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.
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.
Dynamic Aviation has promoted Doug Pascarella to vice president of information technology and Taylor Weisgerber to controller, according to Monday press releases.
Bridgewater Rotary To Hear About Plecker's Europe Trip
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.
Bridgewater Rotary To Attend BC Women’s Hoops Game
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.
H-M Rotary To Hear From First Step Representative
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.
Bridgewater Rotary Not Meeting This Week
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.
Michael Tutkus, of McGaheysville, knows how to work on a team — especially after 20 years in the Navy with three tours in Iraq.
H-M Rotary To Hear
In January, the restaurant at Generations Park in Bridgewater will transition from Jalapeno Southwest Grill to the second location of Harrisonburg’s Urgie’s Cheesesteaks.
MONTEZUMA — More than a dozen area dairy farmers attended a meeting about the incoming standards for the Farmers Assuring Responsible Management Animal Care Program on Tuesday at Montezuma Hall in Rockingham County.
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.
MOUNT CRAWFORD — When Ronney Cornwell, 67, of Mount Crawford, first started raising turkeys in 1983, they were a lot lighter.
Assembling the right team is essential to having a thriving workplace. It is important to know what you need when hiring your key positions. Unless you are extremely self-aware, you might not know what you need. That’s why diversity is a key component of any human resources strategy.
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.
When Jeff Latchum, a 19-year-old freshman at James Madison University, was driving his car through Rockingham County to pursue a job tip in the mid-1990’s, he didn’t know what he’d find.
City Kiwanis Club To Get Thanksgiving Program
Joel Christophel, 24, said he decided to live in the Denton building on Court Square in Harrisonburg because it was downtown and affordable.
At a white mountain to to the east of Harrisonburg, it’s time to hit the slopes.
Social Security scams have risen sharply over the past year and are now the leading type of scam reported, according to a Monday press release from the Social Security Administration.
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.
Harrisonburg Kiwanis Club To Get Arc Presentation
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.
In October, the Port of Virginia finalized the contract for a $350 million dredging project, which, when completed, will make Norfolk Harbor the deepest on the East Coast of the United States, according to the Port of Virginia.
Harrisonburg Kiwanis Club To Hear From DN-R Editor
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.
MOUNT CRAWFORD — As Saam Bakhtiar stood among barrels of wine in the new $1 million production facility of CrossKeys Vineyards, he was dwarfed by the high ceilings.
How do you look at the difficult employees on your team? Could it be that you are looking at them the wrong way?
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.
Bridgewater Club To Assemble Winter Care Kits
Every year, the number of chain restaurants in the Harrisonburg area continues to grow.
With the city and county continuing to explore purchasing the Denton building in downtown Harrisonburg, some City Council members and county supervisors said they didn’t have much information on the potential deal.
Gubsa Tomelso drove old, 25-person buses back in his native Ethiopia for years.
McGAHEYSVILLE — Walter “Gator” Hopkins is just as excitable as he was when he first set out to start Cave Hill Farms Brewery in 2016 at 1001 Jacob Burner Drive in McGaheysville.
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.
Speaker From BC To Join Bridgewater Club
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.
HARRISONBURG — What would you do with $500,000?