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Friday | NBC29

Memorial Services Scheduled for Gus Deeds

Memorial services for Gus Deeds are planned for the beginning of May. Gus' life will be remembered May 3 at 10 a.m. at Millboro Elementary School in Bath County and at 3 p.m., the same day at the nature camp in Vesuvius, which is in Rockbridge County.

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Related Topix: Millboro, VA, Vesuvius, VA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

2 W&L students rescued after getting lost hiking

An emergency official says two Washington & Lee University students were chilly but uninjured after they became lost while hiking and spent the night in the James River Face Wilderness.

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Related Topix: Washington & Lee University, Lee University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Betty W. Elliott

She was born Jan. 9, 1925 in Rockbridge County, a daughter of the late Thomas Hall and Annabelle Walters.

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Related Topix: Raphine, VA, Madison, VA, Libraries, University of Virginia, Wedding

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Art Daily

Jeffrey S. Evans auction of Palmer Collection shows strength of southern decorative arts market

In a 714-lot, nine-hour marathon session, Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates sold the entire Americana collection of the late John and Lil Palmer of Purcellville Virginia to a standing-room only crowd on April 5. The Palmers were tragically killed in a single-car accident last July.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Purcellville, VA, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Alexandria, VA, Warrenton, VA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Thursday's H.S. Happenings

<![CDATA[* Fort Defiance at Rockbridge County * Parry McCluer at Riverheads * Fort Defiance at Rockbridge County * Waynesboro at Stuarts Draft * Parry McCluer at Riverheads * Mount Carmel at Stuart Hall * Riverheads at Buffalo Gap * Buffalo Gap at Riverheads * Stonewall Jackson at Stuarts Draft * Buffalo Gap, Stuarts Draft, Luray at Waynesboro * Parkway Christian at Stuart Hall

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Related Topix: Fort Defiance, VA, Stuarts Draft, VA, Waynesboro, VA

The Daily News Leader

Snow days affect lesson plans

This has been an exceptional school year in terms of inclement weather days called by local divisions.

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Related Topix: Staunton, VA, Waynesboro, VA, Augusta County, VA, Education Etc., Fairfield, VA

The Daily News Leader

Civil war exhibit reopens in Brownsburg

If you are looking for a way to spend an enjoyable afternoon, stop by for a visit at the Brownsburg Museum in Rockbridge County, which reopens Saturday after being closed for the winter.

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Related Topix: Brownsburg, VA

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Reuters

Virginia lawmaker says son's suicide led to mental health reform

A prominent Virginia state politician whose mentally ill son attacked him before committing suicide said on Monday that healthcare reforms passed because of the incident would prevent other tragedies.

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Related Topix: Bath County, VA

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