WOODSTOCK — Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors member Bradley Pollack is facing two misdemeanor destruction of property charges.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
After a year of discussion, Rockingham County has a plan for addressing ground-mounted solar energy facilities.
During his time at James Madison University, Charlie King has worked with three presidents and seen an entire side of campus built and football championships, and most recently, helped guide the school through a pandemic.
For more than a year, the Virginia Department of Transportation has been looking to improve travel conditions on part of U.S. 33 in Rockingham County. After receiving input through an online survey, assessing more than 2,400 responses and formulating recommendations, the next phase in improv…
Rockingham County Public Schools Superintendent Oskar Scheikl addressed the controversy traversing the country of whether critical race theory is being taught in schools and pleaded with the public to stop lambasting teachers on social media at a School Board meeting on Monday.
Monday, September 27, 2021
A Harrisonburg police officer intervened in a confrontation early Saturday morning in which a Mississippi man armed with a pistol was running toward a group of people downtown.
Virginia State Police are investigating a Sunday night two-vehicle fatal crash in the county on Interstate 81 that killed a New Market man, sent a Timberville man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and injured two unnamed juveniles, according to a press release from VSP.
Eric Campbell sat back in the chair in his office in City Hall that overlooks South Main Street on Monday. The Richmond native and Harrisonburg city manager was wearing a mask of one of his alma maters, Hampton University.
OTTOBINE — It was the day 6-year-old Bryce Jerrells of Grottoes had been waiting years for — his first day out hunting.
Frank Sottaceti, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County’s criminal justice planner, will give City Council a presentation Tuesday about crime trends and the prison population.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Port Republic resident Tommy James stood outside the Rockingham County Administration Center on Friday waiting for Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin’s early voting rally to start.
The University of Virginia has been planning for a biennial democracy celebration for the past two years.
The Rockingham County School Board meets Monday to discuss a variety of topics, including an update on COVID-19 and the school division’s continued response.
Friday, September 24, 2021
Adam Conley remembers being a freshman at Broadway High School a few years ago, touring Bryan Tool and Machining and thinking, “This is cool. I want to work here.”
The fall semester for James Madison University students began a month ago, but there are still students who have not reported whether they are vaccinated and consequences have been put in place.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
More than a year after Black Lives Matter protests launched a worldwide reckoning about the centuries of racism that Black people continue to face, the question of reparations emerged — unevenly — as a high-profile issue at this year’s largest gathering of world leaders.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly fell Tuesday as concerns about China chipped away at investor optimism following a mixed finish on Wall Street.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — In a packed intensive care unit for coronavirus patients in Romania’s capital, Bucharest, 55-year-old Adrian Pica sits on his bed receiving supplementary oxygen to help him breathe. “I didn’t want to get vaccinated because I was afraid,” he said.
NEW YORK (AP) — For years, decades even, allegations swirled that R&B superstar R. Kelly was abusing young women and girls, with seeming impunity.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin were set to meet Tuesday evening for the second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched gubernatorial election.
ATLANTA (AP) — A man already sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally shooting four people at a massage business outside Atlanta is set to enter a plea to shooting four others on the same day at two spas inside the city.
NEW YORK (AP) — “We bend, we don't break. We sway!” sings the chorus in the second act of Terence Blanchard's "Fire Shut Up in My Bones.”
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper more than three years ago is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday for one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history.
BEIJING (AP) — The World Bank on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecast for developing countries in East Asia due to the impact of the coronavirus’s delta variant and called on governments to help the poor and small businesses avoid long-term damage.
HAMPTON, S.C. (AP) — Ask any of the 2,600 residents in this South Carolina town whether they know Alex Murdaugh, and you’ll probably get a quick nod. Nearly everyone does in Hampton, a tiny place where every road in has just two lanes.