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Shenandoah National Park was on track for a record high of visitors in 2020, surpassing January visitation rates from the last 27 years. By the time the spring season was right around corner, the effects of COVID-19 came swooping in.

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Whether racing down the sidewalk, maxing out the treadmill or adding miles on the bike, people around the Valley are refusing to let isolation measures keep them from racing season.

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The COVID-19 HR Community Response Fund, founded jointly by The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County and the United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, announced Monday it has raised $140,345.

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RICHMOND (AP) — With the number of deaths and illnesses from the new coronavirus swelling in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday issued a statewide stay-at-home order.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A few weeks ago, Debbie Cameron saw her grandsons most days, playing the piano, making after-school snacks or singing nursery rhymes with the baby in her Chandler, Arizona, home.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coro…

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Between March 7 and March 21, the number of residents filing jobless claims in the area shot up by as much as 4,800%, according to the most recent data available from the Virginia Employment Commission.

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On Friday night, Alysia Davis laid out her 8-year-old daughter’s yoga mat and miniature kettle bells so together they could work out. Social-distancing has meant increased family time across the globe and, together, households in the Valley shared a drink and a workout yesterday for a virtua…

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Area medical personnel are self-isolating for free at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Harrisonburg to reduce the risk of bringing COVID-19 anywhere near their families.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during …

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As information about COVID-19 continues to circulate, some events in Rockingham County and Harrisonburg city are being canceled and postponed. Compiled below is a list of schedule changes, being updated as news comes in. Email skyline@dnronline.com to get your event’s new date on this list.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House leaders' plan for swift action on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic 's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system ran into complications Friday as a maverick conservative threatened to delay passage until most lawmakers return t…

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NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he has tested positive for the coronavirus, while the number of infections in the United States surged to the most in the world and Spain announced a record number of virus deaths overnight.

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Before the effects of COVID-19 could be seen throughout the United States, Timberville got a head start streaming Town Council meetings live through Facebook. Now, neighboring bodies of government are moving forward similarly.

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On Liberty Street, people are lining up outside Pale Fire Brewing, but they are not there in search of a pint. The taproom has been transformed into Pale Fire Helps, a food bank for restaurant workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Every year, the Mid-Atlantic College Radio Conference brings together underground creative energy and spunky spirits for a weekend of independent music and fun. Due to the new coronavirus outbreak shutting down venues and isolating artists, MACROCK has decided to cancel its 23rd annual festi…

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Steve Cooke, the general manager of Friendly City Food Co-op, would listen to National Public Radio during his commute to Harrisonburg from his home in Augusta County.

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RICHMOND (AP) — Virginia lawmakers passed a budget earlier this month that would give teachers and state employees raises and bonuses — a win for public sector workers who said they'd suffered too many years of stagnant pay since the Great Recession.

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In light of the announcement by Gov. Ralph Northam that school will be out for the remainder of the school year, Rockingham County Public Schools has amended its food distribution plan.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration detention facilities where at least one detainee has tested positive for COVID-19 and advocates fear tight quarters and overall conditions could cause rapid spread of the virus.

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Brian O'Dell, the general manager for the Harrisonburg Electric Commission, said Wednesday that the local utility decided on March 13 to immediately stop disconnections for nonpayment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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While first responders across the country, including in Augusta County, run low on personal protective equipment, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County firefighters say their supply is sufficient, for now.

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As James Madison players and coaches adjust to life without competition, organized practices and in some cases even a place to work out, they must also get used to changes to their academic structure.