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WAYNESBORO — A celebration of Black History Month would not be complete without a spotlight on black authors. The 28th Annual National African-American Read-In, founded by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English, was held at Wenonah Elementary School Sunday afternoon.

WAYNESBORO — Lumos Networks Corp. of Waynesboro announced Monday that it has agreed to be acquired by EQT Infrastructure for $18 a share, a transaction valued at $950 million.

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Coyner Springs Park will be transformed Saturday, Feb . 25, into an obstacle course with monkey bars, a net climb and more. The winter obstacle course — the Mad Anthony Mud Run — is back for its sixth year.

WAYNESBORO — Old mufflers, nuts, bolts and pipes — these items would normally be thrown out or scrapped as junk. But not if Jeremy Sipe has anything to say about it. He’s taken these items and revived them as detailed, often whimsical, sculptures.

The Crimora Players plan to bring Cricket County to life next weekend. They will present two shows — instead of the usual one — on Feb. 17-19.

FISHERSVILLE — The fourth quarter belonged to Wilson Memorial. The Green Hornets used an 11-0 run that spanned across the third and fourth quarters to break open a tight game in a 70-53 victory over Central-Woodstock Friday night.

There’s nothing more horrific a parent could imagine than the death of a child under any circumstances. But when a child dies under mysterious circumstances while in the care of a person the parents thought they could trust, the pain, shock and grief are exponentially greater.

STAUNTON — Virginia Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie campaigned in Staunton on Thursday with a dynamic Republican chief executive whose success he hopes to emulate: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.

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