Monday, December 09, 2019

Quarterback Ben DiNucci accounted for 339 yards of total offense, threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more to lead second-seeded James Madison in its 66-21 thumping of Monmouth in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday at Bridgeforth Stadium.

Sunday, December 08, 2019
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TIMBERVILLE — Steve and Rose Harvey brought their kids, Geneveive, 6, and Oliver, 3, from Front Royal to plant trees at a farm in Timberville Saturday as part of an effort to have healthier livestock and streams and rivers.

Friday, December 06, 2019

Rockingham County Administrator Stephen King said Friday the public hearing for a proposed Second Amendment sanctuary resolution has been moved to the Spotswood High School gymnasium.

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A blueprint for future development for parts of Rockingham County is headed to the Board of Supervisors after Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 05, 2019
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Sentara RMH Medical Center has begun a process to allow the hospital to increase services and capacity at its intensive care nursery for premature babies, according to Cathy Slusher, medical director of the hospital’s Family Birth Place.

Wednesday, December 04, 2019
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A Rockingham County judge denied bond Wednesday for a man charged in connection with an October shooting.

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An early morning crash near Briery Branch in Rockingham County killed a Harrisonburg man Wednesday, according to a press release from the Virginia State Police.

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Lakeview Golf Club’s summer camps had around 100 young, aspiring golfers when Tiger Woods, one of the greatest players of all time, ruled the green, according to Ryan Hite, general manager.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
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Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the destruction of a late Elkton pastor’s headstone located on The Upper Room Church’s property in Rockingham County.

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Since 2014, ALCOVA Mortgage has recognized veterans for not only their service in the military, but also their service to the community, and this month the honor goes to Timberville Mayor Don DeLaughter.

Monday, December 02, 2019
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ELKTON — When James Lane was appointed Virginia’s 25th superintendent of public instruction by Gov. Ralph Northam in June 2018, he made a commitment to himself to visit all 132 school divisions in two years.

Sunday, December 01, 2019
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Roughly 20 years ago, a group of fellow worshippers at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren recruited Skip Eger to become a bell ringer for the Harrisonburg Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Friday, November 29, 2019
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TIMBERVILLE — It may not be the Star of Bethlehem, but one Christmas star is illuminating the way for people to the Shenandoah Valley this holiday season.

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Aerika Williams is a parent to a student at South River Elementary School who would, based on current district lines, go to Montevideo Middle School.

Thursday, November 28, 2019
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An anonymous donor bumped up the reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for stealing hundreds of battle flags on the graves of Confederate soldiers buried in Woodbine Cemetery in Harrisonburg.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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After the Rockingham County Planning Commission voted to table any action on the Stone Spring Urban Development Area Plan until all members were present, the plan could be lifted off the table during Tuesday’s meeting.

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ELKTON — It’s about giving back to the community — that’s what the Elkton Woodworkers Club focuses on.

Wire News

Monday, December 09, 2019
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GENEVA (AP) — Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World Trade Organization and instead facing what critics call “the law of the jungle.’’

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United Nations (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging all nations to observe a truce during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, saying sports can play a role in promoting peace and tolerance and preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exist, according to thousands of pages of documents obtained by The Washington Post.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — “We do grams, eighths, quarters, half ounces, pounds, wholesale pounds -- however you want it,” Jacob Stretch said, standing between crates of dried hemp in his living room that doubles as his hemp processing and drying facility. Stretch, owner of Chesapeake Blue, just f…

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The commander of the Wisconsin National Guard agreed to resign at Gov. Tony Evers' request Monday, following the release of a scathing federal report that found the Guard defied federal law, regulations and policies for years over the handling of soldiers' sexual assault…

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 200 gun rights activists wearing “Guns SAVE Lives” stickers rallied Monday in Virginia, vowing to fight any attempt by the new Democratic majority in the state legislature to pass new restrictions on gun ownership.