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.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
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.
A total of 180 inmates from Middle River Regional Jail have been transferred to Virginia Department of Corrections custody this week, according to a press release from MRRJ staff.
Prosecutors dismissed an embezzlement charge against the former owner of Jess’ Lunch No. 2 during a hearing in Rockingham County General District Court on Monday.
When Pamela Northam, first lady of the commonwealth and wife of Gov. Ralph Northam, walked into Mountain View Elementary School on Tuesday, she was greeted by the masked faces of students holding signs welcoming her to their school and telling her how much they were glad to be back.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
A red Chevrolet Equinox slammed through the waiting room of a Sentara medical facility Tuesday afternoon, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries.
If the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic proved anything, it’s that the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County community showed up during local nonprofits’ time of need.
DAYTON — Dayton Town Council met Monday for a work session where Town Manager Angela Lawrence walked members through the draft budget for fiscal year 2021-22.
GROTTOES — Stefanie McAlister, a native of Augusta County and former Rockingham County employee, has been hired by the town of Grottoes to serve as its newest town manager following a special meeting Monday.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
LOS ANGLES (AP) — The parents of missing California college student Kristin Smart on Thursday sued the father of the man charged with killing their daughter nearly 25 years ago.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by a Georgia librarian says white officers used excessive force on the Black woman during a traffic stop in North Carolina, adding they pulled her from her car by her hair and tore her rotator cuff.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a few months ago, California was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. Hospitals in Los Angeles were drowning in patients, and ambulances were idling outside with people struggling to breathe, waiting for beds to open.
KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — One New Hampshire family's gender reveal party was definitely a blast.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a longtime environmental advocate and Democratic aide to oversee the vast expanses of federally-owned land in western states — the latest political appointment raising concerns among Republicans as Biden moves to curtail energy product…
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Transportation Department is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump's bid to end California's ability to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
The numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets can’t be released until next Monday at the earliest, according to an agreement that settles litigation between the U.S. Census Bureau and a coalition of local governments and civil rights groups.
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) — Police video shows a Louisiana officer using a stun gun on a handcuffed 67-year-old man sitting in a patrol car's back seat and then saying, “Scream again."
ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on Thursday in the death of an Appalachian Trail hiker and attacking another hiker with a hunting knife two years ago, authorities said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two of the nation's largest university systems say they intend to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff on University of California and California State University campuses this fall once the Food and Drug Administration gives formal approval.