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Residents Go Hog-Wild over Nokesville Barn Mural

Residents Go Hog-Wild over Nokesville Barn Mural

Nokesville residents went hog-wild, last weekend, when the dancing pig, cow and duck mural painted on the Hawkins barn was completed.

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Woodbridge Man Makes Ride to Conquer Cancer to Honor Friend

Woodbridge Man Makes Ride to Conquer Cancer to Honor Friend

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

Woodbridge man honors his friend by participating in a 150-mile bike ride to conquer cancer.

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Vint Hill Dog Park Holds Fundraising Social

Vint Hill Dog Park Holds Fundraising Social

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

Owned and operated by Piedmont Dogs, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the 1.25 acre partially wooded park is located at the corner of Kennedy Drive and Aiken Drive.

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Ronald Reagan Middle School Archery Team No. 1 in the World

Ronald Reagan Middle School Archery Team No. 1 in the World

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Ronald Reagan Middle School’s Archery Team hit the bulls-eye at the 2015 National Archery in Schools Program World Tournament when they placed first in the 3D Archery Challenge July 24-25 in Nashville.

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SmileZ Helps Alleviate Children’s Fear of Dentists

SmileZ Helps Alleviate Children’s Fear of Dentists

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

A trip to the dentist can be a harrowing experience for children (and some adults). However, one Gainesville practice specializes in helping children overcome their fears.

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5K Run to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

5K Run to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Organizers have announced that the 7th annual Alex’s Walk-N-Roll toward Wellness 5K, to benefit Alex’s Army, will be held Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon at Battlefield High School’s football stadium.

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Local Teen Represents U.S. at Taekwondo Cadet World Championship

Local Teen Represents U.S. at Taekwondo Cadet World Championship

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Reigning U.S. Taekwondo National Champion Julian Kim of Haymarket has made a name for himself as a teen Taekwondo athlete; the modest 13-year-old brought home the gold medal after competing in the 2015 Taekwondo Cadet National Championship in July.

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BROF Raises Money for 21 Local Organizations

BROF Raises Money for 21 Local Organizations

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Blue Ridge Orthopedic and Spine Center’s waiting room transformed into a welcoming reception room for Blue Ridge Orthopedic Foundation’s annual “Cocktail Reception and Check Presentation” held July 17. During the reception, 21 non-profit organizations received financial donations raised by BROF.

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