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McAuliffe announces submission period open for Governor’s Technology Awards entries

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson and Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth Sam Nixon officially invite entries to the 2014 Governor’s Technology Awards.


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Petersburg Progress-Index sold to New York City-based firm

New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE:NEWM) announced Tuesdaythat it has completed two acquisitions with a total purchase price of $15.3 million that includes the purchase of the Petersburg Progress-Index.


Monster Summer Celebration at the Science Museum of Virginia

Join the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond at Summer Science Family Fun to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Monsters on Saturday, June 21.


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TMI puts Richmond into international dialogue

Richmond based TMI CEO Tiffany Jana and President Matthew Freeman have returned from Bilbao,
Spain, where they’ve been facilitating at the Bilbao Urban Innovation and Leadership Dialogues (BUILD).


First National Corporation subsidiary announces new mortgage division

First National Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB: FXNC), the parent company of First Bank (the “Bank”), announced the launch of a new mortgage division named, First Mortgage.


Augusta County native graduates Virginia State Police Academy

On Monday (June 9, 2014), 44 new Virginia State Police troopers will begin their career on patrol in counties and along interstates across the Commonwealth.


S&P raises City of Staunton bond rating

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) recently raised the City of Staunton’s bond rating on the city’s general obligation debt from “A+” to “AA-.” At the same time, S&P affirmed its stable outlook of the city’s rating.


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Keven Walker named CEO of Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has announced the appointment of Keven M. Walker as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.


Investment firm attempting hostile takeover of WWE?

Lemelson Capital, LLC, a private investment management firm, announced on Friday that it has taken a stake in shares of WWE and is calling on the WWE Board of Directors to replace the executive management team of the company.


Fort Defiance native serves aboard USS Hawaii

A 2009 Fort Defiance High School graduate is serving aboard a U.S. Navy attack submarine, the USS Hawaii (SSN 776). Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Howell is an electronics technician aboard the Hawaii-based boat.


Personnel transition at Virginia ABC

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Rick Holcomb, the Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, will become acting Chief Operating Officer at the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).


WWE reports $8 million net loss in first quarter of 2014

WWE today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014, with the highlight of the news being that the company is reporting a net loss of $8 million in the quarter that saw the ballyhooed launch of the WWE Network.


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Augusta Health nurses earn certifications

On March 19, National Certified Nurses Day, 33 Augusta Health nurses were recognized for their professionalism, leadership and commitment to excellent patient care for the national certifications they earned.


New Staff Joins the Bath Community Senior Center

After nearly four months of posting employment ads for a Director at the Bath Community Senior Center (BCSC) with little to no response, Chief Administrative Officer Jenn Chestnut struck gold when Alicia Wrights submitted her interest in the position. After an interview was conducted with Jenn, Interim Director Nancy Johnson, BCSC Local Council Chairwoman Mary Susan Blankenship, and BCSC Local Council member and VPAS Board director PY Henry on March 10, it was obvious Alicia was the perfect match for the position.


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Blog: No more backsliding on women’s issues

We have had several thought-provoking conversations recently about a new and surprising description of women’s status in America. According to the latest Shriver Report, A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, a study by journalist Maria Shriver and the Washington think tank Center for American Progress, American women are at risk of “backsliding” from their achievements in rights and opportunities over the past half-century.


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Gov. Terry McAuliffe to Conference on Agricultural Trade March 6-7 in Richmond

Governor Terry McAuliffe will co-host the sixth annual 7, 2014 at the Richmond Marriot Hotel. day conference, entitled “Connecting the World to Virginia’s Farms and Forests,” is co-hosted by Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), Virginia Farm Bureau Federation and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA).


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Waynesboro Police Department gives out annual awards

The Waynesboro Police Department presented annual awards to several department members at its quarterly awards ceremony on January 29. Chief Mike Wilhelm presided over the awards.


AccuWeather.com: Cold, but not snowy, Super Bowl Sunday

As the first Super Bowl in history to be played in an open air stadium in a cold weather city, AccuWeather said players and fans will be relatively lucky in terms of weather this Sunday.


Waynesboro Police seeks suspect in Wal-Mart theft

The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a suspect who stole an Xbox One and a game valued at approximately $560 from Walmart, 116 Lucy Lane, at 11:35 p.m. Tuesday.


McAuliffe announces two appointments to ABC Board

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced on Wednesday the appointments of Boyd Marcus and Jeffrey Painter to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the reappointment of 17 agency heads across his administration.


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McAuliffe signs executive order establishing gift limit for administration officials, Executive Branch Ethics Commission

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order Number 2 on Saturday, establishing a $100 gift limit on himself, his family, members of the executive branch and their families.


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Augusta Health, UVa Health System collaborate on thoracic surgery program

Augusta Health and University of Virginia Health System have announced a new service, Augusta Health Thoracic Surgery. Thoracic surgeons perform surgery in the chest—such as on the lungs, the esophagus and the chest wall—but do not perform open heart surgery.


Renovation begins for new immersive digital dome experience at the Science Museum of Virginia

Renovation began this week at the Science Museum of Virginia to install a new digital dome projection system. The project brings a new NanoSeam™ screen and five digital projectors, which combined, will deliver astronomy and giant screen movies like never before.


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McDonnell announces task force on mental health services

Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced the membership for the newly-created Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response. The membership includes leaders in the mental health field, law enforcement communities, the judicial system, private hospitals, and individuals receiving mental health services and their families.


McAuliffe announces finance co-chairs and senior staff for Inaugural Committee

Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced his finance co-chairs and senior staff for the Terry McAuliffe Inaugural Committee. “This great team will help me build an inauguration that brings Virginians together from all corners of the Commonwealth and sets the tone for an administration focused on finding common ground around solutions that work for Virginia families,” McAuliffe said.


Bridgewater professor wins history award

Kara Dixon Vuic, an assistant professor of history at Bridgewater College, has won the American Association for the History of Nursing Lavinia Dock Book Award for her 2010 work, Officer, Nurse, Woman: The Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War. The award will be presented at the AAHN’s conference in London in September. Published by […]


Bridgewater profs get published

Submitted Item News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net   Two assistant professors of history at Bridgewater College have published books on topics that couldn’t be more widely divergent – the Yugo, famous as the worst car of all time, and the history of nursing in the Vietnam War. The husband and wife team of Jason C. Vuic and […]