DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - Christians Slaughtered
  • #2 - Judge Denies Defense Motion To Throw Out Murder Indictment
  • #3 - HCPS Inks HVAC Contract
  • #4 - City Schools STEM Program Earns State Recognition
  • #5 - ‘Stiney’ Back At Madison

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  • Honoring The Past
  • Honoring The Green
  • One Moment At A Time
  • Blending Beats

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TOP STORIES

  • NEW: VSP Issues Amber Alert For For Missing Girl

    HARRISONBURG — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-year-old girl last seen in Scottsville. Read More

  • Board Seeks Jail Review

    HARRISONBURG — When Harrisonburg and Rockingham County voted to buy into the Middle River Regional Jail in May to alleviate overcrowding at Rockingham County Jail, a number of residents thought more should have been done to address incarceration rates. Read More

  • Approach To Autism Evolves

    HARRISONBURG — Seven-year-old Ben Longcor looked around at his shark-themed birthday party as 25 family members, including his now 13-year-old brother, Jay, and 3-year-old sister, Allison, sang “Happy Birthday.” Cheers followed as he blew out the candles on his shark cake. Read More

  • Wreck On I-81 Kills Driver Of Tractor-Trailer

    HARRISONBURG — A driver died when his tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 81 in Harrisonburg on Friday. Read More

  • Historic Cemetery Beautification Project Eyed

    HARRISONBURG — The state highway marker illustrating Newtown Cemetery’s rich history will be installed this spring. Read More

  • Suspect Held In Robbery

    HARRISONBURG — On Friday, a Rockingham County General District Court judge ordered a man accused of robbing a local cab driver be held without bond. Read More

  • Shooting The Source

    HARRISONBURG — Scott Jost doesn’t consider himself an environmentalist. Read More

  • Young Farmers Honored

    HARRISONBURG — Rockingham County residents and chapters were honored at the 66th annual Young Farmers of Virginia Convention, held in Charlottesville last weekend. Read More

  • City Schools STEM Program Earns State Recognition

    HARRISONBURG — Harrisonburg City Public School’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum has been recognized as one of the best in Virginia. Read More

  • HCPS Inks HVAC Contract

    HARRISONBURG — Students and staff at Thomas Harrison Middle School may soon experience some much-needed relief in regards to the building’s temperature. Read More

  • Strasburg Water Tests Positive For Chem Byproduct

    Strasburg officials say its drinking water is safe despite elevated levels of a chemical byproduct discovered late last year. Read More

  • Judge Denies Defense Motion To Throw Out Murder Indictment

    WOODSTOCK — A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge dismissed a claim that the indictment against an Edinburg man accused of murder wasn’t detailed enough during a hearing on Friday. Read More

  • Rockingham Registrar Holding Special Hours

    Lisa Gooden, Rockingham County voter registrar, will be available from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to accept in-person absentee voting from people already registered to vote at the Rockingham County Voter Registrar’s Office. Read More

  • YOUR HOMETOWN: Broadway Station WBTX Expands To FM Radio

    BROADWAY — Christine Pompeo joined WBTX in 1981 because she needed a job. Read More

  • YOUR HOMETOWN: More Than Just Mail, Post Office A ‘Social Center’

    FULKS RUN — For Fulks Run residents, the post office represents more than just mail services. Read More

  • BUSINESS JOURNAL: Going Green While Going Gray

    HARRISONBURG — Given the choice between living in a regular apartment or the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community’s first “green” unit, Elizabeth Franks said she and her husband, Don, didn’t hesitate to take the eco-friendly option. Read More

  • NEWS TO ME: Eating Together Enhances Group Performance

    Such an assertion may seem entirely too simple to be believed. However, research discussed in the December issue of Harvard Business Review indicates that it’s absolutely correct. Read More

  • REAL ESTATE: What Drives Value In The Absence Of A Driver?

    I don’t like driving. Like is probably too kind of a word — I abhor driving. Beyond the everyday nuisances like nonsensical traffic lights and slowpokes, aggressive drivers and those who are seemingly confused — driving is frustrating, and in my mind, a terrifically unproductive and wholly inefficient waste of time. Read More

SPORTS HEADLINES

  • Back On Track?

    HARRISONBURG — With nothing but air between himself and the basket Thursday night inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center, James Madison’s Jackson Kent cast aside his doubts and went for it. Read More

  • ‘Stiney’ Back At Madison

    HARRISONBURG — Before he was officially hired by James Madison last week, Bryan Stinespring called his mother, Loretha. Read More

  • SHS Edges HHS

    HARRISONBURG — With star senior Justin Kier at the free-throw line putting the finishing touches on a win Friday, Spotswood High School boys’ coach Chad Edwards yelled to his players not to foul. Read More

  • Blazers Beat Streaks

    HARRISONBURG — Another game, another win for the Spotswood High School girls’ basketball team. Read More

  • JMU Blasts Hofstra

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Senior guard Jazmon Gwathmey had a career-high 34 points to go along with 13 rebounds as James Madison defeated Hofstra 71-54 in a Colonial Athletic Association women’s college basketball game Friday in front of 905 spectators at the Mack Sports Complex. Read More

  • BC 4th, EMU 8th In Baseball Poll

    FOREST – Bridgewater College was picked to finish fourth in the 11-team Old Dominion Athletic Conference preseason baseball coaches’ poll released this week. Eastern Mennonite came in eighth. Read More

  • Area Roundup

    ELKTON — Senior center Collin Dean had a career-best 10 points and 12 rebounds as East Rockingham High School routed Wilson Memorial 74-52 to clinch the Shenandoah District boys’ basketball title Friday in Elkton. Read More

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