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Staunton: Heavy trash collection begins April 2

The City of Staunton will provide heavy trash, brush and limb collection, April 2–6. Residents may dispose of large, bulky items such as old appliances, furniture, household goods, and yard waste. Residents should place items for collection at the curb by 7 a.m., April 2.


Update: Second man dies from injuries in crash involving truck, train

A second man has died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident involving a truck and a train on Monday in Staunton.


Co-Art Gallery present Staunton Art and Artisan Tour

Visit Downtown Staunton for a hands on art experience on Saturday, April 14th from 11am-8:30 pm. Follow the  Staunton Art and Artisans Walking Tour and enjoy creative works by local artists.


Montgomery Hall Park now on National Register of Historic Places

Montgomery Hall Park in Staunton is now on the National Register of Historic Places, an official list of the nation’s historic places worthy of preservation.


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Staunton Police seek missing woman

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. Deborah Ann Bennett is a 60-year-old white female approximately 5’2” and 150 pounds and has a distinctive mole on her forehead.


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Staunton Police seek suspect in Little Caesar’s robbery

Staunton Police are searching for a suspect in the robbery of the Little Caesar’s on West Beverley Street Saturday night.


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Staunton shooting now upgraded to murder with death of victim

A Staunton man is now wanted for murder after the victim of a Friday shooting died late Saturday night at the UVA Medical Center.


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Suspect at large in Staunton shooting

Staunton Police are seeking a man wanted in a shooting reported Friday afternoon in the 100 block of South Sheets St. Orion Jeffrey Painter, 22, fled the scene of the 1:30 p.m. shooting before police arrived at the scene. 


Two people attacked by rabid cat in Staunton

A cat that attacked two people in Staunton on Wednesday has tested positive for rabies, and Staunton Police are advising anyone who might have had contact with the animal to take the proper precautions.


City of Staunton: Burn law effective Feb. 15

Staunton Deputy Fire Marshal Perry Weller announced today that a 4 p.m. burn law will go into effect on Feb. 15 and last until April 30.


Trek to Staunton by electric car

Traveling by electric car through the rural Shenandoah Valley is not a thing of the future. The future is now, as electric car owners can today plan a travel route through the Valley and beyond, with well-placed stations to recharge from the Tennessee border all the way to Northern Virginia.


Renovations planned for Johnson Street Parking Garage in Staunton

The Johnson Street parking garage in Staunton is scheduled to undergo significant repairs to update and revitalize the structure this year. This renovation will represent the first major rehabilitation project since the garage was built 42 years ago.


City of Staunton unveils upgrades to 911 system

After a year-long migration process, the City of Staunton completed a significant upgrade of its E911 call system last week.


Staunton: Downtown closures for Halloween festivities

The City of Staunton encourages those who plan to travel in the downtown area to be mindful of upcoming closures and plan travel routes accordingly.


Changes announced in administration at Bessie Weller Elementary School

Staunton City Schools announced today that Donald Rhodes, for personal reasons, voluntarily resigned from his position as principal at Bessie Weller Elementary School.


Staunton parking study findings presented

A parking study commissioned by the City of Staunton earlier this year is in its final draft and ready for review and public input.


City, consultant to present parking study findings, gather public input

A parking study commissioned by the City of Staunton earlier this year is in its final draft and ready for review and public input.


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Staunton Public Library announces changes to solar eclipse activities

Due to great interest in the Staunton Public Library’s Solar Eclipse Viewing Party, the library is announcing some changes in event plans.


Road construction begins at Frontier Center in Staunton

The George Cochran Parkway in Staunton will be partially closed during the week of Aug. 14 for road construction in the development.


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Staunton Police seek help locating missing teen

The Staunton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a juvenile who has been reported missing.


Staunton Police seek help finding missing senior adult

Staunton Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, Jacob Charles Higgs, of Staunton.


Vehicle, dog stolen from parking lot in Staunton

The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a stolen vehicle, which also contained a chocolate Labrador dog.


Staunton man dies from injuries in Wednesday fire

A 67-year-old man who was pulled from an apartment fire on Wednesday has died from the injuries he sustained.


