James Madison University will begin having in-person classes again on Oct. 5, according to a Friday press release.
Friday, September 18, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
Virginia employers created 68,000 jobs in August as the economy attempted to rebuild itself, said Joe Mengedoth, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, citing Virginia Employment Commission data.
Inside the Rockingham County Voter Registrar office, the sound of ringing phones could be heard from down the hall as voters called in to ask questions early Friday morning.
Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Timberville man accused of shooting his girlfriend Thursday afternoon.
Unhappy with his roughly 30-year sentence, a Rockingham County man who admitted to shooting two men — one fatally — in downtown Harrisonburg plans to appeal his sentence, he told a judge Friday.
It is often said children are the future, but 9-year-old Emme Davis is not satisfied with simply being the future — she wants to have an immediate impact.
Voting for the November elections begins today with two new changes, according to Bill Ney, the spokesman and vice chair of the Harrisonburg Electoral Board.
Money may not grow on trees, but it can be harvested from the sky.
Involved, caring and a person of integrity are all words Elroy Miller used to describe Nancy Hopkins-Garriss.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The CVS Pharmacy at 1151 Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg will begin offering COVID-19 tests today, according to a Thursday press release from the health chain.
Blue Ridge Community College made the decision early to move to online-only learning for a majority of classes and students when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit.
Over a year since a bid was approved for renovations at John C. Myers Elementary School in Broadway, the work has been completed.
Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority is one of 33 agencies nationwide selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Moving to Work expansion.
Saturday, September 19, 2020
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard threatened Saturday to go after everyone who had a role in a top general's January killing during a U.S. drone strike in Iraq.
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators protested outside the Moroccan Parliament to denounce Arab countries agreeing o normalize ties with Israel.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Witnesses say a cargo plane has crashed at the international airport in Somalia's capital.
MIAMI (AP) — A hurricane watch was in effect early Saturday for coastal Texas as Tropical Storm Beta gains strength in the Gulf of Mexico during an exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season.
JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Homes were destroyed Friday by an unrelenting wildfire that reached a Mojave Desert community and was still growing on several fronts after burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced the release Friday of $13 billion in assistance to repair years-old hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and pledged to restore its economy, setting aside his past bitter treatment of the island and its leaders as he courts Puerto Rican voters in…
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy on Saturday paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan's transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-hui.
NEW DELHI —India has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours.
HONG KONG (AP) — China’s Ministry of Commerce on Saturday issued regulations for its “unreliable entity” list, aimed at foreign companies it says endanger its national sovereignty, security or development interests.