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Augusta Health employees give back to community

During the recent employee campaign for the Augusta Health Foundation, employees donated $104,489 to patient programs and funds.


Augusta County Library hosts Yoga for a Cause

The Augusta County Library will host a Yoga for a Cause class at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at its Fishersville Location.


Staunton man found murdered in Fishersville: Crossbow

Zachary A. Porter, 26, of Staunton, was found murdered in the driveway at a residence at 25 Jericho Road in Fishersville Sunday morning.


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WWRC students with disabilities demonstrate manufacturing skills for industry leaders

Youth with disabilities participating in a job skills academy will demonstrate a solar-powered water filtration unit they built at WWRC.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks two in break-in

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your help in identifying two people of interest in a burglary investigation.


Augusta Health celebrates Nurses’ Day

Augusta Health celebrated Nurses’ Day on Friday, May 6 by recognizing nurses for their education and professional development.


Augusta Health Stroke Program honored

The Augusta Health Stroke Program has received the Get with the Guidelines Silver Plus Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.


Wilson area schools briefly on lockdown due to incident with teen

Wilson area schools were put on lockdown after a report that a 17-year-old male in possession of a handgun was reported to be despondent.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office seeks larceny suspect

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded on Wednesday to a report of a larceny at a business in the 2400 block of Jefferson Highway in Fishersville.


Augusta County Library announces bookmark design winners

Augusta County Library is currently displaying the winners of its annual bookmark design contest at the Fishersville Library.


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Augusta Health celebrates Nursing Excellence Day

Augusta Health celebrated Nursing Excellence Day, an educational and recognition day for outstanding achievements in nursing.


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Event planned for survivors of suicide loss

Augusta Health and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) are teaming up for the 2015 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.


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Augusta Health adds new physicians to medical staff

Each year, new providers join the Augusta Health Medical Staff. While some are employed by Augusta Medical Group, others are associated with independent practices who are affiliated with Augusta Health. All providers who join the staff are recognized annually at a welcome reception.


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Fall is for decorating gourds, too

Lots of pumpkins will be carved and painted in the coming days. Augusta County horticulturist Mark Viette believes the bottle gourd offers a more sophisticated way to decorate for the fall—and all year long.


SunTrust supports Cancer Services Bridge Fund at Augusta Health

Vic Gilchrist, senior vice president, commercial banking, at SunTrust, presents a check for $5,000 to Augusta Health Foundation Executive Tami Radecke to support the Cancer Services Bridge Fund.


Augusta Free Press assists Bridge Christian Church with rollout of new name

Bridge Christian Church contracted with Augusta Free Press to assist with the rollout of its new name, which became official on Sept. 1.


Augusta County Library invites veterans to reading, discussion program

Augusta County Library has joined forces with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to offer Talking Service, a reading and discussion program for veterans and their families.


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Program combines physical therapy, adaptive skiiing

Individuals with spinal cord injuries, amputation, degenerative diseases of the nervous system, MS, muscular dystrophy, CP, spina bifida, or other ambulation challenges, are invited to participate in a program that combines physical therapy and adaptive skiing.


New name: Welcome to Bridge Christian Church

On Sept. 1, Blue Ridge Church of Christ in Fishersville will be known by a new name – Bridge Christian Church.


Augusta Health presents Dick Graham Scholarship

Augusta Health recently honored the recipients of this year’s Dick Graham Scholarship. The scholarship is giving annually to a child of an employee of Augusta Health, named in honor of the hospital’s first CEO, Dick Graham. Most years, one scholarship is given, but this year, the Community Benefit Committee selected two recipients.


Spirit FM, Love INC partner to make a difference

Spirit FM 90.1 will be partnering with the Fishersville-based non-profit Love in the Name of Christ for the second annual “Love Your Neighbor” Day of Service.


Ronnie McDowell to perform at Augusta Expoland on Aug. 29

Country music star Ronnie McDowell will perform at Augusta Expoland in Fishersville on Saturday, Aug. 29.


Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center ushers in new name

Elizabeth Creamer, advisor for workforce development to Virginia’s Secretary of Commerce and Trade, will speak at the July 1 ceremony celebrating the new name for the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center.


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Augusta Health marks National Cancer Survivors Day on June 7

Augusta Health Cancer Program’s Cancer Survivors Day Celebration coming up on Sunday will be an afternoon of Meaningful Mindfulness: Celebrating Life in the Moment for Cancer Survivors and their Families.