One critically injured in Staunton fire

Crews responded to 211 S. St. Clair St. in Staunton for a reported structure fire at 7:33pm Wednesday.


Staunton Police investigating larceny

The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male and a female involved in a larceny of a wallet from Martin’s.


Staunton Police investigating shooting

The Staunton Police Department is currently investigation a shooting that occurred on Ames Street on Sunday.


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Author Chris Lassiter’s children’s book set to release

After a one-year delay, author Chris Lassiter’s second book Grits and the Grimels will release on June 28.


Staunton to host 1,600 cyclists for Bike VA Tour

Nearly 1,600 cyclists from the region and the nation will descend on Staunton this Monday for the annual Bike Virginia Tour.


Montgomery Hall Park in Staunton now a Virginia landmark

Montgomery Hall Park in Staunton has been unanimously approved for inclusion in the Virginia Landmarks Register.


Charlottesville man charged in Staunton shooting

As part of the ongoing investigation into the shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of Orange Street on June 7, Keith R. Johnson, 33, of Charlottesville has been charged.


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Staunton Library to host genealogy workshop

The Staunton Public Library will hold a three-part genealogy workshop series, an Introduction to Genealogy, during the month of June.


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DuPont Community Credit Union makes donation to SDDA

The Staunton Downtown Development Association (SDDA) recently received a variety of furnishings courtesy of DuPont Community Credit Union.


25 Years in the Studio exhibit opening at Beverley Street Studio School

“25 Years in the Studio,” an exhibition featuring twenty-one regional artists, marks the 25th anniversary of the Beverley Street Studio School.


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Staunton VA clinic will host open house

The Staunton Veterans Affairs Clinic will host an open house event for veterans of all eras from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14.


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Grant dollars support vibrant nightlife in Downtown Staunton

The Staunton Downtown Development Association, a Virginia Main Street organization since 1996, was awarded $20,000 Downtown Improvement grant.


Staunton Police seek information on early morning shooting

The Staunton Police Department is asking the public’s assistance for information related to a shooting that occurred this morning in the 2200 block of Orange Street.


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Staunton hires new library director

Sarah Skrobis has been named the director of library services for the Staunton Public Library and will succeed Ruth Arnold, the current director.


Staunton among recipients of $95K in Virginia Main Street grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $95,000 in Virginia Main Street funding for seven projects.


Staunton author featured at June 4 reading

Staunton author Chris Cleary will read from his latest novel, The Vitality of Illusion, sign copies, and discuss his work at Black Swan Books.


Staunton to receive $10K award for Project Dogwood

Project Dogwood has been named a runner-up by The Garden Club of America (GCA) 2017 Founders Fund Award.


The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival coming to Staunton

Wild Virginia is bringing together a selection of films that tell a story about our planet and our beautiful and precious wildlands.


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Staunton Police seek larceny suspect

The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a grand larceny from Walmart, 1028 Richmond Ave., on April 6.


Beverley Street Studio School to debut new exhibit on May 5

Beverley Street Studio School will host Ken Szmagaj’s exhibit, Paintings, from May 5 through June 18.


Staunton native serves in East China Sea aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

Mark Christian, from Staunton, Va., talks on an abandon ship drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard.


R.R. Smith Center features Art: A Path to Recovery

Art: A Path to Recovery features artwork by area mental health services consumers at the R. R. Smith Center in Staunton.


Band Candy Benefit Concert to raise funds for Blackfriars Music

The American Shakespeare Center will end its 2017 Actors’ Renaissance Season with the annual Band Candy Benefit Concert.


Staunton honored as a Tree City USA

Staunton has earned the city national recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2016 Tree City USA.


David Freed: Notes on Virginia exhibit at Beverley Street Studio School

Beverley Street Studio School will host David Freed’s Notes on Virginia exhibit: March 17-April 30.


Staunton City Council opposes Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Mayor Carolyn Dull submitted a letter on behalf of Staunton City Council last week strongly opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


Staunton man arrested in drug sting

A Staunton man is behind bars after being arrested Thursday on multiple drug charges following an investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement.