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Friday, July 3, 2015

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History, celebrations a highlight for Independence Day

The Fourth of July brings fireworks, cookouts and a general celebration of America’s freedom. But your history class might not have included all of the interesting things to know about this holiday.

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Five Questions: Will Montgomerie

In the last two weeks, he’s given up just two earned runs, while striking out 17 batters. It’s safe to say Will Montgomerie is settling in as a member of the Waynesboro Generals. This marks the Lakeville, Connecticut native’s first year with the team, but it’s definitely not his first experience with the sport. As a player at Salisbury High, Montgomerie helped his team win three Western New England championships. The 20-year-old also made the honorable mention list for the 2014 Perfect Game All-Region team.

  • icon Posted: July 02

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Lowering a flag doesn’t solve racial problems

The response was overwhelming. People from across the nation got involved, demanding justice. Then it started spreading, with comments coming from around the globe.

  • icon Posted: July 03

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Forever connected, forever grateful

His life was so close to being over, and his big day almost never arrived. On Saturday, Waynesboro High School senior Lantae Spencer graduated with the class of 2015, but without the help of one attentive Waynesboro police officer, he could be dead.

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Online poll

Would you like to see the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival return to Waynesboro?

After 15 years in Waynesboro, the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival will move in 2016 to Meadows Events Park outside of Richmond, citing a lack of space to expand, among other things.

Total Votes: 247

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