James Madison University students went home this past week for Thanksgiving break, and most will remain there until next semester starts in January 2021.
Monday, November 23, 2020
MOUNT JACKSON — When Randy Phillips began planting grapes in 2002 to sow a career crafting wine at Cave Ridge Vineyards, he said there were fewer than half a dozen other winemakers in the Shenandoah Valley.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Dressed in a traditional black gown with hair neatly curled to her shoulders, senior soprano Kiara Kiah opened the annual Eastern Mennonite University orchestral gala with a delicate duet of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” with professor and baritone James Richardson. But Richardson was nowhere n…
Saturday, November 21, 2020
After around 30 years, the last patients of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic were seen by providers in downtown Harrisonburg as appointments ended on Friday.
Shenandoah Valley Organic has plans to build a new packaging plant at 350 Acorn Drive in Harrisonburg, according to city documents obtained Thursday through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Friday, November 20, 2020
Three years into a 23-year federal prison sentence, a former Haitian missionary who molested roughly two dozen children asked a judge this month for compassionate release.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Michaella Lynch, 19, and Hannah Anderson, 20, both saw the blue flashing police lights at the intersection of South Main Street and South Avenue just after midnight on Saturday morning.
The motorcyclist who struck and killed a James Madison University student last weekend in Harrisonburg was traveling “grossly greater” than the speed limit, police said Thursday.
Harrisonburg pulled the plug on its planned “reverse” Holiday Parade, according to a press release emailed Thursday.
Dynamic Aviation in Bridgewater will add more than 200 jobs as part of a $47.9 million expansion, according to a Thursday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available in the city today and just outside the city limits on Monday, according to a press release from the Central Shenandoah Health District.
When Amy Strunk had a cancer scare this summer, it chilled her to the bone. For anyone who’s had to sit in a starchy office and hear the dreaded words fall out of a doctor’s mouth, they know the feeling, but the news was an even harder pill for Strunk to swallow.
Thanks to funding from the Harrisonburg Police Foundation, city police officers will continue to play Santa for children in need this year with the department’s annual “Shop-with-a-cop” program. The foundation plans to raise money to cover the costs.
A Rockingham County judge denied a local immigrant advocacy group’s claim that Rockingham County Sheriff Bryan Hutcheson violated the state’s Freedom of Information Act when he refused to release information about immigration detainers on inmates booked into the jail.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Harrisonburg City Council voted to extend the deadline for personal property tax payments from Dec. 5 to Feb. 1 during a special meeting on Wednesday.
Monday, November 23, 2020
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union chief Charles Michel is inviting Joe Biden once he is U.S. president to come visit and patch up trans-Atlantic relations that have suffered over the past four years under President Donald Trump.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors parts with Trump administration in efforts to end California’s right to set its own clean air standards.
More than 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay home and avoid big Thanksgiving gatherings.
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, expects that holiday sales could actually exceed growth seen in prior seasons, despite all the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic.
Here's what's happening on Monday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S:
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan election officials on Monday planned to consider certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state as President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election faced increasingly stiff resistance from the courts and …
CLEVELAND (AP) — A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles announced Monday that commercial drivers will now be allowed to renew their licenses online, due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than three months after his birth, the National Zoo's new panda cub finally has a name.
BOSTON (AP) — Cute plastic animals with tiny accessories that pose a choking hazard, Black Panther-inspired claws with the potential to cause facial or eye injuries, and green slime that could be harmful if swallowed: These are just some of the items on an annual list of potentially dangerou…