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Salvation Army raising money to distribute gift cards to those in need


Salvation Army raising money to distribute gift cards to those in need

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many struggling for food, and The Salvation Army is hoping to provide some relief with Red Shield Gift Cards. The Salvation […]

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Education Work Group to help guide process for reopening Virginia schools


Education Work Group to help guide process for reopening Virginia schools

In Gov. Northam‘s Monday briefing, he announced the new COVID-19 Education Work Group to help chart a path forward for determining when and how schools can […]

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Ben Cline talks POWER Act, COVID-19


Ben Cline talks POWER Act, COVID-19

Congressman Ben Cline and Alyssa McBeth discuss the bipartisan Protect Our Women and Waive Emergency Requirements (POWER) Act, the impact of COVID-19 in the 6th Congressional District […]

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Virginia DSS to distribute Pandemic EBT benefits


Virginia DSS to distribute Pandemic EBT benefits

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will be providing Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to families of school-aged children who no longer have access to free […]

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Interactive campaign encourages community to “chalk” about mental health


Interactive campaign encourages community to “chalk” about mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year, the Northwestern Community Services Board Prevention Department launched “Let’s Chalk About Mental Health” — an interactive campaign designed to educate […]

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Northam announces guidelines for Phase One of reopening


Northam announces guidelines for Phase One of reopening

Gov. Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-One over the weekend and presented a detailed framework for the first phase of the “Forward Virginia” plan to safely and […]

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Shenandoah Valley Music Festival concert season changed


Shenandoah Valley Music Festival concert season changed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, adjustments have been made to this summer’s Shenandoah Valley Music Festival schedule.  Shenandoah Valley Music Festival President, Dennis Lynch, announced the Richmond Symphony […]

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Valley Health starts to resume elective services


Valley Health starts to resume elective services

After careful consideration, Valley Health has started to ease restrictions on diagnostic and surgical procedures. This follows recent announcements from Gov. Ralph Northam lifting the hold […]

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Area sees spike in overdose deaths


Area sees spike in overdose deaths

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition (NSVSAC) announced the area has seen a spike in overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a news […]

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People Inc. offering SBA microloans to local small businesses


People Inc. offering SBA microloans to local small businesses

People Incorporated, a Virginia-based nonprofit, is now offering forgivable Small Business Administration (SBA) microloans to businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The SBA will make all […]

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The River 95.3 wins 6 Associated Press awards


The River 95.3 wins 6 Associated Press awards

The 2019 Virginias AP Broadcasters Awards Show was held virtually over the weekend and The River 95.3/WZRV was honored with six awards spanning several categories. Thirty-five […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce seeks input from local business owners


Virginia Chamber of Commerce seeks input from local business owners

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has launched a Blueprint for Getting Virginians Back to Work initiative, and is seeking input from local business owners. The blueprint […]

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