Much has been written on the endemic corruption in Turkey which involves virtually every social strata.
Alon Ben-Meir examines rapidly deteriorating socio-political conditions in Turkey and what the future may hold for the country.
Turkeys gobble up the limelight in the weeks before Thanksgiving dinner, but more than 300 Virginia farmers raise turkeys year-round.
Turkey’s President Erdogan has claimed that military operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will continue until “the very last rebel is killed.”
The military coup in Turkey failed in the end, and now the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in the midst of a major crackdown.
Even before the failed military coup, Turkey’s President Erdogan governed like a dictator who had the last word on all state matters.
The resignation of Turkey Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu suggests he will tolerate no one in his government to deviate from his positions.
A few months after Turkey raided the offices of the Koza Ipek Media Group, the Turkish police assaulted early this month the offices of Feza Publications.
We’re still two months out from the first votes being cast for the presidential nomination, so with Thanksgiving upon us, it makes sense to put our pollsters to work asking the real important question of the day: what’s for dinner?
I have two very special jobs on Thanksgiving. First of all, I wash all of the dishes once the meal is over – a task that sometimes spans over a several day period, depending on how many family members joined us for the meal. My other designated task is to cook the turkey.
Today, a congressional delegation led by U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, completed a two-day visit to Turkey.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, arrived today in Amman, Jordan after spending three days in Kuwait and Iraq.
The development and widespread adoption of so-called “antibiotics”—drugs that kill bacteria and thereby reduce infection—has helped billions of people live longer, healthier lives. But all this tinkering with nature hasn’t come without a cost.
All seasons must end, not only for the body to recover after withstanding the grind of a full cross country season, but also to allow our student-athletes to shift their focus to academics.
The Mathers Team, our colleagues, associates and friends pitched in to make the holidays brighter for a number of people in need this Christmas season.
A.L. Dean was much more interested in birds such as warblers and robins than he was in turkeys when he was the head of the Department of Poultry Science at Virginia Tech in the 1920s.
Bridgewater College alumnus Douglas Allison’s security and law enforcement career with the United States Department of State places him at important spots in history.
Governor McAuliffe welcomed Assistant Chief Mark Custalow of the Mattaponi Tribe, Chief Kevin Brown of the Pamunkey Tribe, and other tribal members to the Patrick Henry Building to observe the 337th tax tribute ceremony.
Much to the delight of Friends of Shenandoah Mountain, the new George Washington National Forest management plan makes a solid recommendation for a 90,000-acre Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area.
In what ways do you appreciate being together on Thanksgiving?
Jessica and I have compiled a list of tips for a happier day in the kitchen. This list comes from owr own Thanksgiving day cooking experiences as well as some friends, moms and grandmas.
Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for less than $5 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.
Schedule a free hearing screening appointment with Hearing Healthcare of Virginia in November, and get a $10 voucher toward your turkey, just in time for your family dinner!
The number of turkeys raised in Virginia this year is expected to total 16 million, up 3 percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013, according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Starting November 4th, Chef Camille’s Cooking Academy will offer classes every Tuesday at 6:30pm at the Staunton YMCA.
This week Jessica and I took a trip to Bold Rock Cidery in Nellysford, VA. This place is like Disney World for grown ups. It’s beautiful there and the cider is delicious!
The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.
According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the number of turkeys to be raised in Virginia in 2014 is expected to total 16 million, up three percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013.
Ben Risney of Masters of the Chainsaw, a popular State Fair of Virginia attraction, will effortlessly turn logs into unique replicas of bears, penguins, flowers, lighthouses or whatever fires up his imagination.
On September 6, Timberville Broadway Senior Center held the first ever Turkey & Tunes fundraising dinner. TBSC is happy to report that the evening was a success! The best part of the evening was the amazing Turkey Bar-B-Que dinner.
Timberville Broadway Senior Center invites you to join us for a scrumptious Turkey Bar B Q dinner and live music by Remember When on Saturday, Sept 6th between 4 and 7 p.m. The dinner will include Turkey BBQ, coleslaw, green beans, scalloped potatoes and dessert.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 623 (Fredericksburg Road) in Rockbridge County for about a month beginning Tuesday August 5, 2014.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which is set to expire on September 30, 2014.
In remarks on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine called for reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank).
The Rockingham County Fair Association will dedicate two new fairgrounds buildings on Tuesday, August 5th. The focus of the facilities will be on poultry.
Skyland Resort, located on mile 41.7 and 42.5 on Skyline Drive, is set to celebrate with a daylong event on Saturday July 26, 2014 featuring all things blackberry!
The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.
TBSC Members, staff and Advisory Council met this morning for our monthly Advisory Council meeting. The topics included were budgets, current and future happenings at the center and our upcoming fundraiser “Turkey & Tunes”.
Route 622 (Whiteside Road) in Rockbridge County will be closed to through traffic for about a week beginning Monday, July 21, 2014.
As we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, we are compiling a list of our favorite MCK (My Clean Kitchen) summertime recipes. These are the recipes we’ll be serving tomorrow as we celebrate with friends and family.
Talk about low expectations. UVA fans don’t expect football coach Mike London to make it past the final game of the 2014 regular season, if he even gets that far.
The Rockingham County Fair Association in Harrisonburg is renovating and expanding poultry facilities on the Fairgrounds this spring. The goal is to showcase the historic and economic importance of the poultry industry in the Shenandoah Valley.
If you have Christmas dinner leftovers in your refrigerator, I’m going to give you some of my family’s recipes to help use them up in the absolute most delicious ways.
You’ve planned the menu, braved the stores, cleaned the house,…now you’re ready to cook right? Jessica and I have compiled a list of tips for a happier day in the kitchen. This list comes from our own Thanksgiving day cooking experiences as well as some friends, moms and grandmas.
Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away, so it’s not too early to start thinking about the menu. If you’ve taken our 30 Day Paleo Challenge lately, you might be wondering how you’ll survive this food-focused holiday without your non-Paleo favorites, but have no fear!
Turkey is gobbled up during holiday meals every year, but purchasing the bird and cooking it is still a mystery for some home cooks. Before buying your turkey, determine how many people you are going to feed.
Five bucks on a crappy extra-value meal at McDonald’s, or five bucks for a Thanksgiving feast. Your choice. That’s the word from the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, which put together an informal price survey of the cost for Virginia families to eat a Thanksgiving meal, and came to $5 a person as the answer.
Dr. James Deutsch, curator and editor at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, will speak on “Magic on the Mall: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Cultural Diversity” on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
WTA’s Gateway is stacking up blues headliners from across the USA. In September, it was Will Kimbrough,and in November it will be Tom Principato.