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2014-04-22 23:16:22

As Earth Day approaches, Harvey’s Market, DC’s healthy butcher shop, discusses the importance of eating sustainably. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Eating meats produced by sustainable agriculture helps celebrate and support this event. Sustainable farming can be described as the practice of farming ecologically. Sustainability means farming a single...

2013-10-01 23:34:14

Augusta County Public Schools, located in Verona, Va., chose Infinite Campus as its student information system (SIS). They will see a return on investment, acquire new functionality to eliminate third-party systems and reduce duplicate data entry. Blaine, MN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 In today’s ever-changing industry of K12 education, many school districts need technology to streamline business processes. Augusta County Public Schools, located in Verona, Va., chose Infinite Campus as its...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

Cabin Creekwood is delighted to announce a partnership with South River Fly Shop in Waynesboro, VA. Cabin guests can now book a Guided Fly Fishing Trip in Virginia along with their cabin rental. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Guests of Cabin Creekwood can now book a Virginia fly fishing excursion at the same time they book a cabin rental in Virginia. South River Fly Shop was established in February of 2011 by Tommy Lawhorne and Kevin Little. This opening coincided with the...

2011-07-01 00:15:00

Download the guide "Insider Secrets to Exploring Central Virginia" from http://www.cabincreekwood.com/download.htm. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Central Virginia and the area surrounding Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County have so many different types of activities to offer the visitor. The owners of Cabin Creekwood have put together a guide of personal favorites entitled "Insider Secrets to Exploring Central Virginia." After many years of providing valuable information to...

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Bob Stuart, The News Virginian, Waynesboro, Va. Aug. 5--The state's top education official will brief public school superintendents today on the tightening state revenue picture. Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Billy Cannaday Jr. will share the details of a memo from Gov. Timothy M. Kaine's chief of staff about the slower than anticipated collections of income and sales tax revenue that fund Virginia's budget. The memo from Chief of Staff Wayne Turnage advises...

2008-07-14 06:00:21

By Bob Stuart, The News Virginian, Waynesboro, Va. Jul. 14--SHERANDO LAKE -- Visitors flocked to Augusta County's Sherando Lake on a steamy summer day Sunday, one day after a 19-year-old man drowned in the lake's waters. The Augusta County Sheriff's Office on Sunday identified the victim as Jacob Andrew Davis, 19, of Spring, Texas. He was part of a group visiting the area for a church conference. Sherando Lake was closed for several hours Saturday while a search was conducted for...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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