Augusta Free Press produced a web video for Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro featuring the school's Annual Blessing of the Colors at a special event on campus in Waynesboro, Va., on Sept. 17, 2014
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Protecting the American people from threats against the nation is the highest priority of the federal government.
Footage from Libertarian congressional candidate Will Hammer’s speech at the 2014 Buena Vista Labor Day event.
Across the Sixth District and the nation, new college students are moving onto campuses for the first time, setting up dorm rooms, preparing for classes, and are just beginning to embark on their higher education.
March 2, 1995, was a pivotal day in the history of our country. On that day, the U.S. Senate failed by one vote to pass a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution.
Every two years, Bob Goodlatte is reminded of a campaign promise he made way back in 1992, when he was making his first bid for the Sixth District congressional seat.
Andy Schmookler: We see now more clearly all that the Supreme Court stole from the American people in Bush v. Gore
The decision in Bush v. Gore was so disgraceful on the face of it that the Court itself warned against using its “reasoning” in other cases. The five conservative justices elected Bush president.
Few people study their telephone and Internet bills closely, but it might be worth taking a second glance next month. Take a close look at your next phone bill, and at the bottom you will see a laundry list of access taxes.
Will Hammer was confirmed on the Sixth District congressional ballot by the Virginia State Board of Elections last week.
Recent reports of what can only be characterized as gross mismanagement within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are extremely alarming. We have heard claims of veterans waiting several months for treatment. Just a few days ago, information surfaced about the deaths of approximately 40 veterans who were waiting for treatment from a Phoenix VA facility.
It speaks volumes when one of the most vocal supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, says it will “destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class” if not fixed. But that is what James Hoffa, president of the Teamsters union, made clear last year in a letter to Democratic leadership in Congress.
In Virginia, there are more than 46,000 farms owned and operated by individuals and families. The economic impact of the agriculture industry is $52 billion dollars annually and provides nearly 311,000 jobs in the Commonwealth alone.
From the birth of our nation, women have played an integral role in history. We can all think of a woman who has influenced the course of the United States. Think of Dolley Madison, who saved the painting of George Washington from fire, or Clara Barton, founder of what is now the American Red Cross.
The soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, saw some of the most intense fighting of World War II. Among them on D-Day was Sergeant Robert L. Sales of Madison Heights, a member of the Virginia National Guard Company B, 116th Infantry.
Democrat Bruce Elder announced today he is ending his campaign for U.S. Congress in the Sixth District due to being diagnosed with cancer.
A recount in the Sixth Senate District certified a victory for Democrat Lynwood Lewis, returning control of the State Senate to Democrats.