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Neighborhood News:  Greene and Madison Counties

VDOT Seeks to Smooth Labor Day Weekend Travels

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is smoothing the way for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. More>>

Health Department Struggles to Keep Up with Kitchens on the Go Video included

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Food trucks are an expanding industry in central Virginia and that's expanding the workload of the Virginia Department of Health. More>>

Madison’s Only Public Transit Service Short on Funds Video included

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The Foothills Express, which carries people from Madison County and Culpeper to Charlottesville, saw a drop in state funding this year, and local funds can't cover the difference. More>>

Virginia Students Make Gains on Revised Math SOLs

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Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests and pass rates were relatively flat on revised English, history and science tests. More>>

Virginia State Parks to offer Hunting Opportunities Statewide

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VA State Parks, managed by the VA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, offer the outdoors enthusiast a variety of hunting opportunities More>>

Governor McAuliffe Declares September “Honey Month”

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Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared the entire month of September as “Honey Month.” More>>

VSP to Increase Enforcement over Labor Day Weekend

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As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, motorists traveling through VA this Labor Day weekend can expect to see significant increased enforcement by the Virginia State Police. More>>

Appalachian Power Warns about Payment Scam

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Appalachian Power is warning small business customers in Virginia about a scam. More>>

Route 29 in Madison to Close for Pipe Replacement

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VDOT will close the southbound lanes of Route 29 in Madison County overnight August 28 for a pipe replacement. More>>

VDOT to Lift Lane Closures for Labor Day Holiday

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To keep traffic moving and reduce congestion, VDOT will lift lane closures on most interstates and highways from noon August 29 until noon September 2. More>>

VA-Area Artifacts vie for 'Endangered' Designation

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Time is running out to vote for some of the area's most unique relics that are vying for the title of Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. More>>

Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education

Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools. More>>

VA Students Improve, Beat National Average on ACT

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Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam. More>>

Emerald Ash Borer Found in More Virginia Counties

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The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced the detection of Emerald Ash Borer in additional counties in the Commonwealth. More>>

Police Renew Investigation into 1984 Trooper Murder

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Police say advancements in forensic technology have renewed the investigation into the 30-year-old murder of a Virginia Trooper. More>>

VSP Investigate Fatal ATV Crash in Fluvanna

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Virginia State police are investigating a fatal ATV crash in Fluvanna County on August 15. More>>

VA Lottery Earns Record $538.6 Million

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The Virginia Lottery says it earned a record $538.6 million in the most recent fiscal year on the strength of sales of instant scratch-off tickets and a huge Mega Millions jackpot drawing in December. More>>

AAA: Auto Theft Hits Historic Lows in DC, MD, VA

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Crime statistics from AAA Mid-Atlantic show auto theft is hitting historic lows throughout the region. More>>

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