Tag: Black Friday


AAA: Avoid driving distractions on the new Black Friday

Thanksgiving Day is the “new Black Friday,” with some big box stores throwing open their doors to shoppers on the holiday itself.

Black Friday at the Y: Get a jump start on your New Year’s Resolution

Come check out the Waynesboro YMCA on Black Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to get a jump start on your New Year’s Resolution and get a great deal for your new healthy lifestyle.

Study: December most unproductive and distracting month at work

A study of 3,000 people in the USA has found that December is the month when people are most distracted by browsing the internet at work.

Military Bowl Preview: Can Virginia Tech close out another winning season?

Virginia Tech kept its bowl streak alive with a 24-20 win over UVA a month ago on Black Friday. But another streak is on the line Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Military Bowl: 21 straight winning seasons for the Hokies, dating back to the start of the bowl streak in 1993.

UVA Sports Today: The Five Stages of Being a UVA Football Fan

Host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham take you through the five stages of being a UVA football fan in the wake of the Cavs’ 24-20 loss to Virginia Tech on Black Friday. This week’s show also grades the 2014 UVA football season, and then switches gears to talk about the seventh-ranked Virginia basketball team.

AFP editor Chris Graham talks UVA sports, Black Friday on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Black Friday to talk UVA sports, Black Friday shopping, some Virginia politics and more.


AAA offers Gray Thursday, Black Friday shopping tips

The National Retail Federation predicts that approximately 95.5 million shoppers nationwide will take advantage of Black Friday deals and nearly 26 million on Gray Thursday (Thanksgiving Day).

United Way of Greater Augusta joins national #GivingTuesday Movement

United Way of Greater Augusta has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners.

Frank Clemente: Black Friday Blues

Shoppers will be lining up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday for spectacular deals. What they don’t know is that the best bargains have already been taken – not by other shoppers, but by some of America’s largest corporations.


Grand Illumination 2014 on Black Friday in Charlottesville

The City of Charlottesville and the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville are presenting Grand Illumination 2014 at Central Place on the Downtown Mall on Friday.


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