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Hoover Day

More than 200 people attended the Hoover Day celebration Saturday at Hoover Ridge Park. This was the first recreation of the original Hoover Day since 1994. The celebration commemorates a day in 1929 when President Herbert Hoover visited Madison County after the completion of his rural presidential retreat, Camp Rapidan, in the Shenandoah National Park. Among the attendees at Saturday's event were 5th District U.S. Representative Robert Hurt, 24th District Senator Emmett Hanger Jr. and 30th District Delegate Ed Scott. For more photos from Saturday's event, see the Aug. 21 Madison County Eagle.

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New large animal vet no stranger to Madison County

While other little girls were focused on dolls and dresses, Amanda Weakley was focused on animals.

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Celebrating Independence Day

Madison County celebrated Independence Day on a perfectly cool summer evening Friday at Graves' Mountain Lodge in Syria. Thousands of Madison County friends and neighbors packed the grounds at Graves' for food, fellowship, fireworks and fun. When Hurricane Arthur canceled the Cody Austin Band's appearance, Madison County's Dry Run Band stepped in to provide the evening's entertainment. For more photos from Friday's event, see July 10 Madison County Eagle.

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Yoder's break ground on new Rt. 29 site

Three generations of Yoders were seen shoveling dirt to “hip hip, hoorays” at the Yoder’s Country Market ground-breaking ceremony on Monday. After the family finished their ceremonial shoveling, Michael Yoder invited members of the community to join in and dig into the soil to celebrate with the family. Plans for a new location have been in the works almost eight years. The country market originally opened in 1984 and then moved to its current location on Route 230 in 1988. The building, set on a 10-acre lot, will be 16,000 square feet, double Yoder’s current 8,000 square foot market. It is expected to open in 2015.

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Support Give Local Piedmont

The Madison County Non-Profit Council is inviting all organizations participating in the May 6th day of giving to join together to promote not just donations, but also learning more about the non-profits that serve Madison County. They’re all listed on the event website -- www.givelocalpiedmont.org. Check it out to find out more about the organizations.

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Madison Area Community Events

The deadline for submitting Madison Area Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. Monday for that week’s paper. (Deadlines are always a day earlier for holiday week editions.) Items may be faxed to (540) 948-3045 or sent via email to news@madison-news.com. Please include a contact person’s name and phone number. Items are subject to editing and appear on a space-available basis, with the priority going to events that will occur sooner.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday....

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