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Hollister Inc. plans to expand and upgrade its manufacturing plant in Augusta County. Gov. Bob McDonnell said Monday that the $29.6 million project will add 50,000 square feet of warehouse space and increase production volume. Hollister develops,...
Nearly 400,000 people in Virginia are currently without power. #vawx — Bob McDonnell (@BobMcDonnell) March 6, 2013 Gov. Bob McDonnell has declared a state of emergency in Virginia, as snow continues to pile up and knock out power to electric...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will deliver a foreign policy speech Monday at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. According to a news release from the Romney campaign, the former Massachusetts governor will share his vision for a...
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Ninety-three percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited, according to numbers released Wednesday afternoon by the Virginia Department of Education. According to the VDOE, 96 percent of elementary schools and 88 percent of middle schools...
Digital InternSunday, July 1 Bedford County: Moneta FireWORX Fest Where: Downtown Moneta (Rt. 122 and White House Road) When: Gate opens at 5:30 p.m.; music by The WORX Band starts at 6 p.m.; fireworks start at about 10 p.m. Cost: $5 a person; children 10 and under...
A Buena Vista mother and her three sons have been sentenced for their role in a methamphetamine ring. 50-year-old Camilla Ramirez, also known as "Momma" has been sentenced to 96 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release. Also, 30-...
A fallen 350-year-old oak known as Stonewall Jackson's Prayer Tree wasn't stolen after all. The Augusta County Sheriff's Office says a Tuesday report that the tree was stolen from private property near Grottoes was a "miscommunication between two...
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year. The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
LYNDHURST, Va. (AP) -- An Alabama man has fallen to his death while rock climbing on Virginia's Blue Ridge Parkway. Augusta County Fire Chief Carson Holloway says the victim died Wednesday afternoon at the Ravens Roost overlook. Authorities didn't...
A Stuarts Draft man who pleaded guilty to killing a man and wounding a woman at a scenic overlook will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Ralph Leon Jackson, 57, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison plus 35 years. Here is the full news...
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