DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - Smithland Road Crash
  • #2 - NEW: Bomb Threat Against RMH Nets Arrest
  • #3 - ‘I ... Died With Her
  • #4 - City Resident Indicted On Sex Charge
  • #5 - Goshen College Names JMU Admin Provost

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TOP STORIES

  • NEW: Bomb Threat Against RMH Nets Arrest

    HARRISONBURG — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Mount Crawford man this afternoon on a felony count of making a bomb threat. Read More

  • NEW: Elkton Man Sentenced For Online Sex Offer

    HARRISONBURG — An Elkton man was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for soliciting sex from an underage girl who turned out to be an undercover Staunton Police Department officer. Read More

  • NEW: Events Lined Up For Bike Month

    HARRISONBURG — The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition has several events lined up for Bike Month, which kicks off next Friday. Read More

  • ‘I ... Died With Her

    HARRISONBURG — A Jacksonville, Fla., truck driver was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Thursday for involuntary manslaughter in a November crash on Brocks Gap Road. Read More

  • No Date For Hobby Lobby Store Opening

    HARRISONBURG — A Hobby Lobby spokesman said Thursday that the company doesn’t have a firm timetable for the opening of a store in the city, but officials with the arts and crafts retailer are framing their plans to occupy part of the former Kmart building on East Market Street. Read More

  • Man Wanted In Crack Case Turns Himself In

    HARRISONBURG — A Harrisonburg man tied to what police say is the largest crack cocaine seizure in Waynesboro history has turned himself in. Read More

  • Called To Duty

    HARRISONBURG — Jeremiah Meadows wanted to make an impact on the community, so he went straight to the top — saving lives. Read More

  • Cruz’s Father H’burg-Bound

    HARRISONBURG — The father of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican who is running for president, is the scheduled guest speaker at the Valley Family Forum’s “Salute to the Family” dinner next month. Read More

  • Goshen College Names JMU Admin Provost

    HARRISONBURG — A James Madison University administrator is leaving Harrisonburg for the Hoosier State. Read More

  • City Resident Indicted On Sex Charge

    HARRISONBURG — A Rockingham County grand jury indicted a Harrisonburg man this week on a charge of forcible sodomy of an 8-year-old girl. Read More

  • Rockingham Hearing To Focus On Motocross Courses

    HARRISONBURG — Rockingham County residents who have motocross courses on their property may soon need a special-use permit to operate them. Read More

  • Pictorial Book Scanning Sessions Saturday

    DAYTON — The public is invited to provide photographs for the Daily News-Record’s forthcoming pictorial book by contributing personal prints and digital images. Read More

  • Nexus Scholarship Winners Chosen

    HARRISONBURG — Three area students have been chosen for a new scholarship program by Nexus Services Inc. and its affiliate, Libre by Nexus, the firms announced this month. Read More

  • Gardens, Galleries And Grapes Kicks This Weekend

    HARRISONBURG — Shenandoah County visitors and residents can celebrate spring with local wine and artwork during the Gardens, Galleries and Grapes festival Saturday and Sunday. Read More

  • Smithland Road Crash

  • Settin’ Up Shop

  • HOMETOWN HARRISONBURG: Skyline Literacy Improves Lives

    HARRISONBURG — Elizabeth Girvan did not expect to leave her career as a court reporter to help lead a literacy-focused nonprofit. Read More

  • HOMETOWN HARRISONBURG: All Trails Lead Through City

    HARRISONBURG — As Harrisonburg continues to plan new shared-use biking and walking trails throughout the city, Parks and Recreation Director Lee Foerster said residents seem to be pleased with the work so far. Read More

  • HOMETOWN HARRISONBURG: Making Points In The Paint

    HARRISONBURG — Three blocks away from the park that bears his and his son’s names, Ralph Sampson Sr. lives in the same house on Myrtle Street he’s called home for four decades. Read More

  • The Power Of Moore’s Law

    WASHINGTON — Fifty years ago, in mid-April 1965, the trade magazine Electronics published an article by an obscure scientist making a seemingly preposterous prediction: The number of electronic components (transistors, resistors, capacitors) that could be squeezed onto integrated circuits — what we now call computer chips — would double every year for a decade. The author was Gordon Moore, and his forecast, subsequently slightly modified, is now known as Moore’s Law. We have been living with the consequences ever since. Read More

  • OPEN FORUM: Trans Pacific Deal Bad For U.S.

    Look out. Here comes the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement with Asian-Pacific nations and the United States. Few have heard of it, and fewer understand it. But make no mistake, it will reshape our world. Read More

  • New Sheriff In Town?

    Still reeling from the sting of high-profile miscues by its field enforcement agents, law enforcement at the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is now under new management, agency officials say. Read More

  • BUSINESS JOURNAL: Of Substance And Style

    It’s said that you’re focused on fun in your 20s, money in your 30s and 40s, status in your 50s and 60s, and health beyond. This is probably overly simplistic to the point of being largely untrue. Read More

  • BUSINESS JOURNAL: Approaching A Boom Time

    HARRISONBURG — Baby boomers have changed the world, and they’re about to begin reshaping and redefining retirement living. Read More

SPORTS HEADLINES

  • Imeson Stifles ERHS

    ELKTON – Harrisonburg High School left-hander Sam Imeson – he of 15 strikeouts in a win this month over Handley – ran into a roadblock recently in the form of discomfort in his throwing shoulder. Read More

  • Pitch Perfect

    HARRISONBURG – Until Wednesday night’s game at Spotswood High School, Page County’s baseball team hadn’t used a third starting pitcher. Read More

  • A Real Blazer

    HARRISONBURG – Meeting a championship racecar driver has never been easier. Just order delivery pizza from Ciro’s in Grottoes. Read More

  • Not A Ride In The Park

    HARRISONBURG – To find success in Sunday’s 18th annual Yee-Ha! downhill mountain bike race at Massanutten Resort, veteran competitor Collin Vento says courage is just as valuable an attribute for a rider to have as skill, precision or on-course discretion. Read More

  • Johnson Has 8 RBIs In JMU’s Win

    HARRISONBURG — Sophomore first baseman Brett Johnson hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and finished with eight RBIs as James Madison beat George Mason 15-13 in a non-conference baseball game Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park. Read More

  • East Rock Beats HHS, 9-5

    ELKTON — Sophomore second baseman Jaclyn Gooden went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in the fourth inning as East Rockingham High School beat Harrisonburg 9-5 in a non-district softball game Thursday in Elkton. Read More

  • Eagles Lose Opener

    LYNCHBURG – Sophomore third baseman Stuart Brown went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and junior left-hander James Walsh pitched seven effective innings as third-seeded Randolph-Macon held off fourth-seeded Bridgewater 6-4 in the first round of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference double-elimination baseball tournament Thursday at City Stadium. Read More

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