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Star City Slam seeks Roanokers to play hoops for healthcare

The first annual Star City Slam 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will take place next month to benefit New Horizons Healthcare, which provides healthcare services and education to people in Roanoke.

Country star Scotty McCreery coming to The Paramount in Charlottesville

In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.

Men Who Quilt featured at Virginia Quilt Museum

A special event related to the Men Who Quilt exhibit will be a lecture on Oct. 25 by well-known quilt maker Jonathan Gregory, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Lily Tomlin is returning to The Paramount Theater

The Paramount is proud to welcome back to their stage the great Lily Tomlin on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8PM. Tickets for this live performance go on sale this week and open to the general public on Friday, October 24.


World Health Organization taps VCU tobacco product research center as a collaborator

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University has been named a World Health Organization collaborating center that will assist the global health organization with questions related to tobacco product testing and research.

Citizen rally to call on Virginia leaders for climate action

Virginians are already experiencing the impacts of climate change on the commonwealth and the citizens of Charlottesville are calling on Virginia’s leaders to take swift action.

Last Comic Standing tour coming to The Paramount

NBC’s hit show The Last Comic Standing is going on the road and America’s funniest new comedians will be performing live at The Paramount on Friday, October 10.

Public meeting in Staunton on jobs

The third in Staunton City Councilman Erik Curren’s popular Brews & Views informal citizen discussion series on issues that matter to Staunton held at Staunton micro-breweries. Buy beer, bring in your own food.

Staunton City Council candidates forum set for March 31

All eight candidates for Staunton City Council and moderator Carly Stephenson of WHSV-TV will take part in a candidates forum sponsored by the Spencer Center at Mary Baldwin College and Transition Staunton Augusta.

Earth Talk: Global warming and our health

Global warming isn’t just bad for the environment. There are several ways that it is expected to take a toll on human health. For starters, the extreme summer heat that is becoming more normal in a warming world can directly impact the health of billions of people.

Beers and Brews: What Do Young People Want from Staunton?

Like many smaller cities and rural communities, Staunton has long suffered a “brain drain” as our high school graduates leave for college and then don’t come back to live. Instead, they move to big cities where the jobs and attractions are.


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.

Local Food presentation in Staunton Thursday night

“How Staunton Can Become the Local Food Capital of the East Coast” presentation by City Councilman Erik Curren followed by discussion. Free and Open to the Public. Refreshments served. Event set for Thursday, Nov. 7 from 7-8:30 pm.

Lang Lang to perform at the Paramount

Lang Lang is one of the most prolific and highest profile recording artists of our time. In great concert halls around the world, pianist Lang Lang has played to standing room only crowds since his stunning debut at age 17 with the Chicago Symphony. Now 31, Lang Lang is acclaimed as a phenomenon who transcends generations with his brilliant, appealingly humble, sensitive and unique personal style.

Bill Clinton to campaign for McAuliffe in Harrisonburg

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe’s campaign announced campaign events with President Bill Clinton and Virginians for McAuliffe.