Submissions sought for Rock Spring Art Show

The Reynolds Homestead, in partnership with Bull Mountain Arts, issued a call for submissions for the annual Rock Spring Art Show. Submissions will be accepted August 20-23, 2022. "We are excited to be able to host this important art event for our region and we encourage all area artists to...

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Pets of the Week

Bruce is sad and needs to be adopted soon because he is shutting down. He was surrendered and is not adjusting to life in the shelter. He is sweet and well behaved. He would be a great addition to your home. This young guy, half on and half off his...

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The 4 Best Ways To Avoid Heart Disease

Risks are everywhere. Every time you drive, you’re risking a car accident. Each time you have a conversation with someone, you risk a misunderstanding. In nearly everything we do, we are taking a risk. Risks are unavoidable – they’re just a part of life – so the question boils down...

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Pets of the Week

  These two cuties are well behaved sweet girls. They were surrendered by their owner due to relocation and the owner was not able to take them. They are just too adorable to be stuck in the shelter. Available to adopt now. If you are interested in adopting a pet...

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Application Period Underway for Cooling Assistance

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will provide cooling assistance to qualifying households this year through the Virginia Energy Assistance Program (EAP).  Applications are currently being accepted and can be submitted until Monday, August 15. To qualify, a household must have a child less than six years of age,...

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Great meals start with waffles

Breakfast foods may be most often enjoyed in the morning, but many are delicious at any time of the day. Pancakes, waffles and even omelets can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner, making them each worthy of addition to your culinary repertoire. Waffles are a diverse breakfast food. Waffles...

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Other Considerations on Sleep

So, what can you do if you just can’t sleep and need some help?  There are several medications that could help. I recommend these natural ones. Melatonin has been shown to help people FALL asleep.  You will become tolerant in several months so best not to use it every day...

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Pets of the Week

This polka dotted girl was found on Microfilm Road. She is well behaved and just waiting to go home. This young hound is so sweet and well behaved. She has been waiting too long to have a home. If you recognize these dogs, or any on the Facebook page, or...

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Patrick Pioneers – Mr. Fred Clifton

First of all, I want to thank everyone that has reached out to let me know how much they enjoy and have missed my stories about our local pioneers. 2021-2022 was a very challenging school year due to the pandemic and it took every available minute to try to get...

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How to Get Better Sleep

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just sleep and get healthier? Well, you can. We all know we should eat better, get more active, de-stress, but often we forget that we need to SLEEP! Well, how much sleep do people need?  The average is 7-9 hours—less as you get...

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