Tag: Augusta Free Press

ralph northam

Northam to join White House briefing on infrastructure

On Monday, Governor Ralph Northam will join President Donald Trump, members of the administration, and state and local officials from across the country for a White House briefing on infrastructure.


virginia

Rabies diagnosis at VDACS laboratory may have saved farmers lives

It was typical day at the Lynchburg Regional Animal Health Laboratory of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Veterinarian John Moody necropsied two calves from the same farm.


mark warner

Warner meets with Trump’s nominee for Appalachian Regional Commission co-chair

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) met with Tim Thomas, President Trump’s nominee to be the Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission.


homeland

Fox 21’s Homeland slated to have record impact on Virginia economy

The Showtime drama Homeland, produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, is on track to produce an estimated $45 million in direct spending in the Commonwealth, representing the largest single production expenditure in Virginia’s history.


small business

Tips for inspiring successful business in life

Find out the best and most trusted tips for a successful business with due diligence and expertise in line with the most desirable business legends.


baseball

UVA’s McCarthy, Liberty’s Artis named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List

USA Baseball announced that Virginia outfielder Jake McCarthy (Scranton, Pa.) is on its preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list. The award is annually bestowed on the nation’s top amateur baseball player.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 laid to rest

Augusta County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Joe was laid to rest Friday. Joe had served the sheriff’s office for 11 years. Joe and his K9 handler, Deputy Kenny Randozzo, started their career together in 2008, with the Department of Corrections.


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ESPN College GameDay crew talks Virginia-Virginia Tech

The ESPN College GameDay crew – Rece Davis, Seth Greenberg, Jay Bilas and Jay Williams – are in Charlottesville for Saturday’s game between #2 Virginia and Virginia Tech.


espn college gameday

ESPN College GameDay comes to UVA

Chris Graham serves as a master of ceremonies on today’s podcast, which features interviews with ESPN College GameDay hosts Jay Bilas, Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg talking about Saturday’s ACC matchup between #2 Virginia and Virginia Tech.


healthcare

What are the causes and symptoms of low progesterone?

When we are talking about sex and periods the majority of us are knowledgeable about what come about without understanding how it happens. However, more and more ladies are seeking for answers about painful or irregular periods, why they can’t bear a child, and trouble conceiving.


law

Recreational marijuana laws call for increased security

With the legality of selling and growing marijuana for medical purposes increasing its coverage among US states, people are now more aggressive toward its acquisition. Marijuana growers, manufacturing plants, and dispensaries are now calling for increased protection and even full-time security guard services.


mark warner

Congress passes Warner measures to improve care for Medicare patients

Today, a package of bipartisan healthcare provisions introduced by U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, were included in a funding bill passed by Congress and signed by the President.


route 11

VDOT conducts preliminary Route 11 alignment study at Natural Bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation is conducting an alignment study for Route 11 (Lee Highway) in the Natural Bridge area of Rockbridge County.


opioid crisis

Data shows Virginia opioid prescription volume trending downward

New analysis shows that opioid prescribing volumes in Virginia declined considerably during a two-year period spanning 2015-2016. This is an encouraging development at a time when law enforcement officials, elected leaders and many other stakeholders are working to combat the opioid crisis.


virginia general assembly

House GOP kills its own bill allowing guns in churches

Following the release of a poll showing broad public support for reasonable gun reform measures, House Republicans today killed a bill that would have repealed a statutory prohibition on guns and other dangerous weapons in places of worship. 


mark warner

Sen. Warner on bipartisan budget agreement

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement passed by Congress and signed by the President.


virginia virginia tech

Game Notes: #2 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech in ACC Saturday Hoops

No. 2 Virginia (23-1, 12-0 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (17-7, 6-5 ACC) in ACC men’s basketball action on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena (14,623) is set for 6:15 p.m.


morgan griffith

Griffith statement on vote against spending bill that ending brief shutdown

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting no on the budget deal announced on Wednesday by Senate leaders.


seo

The Ultimate Guide to Local SEO

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and it is the process involved that affects the search of a website or a web page by using a search engine.


ben cline

Former AG nominee endorses Ben Cline for Sixth District GOP nomination

Ben Cline, Republican candidate for Virginia’s Sixth Congressional District, announced today that John Adams, the 2017 Republican Attorney General nominee, has endorsed his campaign.


newspaper

Chronic Wasting Disease confirmed in 16 Virginia deer

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was confirmed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries in 14 deer in Frederick County and two deer in Shenandoah County during the 2017 deer hunting season.


clean virginia project

Clean Virginia Project takes aim at Dominion Energy influence

The Clean Virginia Project is a new initiative to defend Virginia consumers and small business owners from the political stranglehold of Dominion Energy.


uva health system

UVA named to national list of great neurosurgery, spine programs

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review recently honored University of Virginia Medical Center on its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs.


charlottesville

City Market Arts returns this weekend

Artists from the popular City Market along with other local artisans will be displaying and selling their creations at the City Market Arts event on Saturday, February 10 from 10 am to 4 pm at Carver Recreation Center in Charlottesville.


business

Valuable tips on how to grow a successful business

You may hear a huge number of individual, practical recommendations from business leaders and people with sufficient experience. But still what tips are suitable for any business?