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Virginia StateAugusta Free Press

Virginia Tech community exceeds 2021 Lights Out!/Power Down! goal

News, press releases, letters to the editor: For the 12th year in a row, the Virginia Tech community exceeded its goal during the annual Lights Out!/Power Down! event held on June 24 on the Blacksburg campus. During the designated 90-minute time period (1:45 – 3:15 p.m.), the university reduced...
Virginia Statecbs19news

Peach season underway at orchards across Virginia

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- It's peach season in Virginia, and dozens of varieties are now available at farm stands, farmers' markers and orchards across the Commonwealth. “There’s nothing like a ripe peach,” said Frederick County produce farmer John Marker. “They’re a very flavorful fruit, and people really enjoy...

Peak-season peaches available throughout Virginia

WINCHESTER—Peaches are at their sweetest in midsummer, and Virginia-grown varieties are available now at local farm stands, farmers markets and orchards. “There’s nothing like a ripe peach,” said Frederick County produce farmer John Marker. “They’re a very flavorful fruit, and people really enjoy eating them fresh. They’re also good canned or frozen, and in pies, cobblers, cakes and more.”
Virginia StateWJLA

Strong storm leaves thousands of Northern Va. homes without power

ARLINGTON, Va. (7News) — Dominion Energy is working to restore power to thousands of people across Virginia as a strong storm passed through Wednesday night. As of Thursday morning, Dominion is reporting that 5,179 customers are without power. Dominion Energy’s Northern Va Rep. Peggy Fox said Wednesday that over 20,000...
Virginia StateFairfax Times

Virginia is the best state in the country for business according to CNBC study

Virginia captured first place in CNBC’s top states for business for the fifth time in a row. The Commonwealth has once again taken top honors in CNBC’s competitive rankings as America’s Top State for Business. This is the fifth time that Virginia has taken the title since the business news channel began releasing these studies back in 2007. This also marks that first time that Virginia has taken this title in back-to-back years.

800 Virginia businesses back tourism, hospitality relief in budget

(The Center Square) – More than 800 businesses and business associations are jointly urging the Virginia General Assembly to approve a budget item for $291 million in relief to the travel and hospitality industries, which was proposed by Gov. Ralph Northam. Northam’s proposal would appropriate funds from the federally passed...
Virginia StateWTOP

Northern Virginia home sales hit 16-year high

The number of closed home sales in Northern Virginia in June was the highest since 2005, according to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors. Home sales were up 48% over the number of closed sales in June of 2020 and 12% higher than closed sales in May. Prices continue to...
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Richmond County Daily Journal


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