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Friday, September 19, 2014

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  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

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High School Football: Week 4 Preview

With top seed Wilson Memorial and No. 6 Buffalo Gap both sporting byes for the night, all eyes will be on the Waynesboro-Riverheads clash. Last year, the game was close as the Little Giants shocked the host Gladiators with a 28-27 halftime lead, but RHS prevailed. Can Waynesboro play for four quarters tonight like it did against Stuarts Draft last week? Will Riverheads drop another 500 yards on Waynesboro again tonight? All the other local teams are playing out of the area again tonight.

  • icon Posted: September 19

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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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Who decides what a living wage is?

The Marriott hotel chain wants you to stay with them---and pay their maids. Separately, in the tip envelope so thoughtfully provided by them. If I were a hotel chain, I would not especially want to be in the news for this particular policy innovation, but what do I know? They have people making multiples of what my salary ever was making these decisions, and those people decided to help out the help by encouraging hotel guests to give them money. 

  • icon Posted: September 19

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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: 411

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