Tag: National Geographic

Virginia film industry grows 16 percent in 2013

The total economic impact of the film industry in Virginia in 2013 was $382.5 million, providing $19.4 million in state and local tax revenue for the Commonwealth.


Author talk: At-home cures that really work

National Geographic editor & award-winning feature writer Barbara H. Seeberis a 30-year veteran of the publishing world. As an editor for National Geographic Books, she helped launch a number of titles in their line of health books.


National Geographic Adventurer of the Year to visit Staunton

Join us at 7pm on Monday, May 19 at the Staunton Public Library for what is sure to be an exciting and inspiring presentation from this world class athlete and wilderness adventurer.


Earth Talk: Public transportation on the upswing

Transit ridership is indeed at its highest level in the U.S. in 57 years. According to data collected by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation in 2013—the highest number since the 1950s when many fewer of us owned our own cars.


Human rights activist Alice Driver to speak at Bridgewater College

Dr. Alice Driver, a human rights activist, will speak on Monday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.