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Longwood basketball expands broadcast reach

The Longwood basketball programs will receive unprecedented broadcast coverage this season, giving Lancer fans several options to follow the team for the rest of the 2014-15 seasons.


Liberty men’s basketball switching to WLNI, WFIR

Beginning with Liberty’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 3, 2015 (vs. Presbyterian), Liberty Flames Sports Network radio broadcasts will move from the Victory FM Radio Network to WLNI and WFIR radio stations.

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Lynchburg Hillcats announce new flagship station for 2015

The Lynchburg Hillcats will partner with ESPN Radio for Hillcats’ game broadcasts for the 2015 season. All 140 regular season games, plus any necessary playoff games will be heard on 93.3 FM and 1320 AM.

UVA women’s basketball hosts Longwood on Tuesday

The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) hosts Longwood (0-8) on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the first of three games this week for the Cavaliers.

UVA announces radio coverage for football, basketball on Friday night

With the announcement by the Atlantic Coast Conference of an 8 p.m. kickoff time for the UVA at Virginia Tech football game on Friday, Nov. 28, UVa’s football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams will be competing at the same time.

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Charlottesville trolley detours for Nov. 22

Charlottesville Area Transit’s Free Trolley will experience two separate detours on Saturday, November 22.

Charlottesville Area Transit

Charlottesville Area Transit Free Trolley detours

Charlottesville Area Transit’s Free Trolley will experience three separate detours this week. The first two detours will impact the Free Trolley as it makes its way around the Downtown Mall.


Explore More Discovery Museum events: October 2014

Events on the schedule in October 2014 at Explore More Discovery Museum in Harrisonburg, Va.

JMU football on the nTelos Wireless Broadcast Network

Fans of James Madison Athletics, wherever they may be, have numerous ways to keep up with Saturday’s football action with James Madison at Villanova, including those via the internet without the need of any apps.

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Charlottesville Free Trolley to detour for UVA football game

Due to UVA’s game against Louisville on Saturday, September 13, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the Free Trolley. Bus stops along Alderman Road, McCormick Road, and portions of Jefferson Park Avenue will not be served.

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B-Mets drop Richmond Flying Squirrels in Game 2, 5-1

The Binghamton Mets (2-0) took a commanding two-games-to-none lead over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (0-2) in the best-of-five ELCS with a, 5-1, win at The Diamond on Wednesday night.

JMU nTelos Wireless Broadcast Network kicks off coverage with Saturday’s football game at Maryland

JMU fans will have ways, both locally and worldwide, to follow the JMU football and men’s and women’s basketball teams this season on the JMU/nTelos Wireless Broadcast Network.


Detroit Lions announce new college bowl game with ACC tie-in

The Detroit Lions announced on Tuesday a multiyear agreement with Ford Motor Company’s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center designating Quick Lane as title sponsor for the annual bowl game held at Ford Field in Detroit.

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Free Charlottesville trolley to detour with UVA move-in

Due to UVA’s Move-In, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will detour the FREE Trolley on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23.

Traffic alerts with start of school in Waynesboro

Waynesboro Public Schools resume classes this Wednesday morning, August 20. Motorists traveling throughout Waynesboro should expect more congested roads in the morning and afternoon due to school buses and additional school related traffic.

Charlottesville Area Transit announces service changes

On August 16, 2014, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will implement a new service schedule. Changes to the schedule include minor route alignment tweaks, frequency adjustments, and an increase in service hours.

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450 AM in Lexington, Va., on “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” Today’s segment covers the Tony Stewart NASCAR news, the Cleveland Browns quarterback situation with Johnny Manziel, and a look at Major League Baseball as the pennant races begin to take shape.


2014 Farm Bill information session in Weyers Cave on Aug. 20

Farmers and farm landowners are cordially invited to attend the session to be held August 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the Weyers Cave Community Center, 682 Weyers Cave Road, Weyers Cave, VA.

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Carolina Mudcats ride short game to 5-1 win over Salem

The Carolina Mudcats used 14 singles to post five runs in a 5-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox Tuesday night. Mudcats Adam Plutko was outstanding from start to finish in the victory.


Local Events This Weekend

Augusta County Bass Jons is hosting a Fatboy BBQ Chicken Fundraiser on July 26. from 9am-12 at Kimco Parking in Fishersville.

Live Blog: College World Series Game 2 between UVA and Vanderbilt

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will lead a live blog during Game 2 of the 2014 College World Series between UVA (52-15) and Vanderbilt (50-20).

Kaine to lead bipartisan sea level rise conference in Norfolk

On Monday, June 30, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, U.S. Congressmen Scott Rigell, Bobby Scott, and Rob Wittman, as well as Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim and Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms, will host a regional conference on sea level rise at Old Dominion University in Norfolk.

