City Council tabled a request by Rockingham Properties LLC to rezone and obtain a special-use permit for 231, 251 and 261 S. Liberty St. on Tuesday.
Friday, January 17, 2020
On Wednesday afternoon, the lives of three drivers were claimed by a crash at mile marker 239.3 when a northbound tractor-trailer crossed the median to the southbound side of Interstate 81.
Newly hired Deputy Police Chief Gabriel Camacho celebrated his one-month anniversary with the Harrisonburg Police Department doing something he plans to do regularly — meeting with his neighbors.
More than five years after her death, Rockingham County native Ben Barlow continues work to shine light on the issues his wife, Monica Pence Barlow, championed in life.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
For the past few months, Emani Morse has had to keep it quiet that she was named one of the 2020 Next Generation Afterschool Leaders by the National Afterschool Association.
To commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr., several events will take place on Monday paying tribute to the late civil rights leader.
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.
When Siamen Abdulqadr first came to Harrisonburg 11 years ago as a refugee from Iraq, he didn’t speak any English and didn’t know how to navigate the area.
BRIDGEWATER — Some changes could be coming to Bridgewater relating to the use of golf carts on town streets in order to comply with state law.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Three people were killed and at least four others injured in a crash that shut down Interstate 81 south of Harrisonburg for about seven hours on Wednesday.
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.
In his late 20s, Jim Ryder fell in love with coin collecting.
As David and Ann Gardner built the Valley Pike Farm Market in Weyers Cave three years ago, they dreamed the place would serve as a hub — a place where friends could meet up with friends and businesses could hold meetings with clients.
A yearlong process to create a strategic plan for Harrisonburg City Public Schools entered a new phase this week with the formation of six action committees.
EDOM — Just over 225 years ago, Rockingham County and Harrisonburg were both still in their infancy. And in Edom, both a baby girl and mother were saved by the actions of a surgeon who refused to let them die.
Friday, January 17, 2020
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police on Friday raided the offices of the country’s main opposition party, and a spokesman says the officers were looking for machetes.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal court dismisses lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed U.S. government climate policy jeopardizes their future.
HAVANA (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse says he wants to use his new power to rule by executive order to reform the constitution and make his country easier to govern.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Native American tribe in Virginia announced plans Friday to develop a $350 million casino resort in the state's capital and a separate one in Norfolk.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An explosion of a fireworks cache killed two people and critically injured another in a town on the northern outskirts of Mexico City.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger waiting for a flight at an Oregon airport needed a bit more screen space for his video game so he plugged his Playstation 4 into a computer screen that had been displaying a map of the airport.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has rejected the resignation of prime minister caught on tape disparaging him.
A town in southwest Colombia is again on edge after a skirmish between illegal armed groups left at least five people dead, authorities said Friday.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday his government will give Canadian $25,000 ($19,122) to families of each of the 57 citizens and 29 permanent residents of Canada who perished in the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran last week.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s new president announced a state of alert for two municipalities with high crime rates to combat gang activity Friday, a measure that allows the deployment of military troops.