DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - JMU Student Charged With Making School Threat
  • #2 - What Are You Afraid Of?
  • #3 - Rain Stalls Newman Lake Dam Upgrade
  • #4 - Byrd, Harned Have Most Funds Left As Election Day Nears
  • #5 - BHS’s Spitzer Sets Record

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  • What Are You Afraid Of?
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TOP STORIES

  • Hopefuls Talk On City Schools

    HARRISONBURG — Giving their last group appearance before Tuesday’s election, candidates for Harrisonburg City School Board agreed Thursday on issues of division growth, state testing and the severity of student poverty. Read More

  • Child’s ‘Eyes And Ears’

    HARRISONBURG — By joining Kappa Alpha Theta at James Madison University, Avery Starliper automatically became a supporter of CASA for Children, the national advocacy organization the sorority supports. Read More

  • JMU Student Charged With Making School Threat

    HARRISONBURG — For the second time in a week, a local college student has been charged with making a threat of school violence. Read More

  • Rain Stalls Newman Lake Dam Upgrade

    HARRISONBURG — Heavy summer rain pushed back the upgrade of James Madison University’s Newman Lake dam. Read More

  • Pipeline Protest Planned

    HARRISONBURG — If not present in person on Saturday, several city and Rockingham County residents say they will offer their support in spirit at a Waynesboro rally against a proposed natural gas pipeline. Read More

  • Attempted Murder Alleged

    HARRISONBURG — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office charged a county man with two counts of attempted murder following a domestic incident Thursday afternoon on the 16000 block of North Valley Pike. Read More

  • Focus On Dyslexia

    HARRISONBURG — Many businesspeople would gladly trade places with Bill Holtzman now. Read More

  • Byrd, Harned Have Most Funds Left As Election Day Nears

    HARRISONBURG — The six candidates for City Council have turned in their final campaign finance reports before Election Day on Tuesday. Read More

  • NEW: Volunteers Sought To Plant Trees

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking volunteers to help plant more than 200 native trees and shrubs along Smith Creek near Broadway on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read More

  • BUSINESS JOURNAL: Changing Face Of Health Care

    HARRISONBURG — For many in the business of making or keeping people healthy, 2014 has been a year of transformation. Read More

  • Election 2014 — Harrisonburg City Council

    Editor’s note: On Nov. 4, Harrisonburg voters will go to the polls to choose from among six candidates to fill two City Council seats. Of the candidates, only Ted Byrd, a Republican, is an incumbent, ensuring at least one new face on the five-member council. The other incumbent whose seat is up for election, Councilman Charles Chenault, chose not to seek another four-year term. The remaining five candidates include one other Republican, D.D. Dawson; Democrats Alleyn Harned and Christopher Jones; Libertarian Helen Shibut; and independent Joshua Huffman. As part of the Daily News-Record’s 2014 campaign coverage, political reporter Bryan Gilkerson asked each candidate to respond to the same questions in 75 to 100 words. Below are their responses; some have been edited for style considerations and length. Read More

  • Video: 14th Annual SWAT Competition

    The competition, while friendly, serves as a means to develop and practice skills which may be employed during high-risk, life-and-death scenarios. Read More

  • What Are You Afraid Of? (WITH VIDEO)

SPORTS HEADLINES

  • TA Foils SHS

    BRIDGEWATER – Turner Ashby High School volleyball coach Gina Troyer knew better than anybody how difficult a perfect regular season was to attain – technically, her 2008 squad did it, not counting two forfeits due to overscheduling. Read More

  • Résumé Time

    HARRISONBURG – Not long ago, Broadway High School hoisted the Valley District football championship trophy after wrapping up a perfect regular season in 2011. Read More

  • A Big Issue

    HARRISONBURG – In speaking about his young frontcourt before practice at the Convocation Center, James Madison basketball coach Matt Brady used some form of the word “consistent” 15 times in an 11-minute interview this week. Read More

  • EMU Tied For 3rd

    FOREST – Eastern Mennonite University tied for No. 3 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s basketball poll Thursday, while Bridgewater checked in at No. 10 in the 12-team league. Read More

  • BHS’s Spitzer Sets Record

    FORT DEFIANCE – Senior middle hitter Keely Spitzer broke the school record for single-match kills with 19 as Broadway High School beat Fort Defiance 25-20, 14-25, 25-20, 25-16 in a Valley District volleyball match Thursday. Read More

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