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Laughter is Sacred Space on tour at the Weyers Cave Community Center

“Laughter is Sacred Space,” written by Ted Swartz of Ted & Company, walks you through his relationship with a friend and business partner, Lee Eshleman, who took his own life in 2007.


Poverty simulation to shed light on local challenges

Community organizations are helping service providers and the public better understand underprivileged workers through a poverty simulation.

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Landes bills signed into law

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, announced Governor McAuliffe’s approval of two of his signature pieces pf legislation.

Communicating is theme of inaugural Farming Leaders Conference

“Who Is That Farmer in the Mirror?” is one workshop topic of the inaugural Farming Leaders Conference set for March 19 at Blue Ridge Community College.


Farmers to learn about communicating at inaugural Farming Leaders Conference

To better prepare farmers to communicate with the public, several organizations will host a Farming Leaders Conference March 19 at Blue Ridge Community College.

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Del. Steve Landes releases legislative survey results

Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, released the results of the annual 25th House District Survey.

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Del. Steve Landes to host town hall meetings

Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, will hold three town hall meetings as part his outreach initiative for residents of the 25th House District.

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Letter: Del. Steve Landes thanks voters

I would like to thank the voters of the 25th District for my re-election to the House of Delegates. Without each one of you this would not have been possible.

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BRCC to host Education and Employment Fair on Nov. 5

Blue Ridge Community College is hosting an Education and Employment Fair on Thursday, November 5 from 3-7 pm at the Plecker Workforce Center on the Weyers Cave campus.

Interstate 81 closing northbound lane near Weyers Cave Thursday night for slope repair

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled an overnight lane closure for Interstate 81 northbound in Augusta County near Weyers Cave. The left lane will be closed from 8 p.m. tonight (Thursday, October 8) until 7 a.m. Friday morning.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival on tap

Wild Virginia presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival “On Tour.” The festival spans two evenings and two venues in two cities:

Peace, Pies & Prophets!

When you think of a play and a pie auction, you’ve got Ted & Company’s Peace, Pies & Prophets! Please join us as Ted Swartz and Tim Ruebke tickle our funny bones and stimulate our brain cells.

Staunton VDOT District meeting set for Oct. 8

The Staunton VDOT District meeting is set for Wednesday, October 8, at Blue Ridge Community College, Plecker Center for Continuing Education, Weyers Cave.

InterChange purchase to provide food grade facility in Augusta County

InterChange Group, Inc. has purchased the former Invista Stone Fort II facility located just outside of Waynesboro.

Local legislators support Linda Schorsch Jones for judicial appointment

Sen. Emmett Hanger, Del. Steven Landes, Del. Dickie Bell, and Del. Ben Cline announced their support of Linda Schorsch Jones for appointment as Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge for the 25th Judicial Circuit.


Sixth annual Try Transit Week set for September 15-19

Mid-September is a great time to give public transportation a try throughout Virginia, with special giveaways and free rides available during Try Transit Week.


2014 Farm Bill information session in Weyers Cave on Aug. 20

Farmers and farm landowners are cordially invited to attend the session to be held August 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the Weyers Cave Community Center, 682 Weyers Cave Road, Weyers Cave, VA.

Augusta County Library expands services

Returning books to the Augusta County Library just got easier. Thanks to a partnership with Blue Ridge Community College, county library users can now return items to the Houff Library or its book return on the Weyers Cave campus.

Virginia Trucking Association presents safety awards

The Virginia Trucking Association presented its 2014 Safety Awards on May 15 during its Annual VTA Safety Management Conference, held at the Wintergreen Resort in, Wintergreen VA.

White Angel marks trilogy for author Robert Oakes

Robert Oakes, an author living in Weyers Cave, has completed his first fantasy trilogy with the publication of “White Angel.”

New Augusta County road paves way for development possibilities

Augusta County’s newest road improvement project, Route 636, will connect Route 250 near the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center and the Wilson Memorial Complex to Tinkling Springs Road (Route 608).

Latin Ballet of Virginia performs at BRCC on Saturday

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Blue Ridge Community College’s Fine Arts Center plays host to the Latin Ballet of Virginia’s Baile & Rumba on Saturday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

A story of survival

BRCC group gets out of Haiti Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Mass chaos. People running through the streets ripping their clothes off. “People thought it was the apocalypse, that it was the end of the world,” remembers Rebecca Evans, an accounting professor at Blue Ridge Community College, who led a group of students and faculty […]

Report: BRCC students safe in Haiti

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net As of the most recent report, a group of Blue Ridge Community College students and staff members in Haiti this week on a service project is accounted for and safe. “We have received an encouraging message from an American volunteer who is currently in Haiti and who has worked […]