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.
Open Doors, James Madison University and the city of Harrisonburg have found a solution to the increasingly pressing homelessness issue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia is up to 1,020, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
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…
Gravel road crunches underfoot leading to long trays of foliage as Buddy the border collie eagerly awaits pets.
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…
Harrisonburg and Rockingham County businesses can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of the Daily News-Record ,has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to full strength …
F&M Bank donated $50,000 to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham COVID-19 Business Support Taskforce, according to a Friday press release.
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 …
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to get your event’s new date on this list.
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.
The Virginia Department of Health reported Friday the total number of cases of COVID-19 is now 604, including five cases being reported in Harrisonburg and four in Rockingham County.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are temporarily shutting all their campgrounds, bathrooms, off-highway vehicle trails and trail shelters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced in a Thursday email.
For many in the coaching profession, it's about more than the game itself.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — more than quadruple the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.
RICHMOND (AP) — All elective surgeries at Virginia hospitals must be suspended to preserve the capacity of the state's health care system amid the coronavirus pandemic, the governor ordered Wednesday.
In an effort to help local businesses devastated by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Harrisonburg business owner and his co-worker created the 2020 Small Business Review Challenge on Wednesday.
In his 38 years of teaching, Elwood Yoder has seen a lot of changes in technology, curriculum and student needs.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia nursing home with at least 20 coronavirus cases has become “ground zero” for the state's growing virus caseload, officials said Wednesday.