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Shenandoah football announces 2018 schedule

Shenandoah University has six home games on its 2018 slate. The Hornets have the extra home game this coming fall due to the addition of Ferrum College to the ODAC slate. This is the third time in program history, after 2001 and 2004, that SU has hosted six games in a season.

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Wayne Theatre presents Shenandoah: The Untold Stories Behind the Impossible Park

The Wayne Theatre presents Shenandoah-The Untold Stories Behind the Impossible Park with Jim Lawson on Tuesday, Oct. 24. 

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Shenandoah editor receives fiction prize for short story

R.T. Smith, Shenandoah editor and Washington and Lee University writer in residence, won the 2017 William Peden Fiction Prize.


Shenandoah’s 2017 Graybeal-Gowen Poetry Prize winner announced

Annie Woodford is the winner of this year’s $500 Graybeal-Gowen Poetry Prize for Virginia Writers from Shenandoah. 


Shenandoah announces prize winners for 2017

Shenandoah has announced its annual prize winners for 2017. The Volume 65 winner of the $1000 James Boatwright Poetry Prize is Thomas Reiter.

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Shenandoah editor R.T. Smith publishes sixth collection of stories

R.T. Smith, Shenandoah editor and Washington and Lee University writer in residence, has published his sixth collection of stories.


Shenandoah announces Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia poets

Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review seeks submissions from Virginia poets for the 2017 Graybeal-Gowen Prize.


Shenandoah K-9 officer drives gets boost from VFW

Shenandoah VFW Post 8613 presented checks totaling $750 to the Shenandoah Police Department in support of their effort to obtain a new K-9 officer.


Shenandoah 2016 prize winners

Shenandoah: the Washington and Lee University Literary Review has announced its annual prize winners for 2016.


Shenandoah announces winner of 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

Jess Quinlan of Staunton is the winner of the annual Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets offered by Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review.

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Shenandoah University to host eighth annual business symposium

The Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University will host its eighth annual Business Symposium on Friday, April 1.


Shenandoah announces Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia poets

Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review is looking for Virginia poets to submit their work for the 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize.

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Shenandoah stuns Randolph-Macon, 71-59

Shenandoah defeated Randolph Macon in Ashland on Wednesday night, cruising past the Yellow Jackets, 71-59.

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Women’s basketball: EMU pounds Shenandoah for 76-58 ODAC win

Good teams find ways to win. And on a night when two of EMU’s top three scorers had off nights, the Royals found a way to win.

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EMU gets key ODAC road win, tops Shenandoah, 74-73

Maleke Jones came up big when he needed to, sinking the game-winning free throw with just two seconds remaining in an EMU 74-73 road win at Shenandoah.

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Bridgewater women’s basketball snaps losing streak

The Bridgewater women’s basketball squad snapped a three-game losing streak with an 87-71 victory Wednesday evening over Shenandoah University in ODAC action.

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Bridgewater tops Shenandoah on buzzer-beater

Bridgewater’s Kevin Saylor knocked down a 3-pointer at the buzzer Wednesday night to lift the Eagles to a 58-55 ODAC victory over Shenandoah University.

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Shenandoah University awarded $600,000 grant to establish Youth Theology Institute

Shenandoah University, in partnership with Wesley Theological Seminary and the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church, has received a $600,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to establish the Shenandoah University Youth Theology Institute.

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Shenandoah opens with win over John Jay

The Shenandoah University men’s basketball team officially opened up its 2015-16 season Sunday afternoon with an 85-70 non-league victory over John Jay (N.Y.).

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Bucknell opens with win over Shenandoah

Defending Patriot League regular season champion Bucknell University made the most of its 2015-16 season opener with a 107-61 non-league victory over Shenandoah Friday night.

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Bridgewater football tops previously unbeaten Shenandoah, 39-21

The Bridgewater College football team kicked off ODAC play with an impressive road win, pulling away from Shenandoah in the second half for a 39-21 win in Winchester, Va.

Shenandoah literary prize winners announced

The annual winners of “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review’s” literary prizes in prose

Shenandoah University to co-host poverty conference With VASCD

This fall, Shenandoah University’s School of Education and Human Development, in partnership with the Virginia Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD), will a conference on poverty for K-12 teachers, education leaders and others interested in issues related to education in Virginia.

Bicycle race weekend in Shenandoah: July 25-26

Page Valley Cycling has expanded its Shenandoah-based summer racing schedule. In addition to the fifth annual Shenandoah Time Trial on July 25, Shenandoah Speedway will be hosting a unique bicycle racing event on July 26,

Successful first Shenandoah Marketplace

Flush with the success of their first scheduled event, June 11, the Shenandoah Marketplace is eagerly preparing for the July 2 market at historic Stevens Cottage in Shenandoah.

