F&M Bank will expand into Winchester and Frederick County, according to a press release from the Timberville-based firm.
Local tax experts are anticipating a busy, confusing tax season with recent changes to code and various disruptions in employment and government payments during the pandemic.
Though the pandemic will reduce the positive economic impact of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in Harrisonburg, it will still benefit the area, according to local economic development experts.
Nearly a year ago, Travis and Corri Loan visited their first Island Wing Co. location in Florida.
Last-minute shopping for some was children’s toys, games, books and clothes. For others it meant a sandwich.
Frank Tamberrino, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO of 11 years, is stepping down on Jan. 31 as he takes “a break” from a career that spans over four decades in economic development.
The Harrisonburg metro area is the 21st best place to work in manufacturing out the nation’s 378 metro areas, according to a study by SmartAsset, a personal finance technology company.
Sadie LeClair, 20, was teaching at Pleasant Valley Elementary School in Harrisonburg and studying at Blue Ridge Community College when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Public hearings are planned for a potential multifamily development between Blue Ridge Drive, Country Club Road, Country Club Court and the railway during Wednesday’s Planning Commission meeting, according to city documents.
Construction is underway and plans are being approved for a slew of developments in the Stone Spring corridor near Sentara RMH Medical Center, according to documents provided by Rockingham County staff Friday.
Campus Apartments, one of the country’s largest student-housing companies, has bought the Aspen Heights property in Rockingham County.
Online sales were expected to reach record levels of between $10.8 billion and $12.7 billion in the run-up to Cyber Monday’s sales frenzy, according to data from multiple sources such as Bloomberg and Forbes.
The new Shenandoah Valley Organic packaging plant in Harrisonburg will create 110 new jobs, according to a Tuesday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.
An ice storm was raging that morning on the Showalter family’s dairy farm off Garbers Church Road in 1965.
Zach Lokey’s passion for the art of buildings led him to want to become an architect.
Growing up on a dairy and beef farm in Augusta County taught Ashley Summers many things.
Applications for the final round of Harrisonburg business grants remain open, but the deadline looms.
Three-quarters of local unemployed workers come from the hospitality sector, yet manufacturing employers across the Valley are looking for workers, according to economic development staff and previous interviews with employers.
At least two local bank have noticed increases in deposits, according to Thomas Rea, president of the Bank of the James Shenandoah Valley, and Stephanie Shillingburg, executive vice president and chief banking officer of F&M Bank.
The owner of the Harrisonburg Regal property announced Monday plans to redevelop the site for “a major multifamily component” as well as restaurants and retail.
Work on all 48 remaining I-81 improvement projects remain on schedule, with some even ahead of schedule, according to Virginia Department of Transportation staff.
The Grottoes family farm of Charles Patterson can trace its roots back to 1745. And as a seventh-generation farmer, Patterson knows his history.
Rep. Ben Cline, R-Lexington, is co-sponsoring a bill that would expand exemptions for local meat processors and producers from federal inspection requirements, according to government documents.
Virginia restaurant chain Country Cookin announced Friday it will be closing all of its locations permanently after a last day of service on Sunday.
For nearly three decades, hundreds of Shenandoah Valley residents found their way to the northwestern side of Broadway for work at the H.D. Lee jean plant.
Harrisonburg Community Health Center will rebrand all of its locationd to HCHC on Monday — the same day the nonprofit is opening the HCHC Pharmacy off Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg, according to a press release from the group.
Roland Thompson, of Singers Glen, sat in the drive-thru of Jess’ Lunch No. 2 in Harrisonburg on Tuesday afternoon, but no one came to the window.
Industry group the American Hotel and Lodging Association has grim predictions for potential permanent job losses if another COVID-19 stimulus bill is not passed by Congress.
Though an estimated 5.6 million American workers lost health insurance coverage due to layoffs in March and April from the economic recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Valley Health did not see a major difference between the number of insured and uninsured COVID-19 patients and non-vi…
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, a plethora of problems created delays for health care providers trying to obtain personal protective equipment such as medical gowns, masks and gloves.
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Association of Realtors, with help from other community partners, has created a video discussing the pressure on affordable and accessible housing market locally, according to a release from the organization Tuesday.
Virginia employers created 68,000 jobs in August as the economy attempted to rebuild itself, said Joe Mengedoth, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, citing Virginia Employment Commission data.
The CVS Pharmacy at 1151 Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg will begin offering COVID-19 tests today, according to a Thursday press release from the health chain.
Harrisonburg approved 78 businesses for grant money from CARES Act funding the city has received, according to a Sept. 15 press release from city staff.
Mount Crawford-based logistics, transportation and development firm InterChange Group became part owner of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad last week, according to Lance Arey, the general manager of the railway firm.
Wagon wheels turning, 8-year old Richard Sampson would pull his cargo of empty pop bottles and used batteries around Harrisonburg to sell in the early ‘50s.
A year ago, in a booming economy, agriculture equipment chain Binkley and Hurst announced it would be combining its two Rockingham County locations into one new site on U.S. 11 just south of Harrisonburg.
Growing up in the town of Shenandoah, Sheena Armentrout watched as her mother, Donna Cave, and her grandmother, Ruby Nicholson, ran a salon.
When David Stuart Sr., 38, was a child visiting his grandmother in Harrisonburg, he would go to the laundromat. That’s where his grandmother’s friend would give him some change to play games or buy candy while they waited for the loads to finish.
Dozens of city and county residents learned about the commonwealth’s new temporary work standards during a webinar call with Courtney Malveaux, a Richmond lawyer with experience in labor and business law.
Last year, Harrisonburg City Council meetings frequently featured long discussions as residents filed to operate short-term rentals out of their homes.
Across the nation, students won’t just be out of classrooms, learning from home — they’ll also be out of the cafeterias, eating at home.
Del. Chris Runion, R-Bridgewater, submitted a bill Saturday that would provide entities with limited immunity from lawsuits based on exposure to or transmission of COVID-19, as well as to personal protective equipment manufacturers and distributors, according to Virginia’s Legislative Inform…
Brooke Zirk, vice president and commercial relationship manager at F&M Bank, has joined the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County commercial team of the Timberville-based institution, according to a Wednesday press release.
The city of Harrisonburg announced it would be giving out $750,000 worth of grants to businesses as part of a new program to support local employers and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Norfolk-based Sentara Healthcare signed a letter of intent to merge with Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health, according to a Wednesday press release.
James Madison University’s announcement Aug. 10 that it would suspend all fall sports was typical of the bad news that 2020 continues to bring for Tim O’Neill, the founder and part owner of city sports bar and restaurant O’Neill’s Grill, and others in the hospitality industry.
Brown Edwards has been recognized by industry magazine Construction Executive as one of the "Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms," according to a press release from Judy Duff, the practice development coordinator at Brown Edwards.
Harrisonburg hotel The Clarion Pointe won a TripAdvisor 2020 Travelers' Choice Award, according to a release from Mary Bayer of Jackson Hotel Management.