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Cring & Clazzy appearing at Mount Pisgah UMC

Appearing Sunday, May 29th at 11 a.m. at Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church, 160 Mount Pisgah Road in Verona are Cring & Clazzy.


Food Truck Wednesdays launches at Augusta County Government Center

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck court to be held at the Augusta County Government Center, will launched on Wednesday.


Search for Augusta County man who threatened to harm self

Deputies from the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday in Verona for a report of a psychologically disturbed male.


Church spearheads effort to open new Verona Community Center

The Verona community has never had its own community center. That is about to change thanks to an effort spearheaded by Verona United Methodist Church. If all goes according to the church’s vision, an 8,200-square-foot former grocery store on Rt. 11 in Verona will be converted to a community center providing space for community and area church activities.


Provides US Inc. celebrates establishment of U.S. production facility in Augusta County

Provides US Inc., an Italy-based company, held an open house on Tuesday to formally celebrate progress on the company’s first United States manufacturing plant. Suppliers and customers, along with neighboring businesses, joined in the celebration.


Augusta County sheriff candidate Neil Kester on missing money investigation

Augusta County Sheriff Candidate Neil Kester issued a statement Wednesday in response to comments from Commonwealth Attorney Lee Ervin about the investigation into the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office concerning money missing from the department’s evidence room.


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Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to receive grant, food donation from Arthur W. Perdue Foundation and Perdue

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank will accept a $50,000 donation from the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation on Thursday, Sept. 24.


Investment group purchases Personna Industrial Division: Verona plant to remain operational, continue to provide 150 jobs

Today, Edgewell Personal Care of St. Louis announced the sale of its Personna Industrial Division (formerly American Safety Razor) of Verona to an investment group with deep roots and history in the industry.


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Girl Scout Open House in Verona on Sunday

If you’ve ever thought of volunteering for or enrolling your daughter in the Girl Scouts, then now is the perfect time to participate. Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline is putting out a call to the community for both adult volunteers and girls to sign-up.


The Factory Antique Mall in Verona declared largest antique mall in U.S.

The Factory Antique Mall, located in Verona, is officially the largest antique mall in the U.S. At 120,000 square feet, the Antique Mall houses over 225 dealers and has recorded record-breaking sales every year since 2008.


Premier Moving steps up to assist Vector Industries with big move

Vector Industries was able to secure the donation of more than $30,000 worth of furniture from Union Bank & Trust, but there was one catch.


Meeting Agenda: Augusta County Board of Supervisors July 22 meeting

Agenda for the Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at the Augusta County Government Center, Verona.


Nexus Services moves corporate headquarters to Mill Place Office Park

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors announced Tuesday that Nexus Services will invest $22 million and create 250 jobs over the next three years at Mill Place Office Park in Augusta County, where it will relocate its corporate US headquarters.


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North Augusta Farmers Market begins another season

On the heels of a record breaking season, The North Augusta Farmers Market’s fourth season is under way! On Wednesdays, noon-5:15 at the market dock in the government center in Verona, Va. Now through October.


Food Bank welcomes new director of communications

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today announces that Abena Foreman-Trice has joined the nonprofit as its new director of communications.


Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce

Local Wendy’s franchise donating $4,000 to help feed local families

The Shirley May Food Group, a local Wendy’s franchise, will present the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank with a $4,000 donation on Monday. Joe Harris, representing the Shirley May Food Group, said they were inspired to give more after hearing about the success of the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce in the Governor’s Bowl Food and Fund Drive.


Food Bank welcomes new chief philanthropy officer

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank announces today the hiring of Karen J. Ratzlaff as its new Chief Philanthropy Officer. She succeeds Michael McKee, who left that position to lead the Food Bank as CEO in May.


Katy Lopez joins Augusta Health Family Practice in Verona

Katy Lopez, MD, a board-certified Family Practice physician, has joined the Augusta Health Family Practice office in Verona.


Dixie Gas & Oil makes donation to 4-H, Market Animal Show and Sale

Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation announced this week that it is supporting the Augusta County 4-H & FFA Market Animal Show and Sale through BP’s Fueling Communities Program with a grant donation of $1,500.


Amanda’s Touch has new site with assist from AFP

Amanda’s Touch Bridal & Formal in Verona, Va., has a new website thanks to the efforts of Augusta Free Press LLC.


Poultry industry donates turkey to food bank

With partners from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Harrisonburg/Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Poultry Federation in attendance, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank received 8,650 pounds of turkey meat on June 20


Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, letter carriers across the nation will be participating in the country’s largest, single-day food drive – Stamp Out Hunger. The food drive will be taking place across the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s service area


Antique Appraisal Fair benefits WVPT, Cancer Society

Are you a fan of the PBS series “The Antiques Roadshow”? Are you or a family member an antique collector? Do you have an item that you would like appraised? WVPT has a special opportunity for you. The Factory Antique Mall is hosting an “Antique Appraisal Fair” – Saturday, April 14th from 10:00 am – […]


County to hold public input sessions for community wildfire protection plan

Augusta County Fire and Rescue is seeking public input during the development of a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. This plan identifies wildfire risks facing woodland areas in the County and includes information about wildfire response, hazard mitigation, community preparedness, and structural protection.  The goals of the plan are to promote wildfire awareness and safety education, […]