Residents from across Rockingham County and Harrisonburg gathered together early Monday morning to voice their support of the Second Amendment while attending the Virginia Citizens Defense Leagues annual Lobby Day and Second Amendment Rally in Richmond.
Monday, January 20, 2020
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — A West Virginia University research team on Friday recommended regionalization as an incentive for future economic growth in the Potomac Highlands.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Jayda Knight walked around the room in her sparkly floor-length dress and perfectly teased blonde hair and welcomed the more than 100 people who were there to celebrate with her.
Former NBA player Ralph Sampson was just as excited as the hundreds of children and their families to be at the Horizons Edge Sports Campus grand opening Saturday.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
When Del. Tony Wilt, R-Broadway, looked to create the Beehive Distribution Program in 2018, he didn’t know how much of a buzz it would be — or that it would run out of beehives to give away in less than a year.
The Rockingham County Board of Supervisors is expected to make a final decision for a blueprint on future development in the county, but not before holding a work session to have one last discussion.
Virginia soybean production dropped by 23% last year compared to 2018, while production of other crops such as corn, cotton, peanuts, hay and dark-fired tobacco rose, according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services annual crop summary.
Friday, January 17, 2020
Harrisonburg city staff and Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance will hold two forums Wednesday to discuss potential changes to parking in the downtown area.
The Harrisonburg School Board will take the final step in the process of approving and securing funding for the construction of a second high school with the passing of a resolution at Tuesday’s meeting.
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.
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.
Monday, January 20, 2020
LONDON (AP) — BBC Director-General Tony Hall announced Monday that he will step down from the helm of the U.K. broadcaster in six months after seven years in the job.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth.
MADRID (AP) — Heavy snow, rain and gale-force winds lashed many parts of Spain on Monday, killing at least two people and prompting five provinces to go on top emergency alert.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book that will address what he calls an urgent moment in American history.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Dozens of people on Monday gathered for a protest in Sarajevo because of dangerously high levels of air pollution in the past few weeks in the Bosnian capital.
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Hundreds of disgruntled protesters against the elite World Economic Forum are marching through the Alpine snows toward its annual gathering in Davos, as officials on Monday detailed extra security measures like vehicle checks and webcam shutdowns with U.S. President…
BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Monday downplayed Tunisia's rejection of a last-minute invitation to a weekend conference on Libya that had ruffled feathers in the North African nation.
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were trading in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited central bank decisions and earnings reports due out in coming weeks. U.S. stock markets will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has set up a 900 million euro ($998 million) budget to help countries hit by humanitarian crises, with Africa getting the largest share of the money.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and 15 people were reportedly injured in a shooting outside a bar.