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Belle Grove Plantation to host Antiques Appraisal & Traditional Crafts Fair Saturday

Saturday, November 1, 2014 is Belle Grove Plantation’s annual Antiques Appraisal and Traditional Crafts Fair. Activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Gas prices continue to tumble

Gas prices continue to tumble in Virginia and across the country. Motorists in the Commonwealth are paying $2.81 per gallon on average today, as compared to this year’s peak in April at $3.52 per gallon.


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Gas prices lowest in U.S. in four years

With oil prices sharply lower over the last several weeks, the national average gas price has followed suit and has now dropped on 29 (through Friday) consecutive days.


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Speed limit to increase on Interstate 81 in Winchester area

The Virginia Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on Interstate 81 in the Winchester area between mile marker 312.9 and mile marker 316.16.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 20-24

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies.


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Waynesboro among Top 20 cities on the rise in Virginia

From military bases in the north to agriculture in the south and computer chip manufacturing in between, Virginia is a state with a lively, diverse economy. The birthplace of the first American colony is home to a thriving economy that is No. 9 among states in its contribution to the nation’s GDP.


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Slow roll closure on Interstate 81 in Rockingham County on Oct. 19

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures on Sunday morning, October 19 along Interstate 81 in Rockingham County.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 13-17

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


JMU women’s soccer blanks College of Charleston, 3-0

Sophomore defender Jennie Sroba (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate) scored her first two goals of the season on Friday night to help propel the James Madison women’s soccer team to a 3-0 shutout victory over College of Charleston at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association play.


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Marshall blasts ODU in Norfolk, 56-14

Despite Old Dominion having procession of the ball just 2:28 minutes less than Marshall, the Monarchs suffered a 56-14 setback in Conference USA action against The Herd on Saturday afternoon at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page,


Virginia Tech men’s soccer dominates VMI, 5-0

Despite the quick trip down Interstate 81, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team fell at high-octane Virginia Tech Tuesday evening.


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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.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah County Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound can expect overnight lane closures in Shenandoah County this week. All of these closures are between mile markers 265 and 275, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.


VMI men’s soccer drops SoCon opener to Mercer, 1-0

Make its return to the Southern Conference, the VMI men’s soccer program hosted Mercer University to Patchin Field. The Bears scored in the 21st minute, a goal which held in the programs’ SoCon openers.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County Sept. 30-Oct. 3

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures for drainage work on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.


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VDOT to hold public hearing on I-81 bridge replacement in Mauzy

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing concerning improvements to Route 11 (Lee Highway) in Rockingham County.


Game Notes: Philadelphia defeats Washington in NFC East clash

Game notes from Philadelphia’s 37-34 win over Washington on Sunday.


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I-81 Shenandoah County lane closures: Sept. 22-27

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County can expect overnight lane closures over the next week.


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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Sept. 22-26

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks.


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I-81/I-64 slow-roll closures in Rockbridge on Sunday

On Sunday morning, September 21, motorists should be alert for slow-roll lane closures on portions of Interstate 81 and Interstate 64 in the Lexington and Timber Ridge area of Rockbridge County.


Staunton Senior Center enjoyed jaunt to Peaks of Otter

On Thursday, August 28, Staunton Senior Center took its summer trip to Peaks of Otter near Bedford.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 15-19

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks.


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Interstate 81 ramp, lane closures for week of Sept. 12-19

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County can expect overnight lane and ramp closures over the next week. All of these closures are due to milling and paving between mile markers 265 and 274, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.


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Virginia updates crop forecasts for 2014 season

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today that, based on September 1 conditions, Virginia’s corn crop is forecast at 52.9 million bushels, down five percent from last year.