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NFL player comes home to give back to Charlottesville kids

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A National Football League star came home to his roots Saturday, July 7 to give back to the community that raised him. Aaron Stinnie held a school supplies giveaway for children at the First Recreation Center. Stinnie went to Saint Anne’s Belfield while growing up in Charlottesville.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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Sun Belt Adds Four New Members

The sun shined on a new Sun Belt Conference Friday, as they welcomed four new members to push the league to 14 members in major sports. James Madison, Old Dominion, Marshall, and Southern Mississippi will join an already loaded G5 conference, with the likes of Louisiana, App State, and Coastal Carolina.
HARRISONBURG, VA
Augusta Free Press

Garber named president of Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs

Staunton Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Garber has been elected president of the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs and has been honored as the 2022 SEAFC Career Fire Chief of the Year. The award puts him in the running for the national award later this year. Garber is an accomplished...
STAUNTON, VA
Augusta Free Press

Happy Birthday to us! Augusta Free Press turns 20

Way back on July 2, 2002, I couldn’t have imagined that I’d ever be writing about Augusta Free Press turning 20. I was just thinking that morning, as we were about to hit the publish button for the first time, about how we were going to keep the lights on, and the website that we had just launched that day didn’t figure prominently into those plans.
AUGUSTA COUNTY, VA
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UVA terminates agreements with two fraternities for hazing

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Two fraternities are being removed from the University of Virginia Grounds. The university has terminated the Fraternal Organization Agreements for Kappa Alpha and Phi Gamma Delta. This comes after both fraternities were investigated for hazing activities. Examples of activities that have been determined to be...
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Charlottesville Airport gives travel tips amidst holiday weekend

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The 4th of July holiday is here and a lot of travelers are flying. The Charlottesville Airport’s level of business is on the rise and is expected it continue. “Travel has been picking up. We’re pretty consistent here at the airport. We are anticipating being...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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Food-related CIOs plan to form food union

Marco Centanaro Garcia, rising fourth-year Commerce student and outgoing president of U.Va. FoodAssist, and rising third-year College student Garreth Bartholomew recently proposed the creation of a food union at the University on behalf of students passionate about food justice and sustainability. Composed of the student leaders of each food-focused CIO, the union would meet a few times a semester to coordinate food-related goals for the University.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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Hanckel Citizens Insurance Company’s 150th Anniversary

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Hanckel Citizens Insurance in Charlottesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary. It was founded in 1872, and has been family-owned for six generations. “Our goal is to be good corporate citizens, which means giving back to the community, as well as serving our clients,” CEO John Watson...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Augusta Free Press

Scholars Latino Initiative announces endowment lead gift

Latino Initiative has announced that it will establish an endowment at the Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County with a lead gift of $100,000 from Gerald F. “J.J.” Smith, Jr. of Winchester. The endowment will help sustain SLI’s mission of supporting Latino/a/x high school students with college...
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VA
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City of Staunton schedules modified for Fourth of July holiday

The schedules for City of Staunton offices and facilities will be modified in observance of the Fourth of July on Monday, July 4. Residential: Residential trash regularly scheduled for pickup on Monday, July 4 will be collected on Wednesday, July 6. Downtown Central Business District (CBD): All CBD customers will...
STAUNTON, VA
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Chris Pierce

Chris Pierce talks a new full band album in the new year, a single release this summer, and effecting social change and healing of divisions through music. Chris plays SummerStage at the Blackburn In Staunton, VA Friday July 8.
STAUNTON, VA
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March for reproductive rights takes place in Harrisonburg

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - In downtown Harrisonburg Saturday afternoon, hundreds walked in a protest to protect reproductive rights. It has been a week since the Supreme Court made the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, but people in the Valley are still marching and protesting to make their voices heard.
HARRISONBURG, VA
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