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Monday, September 22, 2014

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  • Enterovirus confirmed in central Virginia

    Since August, a respiratory virus has been making its way through the United States, with doctors unsure why it has recently become more prevalent among children and teens. Seven children have been diagnosed with enterovirus D68 in Virginia, while 28 additional cases are undergoing testing, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
  • 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.

Enterovirus confirmed in central Virginia

Since August, a respiratory virus has been making its way through the United States, with doctors unsure why it has recently become more prevalent among children and teens. Seven children have been diagnosed with enterovirus D68 in Virginia, while 28 additional cases are undergoing testing, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

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Five Questions: Wilson Memorial’s Lauren Grove

Wilson Memorial’s volleyball team has gotten off to a hot start so far this season. The Lady Hornets, under the guidance of Lauren Grove, are 5-2 and have improved drastically from a year ago.

  • icon Posted: September 21

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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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School improvements take time, money

You can’t get something for nothing, unless it’s Christmas or your birthday. We all learn that from an early age. If you want to see something improve, you have to commit to it. 

  • icon Posted: September 21

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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: 428

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