Gov. Northam announces company expansion

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Gov. Northam announced that Afton Scientific, LLC will expand it’s operation.

The company is an FDA-regulated pharmaceutical contract Manufacturer.

The company plans to invest $500,000 to expand operations at 2020 Avon Court Charlottesville in Albemarle County.

Adding 20 new jobs and 8,000 square feet to its facility.

This accommodates the company’s 50 percent growth over the past year including the expected growth of 2021.

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VH separates fact from fictions on the vaccine

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In light of the conflicting information about the COVID-19 vaccine Valley Health (VH) is offing a fact vs . fiction website to answer any questions.

You can separate fact from fiction here for accurate information on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinations.

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NVRDGTF issue a warning and plea

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The Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force (NVRDGTF) has reported an alarming number of fatal overdoses since last Wednesday.

This is likely due to fentanyl a lethal synthetic opioid.

This often requires multiple doses of naloxone to revive the victim.

The overdoses have affected every county in our region.

The NVRDGTF is encouraging residents to reach out to friends and loved ones who are living with addiction to issue a warning if not an intervene.

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VDOT remind you to drive carefully

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Refreezing and additional snow have created slick conditions on valley roads.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) urges motorist to drive defensively and be alert for patches of ice and snow especially on secondary roads.

Where crews continue plowing as of 4 a.m. today Interstate 66 is clear Interstate 81 is in minor condition with isolated spots of snow and ice.

Secondary roads in Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah and Warren Counties are in moderate conditions with snow and ice found on major portions of the roadways.

Drive Carefully if you are heading out if you can stay at home until later in the day.

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Sports: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Bruins Rally To Beat Caps, SU Hoop Tonight, MLB Season To Start On Time

The Boston Bruins erased a 3-0 deficit, and posted 4 goals in the third period to hand the Washington Capitals a 5-3 loss last night. The defeat was the first regulation loss for the Caps, who fell to 6-1-3 on the season. The Capitals will skate against the Rangers tomorrow night, starting

Shenandoah University Men’s Basketball returns to the Wilkins Center tonight to take on Randolph-Macon. No fans will be permitted, but you can hear the game on The River 95-3. Tip off is at 7.

In other SU news, Women’s Basketball’s Sarah Sondrol was named ODAC player of the week. For the week, Sondrol racked up 43 points and 10 rebounds, while shooting 63 percent from the floor. The Hornet Women are back in action tomorrow.

In the latest AP College Basketball Poll, Virginia Tech jumped 4 spots to number 16 after it’s big win against Virginia. The Cavaliers fell 6 spots to number 14, while WVU took a tumble to number 17 this week.

And, MLB announced that it’s season will start on time after players said no to a proposal to start on April 28th with a reduced 154-game season.