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City Adopts Resolution Urging Quick End To Blasting

Members of City Council have voiced support for a quick end to blasting at the local airport.

James River Batteaux Festival Comes To Scottsville

The 28th annual James River Batteaux Festival comes to Scottsville.

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Advocates For Children Spotlight Results Of New Survey

Advocates release new survey focusing on the future of Virginia’s children.

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New SPCA Director Hired

There’s a new leader for the local animal shelter.

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Kitchen Fire On East Rio Road

There was a kitchen fire Monday night at a residence off East Rio Road.

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Landes, Hanger Serve On Panel Exploring Medicaid Expansion

Delegate Steve Landes and a fellow Augusta County Republican serve on a panel that’s exploring Medicaid expansion in Virginia.

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Abortion Clinic Challenges New State Regulations

A medical facility in Northern Virginia is challenging new state regulations.

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Les Sinclair Designated As Hometown Hero

Z-95 Program Director Les Sinclair has been named as an Allen & Allen Hometown Hero.

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Albemarle Woman Wants Kids To Learn Local History

An Albemarle woman is urging local officials to teach local history in the public schools.

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Jefferson, Madison And Others Become Part Of Internet

Documents involving Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and their contemporaries are now online.

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