Saturday, November 16, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
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The Harrisonburg Barnes & Noble will be staying open instead of closing in January, according to an email from Alex Ortolani, the director of corporate communications for the book-seller chain.

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A single-vehicle crash near Hinton killed a Dayton man early Friday morning, according to a Virginia State Police press release.

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LACEY SPRING — When Bobby Morris retired from his dairy farmer lifestyle, the thought of slowing down didn’t fit the bill.

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TIMBERVILLE — It was the moment students at Plains Elementary School had been waiting for all week — the first use of the school’s new book vending machine.

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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It was hard to tell who was more excited by the arrival of bright blue balloons and an oversized check — Barb Sellers’ first grade class, or her and fellow first grade teacher Whitney Lawson.

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In an ongoing effort to find innovative approaches to teaching, everything from curricula to building efficiency, Rockingham County Public Schools is proposing staggering start times for elementary versus middle and high school students. 

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A federal judge sentenced a Harrisonburg woman to nearly three years in prison for preparing fraudulent tax returns.

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From jostling for first place in stock car races in Winchester to navigating the halls of the General Assembly in Richmond as a delegate and state senator, Kevin Miller lived a varied life, his younger brother Clinton Miller said.

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Manuel “Manny” Castro went from never considering cycling to casually training on his wife’s pink mountain bike to eventually riding over 500 miles around the country to spread kidney disease awareness.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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DAYTON — Dayton is working to require residents to pay delinquent vehicle registration fees before they can renew Department of Motor Vehicles paperwork, Town Superintendent Angela Lawrence said at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting.

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As the first taste of winter weather fell across the commonwealth Tuesday, the Virginia Department of Transportation's Staunton District highlighted how it's getting ready for what could be a white winter.

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Despite being behind in a three-on-three tournament, one brother refuses to bench his younger sibling before basketball legend Ralph Sampson steps in to join their team.

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The Rockingham County School Board took the first step in alleviating an overcrowding issue in one area of the county by hearing a recommendation to redistrict.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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City Council reviewed the guaranteed maximum price for a second high school during Tuesday’s meeting, with some members voicing concern over the potential tax increase it would have on residents.

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City Council denied a request for a short-term rental at 165 New York Ave. that had been up in the air for two months at its Tuesday meeting.

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Despite the hefty price tag that will undoubtedly come from the construction of the city’s second high school, Harrisonburg City Public Schools Superintendent Michael Richards said it will not affect future projects that may arise for the school division.

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At tonight’s meeting, City Council will take a second look at a request for a short-term rental permit on New York Avenue and get a presentation on the guaranteed maximum price for the new high school.

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ELKTON — Students in Rockingham County Public Schools would be shuffled around to different schools to alleviate space concerns and the division may close an elementary school over the next few years.

Monday, November 11, 2019
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BRIDGEWATER — For at least five decades, Carlyle Whitelow missed only a handful of Bridgewater College football games.

Sunday, November 10, 2019
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As Travis Coyle and fellow members of the Living Waters Farm Initiative marched along Main Street in Harrisonburg on Sunday afternoon for the annual Veterans Parade, hundreds of people lined the road cheering.

Saturday, November 09, 2019
Friday, November 08, 2019
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A Georgia man accused in an armed robbery near the Howard Johnson motel in Harrisonburg last month has been extradited to Virginia.

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If some voters in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County had their way, Scrooge McDuck would be Rockingham County’s treasurer, Stone Cold Steve Austin would be the sheriff and Batman would be a state delegate.

Thursday, November 07, 2019
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Imani Banks wore an oversized plaid shirt over her clothes to protect from the paint that she was applying to a city snow plow on Thursday.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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The Harrisonburg Barnes & Noble is slated to close in January, according to a statement from Frank Morabito, vice president of stores for the bookstore chain.

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Thanks to a gift from an anonymous donor, the Rockingham Educational Foundation Inc. has announced a full tuition scholarship from the Locust Point Farm Endowment.

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Taking a second straight loss in stride, Democrat Brent Finnegan cast his campaign for the 26th House of Delegates District on Tuesday less in a woe-is-me light and more looking to the 2020 presidential race.

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State Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Rockingham, was reelected Tuesday night by a margin of 65% to 35%, according to the Virginia Department of Elections data.

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

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