It’s not every day you get invited to the White House. And it’s really not every day that you get the chance to share your thoughts on a topic with the President of the United States.
Small businesses located in Rockingham County and various incorporated towns will be able to apply for the COVID-19 small business grant program starting Monday, but funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For the past 10 years, Broadway High School has been offering a bagged-meal program for students with food insecurity to ensure they have enough to eat on the weekends while away from school.
During a virtual meeting Tuesday, the Harrisonburg City School Board approved a plan for reopening schools in the fall, with the caveat that some aspects of the plan will be adjusted as more information is gathered from the public and health officials.
During the early parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Harrisonburg was seeing cases spike at an alarming rate.
Hair stylists yield buzzing razors between plexiglass, nail technicians paint intricate designs behind face shields. Cosmetology in the age of COVID-19 looks a little different, but the artists behind your haircut and manicure are just the same and adapting to updating regulations phase-by-phase.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses and organizations to look at their mission in unique ways in order to keep the public safe. Area school divisions are no different and the most recent challenge they had to think about is how to offer summer school while still in the early phases o…
From her basement, Tiffany Norman of Broadway completes another round of workouts alone on the exercise bike. As full-time caretaker of her daughter with disabilities, Norman’s life is on pause as her family remains under strict quarantine, but the world around her goes on.
Millions of Americans who continue to work during the COVID-19 pandemic have had their commutes drastically reduced — many to as short a distance as from their bed to their living room.
It’s still not entirely clear what the regular season will look like for a variety of Colonial Athletic Association teams across multiple sports. But with an announcement Tuesday by the conference, it does appear each one will have the opportunity to compete for an NCAA tournament berth.
For the last two years, local nonprofits have turned to the community for a day of online fundraising, known as the Great Community Give. But during the year of the COVID-19 pandemic and budget cuts, this year’s day of giving, set for Wednesday, is more crucial than ever.
What does the savory smell of the famous Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department deep-fried chicken, sounds of children jumping into the neighborhood pool and the sticky mess a Kline’s ice cream cone leaves when melting on a hot afternoon all have in common? They all scream summertime.
No changes to the slate have been made yet, so the athletic department at James Madison is revving up for another football season.
There’s a chance James Madison’s 2020 football schedule is played out as planned and there are other scenarios in which its slate for this fall is altered slightly or varies drastically, according to Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Joe D’Antonio.
Tote bags in tow, dozens flocked to downtown on Saturday to celebrate and observe the return of Harrisonburg’s lively community hot spot.
The decision Dave King can’t make is the one he’s concerned with most.
The sound of a bat hitting a baseball may be heard Monday evening at one of three fields in Elkton.
Troy Evans and his teammates were halfway through their basketball season and had their eyes set on the Special Olympics Virginia statewide tournament this summer.
City Council voted to reduce the $281 million budget it passed on May 26 in response to the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at its Tuesday meeting.
It’s official — the effects of COVID-19 have caused Rockingham County’s proposed budget for fiscal 2020-21 to decrease by more than $9 million, causing the Board of Supervisors to consider adopting a budget of $376.1 million instead of the original $385.3 million.
Listen for the hum of sidewalks once again becoming acquainted with pattering footsteps and doors jingling with glee, welcoming in guests. In sync with the world’s precarious curiosity, downtown Harrisonburg is alive, but the community is no stranger to regrowth.
For several years, Betty and Billy MacDonald were regulars at Dayton Tavern.
As the nation continues to stabilize following the COVID-19 outbreak, many state leaders are allowing doors to reopen for a return to how life was before the pandemic began. One key element to achieving that normality for some is the reopening of restaurants across the country.
As meetings continue to be held virtually, Timberville Town Council will accept comments for the proposed budget in writing prior to council’s June 11 meeting.
Virginia Department of Health is offering free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Shenandoah County on Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For nearly three decades, Maryland resident Tonas Kalil and roughly 50 children called Rockingham County home for one week each August as part of the Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp.
Two companies have made "generous gifts" to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Fund, according to an email from Revlan Hill, the executive director of The Community Foundation.
The Virginia Department of Health, with help from the city of Harrisonburg, will provide free drive-thru testing for COVID-19 on Thursday, according to a press release from Michael Parks, the city spokesman.
Donnie Casey punched the air and did a quick kick in his cap and gown as he approached the stage on Wednesday to accept his diploma. The sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” played in the background.
The Harrisonburg City School Board approved funding transfers on Tuesday to cover costs related to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic cut short school for everyone, whether in primary school or higher education, for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
Eastern Mennonite University has announced tentative plans to reopen its campus this fall.