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Music for the Mountains: Anti-pipeline music festival set for July 18

Friends of Augusta, with Friends of Nelson, Free Nelson, Augusta County Alliance, Wild Virginia, Pipeline Education Group, and Chesapeake Bay Group Sierra Club are together sponsoring Music for the Mountains, an anti-pipeline music festival, on July 18th.


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Annual James River Rundown tests paddlers’ endurance in river race

Registration is now open for the James River Rundown, a series of paddle races on the James River that takes place June 27-28 in the heart of Central Virginia.


EMU students plan fundraising event to fund fight against Ebola with Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee

After spending the summer watching nervously from afar as Ebola swept through her native Liberia, sophomore Winifred Gray-Johnson wanted to take action when she returned to EMU.


Waynesboro Generals donate money to American Cancer Society to support play-by-play broadcaster

WKDW Country Club host Kris Neil has served as the play-by-play broadcaster for the two-time defending Valley League champion Waynesboro Generals the past two summers.


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Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry headlines Richmond Flying Squirrels Hot Stove Banquet

The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are pleased to announce that Hall of Fame pitcher and 314-game winner Gaylord Perry will headline the fifth annual Charity Hot Stove Banquet on Wednesday, January 21 at VCU’s Stuart C. Siegel Center.


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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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VDOT warns of possibly icy road conditions in the Shenandoah Valley overnight into Monday

Motorists traveling throughout the Shenandoah Valley tonight, January 11 and into the morning hours on Monday, January 12 should expect to see icy conditions develop.


Within Reach program to shed light on careers in health care

The next Within Reach program in Roanoke will shed light on the depth and breadth of health care career options and what it takes to get there.


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Biological farming conference set to open Jan. 30

Twenty-five sessions and 2,250 minutes of learning are all rolled into 37.5 hours of information at the 16th Annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference.


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Peace, Pies & Prophets!

When you think of a play and a pie auction, you’ve got Ted & Company’s Peace, Pies & Prophets! Please join us as Ted Swartz and Tim Ruebke tickle our funny bones and stimulate our brain cells.


Bridgewater College professors to give presentation on swords

Drs. Gavin Lawson and Clifford Harmon will present “Swords in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” at7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


virginia tech

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to host global conference on pavement management in May

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will host approximately 400 transportation experts from around the world at the ninth International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets to be held in Arlington, Virginia, this May 18 through 21.


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Virginia Historical Society Programs Calendar 2015

The 2015 calendar of events at the Virginia Historical Society.


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Virginia farmers to help shape national Farm Bureau policies

Virginia representatives will join more than 5,000 Farm Bureau members from across the nation in helping shape policies important to farmers and ranchers Jan. 11-14 at the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.


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Colder weather doesn’t chill interest in farmers markets

Until a few years ago, the Christmas holiday usually meant the end of the season for farmers markets across the state. They often wouldn’t reopen until mid-May.


paramount theater

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.


Annual concert celebrates Twelve Days of Christmas

The talented choirs of two local churches will once again fill the sanctuary at Staunton Church of the Brethren with the sounds of the season during the annual Twelfth Night Concert on Sunday, Jan. 4.


augusta health

Augusta Health conducts successful Code Pink drill

Augusta Health conducted a Code Pink Drill the evening of Monday, December 29. A Code Pink Drill is required on a regular basis to test the systems and procedures that would be activated in the event of an infant abduction.


Potomac Nationals

Potomac Nationals annual Hot Stove Banquet & Silent Sports Memorabilia Auction set

The Potomac Nationals have announced the club’s 20th annual Hot Stove Banquet and Silent Sports Memorabilia Auction, the official offseason kickoff event for the 2015 season, will be held on Sunday, January 25th, 2015.


Live entertainment lineup for Snowshoe Mountain

Snowshoe Mountain, recently ranked top ten lodging & après ski resort by SKI Magazine, today announces its schedule for the 2015 winter entertainment season.


CM Punk Rules: How UFC will make money with The Best in the World

CM Punk and Dana White aren’t doing business with any plans for their UFC experiment to fail, and there’s a way to make sure that it doesn’t fail.


virginia tech

Virginia Tech wins contract from Army Research Office to develop tool to link individuals, events

Chang-Tien Lu, an associate professor of computer science in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been awarded a $300,000 subcontract from the United States Army Research Office and United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center to develop an automated tool to make sense of data captured in news articles, tweets, images, and audio and video streams.


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McAuliffe announces restoration of civil, voting rights to over 5,100 Virginians

Today Governor McAuliffe announced that Virginia has restored the civil and voting rights of over 5,100 ex-offenders, more than any other governor has done in just one year.


Celebrate five years of fruitcake science at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia is celebrating a special anniversary this holiday season – the 5th year of Fruitcake Science.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) on Saturday.