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Sunday, January 25, 2015

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  • Police search for robbery suspect

    WAYNESBORO-A man armed with a tire iron attempted to rob the Royal Mart convenience store Friday morning, before fleeing the scene with no money. Waynesboro police are searching for the suspect, who they said threatened two store employees and attempted to take the contents of the cash register.

Waynesboro student fights JMU language policy

Waynesboro High School junior Michelle Smith wants nothing more than to go to James Madison University and pursue a career in social work.

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Waynesboro tops Draft

Waynesboro's Chris Baker scored 30 points and teammate DeVante Robinson had 29 as the Little Giants won their fourth in a row Thursday, beating Stuarts Draft 100-90. 

  • icon Posted: January 22

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First Look: Gerwig shines in a delightful "Mistress America"

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, the crack-pot team behind "Frances Ha," have proven their delightful screwball talents once more with "Mistress America," which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. The film is a dreamy and idiosyncratic comedy about two enigmatic soon-to-be stepsisters who are just trying to figure out how they fit in the world,

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Time to move forward on schools

It takes more than just a sales pitch to bring a company in. You have to show there’s enough infrastructure in place to support it. That includes water and sewer utilities of course, but quality schools also play a part. Businesses want to see evidence of a trained workforce, ready to fill positions when they come open. On the elementary level, they also want to see functional schools, places where the employees won’t be opposed sending their children. In order to accomplish that, Augusta County needs to do some construction work.

  • icon Posted: January 25

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A look around the South American Paris

It’s called the South American Paris for a reason. Buenos Aires, Argentina, a city that looks and feels like a mixture of Rome, Paris, New York and Madrid, is one of the top tourist destinations in South America. 

  • icon Posted: January 11

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Online poll

Do you support building new elementary schools for Riverheads and Hugh G. Cassell?

At the Augusta County School Board meeting Jan. 22, the group outlined needs for new buildings to replace Riverheads and Cassell elementary schools, as well as add classrooms to Wilson Middle. The group hopes to get all of this done by the 2017-18 school year.

Total Votes: 37

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