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Augusta County

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  • Proposed fracking in national forest meets broad opposition

    BRIDGEWATER, Va. — The headwaters of the Potomac River rise amid the hills and hollows of George Washington National Forest in Virginia. Small creeks dart past oak, white pine and hickory, become streams that nourish farmland and towns, and create a river that courses through two states and the nation's capital.
  • Colonial Virginia gentry embraced stranded North African

    Colonial Virginia gentry embraced stranded North African
    As the political epicenter of British America’s richest and most populous colony, the town of Williamsburg played host to a rich cross-spectrum of humanity during the 1700s. Planters, merchants and tradesmen of all shades and stripes came from...

    Gloucester supervisors to weigh coyote bounty

     
    Coyotes will be a prime topic of discussion by the Board of Supervisors at Tuesday night's work session after recent attacks at a Gloucester farm. Carl Shipley, the county's chief Animal Control officer, and Steve Baranek, Gloucester's senior Animal...

    Senate oks taxes on online shopping

    RICHMOND A measure to require online merchants affiliated with companies such as Amazon and Overstock.com to collect state sales taxes cleared the Senate on Tuesday. The bill - sponsored by Sen. Emmett W. Hanger Jr., R- Augusta County, and backed by the...