Live Blog: UVA vs. Ole Miss in the College World Series, Part Deux

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will lead a live blog during today’s resumption of the suspended College World Series game between UVA (51-14) and Ole Miss (48-20).

Rain, rain, go away: UVA-Ole Miss game suspended to 3 p.m. Saturday

Friday night’s UVA-Ole Miss baseball game in the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha has been suspended because of inclement weather.

Live Blog: UVA vs. TCU in the College World Series

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be live blogging during Tuesday’s College World Series game between #3 national seed UVA (50-14) and #7 national seed TCU (48-16). First pitch is at 8 p.m. Eastern.

Live Blog: UVA vs. Maryland for a College World Series berth

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will be at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va., for Monday’s deciding Game 3 in the 2014 NCAA Super Regional series between #3 national seed UVA (48-14) and Maryland (40-22).


Surrealist poetry and the imagination

What we love most about our dreams is also what can make them strange: they’re of our making, yet out of our control. But how can dreams translate to poetry?

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#1 UVa. baseball concludes regular season at Wake Forest

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team finishes regular-season play Thursday through Saturday (May 15-17) with a three-game ACC series at Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Live Blog: #1 UVa. hosts Georgia Tech in ACC Baseball Saturday

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team hosts Georgia Tech on Saturday today at noon at Davenport Field in Chariottesville, Va. AFP editor Chris Graham will be in the press box at Davenport reporting with live score and stat updates, commentary and analysis and more.

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Live Blog: Game 1 between #1 UVa. baseball and ACC rival Georgia Tech

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team will host Georgia Tech Friday at 6 p.m. for Game 1 of a three-game ACC series at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va.

Search warrants lead to drugs, cash in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department executed two search warrants in late April that led to the seizure of drugs, cash and a vehicle.

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Salem walks off against Wilmington, 2-1

Tied 1-1 into the last of the ninth, the Salem Red Sox received doubles from Kevin Mager and Matty Johnson to surge past the Wilmington Blue Rocks for a 2-1 victory in the series opener.

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Derek Fisher two-run double lifts #1 UVa. over #4 Florida State in 10, 5-3

Derek Fisher (Jr., Rexmont, Pa.) hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team to a 5-3 win at No. 4 Florida State Friday in the opener of a key three-game series at Dick Howser Stadium.

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Baseball Showdown: #1 UVa. travels to #4 Florida State for ACC weekend series

The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team travels to fourth-ranked Florida State Friday through Sunday (April 25-27) for a three-game series at Dick Howser Stadium. The marquee matchup, featuring the preseason favorites in the ACC Atlantic and Coastal Divisions, opens at 6 p.m. Friday and continues with games at 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

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Live Blog: #1 UVa. hosts North Carolina in ACC baseball Saturday action

Augusta Free Press is in the press box at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va., for today’s ACC baseball matchup between #1 UVa. (32-6, 15-4 ACC) and North Carolina (22-16, 9-10 ACC).

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#1 UVa. hosts North Carolina in ACC baseball this weekend

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team plays host to North Carolina Friday through Sunday (April 18-20) in a three-game ACC series at Davenport Field. The series opener is at 6 p.m. Friday, with 1 p.m. games on Saturday and Sunday to follow.

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Myrtle Beach makes it three straight at Salem

Myrtle Beach surged ahead early and never trailed on Sunday at LewisGale Field en route to its sixth straight win, dispatching Salem 9-5 in the penultimate game of the Sox’s week-long homestand.

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#2 UVa. hosts Clemson this weekend in ACC baseball

The second-ranked UVa. baseball team begins a seven-game homestand this weekend as it takes on No. 14 Clemson at Davenport Field. The series begins at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by a 2:30 p.m. Saturday matchup and the series finale at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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Sen. Kaine’s office will host office hours in Crozet, Lovingston

On Thursday, March 13th, a regional representative for U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will hold “Kaine Connects” office hours in Crozet and Lovingston.

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Alzheimer’s Association presented to East Rockingham Senior Center

On February 26, Sondra Pelletier with the Alzheimer’s Association provided a presentation to East Rockingham Senior Center titled Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters.

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UVa. women’s basketball falls to Miami, 83-63

The UVa. women’s basketball team (13-15, 6-9 ACC) fell 83-63 to Miami (15-13, 7-8 ACC) in UVa’s final regular-season home game of the 2013-14 campaign.

Upcoming events at Stuart Hall School

It’s a busy next few weeks at Stuart Hall School in Staunton, Va.

UVa., Virginia Tech tangle in women’s basketball action on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (7-7, 0-1 ACC) takes on Virginia Tech (10-4, 0-1 ACC) on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va. The game will be broadcast live on WINA-1070 AM with Channing Poole, Larry Johnson and Myron Ripley calling the action.