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Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players discuss loss to West Virginia

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players London Perrantes, Darius Thompson and Ty Jerome discuss the Cavs’ 66-57 loss to West Virginia.

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#25 West Virginia clamps #6 UVA, tops ‘Hoos, 66-57

An Esa Ahmad three-pointer with 1:40 to go broke a 55-55 tie and pushed @25 West Virginia to a 66-57 win over #6 UVA.

Live Blog: #6 UVA hosts #25 West Virginia in college hoops

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as No. 6 UVA (7-0) hosts No. 25 West Virginia (5-1) in men’s basketball non-conference action.

Game Notes: #6 UVA hosts #25 West Virginia on Saturday

No. 6 UVA (7-0) hosts No. 25 West Virginia (5-1) in in men’s basketball non-conference action on Saturday (Dec. 3).

Women’s soccer: No. 4 UVA plays No. 6 West Virginia to 1-1 friendly draw

No. 4 UVA and No. 6 West Virginia played to a 1-1 draw in regulation at Klöckner Stadium.

Virginia farmers come to aid of West Virginia flood victims

Farm Bureau producer members in Virginia have stepped up to provide assistance to victims affected by recent flooding in West Virginia.


Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro conducting flood relief effort

Augusta County, the City of Waynesboro and the City of Staunton are leading an effort to assist those in Virginia and West Virginia affected by flooding.

Real Virginia, Northern Virginia, and the New York Yankees: A case study

You hear pols talk from time to time about so-called Real Virginia, the part south and west of what we consider Northern Virginia, the extended D.C. suburbs and exurbs.

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Sanders defeats Clinton in West Virginia: Preibus errantly throws stones

Bernie Sanders won Tuesday’s West Virginia Democratic presidential primary, receiving 51.4 percent of the vote in a convincing victory over Hillary Clinton.

Pipeline route threatens new parts of Virginia, West Virginia

Dominion Energy announced plans today to re-route the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline through Highland, Bath and Augusta counties.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline to adopt alternative route through national forests

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC has worked with the U.S. Forest Service over the last several months to find an alternative route that avoids sensitive areas.

Groups in Virginia, West Virginia intervene in third fracked-gas project

Appalachian Mountain Advocates filed a protest and motion to intervene in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s permitting process for the WB XPress.

Inside the Numbers: #10 Virginia dominant in win over #14 WVU

The updated KenPom.com power ratings have Virginia ranked #1 after the Cavs’ 70-54 win over West Virginia.

Virginia flips the script: Win over WVU most impressive of Bennett era?

The Jimmy V Classic started out for #10 Virginia like another December game a couple of years back. Then it morphed into its last game in Madison Square Garden.

#10 Virginia shakes off sluggish start, blitzes #14 West Virginia, 70-54

#10 Virginia outscored #14 West Virginia 47-19 over the last 22:23 to erase a 12-point deficit in posting an impressive 70-54 win in the Jimmy V Classic.

Live Coverage: #10 Virginia faces #14 West Virginia

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage of the Jimmy V Classic matchup between #10 Virginia (7-1) and #14 West Virginia (7-0).

Game Preview: #10 Virginia faces #14 West Virginia in NYC

#10 Virginia (7-1) faces #14 West Virginia (7-0) in an intriguing clash of styles matchup in the Jimmy V Classic tonight in Madison Square Garden.

Game Notes: #10 Virginia plays #14 West Virginia in Madison Square Garden

No. 10 Virginia (7-1) plays No. 14 West Virginia in the Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in New York. Tipoff at Madison Square Garden is set for 7 p.m.

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Darius Thompson steps up to fill role for #10 Virginia

You never want to lose a guy to injury or illness, but #10 Virginia has been able to make the most of a bad situation, to the betterment of sophomore Darius Thompson.

Environmental groups in two states file legal protest of proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline

The proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline that would carry natural gas fracked in northern West Virginia 301 miles through West Virginia and Virginia is not needed, would cause irreparable harm to the environment and private property, and should be denied.

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#22 West Virginia holds off Richmond, 67-59

Richmond displayed a gutsy and tough performance, but ultimately came up short in a 67-59 defeat to No. 22 West Virginia in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday night.

Thirty groups in Virginia, West Virginia call for review of proposed gas pipelines

Thirty organizations in Virginia and West Virginia have joined forces to call on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to conduct a combined, comprehensive review of all four of the major natural gas pipeline projects currently proposed for the Blue Ridge and Central Appalachian region.

Four tennis legends at The Greenbrier’s fourth annual Champions Tennis Classic

America’s most iconic resort, The Greenbrier in West Virginia, is offering tennis enthusiasts an exclusive opportunity to watch some of the sport’s top players compete in three marquee matches during the fourth annual Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic


First-half effort pushes West Virginia over Liberty, 41-17

The West Virginia Mountaineers used a strong first half effort en route to a 41-17 victory over visiting No. 15/13 Liberty, Saturday afternoon, at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Cleanup work may affect northbound Interstate 81 traffic in Frederick County

Overnight left lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 northbound near the West Virginia state line on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, July 28-29, from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Warner, Kaine, Manchin, Capito introduce bipartisan bill to secure coal miners pensions, benefits

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today introduced the Miners Protection Act.

