Saturday, March 28, 2020
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Between March 7 and March 21, the number of residents filing jobless claims in the area shot up by as much as 4,800%, according to the most recent data available from the Virginia Employment Commission.

Thursday, March 05, 2020
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NEW MARKET — You meet some interesting people when you run a music store and repair shop. Among the interesting people that Ben Miller has met since opening Valley Pike Music in the historic building that also houses the Chamber of Commerce is country musician Chris Stapleton's harmonica player. 

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NEW MARKET — Jon Henry's family began its business by selling produce at roadside markets in Mount Jackson, where they live. One roadside market became two, and eventually they realized a larger venue was the best way to make the business profitable. 

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Rockingham County’s unemployment dropped to below 2% for the first time since April 2001, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Unemployment in the Harrisonburg metro area dropped to 2.3% in September, the lowest rate so far in 2019, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday.

Friday, November 01, 2019
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As experts track the increasing political divides in the country nationally, candidates for the 26th Senate District said that local residents were not giving into partisan extremism.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Republicans have held the majority in the House of Delegates since 1999. But as next month’s elections loom, Democrats need to win two seats to flip it.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Between March 2018 and March 2019, the average weekly wage rose by 2.1% across all industries in the commonwealth, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — When Yvonne Frazier received an email with “Congratulations” in the subject line, she had no idea it was informing her she was a recipient of a 2019 Governor’s Honor Award.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — The local unemployment rate kept fairly stable at 3% in July, with 1,973 people jobless in the Harrisonburg metro area, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Friday, August 16, 2019
Thursday, August 01, 2019

HARRISONBURG — A Woodstock man charged in connection with a Maryland-to-Virginia heroin pipeline that led to the fatal overdose of a Shenandoah County resident pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — The unemployment rate in the Harrisonburg metro area rose back to 3% in May, rising slightly from April’s 2.4%, which was the lowest the area had seen in more than a decade.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah Community Health Clinic — Shenandoah County Free Clinic and Shenandoah Dental Clinic — and Shenandoah County Public Schools have received a 2019 Unsung Heroes Award from the Virginia Health Care Foundation.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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MOUNT JACKSON — Residents in Mount Jackson will be given the opportunity to have their voices heard as the Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing regarding improvements to a bridge on U.S. 11 in Shenandoah County.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

HARRISONBURG — A federal grand jury indicted five Shenandoah County residents in connection with a Maryland-to-Virginia heroin pipeline that lead to the fatal overdose of a county resident.

Friday, May 24, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — An Edinburg man nabbed during a 2018 traffic stop in Luray pleaded guilty to federal drug charges Tuesday.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — Summit after summit, American and Chinese government trade representatives have failed to agree on changes to the trade conditions between two of the largest economies in the world over the past several years.

Friday, May 17, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — The unemployment rate in the Harrisonburg metro area returned to 3% during March, matching January’s levels after a small increase to 3.1% in February. In March 2018, the unemployment rate for the area was 3.2%.

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Friday, May 03, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — Total crop sales were up in the Augusta, Rockingham, Page and Shenandoah counties compared to 2012, but that doesn’t mean all farmers are doing well, according to the Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture, which was released Thursday.

Friday, April 05, 2019

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va. reintroduced legislation Wednesday, alongside Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, to protect horses from trainers intentionally applying substances or devices to horses’ limbs to make each step painful and force an exaggerated high-stepping gait rewarded in show…

Thursday, April 04, 2019
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HARRISONBURG — Tina Bowman’s 5-year-old first cousin-once removed Aubrey didn’t want to see her leave town to open an eatery. But Aubrey saw a way both could win. Aubrey told Bowman about a bowling alley located on the second floor of 5904 Main St. in Mount Jackson.