Standing side-by-side, people of all colors, ages and genders formed a conveyor belt-like chain Sunday afternoon to fill 300 boxes of food at Hope Distributed as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Food Drive.
Virginia reported back-to-back single-day highs for COVID-19 cases over the weekend, including nearly 10,000 new cases on Sunday, according to information from the Virginia Department of Health’s online dashboard.
Rockingham County Public Schools Superintendent Oskar Scheikl plans to bring high school students back into the classroom beginning Feb. 1.
All 10 of the nurses working for Harrisonburg City Public Schools have received the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine, Superintendent Michael Richards said, and they will receive the second round soon.
Somewhere in a large conference room, Cookie yawns and lets out a sigh.
Each December when we compile a list of the biggest news stories of the year, it’s not often obvious which deserves top billing.
Vaccine clinics at Virginia long-term care facilities are slated to begin Dec. 28, according to Matt Blanchette, a spokesman for CVS.
New COVID-19 case numbers in area nursing homes are being driven by staff, not residents, according to two county facilities.
Like everything else during the pandemic, finding new ways to address existing problems has required creativity, patience and most importantly, communication.
Each holiday season, Salvation Army chapters worldwide look to the red kettle campaign as a major fundraiser, but the pandemic is stirring concerns for a large projected donation shortfall.
Teachers Could Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine In January
A FedEx truck pulled up to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital at 7:04 a.m. Monday morning.
Sadie LeClair, 20, was teaching at Pleasant Valley Elementary School in Harrisonburg and studying at Blue Ridge Community College when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Small groups with parental support has been a key recently for the city of Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation as it tries to provide youth opportunities during the pandemic.
The Harrisonburg School Board laid out plans for bringing more students into the classroom at the start of the next semester at a meeting held virtually Tuesday.
COVID-19 knocked James Madison off the court for the second time since October, leading to the cancelation, or at the very least postponement, of four more December games for the Dukes.
The demand for homemade masks throughout the pandemic has added momentum to the long-established tradition of quilting in the Valley, according to local quilt supply store operators.
Senior Spencer Gallon can clearly remember when curtains closed on Turner Ashby High School’s musical production of “Hello, Dolly!” mere weeks before COVID-19 was a household name.
In light of the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state and the Virginia Department of Health placing almost every school division in the highest risk category, officials are having to make tough calls about the remainder of the 2020 school year.
Free COVID-19 testing will be available twice in the city and once in Verona this week, according to a Virginia Department of Health press release.
DAYTON — The aroma of smoked turkey filled every inch of the Thomas House’s 10,000-square-foot restaurant, making it seem as if a Thanksgiving-scented candle had been lit hours prior.
While the majority of Eastern Mennonite School students sat in classrooms taking exams and counting down the hours until Thanksgiving break, a line of volunteers paced from the building to the parking lot Tuesday morning. Between the hands of seven National Honor Society students and school …
Cases continued on a record upward trend in Rockingham County as the number of COVID-19-related deaths of county residents was on course to outpace COVID-19-related deaths in the city, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
Dressed in a traditional black gown with hair neatly curled to her shoulders, senior soprano Kiara Kiah opened the annual Eastern Mennonite University orchestral gala with a delicate duet of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” with professor and baritone James Richardson. But Richardson was nowhere n…
After around 30 years, the last patients of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic were seen by providers in downtown Harrisonburg as appointments ended on Friday.
Harrisonburg City Council voted to extend the deadline for personal property tax payments from Dec. 5 to Feb. 1 during a special meeting on Wednesday.
At a work session on Tuesday, the Harrisonburg School Board will have a discussion about possibly adopting a hybrid model of learning.
The Rockingham County School Board met Monday and received the last COVID-19 update it will get before students in grades second through eighth head back to the classroom next week.
When the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors approved distributing more than $1.6 million of CARES Act funding to provide town assistance, the seven incorporated towns had until Dec. 30 to spend the funds.