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Tim Kaine staff to hold local office hours next week

On Tuesday, a member of Sen. Tim Kaine’s staff will host Kaine Connects office hours in Fishersville at the Fishersville Main Library.


Augusta Health Events Calendar – April 2016

2016 calendar for Augusta Health including blood pressure screening, Kid’s Day, Lunch and Learn, screenings, classes and support group information.


Richard Embrey appointed chief medical officer at Augusta Health

Richard P. Embrey, MD, MBA, has been appointed to be Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Population Health for Augusta Health


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Augusta Health Events Calendar – March 2016

2016 calendar for Augusta Health including blood pressure screening, Kid’s Day, Lunch and Learn, screenings, classes and support group information.


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Wound detectives: Clinic at Augusta Health heals chronic wounds

Advanced wound care is a lot more than just changing bandages. The staff at the Augusta Health Wound Healing Clinic are “wound detectives” trying to get to the root of the problem.


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Augusta Health house calls: A ‘new twist’ on an old paradigm

The house call is making a comeback, and changes in medical technology are enabling doctors to take the power of the hospital with them to the living rooms of homebound seniors.


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Hearing Healthcare Blog: Help your loved ones with hearing loss

February is the month of love. Do you have a loved one who has issues with hearing loss?


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National speaker headlines Chamber of Commerce UP Conference

Charles Weathers will headline professional development conference being hosted by the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Feb. 17.


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Augusta Health Events Calendar – February 2016

The events calendar for Augusta Health in Fishersville, Va., for the month of February 2016 includes Lunch and Learn events, Fitness classes and much more.


Augusta County Library offers STEM class for children

Augusta County Library will host Spectacular Spectroscopy, a series on hands-on STEM classes for children grades K to 5 on Mondays, February 1 through March 7.


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Barren Ridge Vineyards to host Swedish Fire Festival

The annual Swedish Fire Festival at Barren Ridge Vineyards is taking place this year on Saturday, January 30th.


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2015 Class of Augusta Health Rock Stars

Augusta Health Rock Stars are valued employees who have a profound influence on the culture of Augusta Health through their demonstration of four key qualities.


Staunton Montessori School provides gifts to Salvation Army Angel Tree Project

Staunton Montessori School continued the holiday tradition of providing gifts to local families through the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.


Decorate for the holidays from the outside in

It’s hard to find a simpler, yet more personal way to decorate your home for the holidays than with fresh evergreen trimmings from your yard or garden.


Town hall on dangers of marijuana use set for Dec. 8

The Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth is hosting a town hall meeting at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. aiming to educate parents, youth and community members on the negative impacts of marijuana.


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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.


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.


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Augusta County locations ranked best in Virginia for first-time homebuyers

This week NerdWallet.com released the best places in Virginia where first-time homebuyers can be assured of a good decision to buy a new home. Fishersville topped the list with Stuarts Draft coming in close behind at number six.


Everyday drugs in the ototoxic category

There are many drug and medication ads today with long lists of negative side effects. But were you aware that there are specific prescription drugs that can be harmful to your ears? These types of medications are referred to as ototoxic medications. Ototoxic medications are both over-the-counter (OTC) and doctor-prescribed drugs which can impair your hearing and alter your balance.


Puppet Pandemonium offers holiday fun for entire family

The Augusta County Library in Fishersville will host a special Trim a Tree Puppet Pandemonium. This free event for all ages will feature puppet shows, refreshments and making holiday ornaments. Volunteers from the library’s Teen Advisory Board help develop and present Puppet Pandemonium on the first Thursday of the month, September through May.


Local libraries: It’s time to get your geek on

The community may soon add a new verb to their vocabulary: geek. The Valley Libraries Consortium consisting of Augusta County Library, Staunton Public Library, and Waynesboro Public Library will be participating in Geek the Library, a community‐based public awareness campaign.


Local libraries help Food Bank, reduce overdue fines

Through Jan. 4, donations of canned goods will reduce overdue fines at Augusta County Library, Staunton Public Library and Waynesboro Public Library. Known as “Can Your Fines,” this annual event encourages the return of overdue library materials while also helping those in need in our community.


Are behind the ear hearing aids right for you?

Today, people with hearing problems have more hearing aid choices accessible to them than any other generation before. Among the most common types is the behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid, which as with any other product has a variety of strengths and weaknesses.