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Sponsor Augusta Free Press ACC Tournament coverage from NYC

Augusta Free Press is NYC-bound! Join us in Brooklyn for the 2017 ACC Tournament. Your business can be a part of the action starting at $100.

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Small business owners: Join the mobile app revolution

Can a mobile app benefit your small business? Definitely. But the more important question is: can your small business afford to develop an app?

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What Augusta Free Press Can Do For You: Wayne Theatre

The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.

New Myers Corner website online: Produced by Augusta Free Press

The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

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Our readership continues to grow on Augusta Free Press, and we want your business to feel that love.

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Four WordPress plugins that could supercharge your business site overnight

Building a site that actually makes money seems like a daunting feat, doesn’t it? Regardless, savvy entrepreneurs are making it happen day after day.

Cry bias all you want: We’ll keep calling it the way we see it

A small segment of readers seems to think posting comments to the effect that AFP is “biased” in its reporting might shame the editors into silence.

Building the Machine: Marketing on a Budget

You don’t have money for TV, radio, big newspaper ads, but you still need to get in front of customers and potential clients. But how?

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Building the Machine: Social Media Marketing After Facebook

Augusta Free Press explores social media marketing and offers our tips for success in this week’s Building the Machine class.

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Building the Machine: Mobile Websites 101

The AFP Building the Machine marketing class series continues with editor Chris Graham presenting Mobile Websites 101.


Event to discuss nonpartisan redistricting set for July 12

OneVirginia2021 will lead a forum on nonpartisan redistricting on Tuesday, July 12, at the Staunton Public Library.

Charles Haney hired as new Staunton city assessor

Charles Haney Jr. has been named city assessor for the City of Staunton, effective July 1, 2016. He succeeds Jim Gallaher, who retired after serving as the City’s assessor for 27 years.

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King Lear opens at the American Shakespeare Center

The American Shakespeare Center is getting ready to open the third show in its Summer/Fall Season, William Shakespeare’s King Lear.

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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library exhibit examines 1916, 2016 elections

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library has opened a new exhibit called, “I Believe in Democracy,” to shed light on presidential politics then and now.

Registration under way for safeTALK

Valley Community Services Board and Lock & Talk Virginia present safeTALK, a suicide alertness class for community members, on Friday, July 8, in Staunton.

Mary Baldwin appoints two new deans: New university structure emerges

Mary Baldwin College transitions to Mary Baldwin University, under which a new academic structure with four colleges is emerging.

Staunton Fire Department urges fireworks safety

Staunton Deputy Fire Marshal Perry Weller is advising families to leave the fireworks entertainment to the professionals this July 4th.


Heifetz Institute announces 20th anniversary Festival of Concerts

Students from 22 states across the nation and 15 countries from around the globe will participate in the 20th Anniversary Heifetz International Music Institute.

Staunton man arrested in church break-ins

The Staunton Police Department reports the arrest of Darius James Johnson, 28, of Staunton in the church break-in case.

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Augusta Health employees give back to community

During the recent employee campaign for the Augusta Health Foundation, employees donated $104,489 to patient programs and funds.

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2016 Summer/Fall Season opening at Blackfriars Playhouse

The American Shakespeare Center prepares to open its 2016 Summer/Fall Season, with performances of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Twelfth Night and more.


Vacation Bible School at Cherryvale United Methodist Church

A summer kids’ event called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Cherryvale United Methodist Church from June 23 to June 25.

Staunton Stories Exhibit celebrates 20 years of Staunton Downtown Development Association

The Staunton Downtown Development Association hosted Staunton Stories, a one-day event to celebrate Downtown Staunton.

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Street paving in Staunton to begin Monday

The City of Staunton will begin a schedule of street paving on Monday. The following streets will be affected, and the city encourages motorists to use caution and expect minor delays.

Students will learn STEAM skills by building RC6 planes

The Staunton Creative Community Fund and the City of Staunton’s Innovate LIVE initiative offer a Maker Camp for middle school students.

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library CEO Robin von Seldeneck appointed VAM Director

The Virginia Association of Museums, which represents the museum community in Virginia and Washington D.C., recently announced new members to the Governing Council.

Boys & Girls Club awards Youth of the Year Scholarship

The Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, and Augusta County announced today the winner of its Youth of the Year Scholarship.

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Winners at United Way Annual Awards Celebration

The United Way of Greater Augusta recognized local companies, organizations, and individuals last week at its Annual Awards Celebration.

Staunton man found murdered in Fishersville: Crossbow

Zachary A. Porter, 26, of Staunton, was found murdered in the driveway at a residence at 25 Jericho Road in Fishersville Sunday morning.

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BRITE Bus announces Staunton transit service improvements

BRITE Bus, Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro’s transit service, is introducing significant improvements to Staunton’s trolley and bus service beginning May 31.

Project GROWS bringing produce to Staunton City Schools

Project GROWS, a non-profit educational farm for youth located in Augusta County, announces spring in-school tastings for Staunton City Schools.

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$2.1 million investment by Columbia Gas of Virginia to upgrade natural gas pipelines in Staunton

A $2.1 million investment replacing aging natural gas pipelines in Staunton by Columbia Gas of Virginia will start this week.

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Community Foundation awards over $250,000 in local grants

Seventy-two area nonprofits received approximately $250,000 in grants from the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge on Tuesday.

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library hosts Flag Day celebration

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Flag Day at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Tuesday, June 14th at 12:00 pm.

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Farm nutrient management training to be offered this summer

A two-part nutrient management training school will be held in June and July at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton.

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Staunton District Traffic Alert: May 23-27

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.

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Kirsten Moran: Mirror exhibit at the Beverley Street Studio School

Mirror by South Carolina-based artist Kirsten Moran will open Friday, June 17 in the Beverley Street Studio School Gallery at 22 West Beverley Street.

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2016 Out of the Darkness Walk Kickoff set for May 26

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will hold its second Out of the Darkness walk in Staunton on Saturday, October 8.


Shenandoah announces winner of 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

Jess Quinlan of Staunton is the winner of the annual Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets offered by Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review.

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Crystal Graham talks suicide prevention on WKDW

Crystal Graham joins Kris Neil with WKDW-900AM for Mental Health Mondays, part of the #MentalHealthintheValley campaign.

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Walmart Foundation funds Meals on Wheels expansion

Valley Program for Aging Services will be able to expand its Meals on Wheels program, thanks to the generosity of the Walmart Foundation.

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Burress Community Garden Party

The Burress Community Garden (formerly the Stafford Street Garden), now in its seventh year, will get under way this Friday at 3:30pm with a garden party.