Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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A man charged in connection with a June homicide at the 340 Quick Stop Market near Grottoes appeared in Rockingham County General District Court on Monday, but the case was postponed one day.

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The Presbytery of Shenandoah is looking for a buyer for its property at 1111 N. Main St. and has been in talks with Open Doors to turn the site into the city’s first permanent low-barrier homeless shelter, according to a July 15 letter from the religious organization to city staff.

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It’s been 53 years since Larry Ritchie, 76, fought as a U.S. Army private during the Vietnam War. But the experiences he recalled while sitting in his living room were as fresh as the day he endured them.

Monday, July 26, 2021
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Glo Fiber, a Valley internet service provider, has partnered with cloud company CSG Field Service Management to improve services, according to a press release.

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When Nancy Coble Damon appeared as a guest on “The Spark,” a radio show hosted by Martha Woodroof, the conversation began about Damon’s career as the programs director for the Virginia Festival of the Book. But, like a skilled carpenter carving a block of wood, Woodroof quickly cut through t…

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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During the pandemic, public schools were not able to accommodate all students five days a week in buildings. It wasn’t feasible with the limitations of classroom space and, even more importantly, bus space.

Friday, July 23, 2021
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Crowding at Harrisonburg High School would already be a problem without Wednesday’s state guidance urging school divisions to implement physical distancing of at least 3 feet to the greatest extent possible.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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As part of a training exercise Wednesday, deputy Larry Good stormed Spotswood High School’s auditorium searching for an active shooter.

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Harrisonburg City Public Schools Superintendent Michael Richards was awaiting news from Gov. Ralph Northam Wednesday morning on whether students should wear masks in school this fall, but Richards had all but made his mind up on the matter — they will.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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On a normal day, Harrisonburg police officer K. Howdyshell patrols the East Market Street shopping corridor filled with a mall, movie theater and big-box stores.

Monday, July 19, 2021
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In June, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County reached a milestone of recovering over two-thirds of the jobs lost in March and April 2020, according to Joe Mengedoth, a Richmond Federal Reserve Bank economist.

Saturday, July 17, 2021
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As Jordan Hale crushed boxes in a baler at the Sharp Shopper grocery store in Harrisonburg in February, the 25-year-old Bridgewater resident collapsed.

Wire News

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was talking with top Indian officials Wednesday in meetings that are expected to deepen ties between the important allies that are both rivals to a rising China.

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TOKYO (AP) — As Olympics host Tokyo saw another record number of coronavirus cases Wednesday, Japan’s vaccination minister said the speed of the country's inoculation campaign is less urgent than getting shots to young people, who some health experts are blaming for the current surge in infections.

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YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that three of its troops were killed and two more were wounded in clashes with Azerbaijani forces on the border between the two ex-Soviet nations, which have been locked in a decades-long tug-of-war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

BERLIN (AP) — A German woman who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group and whose husband bought a Yazidi woman as a slave has been charged with membership in a terror group and being an accessory to a crime against humanity, German prosecutors said Wednesday.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish-born American believed to be behind a secret messaging application that has been linked to Turkey’s failed 2016 military coup arrived in Istanbul last month where he turned himself in to authorities, the state-run news agency reported Wednesday.