Despite the housing shortage, 2019 saw the most homes sold in the area since 2006 –– at the height of the housing bubble, according to data from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Association of Realtors.

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Maryland-based company Yim and Pifer LLC has sold the 2-acre shopping center at 291 University Blvd. to Fairfax County-based HDJR United LLC, according to Rockingham County real estate records.

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The Department of Agriculture invested $48 million for high-speed broadband infrastructure in the southside and middle peninsula regions of Virginia, according to a Wednesday press release.

When the media production company Beau Baker, Jon Hollif and Andy Vanhook worked for closed in 2011, they decided to found Appeal Production.

On Sunday, pay for 650 Sentara RMH employees will increase from $12.75 to $13.50, according to Jenn Downs, the director of marketing and communications.

Gov. Ralph Northam proposed removing the requirement for Virginians to get their cars inspected and to cut registration fees in half in his proposed budget for fiscal 2020 through 2022.

LD&B, the Harrisonburg insurance and financial company, has named Troy Suter as president and CEO and Sheryl Falls as the director of human resources, according to a Monday press release.

The Harrisonburg metro area has seen some of the fastest job growth in the state during 2019, according to Old Dominion University’s Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy fifth annual State of the Commonwealth Report.

Rockingham County’s unemployment dropped to below 2% for the first time since April 2001, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Sentara RMH Medical Center has begun a process to allow the hospital to increase services and capacity at its intensive care nursery for premature babies, according to Cathy Slusher, medical director of the hospital’s Family Birth Place.

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Convenience-store chain 7-Eleven has filed two applications in Harrisonburg with the goal to build eight vehicle fuel pumps at the 380 N. Mason St. location, according to documents from the Harrisonburg city zoning department.

Unemployment in the Harrisonburg metro area dropped to 2.3% in September, the lowest rate so far in 2019, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday.

The Harrisonburg Barnes & Noble will be staying open instead of closing in January, according to an email from Alex Ortolani, the director of corporate communications for the book-seller chain.

China ended its ban on American poultry, effective immediately, according to a Thursday press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and many in the industry see the newly reopened market as an opportunity.

Despite being behind in a three-on-three tournament, one brother refuses to bench his younger sibling before basketball legend Ralph Sampson steps in to join their team.

The Harrisonburg Barnes & Noble is slated to close in January, according to a statement from Frank Morabito, vice president of stores for the bookstore chain.

Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are experiencing the nationwide housing shortage, but the local market is seeing different results compared to national trends, according to Mattias Clymer, the rising vice president of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Association of Realtors.

The American Tire Distributors warehouse in Harrisonburg is up for sale with an asking price of $7.2 million, according to B+E, an investment firm handling the sale.

McGAHEYSVILLE — It has been seven years since Virginia legislators passed a law allowing for breweries to sell full glasses of beer without a restaurant on-site, and the effects are being felt in Rockingham County.

Between March 2018 and March 2019, the average weekly wage rose by 2.1% across all industries in the commonwealth, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

HARRISONBURG — Taylor Balac installed solar panels on his Harrisonburg home in March and immediately saw a lower electric bill — and by April that bill was gone.

HARRISONBURG — Harman Realty will be demolishing the strip mall off of Interstate 81 that used to house the Sears for the construction of a Longhorn Steakhouse, according to Sean Hesse, the executive director of real estate for Harman Realty.