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April 26, 2015

Kate Collins group earns state honors

When summer break hits, many students will pack up and head to Virginia Beach with their families. Earlier this month, several students from Kate Collins Middle School made the trip a bit early.

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Start-up church aims for growth

There is a sizable group of locals who always head over to Seven Arrows Brewing Company just outside of Waynesboro’s city limits in Fishersville for ice cold beverages on Sunday. But, there is also a group that visits the same building that houses the brewery to praise the lord.

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Tax reforms are the foundation of an opportunistic economy

Tax Day has come and gone, but the aggravation and frustration of tax season is still fresh in many minds. It’s during this particularly “taxing” time of year that hard working Americans are confronted with piles of forms, confusing instructions, and the prospect of turning more of their hard-earned money over to the government. Anyone who has filed taxes knows that the current tax code is overly complex and unfair. If America is to remain competitive in the global economy and build an economy ripe with opportunity here at home, the current tax system must be reformed.      

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Clock is ticking on 24th District Republican Senate June Primary

The clock is ticking on the 24th Senate District Republican Primary, with incumbent Sen. Emmett Hanger and two challengers having just over six weeks to mount a ground game and get their voters out.

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Stuarts Draft star midfielder shows versatility, leadership

STUARTS DRAFT – Rachel Sauder considers herself a perfectionist. 

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No need for college sports

It’s that time of year when high school seniors start to contemplate the most important decisions in their young lives – how many family members to invite to their graduation, who to ask to prom and most importantly where to attend college. What a special time. It’s that last point on which I’d like to focus just a bit.

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