DAILY TOP 5 READ

  • #1 - BUSINESS JOURNAL: The ‘New Normal’
  • #2 - Suspects Face Sentencing In ‘Cartel Marijuana’ Ring
  • #3 - $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Woodstock
  • #4 - Pair Indicted In Augusta Slaying Case
  • #5 - Space Or Speed?

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  • Cool Runnings
  • Space Or Speed?
  • The Pursuit Of Happiness
  • A ‘Cultural Opportunity’

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TOP STORIES

  • NEW: Report Shows H'burg, RockCo Growing

    HARRISONBURG — While surrounding counties experienced nominal population growth or significant loss in 2014, the number of people living in Rockingham County and Harrisonburg grew by about 1 percent. Read More

  • NEW: Fitz Pleads To Gun Possession Charge

    HARRISONBURG — Convicted murderer Delano Fitz pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Rockingham County Circuit Court to possession of a firearm by a felon in relation to the 2013 shooting death of Traman Turner in Harrisonburg. Read More

  • NEW: Senate Rejects Obenshain's Ballot Bill

    RICHMOND (AP) — The Virginia Senate has narrowly defeated a proposal to allow voter registration by political party. Read More

  • NEW: Report Shows Virginia Population Up Slightly

    HARRISONBURG — According to the annual population estimates released today by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, the commonwealth’s population has increased by less than 1 percent each year since 2010 — the commonwealth’s lowest growth rate in decades. Read More

  • Pair Indicted In Augusta Slaying Case

    HARRISONBURG — An Augusta County grand jury indicted a Weyers Cave man and his Elkton sister Monday on murder charges. Read More

  • Area Snow Uneventful

    HARRISONBURG — Monday may have been the best kind of snow day: relatively uneventful in terms of traffic crashes and not too annoying to dig out of for a commute. Read More

  • Council Eyes Expanding Tax Break Zone

    HARRISONBURG — City officials hope action to attract businesses will also spruce up existing unused commercial space. Read More

  • Suspects Face Sentencing In ‘Cartel Marijuana’ Ring

    HARRISONBURG — The first of three men to be sentenced over a week’s span in federal court received 21 months in prison Thursday for his role in distributing about $3 million worth of Mexican “cartel marijuana” around Virginia, prosecutors say. Read More

  • A Century Of ‘Transformation’

    HARRISONBURG — From an inaugural graduating class of seven students to 467 for the class of 2014, Eastern Mennonite University is not the same school it was a century ago. Read More

  • SNP Alters Fee Hike

    HARRISONBURG — After receiving nearly 250 public comments with regard to its suggested hike in entrance fees, Shenandoah National Park modified the proposal to be implemented gradually over the next two years. Read More

  • Trial Set In Porn Case

    HARRISONBURG — A jury trial is set for a city man accused of 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Read More

  • West Mosby May Get Sidewalks

    HARRISONBURG — Residents making the walk from Mosby Court to Sharp Shopper or Dukes Plaza may find the going a little easier in the future. Read More

  • $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK — Someone is $1 million richer after buying a winning lottery ticket this weekend in Shenandoah County. Read More

  • Snapshot Of The Day

  • Snow Day

  • BUSINESS JOURNAL: The ‘New Normal’

    HARRISONBURG — In the two decades that he’s been involved in local real estate development, Ted Budd has had a conversation or two with a local banker about money. Read More

  • HOMETOWN BRIDGEWATER: Chief — Customer Service Job No. 1

    BRIDGEWATER — Police Chief Joseph Simmons considers the town’s residents to be “customers,” and his nine-person department strives to give good service. Read More

SPORTS HEADLINES

  • Later Starts Draw Fans

    HARRISONBURG — Kirby Dean’s Eastern Mennonite University teams play an exciting, uptempo brand of basketball popular with today’s generation of recruits. The Royals run, dunk and trap, feeding off the energy of the crowd to seize the momentum. Read More

  • Luray’s Odd Couple

    HARRISONBURG – Assigned to a showcase basketball squad in Roanoke last fall, Luray High School’s Josh Good found himself teaming up with Henrico guard De’Monte Buckingham and Blue Ridge center Mamadi Diakite – two blue-chip recruits who have offers from the likes of Maryland and Virginia, respectively. Read More

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