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randy forbes

Randy Forbes: The heroes behind our heroes

Andrea Sawyer of Colonial Heights, VA, takes her husband to all of his medical appointments as often as three or four times a week.


UVA football adds Dave Borbely, Chris Beatty to coaching staff

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.


police

Waynesboro Police Department adds two K9s

The Waynesboro Police Department announced Wednesday the acquisition of two K-9s to the Department’s force. This is the first time in the Department’s history that it has had two active K-9 teams.


terry mcauliffe

Governor McAuliffe announces veterans and military families legislation

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a series of legislative proposals aimed at enhancing employment and educational opportunities for Virginia veterans as part of his ongoing effort to build a new Virginia economy.


Jim Webb taps veteran liberal journalist to head up campaign communications

The Jim Webb exploratory presidential team added a new member on Friday with the tapping of veteran journalist Craig Crawford to head up communications for the campaign.


No-budget filmmaking seminar set for Jan. 8

Join the Shenandoah Valley District of the Virginia Production Alliance and special guest John Johnson of Darkstone Entertainment for an illuminating evening about no-budget filmmaking.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday in NFL action.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) in NFL action on Saturday.


terry mcauliffe

McAuliffe announces 1,451 veteran hires through Virginia Values Veterans

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that companies participating in the Commonwealth’s Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program have hired 1,451 Veterans between July 1, 2014 and September 30, 2014.


Richmond Raiders add three to defensive secondary

The Richmond Raiders announced that they have signed two defensive backs from last season’s team which led the league in fewest passing yards and touchdowns allowed.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks to the media on Thursday. The Redskins (3-6) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday.


Washington Redskins announce roster moves

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have made the following roster moves.


Richmond Raiders add to lines

The Richmond Raiders are making huge strides in putting together a winner for 2015, having added three veteran linemen for the upcoming season.


bob goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte: Remembering those who have served

As we celebrate Veterans Day, I encourage you to remember those who have served. If you know a veteran, take a moment to hear their story and share your gratitude for their service.


Not just one day: Veterans deserve a lasting commitment

Veterans Day is for those who return from war. Memorial Day is for those who have not survived. Two days to remind us in a multitude of ways how to remember, and also act. Our veterans need us now.


healthcare

Virginia Department of Health offers free online training for veterans

Post-deployment life can be challenging for veterans and their families, and both need support during this transition. Challenges can include PTSD and suicidal thoughts.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-6) have a bye this week.


laughter is sacred space

Playwright and actor Ted Swartz brings music, comedy and storytelling to conversation about sexuality, faith and family

Three is a magic number, says veteran actor and playwright Ted Swartz. “That’s true in baseball, theater and comedy,” he says. “I generally listen when things come in threes.”


business

McAuliffe announces 150 new jobs in City of Virginia Beach

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that DOMA Technologies, LLC, a Virginia Beach-based company that specializes in cloud-based data and document management, plans to create 150 new jobs and lease an additional 15,000 square feet of office space.


virginia film festival

Applications due Friday for Virginia Film Festival Adrenaline Film Project

The Virginia Film Festival will once again put community front and center in 2014 with the return of its highly popular Family Day and the 11th annual Adrenaline Film Project.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington NFL coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. Washington (1-5) hosts the Tennessee Titans (2-4) on Sunday at 1 p.m. at FedEx Field.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. Washington (1-4) travels to Arizona (3-1) for a game on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.


Sign up now for 2015 Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Virginia farmers and forest land owners can now apply for assistance to protect the health and productivity of their land under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).


business

ValleyNet hires David Keller as general manager

Valley Network partnership (ValleyNet) today announced the appointment of David Keller as general manager to succeed Charles Richardson.


staunton augusta art center

Staunton Augusta Art Center offers new color class

The Staunton Augusta Art Center welcomes Staunton newcomer, veteran art professor, and studio artist Diane Banks.