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Saturday, September 20, 2014

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  • Former players honored in Waynesboro Hall of Fame

    Friday didn’t just mark an important football game for Waynesboro High School. It was also a chance to reflect on some of the school’s greatest athletes and newest honorees. 
  • Local attorney Jones to fill vacant juvenile judge slot

    Longtime Waynesboro attorney Linda Schorsch Jones was selected Thursday by the General Assembly to fill the 25th Circuit juvenile and domestic relations court vacancy.
  • Fishburne hosts "The Blessing of the Colors"

    It’s been a practice since the time of kings, when battles were fought on horseback. Soldiers needed to be able to spot the point where their regiment was located, so they looked for their “colors,” their specific flag. And so throughout the years, it’s become a tradition, especially at military academies, to hold a “Blessing of the Colors” ceremony to kick off the school year. Waynesboro’s Fishburne Military School held theirs on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Study spells out economic impact of pipeline

    For the first three years of the project, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline would bring an estimated 1,462 jobs and $236.5 million in economic impact to Virginia. After construction is finished, those numbers would drop to a total of $69.2 million, spread out over West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, with a total of 271 permanent jobs.

Former players honored in Waynesboro Hall of Fame

Friday didn’t just mark an important football game for Waynesboro High School. It was also a chance to reflect on some of the school’s greatest athletes and newest honorees. 

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JMU falls to Villanova on the road

In a game where offense was plentiful, James Madison fell short, squandering a halftime lead to lose to the eighth ranked Villanova Wildcats 49-31.

  • icon Posted: September 20

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It’s a mystery at the Woodrow Wilson museum

About two dozen children, ages eight and up, will participate in a mystery at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, the weekend of Sept. 27-28. It’s a new program for the center and different than the spies, lies and disguise of World War I program normally held.

  • icon Posted: September 19

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Continued funding by Congress resolves nothing

The vote came Thursday, with both the U.S. House and Senate signing on. In between the news of Scotland’s vote for non-independence, ISIS and Virginia’s budget issues, it was easy to miss, but equally, if not more important.

  • icon Posted: September 20

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Online poll

Should the county approve bonds in order to build the new Riverheads Elementary?

A new Riverheads Elementary was the top priority in the recently released ten year plan for Augusta County Schools. Plans have been created, but in order to start construction, the county supervisors have to sign off on the debt associated with the new school. A vote on the bonds will take place Wednesday.

Total Votes: 426

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