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Staunton author Chris Cleary to sign copies of new book at Waynesboro Public Library Sept. 12

Staunton author and teacher Chris Cleary will read from his latest novel, The Ring of Middletown, sign copies, and discuss his work at the Waynesboro Public Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 12.


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Free outdoor movie night at Staunton Plaza on Thursday

Retailers at five Phillips Edison & Company-owned shopping center locations in Maryland and Virginia will host a series of free movie nights throughout the summer to engage consumers and foster community involvement.


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Ride with Pride 5K Run and Walk set for Sept. 13

The first annual Stride with Pride 5K Run and Walk will be held at Ride with Pride in Staunton on Sunday September 13.


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Hearing loss doesn’t have to keep you down

Some people think that hearing loss is just part of the aging process.


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Historic maps that helped shape the United States: Exhibit sponsored by Augusta Historical Society

Maps show location, but also mirror their times. The Augusta Historical Society will open an exhibit of maps September 5 at the R. R. Smith Center for History and Art, maps from the early 17th century to the early 18th century that not only show our nation as it became a nation, but may have played a role in that transformation.


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Juried show: Interiors & Still Lifes exhibit at the Beverley Street Studio School

Beverley Street Studio School’s annual juried show, Interiors & Still Lifes will feature 20 2D artists from across the state of Virginia.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Aug. 24-28

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


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Transit Development Plan adopted for Staunton, Augusta County, Waynesboro

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission adopted the Transit Development Plan at its August 17 annual meeting.


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Staunton man arrested: Had firearm on school property

The Staunton Police Department arrested Anthony Princeton Paige, 35, of Staunton, on Thursday for driving on a revoked license and possession of a firearm on school property.


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United Way of Greater Augusta Stuff the Bus campaign aids local schools, students

As the new school year gets underway, thousands of local students have the tools needed in order to be successful thanks to Stuff the Bus 2015.


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Staunton natural playground project gets $8,000 boost

Staunton Parks and Recreation is moving forward sooner than expected with a natural playground, thanks to $8,000 in grant funding.


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Valley libraries embrace new checkout system

Valley Libraries Connection, consisting of Waynesboro Public Library, Augusta County Library and Staunton Public Library, have chosen 3M RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Systems to enhance productivity in their libraries. They are the first library system within an 80-mile radius to implement this technology.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Aug. 17-21

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


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Letter: Let’s be the Influence

The Greater Augusta Prevention Partners have recently launched a campaign titled “Let’s be the Influence” that needs to be looked at by every parent in our area.


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Waynesboro invited into Augusta County Courthouse discussion: Why?

The news this week that the Augusta County Board of Supervisors has decided to continue to engage Staunton in talks about the future of the Augusta County Courthouse included a curious sidebar: a desire to engage Waynesboro in the talks.


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Augusta County Board of Supervisors votes to continue negotiations with Staunton on courthouse

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday night to continue negotiations with Staunton on a consolidated courthouse plan.


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Augusta County Courthouse: Cooperation with Staunton makes the most sense

Augusta County taxpayers can spend $44 million to build a new courthouse complex in Verona. Or county taxpayers can partner with taxpayers in Staunton on a $47 million plan that builds around the existing courthouse in Downtown Staunton. It’s easy to figure out which plan makes the most sense.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Aug. 10-14

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


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Valley League announces 2015 all-league teams

Harrisonburg outfielder Shane Billings was voted the Valley League Most Valuable Player among league administrators and media representatives. Charlottesville’s Hayden McCutcheon was voted the Pitcher of the Year.


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European talents collaborate in Staunton

Staunton-based artist Ronald Neill Dixon met with the owners of a renowned Bavarian woodcarving workshop last week to begin collaboration on a new line of liturgical statues and furnishings.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Aug. 3-7

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT District during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


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Staunton Police make arrest in shooting into unoccupied dwelling

The Staunton Police Department arrested Dwayne Lee White on Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the weapon violations that occurred on July 20 in the 400 block of Montgomery Avenue.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: July 27-31

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


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Staunton Police seek help identifying credit card theft suspect

The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in credit card fraud from Wal-Mart, 1028 C Richmond Ave., between June 6, 2015 and June 7, 2015.


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Staunton Police investigating shooting

The Staunton Police Department is investigating a shooting into an occupied dwelling in the 400 block of Montgomery Avenue reported on Monday.