DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - Returning To His Roots
  • #2 - 3-Star QB To JMU
  • #3 - A Matter Of Free Speech Or Zoning?
  • #4 - Up Early With The Chickens
  • #5 - Caution Flag

SKYLINE

  • A Blended Effort
  • Up Early With The Chickens
  • Going Retro
  • PC Spring Cleaning, Part 1

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TOP STORIES

  • NEW: Criminal Justice Forum On Tap

    HARRISONBURG — A public forum titled “What’s Next: Facing Criminal Justice Issues Together” is set for Monday night. Read More

  • NEW: Former House Speaker Jim Wright Dies At Age 92

    DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died. He was 92. Read More

  • NEW: Children’s Choir 'Musical Tour' Tickets Still Available

    HARRISONBURG — Limited tickets are still available for the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir’s “Musical Tour with the Presidents” event on May 15. Read More

  • A Matter Of Free Speech Or Zoning?

    HARRISONBURG — A Harrisonburg church is declaring victory after retaining the right to display its anti-abortion signs. Read More

  • Returning To His Roots

    HARRISONBURG — Spotswood High School is getting a new principal this summer, but for him, it will feel like coming home. Read More

  • Caution Flag

    HARRISONBURG — The latest ordinances proposed by Rockingham County to regulate motocross tracks have struck a nerve among residents. Read More

  • Firefighters Battle 75-Acre Blaze

    SHENANDOAH — About 75 firefighters have been battling a blaze that started Monday evening in the forest near Shenandoah National Park. Read More

  • Prison Not Off Table

    SUGAR GROVE, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Corrections plans to find the money needed to convert the closing Sugar Grove Navy base into a women’s prison from its current operating budget. Read More

  • GOP Fights Nod Ruling

    HARRISONBURG — Valley Republicans are continuing their legal battle to put the candidate nomination process in the hands of top party officials. Read More

  • Higher Sewer Rates In Grottoes Budget

    GROTTOES — The town’s new wastewater-treatment plant means higher sewer rates for Grottoes residents, according to the town’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget. Read More

  • Community Colleges Get Donation

    WEYERS CAVE — In an effort to increase the number of Virginians with post-secondary education, 14 of the state’s rural community colleges received a boost Tuesday. Read More

  • Gone Fishin'

  • BUSINESS JOURNAL: The Business Of Agribusiness

    HARRISONBURG — When Lareth May needs something for his Timberville farm, he often drives no farther than Harrisonburg to get it. Read More

  • REAL ESTATE: The Problem With Shapes

    My youngest son, Emmett, is just a little over a year old. For a few months now, he has been playing with shape sorting toys. You know the type — a cube or table with a series of holes and corresponding blocks. Read More

  • NEWS TO ME: Leadership Character Pays Big Dividends

    In the wake of numerous media reports that unethical business leaders do damage to their organizations, it would appear that a relevant question would be whether the opposite is also true — whether firms with principled leaders perform better. The April issue of Harvard Business Review explores that question, and finds that the answer is “yes.” Read More

SPORTS HEADLINES

  • 3-Star QB To JMU

    HARRISONBURG — James Madison may have found its quarterback of the future. Read More

  • Dukes Appear Relaxed

    HARRISONBURG – Near the end of the James Madison softball team’s practice Monday, junior pitcher Jailyn Ford – playfully snagging fly balls during batting practice – ranged back, leapt up and snared an impressive shot ticketed for the lawn beyond the left-field wall at Veterans Memorial Park. Read More

  • Knight Just Perfect

    BRIDGEWATER – As dark clouds ominously filled the sky above Turner Ashby High School’s softball field, junior right-hander Natalie Helmick admitted she began to feel some nerves in the circle Tuesday against R.E. Lee. Read More

  • Blazers Edge HHS In Eighth

    HARRISONBURG – Spotswood High School’s baseball team suffered seven one-run losses last season with a young roster, but the Trailblazers’ fortunes appear to be changing. Read More

  • Area Roundup

    BRIDGEWATER — Sophomore forward Iain Slater and junior forward Cross Pearson each scored three goals to help Turner Ashby High School rout R.E. Lee 9-0 in a Valley District boys’ soccer game Tuesday in Bridgewater. Read More

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