OTTOBINE — It was the day 6-year-old Bryce Jerrells of Grottoes had been waiting years for — his first day out hunting.
Monday, September 27, 2021
Frank Sottaceti, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County’s criminal justice planner, will give City Council a presentation Tuesday about crime trends and the prison population.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Port Republic resident Tommy James stood outside the Rockingham County Administration Center on Friday waiting for Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin’s early voting rally to start.
The University of Virginia has been planning for a biennial democracy celebration for the past two years.
The Rockingham County School Board meets Monday to discuss a variety of topics, including an update on COVID-19 and the school division’s continued response.
Friday, September 24, 2021
Adam Conley remembers being a freshman at Broadway High School a few years ago, touring Bryan Tool and Machining and thinking, “This is cool. I want to work here.”
The fall semester for James Madison University students began a month ago, but there are still students who have not reported whether they are vaccinated and consequences have been put in place.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
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ELKTON — East Rockingham County plastic manufacturer Virginia Industrial Plastics is investing $6.5 million to increase production, according to a Thursday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.
For nonprofits, anything that can save money to channel it more effectively toward the cause is a go.
About a month ago, the Harrisonburg School Board voted 4-2 to require that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit proof of weekly testing. There was some pushback from board members Kaylene Seigle and Obie Hill, who felt that a mandate was asking too much, and were particula…
In one of the exam rooms, Susan Adamson’s eyes flickered around the treatment area Wednesday.
Rockingham County Public Schools announced its policy for providing meals for children served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
A number of recommendations were made at a Harrisonburg School Board work session Tuesday to alleviate the stress and shortages being caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
LURAY — Page County’s second-longest jury trial in nearly a decade came to a close on Friday with the jury recommending that the defendant serve 35 years for felony murder and child abuse.
Monday, September 27, 2021
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Two Canadians detained in late 2019 who were allowed to return to Canada in a prisoner swap were released on bail for health reasons, China's Foreign Ministry said Monday.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court sought urgent clearance Monday from the court's judges to resume investigations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, saying that under the country's new Taliban rulers “there is no lon…
LONDON (AP) — Lines of cars formed at some British gas stations for a fourth day on Monday, as the government mulled sending in the army to help ease supply disruption triggered by a shortage of truck drivers.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's voters have delivered their verdict. Now it's up to party leaders to thrash out who will succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel after 16 years in office and with what political priorities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia on Monday to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the U.S. tries to press the kingdom to move toward a cease-fire in its yearslong war with Houthi rebels in Yemen.
LA PALMA, Canary Islands (AP) — A Spanish island volcano that has buried more than 500 buildings and displaced over 6,000 people since it erupted last week stopped releasing large clouds of ashes and molten rock on Monday, although scientists said it was too early to declare the eruption pha…
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sam was a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters said late Sunday that it had peaked in intensity.
BEIJING (AP) — Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of Christmas after power cuts to meet government energy use targets forced Chinese factories to shut down and left some households in the dark.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indian farmers blocked traffic on major roads and railway tracks outside of the nation's capital on Monday, marking one year of demonstrations against government-backed laws that they say will shatter their livelihoods.
BANGKOK (AP) — Seasonal monsoon rains may worsen flooding that has already badly affected about a third of Thailand, officials said Monday as flood gates and pumping stations were being used to mitigate the potential damage.