During the COVID-19 pandemic, Glo Fiber is continuing to dig lines and connect homes in Harrisonburg to its internet service, as the firm expands its competition with Comcast’s Xfinity.

The Valley Mall reopened on Friday, however, not all the stores and restaurants inside the mall have continued business just yet, according to a press release.

As Harrisonburg restaurants open today and into the weekend, city staff is using the time to gauge what steps they can take to increase visits to local businesses, according to Brian Shull, the city’s director of economic development.

As a truck pulled into TSSI Inc. on Wednesday, staff was excited. Not for the simple arrival of a tractor trailer, but about what was inside.

The number of guests has dropped at the Hotel Madison and events are being canceled at the adjoining Shenandoah Valley Conference Center due to COVID-19, according to facility managers.

Of all the culture audits I have performed, the vast majority of organizations I have surveyed need to improve in the same area. In my surveys, I look at how these organizations score in appreciation, morale, trust, and communication. In three out of every four organizations, the culture com…

On April 3, Pilgrim’s Pride employees at the plant just outside Timberville’s town limits protested the working conditions and claimed they had been told by staff that fellow workers had tested positive for COVID-19.

As many other businesses start to wind down or close in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Valley plastic manufacturer, Artisan Packaging in Harrisonburg, is increasing production of its health care products to keep up with demand, according to Jay Veenis, the plant manager.

Massanutten Resort has ceased all sales operations for its timeshare units and tours of properties, according to Kenny Hess, the director of sports and safety.

On Feb. 28, James Madison University finalized the purchase of 201 Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg, according to Rockingham County real estate records.

In 1951, 23-year-old Greek soldier Konstantinos George “Gus” Floros sat down with an officer to discuss an honorable discharge for himself to move to America.

Between March 7 and March 21, the number of residents filing jobless claims in the area shot up by as much as 4,800%, according to the most recent data available from the Virginia Employment Commission.

Area medical personnel are self-isolating for free at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Harrisonburg to reduce the risk of bringing COVID-19 anywhere near their families.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Steve Cooke, the general manager of Friendly City Food Co-op, would listen to National Public Radio during his commute to Harrisonburg from his home in Augusta County.

Values are important to corporate culture. Companies go to great lengths to list these lofty sounding concepts. Then they put them on plaques on the wall in their lobbies. But values do not have any power unless those companies operationalize their values.

Over 100 guests attended the second Diversity in Business event hosted by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce at the Lucy F. Simms Center, according to Chris Jones, a city councilman and member of the chamber’s diversity council.

Over 100 guests attended the second Diversity in Business event hosted by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce at the Lucy F. Simms Center, according to Chris Jones, a city councilman and member of the chamber’s diversity council.

Local restaurant owners said a minor bump in wages would have little impact on their businesses, but some foresee higher prices for consumers if a proposal to eventually make the minimum wage $15 an hour is successful.

Unemployment in the Shenandoah Valley dropped in many localities between November and December, but grew noticeably in Page County over the same period of time, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

On Friday, longtime employees and shoppers lamented the eventual closing of Red Front Supermarket, which was announced by two of the store’s owners Thursday evening.

Over 70 years ago, Virginia passed “right-to-work” laws, which prohibit a company and a union from signing a contract that would require workers to pay dues or fees to the union that represents them.

Whether for religious services, community dinners or other events, Canterbury Episcopal Ministry members gather regularly during the week at the Canterbury House to decompress and reflect on their Christian beliefs.