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‘I’m not going anywhere’: Staunton Sheriff seeks re-election

- If Staunton Sheriff Matt Robertson had not had his car broken into while he was pre-med at Bridgewater College in 1989, he may never have gone into law enforcement.

Staunton police officer wants to bring ethics back to Sheriff’s position

- The men and women in blue uniforms have gotten negative attention in the press in the last couple of years, and the city of Staunton’s police officers feel the sting just as do police officers across the United States.

Virginia REALTORS® releases 2022 Economic & Housing Market Forecast

- Virginia’s largest trade association has released its 2022 Economic & Housing Market Forecast, which looks at what is ahead for the Commonwealth.  

Whoa! New unemployment claims quadruple in Virginia in past week

- For the filing week ending Sept. 18, the figure for seasonally unadjusted initial unemployment claims in Virginia was 15,962, an increase of 12,140 from the previous week.
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Autumn colors could be early this year, according to Virginia Tech’s John Seiler

- The fall foliage colors in Virginia may peak by the third week of October this year – about a week ahead of normal, according to Virginia Tech tree physiology expert John Seiler.

Augusta County: Portion of Route 262 to close Oct. 1-2 for sinkhole repairs

- VDOT will repair a sinkhole located on the west side of Route 262 in Augusta County beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1.

Potential Hepatitis A exposure at Roanoke restaurants

- An employee who worked at three Famous Anthony’s restaurant locations in Roanoke has been diagnosed with hepatitis A.

New home for the arts at UVA: $50M gift sets stage for performing arts center

- UVA President Jim Ryan announced Friday at a Board of Visitors meeting a $50 million lead gift from Tessa Ader for the building of a performing arts center at the University.
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Virginia ready for COVID-19 boosters

- Virginia welcomes the decision from the CDC to support booster shots for some who have received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

Columbia Gas launches mobile app to enhance customer experience

- Columbia Gas of Virginia has launched a new mobile app, which is now available in both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Virginia Cooperative Extension agents to be messengers for COVID-19 vax info

- COVID-19 vaccines have been widely available since spring, yet across rural southwest and southern central Virginia, not a single county had more than 40 percent of its population fully vaccinated in mid-August, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Northam announces grant program supporting local food, farming

- Gov. Ralph Northam has announced a new grant program designed to support equitable and sustainable local food systems.
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Wake Forest outschemes, outphysicals Virginia, 37-17

- Wake Forest eventually punted. It was 37-17, what turned out to be your final, in the fourth quarter, but they eventually punted.

VCU Basketball: Black and Gold Game set for Oct. 16

- VCU Basketball will welcome Ram Nation back to the Stuart C. Siegel Center on Saturday, Oct. 16 for the Black and Gold Game.

Virginia Tech vs. Richmond: Game time, streaming info, prediction

- The Virginia Tech football team looks to bounce back from last week’s loss to West Virginia when the Hokies welcome Richmond to Lane Stadium on Saturday.

St. Anne’s-Belfield football coach John Blake announces retirement

- After 25 years as St. Anne’s-Belfield’s head varsity football coach, John Blake will retire at the end of this current season.
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Bronco: ‘We played better defense than we did last week’

- Wake Forest scored on its first seven possessions, didn’t punt until the fourth quarter. And Bronco Mendenhall sees that as improvement.

Good Health: Get in shape, and stay in shape!

- This week's "Good Health" podcast welcomes Lisa Sandvig from ACAC, Adam Shimer from UVA Orthopedics and Mark Lorenzoni from Ragged Mountain Running & Walking Shop.

Recap of the fireworks at Bristol

- Rod Mullins joins "Street Knowledge" to recap an exciting Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

ACC Football Championship Game set, for some reason, for primetime

- For reasons unknown, the 2021 Subway ACC Championship Game will kick off at 8 p.m. on ABC on Saturday, Dec. 4., at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.
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5 tips for getting healthy during the pandemic

- There’s no better time to restore your health than now, so join us as we share these helpful insights into getting your life back on track.

5 reasons you should use Amazon Web Services for your business

- If you're looking for the best solution for your business's IT needs, this article will tell you why AWS should be at the top of your list.

5 family friendly vacations you should try

- There is a trip out there for every family, the challenging part is deciding on just one place to go.

4 times when translations went wrong

- An international ad campaign can go very wrong when you don’t involve professional translation professionals. Without their help, even the world’s biggest companies (with the marketing budgets to match) can wind up making some pretty heinous mistakes.