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‘Elections matter’: Why Brady PAC is backing Mark Herring in the AG primary

Virginia Democrats won majorities in the House of Delegates and State Senate in 2019 on a platform heavy on gun violence prevention measures. What we’ve seen in the two legislative sessions since buttresses the case that elections matter.

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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.

Armaan Franklin

Armaan Franklin looks forward to grow as basketball player, person under Bennett

Tony Bennett’s pitch to Armaan Franklin might come across as a bit unusual – the part, anyway, where he went over film with Franklin showing him the mistakes he makes on offense and on defense.

Jayden Gardner

Jayden Gardner reveals the key reason he ended up at Virginia

Coaches were promising East Carolina transfer Jayden Gardner the world. The rugged 6’8”, 235-pound junior landed at Virginia because Tony Bennett didn’t promise him anything, other than a chance to prove himself in the ACC.

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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.

Waynesboro Public Schools

Waynesboro High School graduation plan focused on including more family and peers

The Waynesboro School Board received an update on the 2021-2022 budget, as well as an overview of possible plans for Waynesboro High School’s graduation this year, at the board’s regular meeting Tuesday night.

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Waynesboro prepares to begin next phase of South River Greenway expansion this summer

The River City’s dream of a 6.5-mile round-trip trail for bicycling and walking is about to begin the next phase in early summer.


Weekend city event lures community to Downtown Staunton for a second year

As warm weather returns and spring flowers pop up, the Queen City’s Dine Out Downtown for 2021 began April 2. But this year, the Friday-Sunday event will also encourage local shopping.

The Cinderella Project

The Cinderella Project searches for new home

The story is like a fairy tale. A nonprofit found a caring home. Until it was told to leave in December. Now The Cinderella Project of the Shenandoah Valley is looking for the glass slipper that fits.

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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‘Vaccine hunter:’ Staunton woman assists others in obtaining COVID-19 vaccine appointments

Linda Hirw is a hunter. Not for clothing sales or supermarket deals. And not for ghosts. Hirw is a COVID-19 vaccine hunter.

Waynesboro Public Schools

Good news: 2021-2022 Waynesboro Schools budget includes employee raises

After several budget year attempts to give employees raises, the school system hopes to make them a reality in 2021-2022.

New Dominion Bookshop

Shop local: New Dominion Bookshop event highlights the value of independent bookstores

Shakespeare, Poe, Dickinson, the Bronte sisters and many other famous authors will be at New Dominion Bookshop on Saturday, April 24, for Independent Bookstore Day.

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Johnson Street Garage construction will not affect public parking in Downtown Staunton

On Aug. 8, the Queen City experienced flooding that affected most of the local businesses in the heart of Downtown Staunton. The Johnson Street Garage also experienced damage because of the flood.