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Obituary: Paul Lee Abbe

Paul Lee Abbe, 74, went to his Heavenly Home Saturday (Dec. 18, 2021).

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In memoriam: Paul Abbe

My favorite story about my father-in-law, Paul Abbe, who passed away, surrounded by family, on Saturday in Lynchburg, is from my birthday, in 2009.

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The latest on the Virginia Football coaching search

Crystal Graham gets Chris Graham to answer the hard questions to get at the latest in the Virginia coaching search.

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#Team AFP breaks down the 2021 Virginia election results

Republican Glenn Youngkin led the red wave in Tuesday’s Virginia elections. #TeamAFP breaks down what it means for the Commonwealth moving forward.

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As progressives, Jennifer Kitchen wouldn’t get our vote

As Waynesboro residents, we’re not in the 25th District. As a news source in the Valley, however, we feel inclined to tell you why Jennifer Kitchen wouldn’t get our vote.

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With Election Day looming: Are Democrats in trouble in Virginia?

#TeamAFP’s Crystal Graham and Chris Graham dive into the 2021 Virginia elections, looking at early voting and 20th House District race in-depth. The podcast then reviews the latest local COVID-19 numbers and the on-again, off-again Waynesboro animal ordinance.


The latest on local COVID-19 numbers

#TeamAFP’s Crystal Graham and Chris Graham report on and discuss the latest on the local COVID-19 situation.

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The dire COVID situation at Augusta Health

#TeamAFP examines the surging COVID numbers at Augusta Health, the latest polling in the Virginia governor’s race, UVA football season-ticket sales and negotiations between the ACC Network and Comcast.


Waynesboro drops controversial pet limits

#TeamAFP breaks down the latest on the controversial pet limits being considered in Waynesboro, and also talks local COVID numbers, a missing-child case and the Augusta County Courthouse.

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9/11: 20 years later

We’re coming up on 20 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. #TeamAFP’s Crystal Graham and Chris Graham share memories of the day and its aftermath.

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What’s behind the odd Augusta County COVID spike?

Augusta County is seeing a COVID spike, and its neighbors aren’t. #TeamAFP’s Crystal Graham and Chris Graham examine why.

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Waynesboro is still coming after your pets

Waynesboro City Council is moving forward with a controversial ordinance that would limit the number of pets that city residents can own. #Team AFP’s Crystal Graham and Chris Graham discuss.

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Details on how to participate in Waynesboro City Council meeting

The Waynesboro City Council meeting is open to the public and being held tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

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Why is Waynesboro coming for your pets?

Waynesboro has proposed an ordinance that would put strict limits on the number of pets that city residents can own. #TeamAFP’s Chris Graham and Crystal Graham explore the proposal.

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A house is just property; our dogs are our world

Waynesboro City Council is reviewing a proposed ordinance Monday night that makes recommendations for pet owners in the River City.

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Colleges, universities show efficacy of vaccine mandates

Virginia colleges and universities are doing a solid job getting students vaccinated against COVID-19. Can this show us how effective employer mandates might be down the line? #TeamAFP discusses.

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Getting around COVID vaccine hesitancy

Is there a way through COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy? Chris Graham and Crystal Graham discuss poll numbers that suggest a tough road to getting more shots in arms, and more Virginia and U.S. news.

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New ghost kitchen serves breakfast to the ‘Boro

Natcho Mamas Biscuit, one of several ghost kitchens operating out of Orchard Creek, the former Waynesboro Country Club, quietly launched on DoorDash April 13 – offering breakfast Tuesday-Saturday from 8-11 a.m. in the Waynesboro area.

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At Orchard Creek, clean ingredient culture starts with basics like butter

Harvest Restaurant Group, which operates Orchard Creek and several ghost kitchens with food available exclusively on DoorDash, has turned to MainStreet Farmstead in Stuarts Draft to provide their cornerstone ingredients: clean, nutrient-dense foods.

Restaurant group serving up ‘out of this world’ food from Waynesboro ghost kitchen

Harvest Restaurant Group saw the increased demand for DoorDash as an opportunity to experiment with some niche restaurant ideas.

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AFP editorial board interview with Jennifer Carroll Foy

AFP editors Chris Graham and Crystal Abbe Graham spoke via Zoom last week with Democratic Party gubernatorial nomination candidate Jennifer Carroll Foy.

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Breaking the Stigma: The Hayden Hurst story

What Atlanta Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst did with his second chance may just save the life of someone close to you.

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Street Knowledge: Chris Graham talks UVA hoops, WFT, Liberty football

AFP Digital Editor Crystal Graham joins the show to quiz Chris Graham on the stories of the day in sports.

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Street Knowledge: COVID, suspicious death, Christmas Star, UVA-Virginia Tech sports

AFP Digital Editor Crystal Abbe Graham quizzes Editor Chris Graham on the news of the week.

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Street Knowledge: 2020-2021 UVA Basketball season preview

AFP digital editor Crystal Abbe Graham gets editor Chris Graham to go in-depth on the upcoming UVA Basketball season.