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New things coming to the Haymarket/Gainesville area

New things coming to the Haymarket/Gainesville area

October 9, 2018

It is common knowledge that the Haymarket/ Gainesville area is constantly expanding. Every year the area seems to get a few new stores, a few new restaurants, and less elbow room in the hallways of all the...

Battlefield graduate making it big in Hollywood

Battlefield graduate making it big in Hollywood

September 20, 2018

Battlefield has been open since 2004, and since then, over 35,000 students have walked through the halls of 15000 Graduation Drive. Out of those 35,000 people, Battlefield has graduated many successful s...

Ramadan begins

Ramadan begins

May 7, 2018

May 16 is the beginning of Ramadan, which is the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar during which fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset. Healthy, adult Muslims who fast abstain from drinking,...

Give Water. Give Life.

Give Water. Give Life.

May 7, 2018

Swaziland, a country in Africa, is experiencing a water crisis. According to Alexandra Barton, a writer for The Water Project, “40 percent of the population does not have access to clean water.” This meaning that almost half ...

Cruise ship tips

Cruise ship tips

April 23, 2018

When it comes to cruising, the first step is to choose the perfect cruise line for the ultimate vacation. Certain cruise lines and ships pertain more to adults, while others are more designed to cater to t...

The backstory of Cinco de Mayo

The backstory of Cinco de Mayo

April 23, 2018

Cinco de Mayo is a widely known holiday in the United States that is celebrated yearly on May 5 with bright colors, Mexican culture, and pride to fill the day. Even though people know how Cinco de Mayo i...

The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S9

The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S9

April 4, 2018

The iPhone X has some competition. Whether it comes in the form of the Google Pixel 2, the LG V30, or the Huawei Mate 10, it is not the most innovative phone of all time anymore. South Korean company Samsung has...

Small business spotlight: CMC

Small business spotlight: CMC

January 12, 2018

Not only is Contemporary Music Center (CMC) located in the heart of the town of Haymarket, but it is also in the heart of the people who live here. Contemporary Music Center is in the middle of old town Ha...

The avocado industry goes up in flames

The avocado industry goes up in flames

January 12, 2018

Forest fires in California have been raging flames for as long as most people can remember. Native Californians are more than accustomed to the plight of their wildlife, but the rest of America has tur...

Local food drives gear up for Thanksgiving

Local food drives gear up for Thanksgiving

October 31, 2017

Every year in the month of November comes a special day where family and friends gather around to eat a feast, Thanksgiving. People prepare by cooking a lot of food like stuffing, mashed potatoes, turk...

The Museum of Ice cream opens up third location

The Museum of Ice cream opens up third location

October 31, 2017

A pool full of sprinkles, scratch and sniff walls, chocolate chambers, and gummy bears the size of humans. These are all of the wonderful features of the Museum of Ice cream. Yes, an entire museum dedicated...

Clowns make a comeback

Clowns make a comeback

October 17, 2017

Clowns, a trend that started nearly a year ago in October of 2016, may make a comeback even bigger and better. Last year, a clown epidemic started in the woods of South Carolina, and quickly made its ...

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