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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.

Students complete Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library honored 14 students who completed the requirements for the Woodrow Wilson Student Leadership Program.

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Details for Staunton Augusta Art Center Art in the Park

The Staunton Augusta Art Center presents its 50th Art in the Park at Gypsy Hill on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.


VDOT News: Staunton District meeting set for Monday

VDOT is hosting a public meeting on transportation projects in the Staunton District on Monday at 4 p.m. at Blue Ridge Community College.

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Staunton District Traffic Alert: May 16-20

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

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American Shakespeare Center receives second NEA grant

An Art Works award of $15,000 from the NEA to the American Shakespeare Center will support the 2016/17 ASC on tour.

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Care-A-Vanners arrive in Waynesboro to help Habitat for Humanity

Groups of RV missionaries are in Waynesboro to help SAW Habitat for Humanity bring their 70th home under dry.

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Staunton District Traffic Alert: May 9-13

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

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VIDA program match rate increase for business development, education

The Staunton Creative Community Fund announced a major change to the VIDA (Virginia Individual Development Accounts) program.

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Mental Health Art Show at Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center will host an opening reception on Friday, May 6, for their “Recovery Through the Seasons” Art Show.

Local equestrian team named reserve champion at national finals

The Clover Grove Farm Interscholastic Equestrian Association Varsity Hunt Seat Team joined the top teams in the country.


Spots open in ASIST suicide prevention training

Valley Community Services Board will host the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program on Thursday/Friday May 12-13.

Mary Baldwin Theatre presents One Woman Town

Mary Baldwin College closes its 2015-2016 theatre season with the first fully staged production of One Woman Town.

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May is Better Hearing Month: What causes hearing loss?

Excessive noise exposure is the number one reason for hearing loss. Many work settings and recreational activities can be damaging to your inner ear.

Staunton Bike & Walk to Work Day set for May 20

Staunton will celebrate Bike & Walk to Work Day on Friday, May 20, 2016 by hosting a Commuter Breakfast and Celebration.

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Special art opening at the Staunton Augusta Art Center

The Staunton Augusta Art Center will serve as the host of a collaborative art exhibition which opens on Friday, May 6, 6-8pm.

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Staunton District Traffic Alert: May 2-6

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

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America’s Bloodiest Battle: Death, treachery and cover-up

Tens of thousands dead, almost 100,000 wounded. The story of the bloodiest battle in U.S. military history has drama and thrills.

Staunton woman arrested on embezzlement charges

Annette T Spencer, 50, of Staunton, was arrested on two felony counts of embezzlement on Thursday.

Staunton Police investigating Walmart theft

The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a fraud from Walmart on Thursday.


Shaw’s Arms and the Man opens at Blackfriars Playhouse

George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man is debuting Wednesday night at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton.

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Cadence Inc. announces results for First Quarter 2016

Cadence, Inc. announced unaudited results for the first quarter of 2016 including an 11% increase in revenue compared to 2015 to $23.0 million.

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A professional can best assess your hearing needs

You’ve noticed issues with your hearing, and family members and friends seem to confirm it.

Ride with Pride planning 5K

The 2nd annual Ride with Pride Run for the Roses 5K Run and Walk will be held at Cedar Creek Stables on Saturday, May 7.

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Mary Baldwin College, Heifetz Institute partner to enhance performance space

Mary Baldwin College and the Heifetz International Music Institute are joining forces on a new campaign called Take Your Seat.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Month was started 67 years ago by Mental Health America to raise awareness about mental health conditions.


CAPSAW announces local grant awards

CAPSAW’s Board of Directors announced over $340,000 in funding designated to impact the economic health of the region.

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Artists to Paint Staunton on Friday

Join aspiring and professional artists Friday at the Sunspots Pavilion for the Queen City Plein Air Festival’s Paint Staunton Quick Draw.

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Staunton City Council candidate forum set for April 26

The Staunton Republican Committee is hosting a forum for Staunton City Council candidates at Brightview Baldwin Park in Staunton.

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Partnership with BRCC aims to engage girls in math and science fields

Want to know why liquids disappear, and milk explodes? Or how those flashy Christmas light displays work? Interested in learning how to make a 3D computer game?

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Mary Baldwin College receives $200K for Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership

Mary Baldwin College has received a $200,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership.

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Staunton West End Alliance to hold school board forums

The Staunton West End Alliance, a local community group, will hold candidate forums for the upcoming school board elections.


Valley Young Life & Valley YoungLives 5K set for April 24

Valley Young Life and Valley YoungLives will host their annual 5k event at Wilson Elementary School Sunday, April 24.

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Staunton District Traffic Alert: April 18-22

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

Former Redskins punter headlines Staunton Military Academy reunion

Former Washington Redskins punter Mike Bragg will be the keynote speaker for the Staunton Military Academy Reunion Dinner.

Drug Take Back Day set for April 30

Drug Take Back Day is set for Saturday, April 30 10 am – 2*pm or until capacity maximized.