Fresh produce, local crafts on tap in the Town of Shenandoah

Shenandoah Marketplace and the Shenandoah Heritage Center have united to offer fresh local produce and locally-made artisan products at a farmers’ and artisans’ market at Stevens Cottage, 201 Maryland Avenue (Route #602) from 3-7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month, June 4 through Oct. 1.

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Massanutten Resort adds new talent to management team

Massanutten Resort, a four season resort located outside of Harrisonburg, Va., in the Shenandoah Valley, announced the hiring of three executives.

Four Fishburne cadets nominated to U.S. military academies

Fishburne Military School’s Headmaster and Senior Army Instructor announced Thursday that four cadets from the Virginia military school have earned nominations this month to attend United States Service Academies.

VDOT to close Route 801 in Augusta County Jan. 26 for bridge replacement

A portion of Route 801 (Hangers Mill Road) in Augusta County will close for about nine months beginning Monday, January 26, during replacement of a bridge over Jennings Branch.

WellTran hits 1,000 trips per month

For the first quarter of Fiscal Year 15 at the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging, WellTran staff have logged 3,000 rides for seniors and for persons 18 and older with disabilities.

Shenandoah National Park reopens comment period for chronic wasting disease management plan

In response to a request from several park neighbors, Shenandoah National Park will hold an additional public meeting on the park’s proposed Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) response plan.


Freezing Rain Advisory in effect for Shenandoah Valley overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for a large swath of the Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia and into the D.C. Metro area tonight into Monday morning.

VDOT warns of possibly icy road conditions in the Shenandoah Valley overnight into Monday

Motorists traveling throughout the Shenandoah Valley tonight, January 11 and into the morning hours on Monday, January 12 should expect to see icy conditions develop.

SMAC wins numerous events at JMU age group swim meet

The Waynesboro YMCA year-round competitive swim team, SMAC, (Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club) competed at the Gator Age group Meet at JMU on January 3 and 4th.

VDOT Staunton District traffic alerts: Jan. 12-16

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the VDOT Staunton Transportation District during the coming weeks.

Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Frederick County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow roll lane closures on the morning of Sunday, January 11, along Interstate 81 in northern Frederick County.

Highlights from Fishburne PG win over Shenandoah U.

Highlights from the Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball team’s 85-53 win over the Shenandoah University JV team on Jan. 8. Produced by Augusta Free Press.Highlights from Fishburne PG win over Shenandoah U.

Video: Fishburne-Shenandoah postgame

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham interviews Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball players John Whitaker and Devenir Duruisseau after the Caissons’ 85-53 win over the Shenandoah University JV team on Jan. 9.

Bridgewater College professor publishes account of 1984 Dayton poultry strike

An associate professor of economics at Bridgewater College has published an account of a quarrelsome 1984 poultry strike at the Marval plant in Dayton, Va.

Bridgewater College professors to give presentation on swords

Drs. Gavin Lawson and Clifford Harmon will present “Swords in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” at7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

Bridgewater College to host International Poetry Festival

Poets and publishers from around the world will converge upon Bridgewater College Jan. 15-18 for a conference to celebrate poetry, creativity and the global exchange of ideas.

Lane closure on Interstate 81 in Augusta County Monday night

The left lane of southbound Interstate 81 will be closed for repairs around mile marker 215 in Augusta County. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday, January 5 and is expected to remain in place until the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 6.

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January events at Augusta Health

The January calendar of events at Augusta Health.

No-budget filmmaking seminar set for Jan. 8

Join the Shenandoah Valley District of the Virginia Production Alliance and special guest John Johnson of Darkstone Entertainment for an illuminating evening about no-budget filmmaking.

Staunton Police seek help in missing persons case

Staunton Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, Cedric L. Smith, of Fishersville.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank receives $75,000 from Dominion Foundation

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank has received a $75,000 donation from the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, Inc., parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.

Lane closures at Interstate 81, Exit 257, in Rockingham County, Jan. 6-27

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled soil-testing work in the area of Interstate 81, Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville) in Rockingham County from Jan. 6-27, 2015.

Civil War battlefield restoration effort accelerated due to emerald ash borer

The restoration of the Third Winchester battlefield is the largest such project in the history of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF.) The organization’s multi-year effort now has the additional purpose of combating the damage being done by an emerald ash borer infestation.

Freezing Rain Advisory in Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro and into Rockingham, Albemarle and Nelson for Monday morning.

Central Shenandoah EMS Council EMT programs receive accreditation

Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that it recently received accreditation from the Virginia Office of EMS (OEMS) for its Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training programs.