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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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  • 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.
  • Dominion holds pipeline open house, meets with landowners

    FISHERSVILLE -- Dominion Resources came armed with maps, charts and a cadre of experts to offer information on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to Augusta County landowners on Monday.
  • US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.

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.

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Brooks wins at HHS, WHS boys and girls finish third

On Wednesday at Harrisonburg, the Waynesboro cross country team had a fine showing. Battling HHS, Turner Ashby and Robert E. Lee, Waynesboro’s boys team placed third with 62 points behind TA and HHS, and the girls were third at 69 points. HHS was first on the girls side with 28 points and TA was second at 50.

  • icon Posted: September 17

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Crimora Players to assist cancer patient

Nora Lee is in a battle for her life. She has been fighting cancer for eight years and is currently undergoing treatment in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Center of America.

  • icon Posted: August 28

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Apathy more of a problem than politicians

It’s hard to complain about the competition, if you’re not willing to get into the game. Sure, we all do it while watching sports, reading articles or even while listening to a speaker.

  • icon Posted: September 17

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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: 398

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