DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - It’s Not The Weather
  • #2 - Clinton’s Totalitarian Nod
  • #3 - When World War I Began
  • #4 - Quotable
  • #5 - Eight Arrested In Drug Roundup

SKYLINE

  • A ‘Harrisonburg Tradition’
  • Getting Back To The Salon
  • R’Ham Ballet Celebrates 20 Years
  • One Sweet Cause

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TOP STORIES

  • Reddish Knob To Be Set Ablaze Today

    HARRISONBURG — Fire specialists with the U.S. Forest Service are set to begin burning more than 5,000 acres in the George Washington National Forest today. Read More

  • ‘Not Just A Man’s World’

    WEYERS CAVE — The 90-minute drive Jennifer Barnett made with her daughter, Rayne, from Covington to Weyers Cave on Saturday was well worth it. Read More

  • Uphill Battle For Prison?

    SUGAR GROVE, W.Va. — The chairman of the West Virginia Senate Finance Committee questions whether the state has the resources to convert the closing Sugar Grove Navy Base into a women’s prison. Read More

  • T’Ville Eyes Canoe, Kayak Launch

    TIMBERVILLE — For decades, people interested in paddling down the North Fork of the Shenandoah River from Timberville’s Plains District Memorial Park have had to encounter a series of obstacles before even stepping into the water. Read More

  • JMU Project Brings Women At War To Life

    HARRISONBURG — Telling the largely unknown stories of women who served during World War I and World War II became more than just a class project for Amelia Underwood’s students. Read More

  • JMU Filmmakers To Screen Pipeline Doc

    HARRISONBURG — Before the headlines, protests and petitions, their cameras were rolling. Read More

  • Wal-Mart To Remodel Store, Add Gas Facility In County

    HARRISONBURG — America’s largest retailer is planning to remodel parts of its store in Rockingham County and add a gas station to a new development southeast of the city. Read More

  • Board Adopts Shenandoah Budget Amid Debt Tensions

    WOODSTOCK — Members of the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors traded barbs over asset forfeiture funds and the county’s debt before approving a $61.7 million operating budget for fiscal 2016 last week. Read More

  • Eight Arrested In Drug Roundup

    Deputies arrested eight Shenandoah County residents for drug offenses in an annual roundup known as Valley Venue late last month. Read More

  • 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

  • No JMU Players Drafted

    HARRISONBURG — Star safety Dean Marlowe and his James Madison teammates were ignored in the NFL draft, but that doesn’t mean their careers are over. Read More

  • SNAKE-BITTEN SENDOFF

    HARRISONBURG – In the aftermath of Sunday’s 25-9 loss to Radford, James Madison baseball coach Spanky McFarland and his assistants huddled for a few minutes in the back corner of Veterans Memorial Park’s home dugout to process what they all had just witnessed. Read More

  • JMU Wins Lacrosse Title

    NEWARK, Del. — Senior midfielder Alison Curwin and junior midfielder Jaci Gordon scored three goals apiece to lead second-seeded James Madison past No. 4 seed Towson 13-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association women’s lacrosse tournament championship game Sunday. Read More

  • Good No-Hits Drexel

  • BC Splits Finale

    BRIDGEWATER — Senior left fielder Derrik Wailing went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored to lead Bridgewater College past Marymount 14-8, securing a split in a non-conference baseball doubleheader Saturday in Bridgewater. Read More

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