DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - ‘To Dust You Will Return’
  • #2 - Schools Are Not ‘Segregated’
  • #3 - Crash Kills Elkton Man
  • #4 - Court Upholds Sentencing In Rape Case
  • #5 - ‘A New Lease On Life’

SKYLINE

  • ‘A New Lease On Life’
  • Fundraiser A Labor Of Love
  • Valentine’s Day: A Not-So-Sweet Celebration
  • BHS Brings Classic Tale To Stage

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TOP STORIES

  • UNCW Beats JMU, 78-68

  • Court Upholds Sentencing In Rape Case

    HARRISONBURG — On Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld the sentences of two Harrisonburg teenagers convicted of rape in 2013. Read More

  • Man Guilty In Fatal Robbery

    HARRISONBURG — A man accused of driving the getaway car during the robbery and murder at Dry River Store in Clover Hill pleaded guilty Friday in Rockingham County Circuit Court. Read More

  • Vaping Growth A Concern?

    HARRISONBURG — Three years ago, Amanda Armentrout found success doing something she had failed to accomplish for more than two decades: quit smoking. Read More

  • Crash Kills Elkton Man

    HARRISONBURG — An Elkton man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday morning in Augusta County. Read More

  • Letter Yields Longer Term In Murder-For-Hire Plot

    HARRISONBURG — A Grottoes woman serving more than two decades behind bars for plotting to kill six people had another year tacked on to her time Thursday. Read More

  • Charter School Debate Persists

    HARRISONBURG — Harrisonburg and Rockingham County school officials are now formally opposing efforts led by a Valley lawmaker to increase the number of charter schools in the commonwealth. Read More

  • The More The Merrier

    HARRISONBURG — The Friendly City, it appears, is the place to be. Population estimates released Jan. 27 by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service place residential growth in Harrisonburg between the April 2010 census and July 1 at 10.1 percent. Read More

  • YOUR HOMETOWN: Hawksbill Diner Standing The Test Of Time

    STANLEY — Restaurants come and go, some unable to keep up with the economy while others close due to their owner’s retirement. But the Hawksbill Diner at 1388 E. Main St. in Stanley is one place that has stood the test of time. Read More

  • YOUR HOMETOWN: Manufacturer Weathers Industry Changes

    SHENANDOAH — At 11 years old, Jeffrey Vaughan swept the floor of the Shenandoah Machine Shop. 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

  • ERHS Loses, 59-53

    ELKTON — East Rockingham High School boys’ basketball coach Carey Keyes said R.E. Lee was the biggest team his Eagles have faced all season. Read More

  • EMU Hopes For Step Foward

    HARRISONBURG — The challenge for fourth-year coach Ben Spotts is to keep his program from taking a step backwards in 2016. Read More

  • Schedule & Scores

  • Dukes Rally Past Drexel

    PHILADELPHIA – Senior guard Jazmon Gwathmey scored 13 of her team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter as James Madison edged Drexel 59-55 to complete an 18-point comeback in a Colonial Athletic Association women’s college basketball game Friday in front of 1,016 spectators at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Read More

  • JMU Softball Opens Season With Two Wins

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Senior left-hander Jailyn Ford struck out seven over four scoreless innings as James Madison blanked Rutgers 5-0 in a Central Florida Invitational college softball game Friday. Read More

  • Williams Scores 41 To Lift Page

    Page County Boys 106, Stuarts Draft 73: Senior guard Tylor Williams scored a school-record 41 points as Page County High School routed Stuarts Draft 106-73 in a Conference 36 semifinal boys’ basketball game Friday in Shenandoah. Read More

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