Golf legends collaborate with The Greenbrier Sporting Club to design exclusive new course

Golf icons Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino are collaborating for the first time on one golf course design-an unprecedented architectural achievement in the history of building golf courses.

Snowshoe Mountain Resort announces lineup for Rise & Shine Festival

Snowshoe Mountain (www.snowshoemtn.com), the #1 year-round resort in the Mid-Atlantic, announced that country music artist Josh Thompson, known for hit songs “Turn it Up”, “A Cold Beer with Your Name on It” and “Wanted Me Gone” will headline the upcoming Rise & Shine Festival.

Earth, Wind & Fire to play grand opening of Center Court at Creekside

The Greenbrier, the historic resort destination located in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, is pleased to announce that Earth, Wind & Fire will perform at the Grand Opening of Center Court at Creekside on Saturday, June 20th at 9 pm.

Updated fan info for Marshall, WVU football scimmages at The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier, the historic American resort located in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, proudly announces that it will host Marshall University’s intra-squad scrimmage on April 11, 2015 and West Virginia University’s intra-squad scrimmage on April 18 at the resort’s AdvoCare Sports Performance Center.

The Greenbrier wows visitors with Easter displays made of 850 pounds of chocolate

In celebration of Easter, The Greenbrier, the historic destination resort set in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, unveiled two holiday-themed chocolate displays this weekend made up of nearly 1,000 pounds of dark, milk and white chocolate.

The Greenbrier to host Marshall, WVU football scrimmages in April

The Greenbrier, the historic American resort located in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, proudly announced today that The Greenbrier will be the host of Marshall University’s intra-squad scrimmage on April 11 and West Virginia University’s intra-squad scrimmage on April 18 at the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center at The Greenbrier.

UVA football adds Dave Borbely, Chris Beatty to coaching staff

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.

Warner, Kaine applaud $18M in USDA funding for Chesapeake Bay projects

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) applauded U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that Virginia projects will receive over $18 million for Chesapeake Bay restoration.

Virginia Tech ‘s Melanie Kiechle examines the foul side of history

Unusual odors have been strong indicators throughout history that something is not quite right. One year ago, the smell of licorice permeated the air in Elk River, West Virginia, alerting citizens to a chemical spill of coal-washing foam.

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.

The Greenbrier unveils second annual Discovery Series

To kick off the new year, The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia is launching its second annual Discovery Series, a collection of 10 themed weekends meant to elevate the senses, uncover hidden passions and cultivate the palate.

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Governor McAuliffe selected to head Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council

Governor Terry McAuliffe will assume the chairmanship of the Chesapeake Executive Council beginning January 1, 2015.

FanZone online with new website designed by Augusta Free Press

FanZone opened its doors in Waynesboro in August to begin selling logo apparel for sports teams at UVA, Virginia Tech, UNC, JMU and West Virginia.

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UVA special collections exhibit explores the Civil War in many voices

Battles in the U.S. Civil War ravaged the landscape, political maneuvers transformed the economy and profound regional tensions resulted in the creation of West Virginia.

nTelos to refocus strategic efforts on western markets

nTelos Holdings Corp. announced several strategic initiatives to refocus on its Western Markets.

Grassroots Progress Report evaluates Obama’s mountaintop removal legacy

The Alliance for Appalachia is releasing a Grassroots Progress Report that assesses the work the Obama administration has done in the region and provides recommendations for the final two years of Obama’s tenure.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center presents exhibit by Pat Jarrett

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of December will present the SVAC Photo Invitational Exhibit 2014 juried by photojournalist Pat Jarrett.

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Lynchburg Hillcats announce staff changes

The Lynchburg Hillcats announced that longtime Assistant General Manager Ronnie Roberts is being promoted to General Manager, and current President/General Manager Paul Sunwall will continue in his role as President.

#21 West Virginia blasts VMI basketball, 103-72

The #21 West Virginia Mountaineers forced 36 turnovers en route to a 103-72 win over the VMI Keydets in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W. Va.


Old Dominion Electric Cooperative works to improve facilities at Monterey delivery point

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative has begun working on a project that will increase reliability to its member-owner Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s Monterey delivery point located in Highland County.

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WVU blasts George Mason basketball, 91-65

The George Mason men’s basketball team dropped its first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Thursday night to West Virginia, 91-65.

Get Collegiate Gear at FanZone!

Holiday Open House at FanZone in Waynesboro: Saturday, Nov. 22, and Sunday, Nov. 23. FanZone features the best collegiate gear and merchandise from UVA, Virginia Tech, UNC, JMU and West Virginia U.

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George Mason basketball tops Princeton, 63-60

The George Mason men’s basketball team recorded its first victory of the season, topping Princeton, 63-60, Sunday afternoon in the Patriot Center.

Virginia Tech’s architecture and design programs earn high marks in national rankings

Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design, part of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, has once again earned high marks in national rankings.