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It’s time to plan your visit to the State Fair of Virginia

The State Fair of Virginia will open Sept. 28 for a 10-day run. From where to park to how to purchase tickets, here are some tips to help plan an enjoyable visit to the fair.

Held at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, the fair will open at 10 a.m. each day except Midway Madness by Vi...

ELECT commissioner announces high school voter registration challenge winners

The Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Elections announced that eight high schools across the Commonwealth achieved the Commissioner’s Award for Voter Registration by registering 65% or more of their eligible senior class.

Between these eight schools, nearly 1500 new Virginia voters...

ODU stuns #13 Virginia Tech, 49-35 - Augusta Free Press 2018-09-22 23:55

Blake LaRussa came off the bench to lead ODU to a shocking 49-35 win over #13 Virginia Tech, a 28-point betting-line favorite, on Saturday in Norfolk.

LaRussa replaced starting quarterback Steven Williams on the Monarchs’ second offensive series, and threw for 495 yards and four touchdo...

Record number of Smart Scale applications

The data-driven SMART SCALE project prioritization process has reached new benchmarks as localities and planning organizations submitted the highest number of applications to date.

Statewide, 468 applications were submitted, for a total requested amount of approximately $7 billion to supp...

Event focuses on groundbreaking cancer research in Virginia

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network hosted its fourth annual Cancer Research Breakfast Thursday at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center. The event featured cancer researchers from five of Virginia’s leading research institutions, discussing the latest breakthrou...

Route 616 in Fluvanna County closed 4-6 weeks while culvert is replaced

Route 616 (Union Mills Road) in Fluvanna County will remain closed to through traffic west of Route 15 (James Madison Highway) due to a culvert washout caused by the torrential rains Wednesday evening.

A detour is in place using Route 631 (Troy Road), Routes 633 and 600 (North Boston Road).

How to manage your parking systems with vehicle identification technology

If there’s one thing you know when you manage a large parking system, it’s that security is key. With hundreds of cars entering and exiting your parking lot each day, you need a reliable way to keep track of your users in order to keep them safe. Not only that, by keeping records of usage, y...

Absentee voting for 2018 general election begins on Friday

Absentee voting for the November 6 General Election starts statewide tomorrow, Friday, September 21. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in-person at their local voter registration office or vote absentee by mail.
To vote absentee, registered voters must meet one of the 20 eligibilit...

Field hockey: Bridgewater tops Frostburg State

The Bridgewater College field hockey team won by scoring twice in 35 seconds, beating Frostburg State 2-1 on the road.

Junior Georgia Howard scored both goals, while sophomores Meghan Obaugh and Courtney Cooke recorded assists.

Howard opened the scoring at 18:49 of the first half.
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