November.


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Lethality Assessment Protocol in place in 11 Virginia localities

Eleven law enforcement agencies in Virginia will implement or expand their use of Lethality Assessment Protocol.


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Equal access for deaf community improving in Central Virginia

Virginia Organizing leaders are working with several Central Virginia hospitals to improve services for the deaf community.


Devils Backbone Brewing Company introduces Cran-Gose

Devils Backbone Brewing Company introduces Cran-Gose, a tart cranberry ale (4% ABV) that launches the 2016 Daypack Series.


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Sen. Mark Warner to swing through Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia next week

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner will kick off five days of travel throughout the Commonwealth for a series of meetings and discussions.


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Central Virginia roads slick overnight with rain, snow

Motorists are likely to face slick road conditions in Central Virginia as tonight’s rain turns to snow early Tuesday morning.


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VDOT: Be alert for black ice tonight, Thursday

VDOT crews will be on duty to watch for refreezing of melted snow and slush, and treat roads with salt and sand as needed.


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VDOT to work overnight to clear Central Virginia roads

Virginia Department of Transportation crews will continue snow-removal operations overnight Tuesday and Wednesday morning.


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VDOT: Work continues on roads overnight in Central Virginia

Virginia Department of Transportation crews anticipate completing at least one pass through all secondary roads in the Culpeper District sometime Monday evening.


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Culpeper District: VDOT continues focus on secondaries, subdivision roads

The Virginia Department of Transportation remains fully engaged in snow removal operations in Central Virginia.


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Overnight freeze means icy roads in Central Virginia

Virginia Department of Transportation crews, assisted by contract equipment and operators, are continuing to plow secondary roads across Central Virginia.


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VDOT: Have patience as crews continue snow cleanup

Crews with VDOT have worked steadily overnight to remove up to 30 inches of snow from the interstates and primary highways of Central Virginia.


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Road conditions deteriorate in Central Virginia as heavy snow moves in

Heavy snow is falling across central Virginia and highways throughout the region are snow covered and slippery.


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Latest: National Weather Service forecasting up to 30 inches of snow

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.


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Winter Storm Watch: Historic snowstorm on the way?

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia with a possibly historic snowstorm headed our way on Friday.


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Nor’Easter to impact #13 Virginia home game with Syracuse on Saturday?

Central Virginia is in line to get up to a foot of snow Thursday night into Saturday, potentially impacting #13 UVA’s noon Saturday tip with Syracuse.


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Chief Medical Examiner seeks public help to identify skeletal remains

The Chief Medical Examiner unveiled the facial approximations of eight individuals found dead in Central Virginia, but who have not yet been identified.


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Food Bank joins #GivingTuesday movement celebrating generosity and philanthropy

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is calling on residents in Central and Western Virginia to consider joining #GivingTuesday, a movement to celebrate generosity and encourage philanthropy.


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VDOT expanding holiday traveler services in Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation is providing motorists with extra services in the Shenandoah Valley and Charlottesville areas for the Thanksgiving holiday period. Travel times will be shown on portions of Interstate 81 and I-64. Additionally, Safety Service Patrols will be expanded on Sunday, November 29.


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VDOT resources in place for winter season in Central Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation stands ready for the winter season ahead, when snow and ice may impact travel on 10,400 lane-miles of roadway in Central Virginia.


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Year’s largest food drive to begin on Saturday

Local Boy Scouts of America and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are teaming up for Scouting for Food, the Boy Scouts’ annual food drive. Residents are encouraged to leave a bag filled with non-perishable food donations at their doors or mailboxes in the morning on Sat., Oct. 24


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Blue Ridge Fruit Loop offers fresh fruit for families

A collection of 11 pick-your-own farms in Central Virginia, operating as the Blue Ridge Fruit Loop, are offering some of the state’s freshest fruits available between May and December.


National study shows food insecurity up in Central, Western Virginia

More families in Central and Western Virginia continue to struggle with hunger during the weak economic recovery, according to results from the recently released Map the Meal Gap 2015.


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Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia under Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for a region stretching from Augusta County to Page County in the Shenandoah Valley and over into Albemarle County and Nelson County in Central Virginia that is in effect from 2 p.m. Sunday into the overnight hours.


How VCC helped create a sense of community in Central Virginia

VCC continues to make progress throughout Virginia by providing innovative capital and collaborative leadership promoting vibrant local communities and enhanced quality of life for residents.


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It’s road paving season in Central Virginia

Paving season has arrived in Central Virginia, where the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Culpeper District has plans to resurface 322 miles along state-maintained routes in its nine counties.


Hearing Healthcare of Virginia now offers CaptionCall

Hearing Healthcare of Virginia, which has served the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia and their surrounding communities for more than 10 years, is now offering CaptionCall.


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Winter Weather Advisory early Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a wide area stretching from Augusta County into Central Virginia and north to the upper reaches of the Shenandoah Valley.


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Snow dud: Clear conditions with rain replacing snow

Motorists should expect variable road conditions throughout the Shenandoah Valley tonight. Temperatures are hovering on either side of the freezing mark. A mix of rain, sleet and snow should be expected throughout the night.


The Richmond Symphony Lollipops return to The Paramount Theater

Join the Richmond Symphony for Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland! on January 24 at 6 p.m. Young and old will love this lively re-telling of the classic children’s story of Pinocchio with the Richmond Symphony Lollipops.


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Freezing Rain Advisory in effect for Shenandoah Valley overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for a large swath of the Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia and into the D.C. Metro area tonight into Monday morning.


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Paramount Theater Alternative Gift Fair raises $13K for area nonprofits

Earlier this month, The Paramount Theater opened its doors to forty-two local nonprofits for the third annual Alternative Gift Fair and with the generous support of the local community raised over $13,550.


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Freezing Rain Advisory in Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro and into Rockingham, Albemarle and Nelson for Monday morning.


New Augusta Free Press print magazine to debut in January 2015

Augusta Free Press is set to debut a new print magazine in January. Titled Augusta Free Press: The Magazine, the publication from the award-winning AFP will feature local news, politics, business and lifestyle trends in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia. Editors Chris Graham and Crystal Graham talk up the project in this edition of Inside the Newsroom.


Marietta McCarty: One indie bookstore

Around the country I’ve traveled, thriving on talks at indie bookstores from Seattle to Portland to Boston to New York to Little Rock to Greensboro and throughout Virginia. One shop stands way out. No place won my heart like Stone Soup Books and Café in Waynesboro, VA. Housed in a 120-year-old formerly abandoned home, Stone Soup embodies the spirit of independently owned bookstores.


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Winter Weather Advisory: Sleet, freezing rain in the Valley, Central Virginia tonight, Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia in effect from 1 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday.