With three months of fundraising into the 2021 election year, finance reports show two local Democrats received more small-donor donations than their Republican opponents.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
A Harrisonburg fire marshal arrested a Broadway man accused of setting a fire Sunday at a Harrisonburg college student-housing complex.
City Council will consider two proposed developments, one mixed use and the other residential, at a meeting next month.
ELKTON — It’s been nearly a month since Elkton was named the newest Appalachian Trail Conservancy community, and Appalachian Trail hikers have made their fair share of visits to the town.
Four-minute interactions with strangers aren’t generally something that stand out in the grand scheme of one’s day-to-day life.
A total of 180 inmates from Middle River Regional Jail have been transferred to Virginia Department of Corrections custody this week, according to a press release from MRRJ staff.
Prosecutors dismissed an embezzlement charge against the former owner of Jess’ Lunch No. 2 during a hearing in Rockingham County General District Court on Monday.
When Pamela Northam, first lady of the commonwealth and wife of Gov. Ralph Northam, walked into Mountain View Elementary School on Tuesday, she was greeted by the masked faces of students holding signs welcoming her to their school and telling her how much they were glad to be back.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
A red Chevrolet Equinox slammed through the waiting room of a Sentara medical facility Tuesday afternoon, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries.
DAYTON — Dayton Town Council met Monday for a work session where Town Manager Angela Lawrence walked members through the draft budget for fiscal year 2021-22.
If the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic proved anything, it’s that the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County community showed up during local nonprofits’ time of need.
GROTTOES — Stefanie McAlister, a native of Augusta County and former Rockingham County employee, has been hired by the town of Grottoes to serve as its newest town manager following a special meeting Monday.
Everett Brubaker has been trying to get a community garden planted for residents of the Harrison Heights complex for two years now.
Middle River Regional Jail transferred 89 inmates out of the jail and into Virginia Department of Corrections custody on Monday, according to a press release from MRRJ staff.
Members of the Harrisonburg School Board, as well as the public, will receive a number of updates at a meeting tonight.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Thursday conducted massive drills in Crimea involving dozens of navy ships, hundreds of warplanes and thousands of troops in a show of force amid tensions with Ukraine.
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chad’s political opposition is saying the country suffered a “coup d'etat” when power was handed to Mahamat Idriss Deby, arguing that the military did not follow constitutional rules for succession following the death of his father after more than three decades in power.
LONDON (AP) — U.K. food bank rose use by a third during the past 12 months as the COVID-19 pandemic left more people without the money to buy basic necessities, a charity that distributes food said Thursday.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is expected to signal Thursday that even if inflation rises later this year it won't consider cutting back support for Europe's economy, which is lagging the U.S. and China amid a drawn-out struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will open a global climate summit with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the U.S. pumps out, a commitment he hopes will spur China and other big polluters to speed up efforts of their own.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It won't rival Netflix for drama, but 40 world leaders will try to save the planet from ever-worsening global warming in a two-day climate summit livestreamed for binge viewing.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to host his Belarusian counterpart on Thursday for talks on closer integration between the two ex-Soviet neighbors.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it will raise its greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to 46% on 2013 levels from 26%, NHK television reported.
LONDON (AP) — The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has apologized after an investigation found that at least 161,000 mostly Africans and Indians who died fighting for the British Empire during World War I weren’t properly honored due to “pervasive racism.”
TOKYO (AP) — NHK television: Japan to raise greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to 46% from 2013 levels by 2030 instead of 26%.