On Thursday, Pendleton Community Bank announced it will acquire three Carter Bank and Trust offices in the region.
Friday, April 23, 2021
City Council met for its first budget work session on Thursday, where the lack of funding for HHS2 and allocations to Heritage Oaks Golf Course and the Harrisonburg Police Department were discussed.
It had always been Justin Hershey’s dream to see his business, Chicano Boy Taco, expand to at least three locations.
A repeat convicted meth dealer, who already had a pending drug distribution charge, was arrested again by the RUSH Drug Task Force on drug dealing charges following a brief chase Tuesday near Linville.
A donation from a Port Republic resident accounted for nearly 80% of all money given to gubernatorial candidates by Harrisonburg and Rockingham County residents in the first quarter, according to data released by the Virginia Public Access Project.
Naomi Jones spent Saturday working with organizations in Harrisonburg to create the Kelley Street Garden, which will serve the residents of Harrison Heights and allow them to grow their own produce.
It was announced this week that everyone in the United States 16 and older is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, a potentially big step in reaching herd immunity and for the country to safely open up again.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The Harrisonburg Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity for residents to safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at two city locations Saturday.
A Harrisonburg man who exposed a Rockingham County sheriff’s deputy to fentanyl during a 2019 traffic stop and dealt 1½ kilograms of methamphetamine in the Shenandoah Valley will spend more than a decade behind bars.
Heading into Wednesday’s Great Community Give, Amanda Bomfim had her eyes set at $1 million.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
With three months of fundraising into the 2021 election year, finance reports show two local Democrats received more small-donor donations than their Republican opponents.
A Harrisonburg fire marshal arrested a Broadway man accused of setting a fire Sunday at a Harrisonburg college student-housing complex.
City Council will consider two proposed developments, one mixed use and the other residential, at a meeting next month.
ELKTON — It’s been nearly a month since Elkton was named the newest Appalachian Trail Conservancy community, and Appalachian Trail hikers have made their fair share of visits to the town.
Four-minute interactions with strangers aren’t generally something that stand out in the grand scheme of one’s day-to-day life.
Friday, April 23, 2021
Michael Kors is a top designer, of course, but he’s also a confirmed theater geek. He celebrated his love for the performing arts as he marked his 40th anniversary as a designer this week, with a digital show that showcased the razzle-dazzle of Broadway.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reached an agreement with the Seminole Tribe on Friday that would greatly expand gambling in state, including the introduction of legalized sports wagering.
Nonprofits have an unexpected new source of funding: State marijuana sales.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When police respond to a person gripped by a mental health or drug crisis, the encounter can have tragic results. Now a government insurance program will help communities set up an alternative: mobile teams with mental health practitioners trained in de-escalating such pote…
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An air force helicopter crashed into a house in Zimbabwe on Friday, killing three crew members and a child at the crash site, the Air Force of Zimbabwe said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Protesters against Myanmar’s military coup returned Friday to the streets of downtown Yangon, defiantly chanting their opposition to the army’s seizure of power as the junta chief prepared to attend a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders on the country’s crisis.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to resume direct flights to Egypt’s Red Sea resort towns more than six years after the downing of a Russian airliner over the Sinai Peninsula, the Kremlin said Friday.
BEIRUT (AP) — Saudi Arabia will ban Lebanese fruits and vegetables entering the kingdom or passing through it because those shipments have been increasingly used to smuggle drugs, the official news agency reported Friday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, questioned the need for widespread COVID-19 vaccinations, saying in a radio interview “what do you care if your neighbor has one or not?”
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors open terrorism investigation after police officer stabbed to death in her station.