Eblast Archive: “News From VCC” October 19, 2016

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    October 19, 2016
Image Courtesy of keepthecourthouse.orgAugusta Voters, Courthouse Is on the Ballot

Augusta County voters will decide November 8 whether to move their courthouse to Verona, at an estimated cost of $45 million.


The referendum is binding and hotly contested. Here’s a start to look up the pros and cons from varied perspectives:

Bottom: Proposed Verona Courthouse (image from study)

Thank Your Family Farmers!

As Fall harvests spill onto market shelves, what a great time to tell your local farmer “thank  you.” For inspiration, watch this video from the American Farmland Trust.

Try Top Ten Hikes in Shenandoah NP

‘Tis the season for glorious fall hiking. Make the most of living near beautiful Shenandoah National Park with this list from Gore-Tex. Happy Trails!

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