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George Washington holds off VMI rally, wins 80-60

A late 9-0 run broke open a single-digit contest and sent the George Washington Colonials past the VMI Keydets, 80-60, in non-conference men’s basketball action Tuesday at the Smith Center in Washington, D.C.


Nwogbo’s career night not enough for Longwood against George Washington

George Washington’s starting five combined to score 66 points to lead the Colonials past Longwood, 91-66, Wednesday evening at the Charles E. Smith Center.


Swannanoa: The mysterious mountaintop mansion, its little-known history

Airisun Wonderl will pull back the curtain of mystery that sometimes has hidden the magnificent marble Swannanoa that stands atop the line between Augusta and Nelson counties.


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Art for Gifts opens at Staunton Augusta Art Center on Nov. 14

The Big Elf is checking his list right about now, so ’tis the season for the Staunton Augusta Art Center Art for Gifts!


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Watercolor classes at Staunton Augusta Art Center

Learning about watercolor is the most popular class at the Staunton Augusta Art Center, thanks to Peg Sheridan’s patient, individualized instruction and the friendly, fun classmates.


Live pro wrestling in Inwood, W.Va., on Oct. 18

LTW Entertainment is hosting a night of pro wrestling at the Randy Smith Center in Inwood, W.Va., on Saturday, Oct. 18. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and bell time is 7 p.m.


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Staunton Augusta Art Center offers new color class

The Staunton Augusta Art Center welcomes Staunton newcomer, veteran art professor, and studio artist Diane Banks.


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How apples shaped the Valley: A talk by author Scott Jost

Author Scott Jost will describe the history of the apple industry in the Valley through oral histories and photographs in an October 2, program sponsored by the Augusta County Historical Society.


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Life in Flux opens at Staunton Augusta Art Center on Friday

The Staunton Augusta Art Center announces a new exhibit, Life in Flux, ceramic wall reliefs by Scott Supraner.


Downtown Staunton craft beer festival on Sept. 27

The Staunton Augusta Art Center is hosting the first annual downtown craft beer and craft festival Saturday, September 27, 1-6pm at its headquarters in the garden of the R. R. Smith Center for History and Art (20 S. New Street) and along Barristers Row in historic downtown Staunton.


Staunton Augusta Art Center exhibition closes on Saturday

Your last chance to view Light Coming Through, paintings by Staunton’s own Robert Stuart is this Saturday, September 20th.


Kitty Greene: A strong woman who helped shape a nation

A close friend of Virginia’s Revolutionary War heroes Patrick Henry and George Washington, Catharine “Kitty” Littlefield Greene, was known as a vivacious flirt who could be brutally honest.


New Staunton Augusta Art Center classes

The Staunton Augusta Art Center announces two upcoming classes in the RR Smith Center for History and Art, 20 S. New Street in historic downtown Staunton.


Staunton Augusta Art Center exhibit features work of artist Robert Stuart

The Staunton Augusta Art Center will be hosting an opening reception for artist Robert Stuart and his new body of work, titled Light Coming Through, on Friday, August 15, 5-7pm.


Pop-up gallery at Staunton Augusta Art Center

This week’s Summer Studio at the Staunton Augusta Art Center focuses on the art of cultures currently immigrating into Virginia.


Something to Celebrate exhibit at Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center announces a new exhibition, Something to Celebrate, watercolors by Central Virginia Botanical Artists.


Staunton Augusta Art Center opens new exhibit May 23

The Staunton Augusta Art Center and Beverley Street Studio School are collaborating on a major new exhibition titled The American Landscape.


New exhibit at Staunton Augusta Art Center debuts Friday

The Staunton Augusta Art Center is hosting a new exhibit, Creative Healing: recent works by clients of mental health services.


New exhibit opens at Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center announces its newest exhibit featuring the award winners from the 2013 Art in the Park. Participating artists include Marsha Heatwole, paintings; Cindy Miller, jewelry; Robin Poteet, watercolor; and Ida Trusch, sculpture.


Staunton Augusta Art Center offers drawing class for adults

By popular demand, the Staunton Augusta Art Center is offering a series of six basic drawing classes on Tuesdays, 10am-Noon, beginning April 22 through May 27, in the Smith Center at 20 S. New Street in Downtown Staunton.


Altenergy Staunton office showcases the power of solar in real-time

A Staunton solar energy company believes actions speak louder than words when persuading potential customers that solar is the way to go.


Juried Art Show sponsored by Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center presents the Annual Juried Youth Art Show, mixed media by the best K-12 artists from public, private, and independent schools in Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro.


Staunton Augusta Art Center: March art classes

The Staunton Augusta Art Center and Mary Baldwin College students announce Saturdays-in-March classes for ages 6-10 years, 10:30am-Noon at the R. R. Smith Center, 20 S. New Street in historic Downtown Staunton.


Colonial Money program rescheduled

Award-winning numismatist Philip I. Mossman, MD, will present a program on “The Money of Colonial Virginia” 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at the R. R. Smith Center in Staunton.


48th Art in the Park at Gypsy Hill artists’ application

The Staunton Augusta Art Center is accepting applications for the 48th Annual Art in the Park scheduled for May 24 and 25. The application deadline is April 1, 2014.


Colonial Money: How it evolved, fought, conquered – and was counterfeited

Award-winning numismatist Philip I. Mossman will present a program on “The Money of Colonial Virginia” 7 p.m. February 13 and 20 at the R. R. Smith Center in Staunton. The presentations are part of the popular Stuart Talk series presented by the Augusta County Historical Society.


New exhibit at Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center announces the opening of a new exhibit, Promises We Make to Ourselves, a 15-year dialogue between mentor and student, mixed media collages by Sarah Bean and her mentor Roderick Slater.


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Staunton newspaper history featured at R.R.Smith Center

The Augusta County Historical Society launches an exhibit, a lecture, and a book signing at the Smith Center on Thursday, January 23 to celebrate the history of newspapers in this community.