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DCCU and Member Investment Services offer free investment workshop

DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) and Member Investment Services (MIS) will offer a free workshop – “7 Strategies for Investing in Today’s Economy” – throughout the month of January.


Military vet blasts Bob Goodlatte on military retirement cuts

Dear Rep. Goodlatte: I have learned that you voted “yea” for the resolution, HJ 59, “Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes” which includes cutting my military retirement.


Augusta Free Press launches campaign website for House candidate Sam Rasoul

The campaign website of 11th House District Democratic candidate Sam Rasoul is online through the work of Augusta Free Press LLC.


Kimberly Watters steps down from Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc.

Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc. executive director Kimberly Watters has retired from her position. Watters, who was in the post for six years, retired effective Nov. 1. She noted in a statement the “organizational challenges” faced in Waynesboro, most notably reductions in city funding that have threatened the future of WDDI for several years.


Medicare Premiums Won’t Go Up, Social Security Will – A Little

Retirees who are receiving Social Security and Medicare benefits will have a little more in their checks, starting in January. The Social Security Administration announced adjustments for 2014 on Oct. 30. Social Security retirement benefits will increase by 1.5 percent, one of the lowest increases since Cost of Living Adjustments began in the 1970s.


Aging In Place and CDSME Discussed on Radio

Issues In Aging radio show discussed issues related to healthy aging with Robin Hawks, Joyce Nussbaum, and Sharon Strang. Robin Hawks, Blue Ridge Community College, discussed the Aging in Place program which began this fall. The certificate program is designed to help students better understand the needs of older adults from multiple aspects.


Staunton native returns as author with a touching story

A lesson of triumph through life’s trials … the true story of Patrick Gorman, a boy who overcame deafness and Marfan syndrome with the support of his family.


Jim Bishop: Swan song-A fugue of bittersweet music

“Friends, I will remember you, Think of you, pray for you . . .” – The late John Denver (1971) Urban legend has it that novelist Louis L’Amour (1908-1988) was speeding along at his typewriter and his daughter, a child at the time, asked, “Daddy, why are you writing so fast?” Louis replied, “Because I […]


Jim Bishop: Retired-Do not spindle, fold, mutilate or commiserate

For some time, I wondered what I would do and how I’d feel on my last day of work; ditto for the following day, my first official day of (gulp!) retirement. Well, now I know, because I’ve been there, done that. Honestly, in the aftermath, I’m not sure I have it all figured out. And, […]