2023-10-12

ORMN: Invasive Plants Don’T Support Nature


This is a monthly column from the Old Rag Master Naturalist chapter that will share happenings in nature each month. It will share places you can go to experience nature, wildlife, plants, insects and more. Last month’s Go native! focused on native plants in Virginia – their beauty, their resilience, their support of birds, mammals and other wildlife, and their […]

VSP Seeking Help Finding Missing Motorcyclist


***UPDATE***Virginia State Police (VSP) announced Sunday afternoon that 22-year-old Jade Love Wade of Augusta County has been found safe. “Per the Town of Grottoes Police Department Wade had been safely located,” VSP Public Relations Director Corinne Geller reported. Wade first was reported missing Thursday after he was last seek in Grottoes on Wednesday morning. The Virginia State Police is seeking […]

Exceptional Harvest Sweetens 2023 VA Wine Month Celebration


Area vintners have another reason to celebrate this October. Not only is it Virginia Wine Month, an annual celebration of “world class wines and culinary experiences,” October 2023 marks the conclusion of an exceptional wine grape harvest season. In an email message to customers, DuCard Vineyards owner, Scott Elliff is quoted as saying, “This is probably the second-best year ever […]