Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies charged two Shenandoah Valley men accused of breaking into Endless Caverns and stealing thousands of dollars of rock formations.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
In January 2016, a blizzard brought 2 feet of snow during what some called “Snowzilla” and “Superstorm Jonas.”
Friday, December 11, 2020
WOODSTOCK — The three committees chosen to select the new names of two schools and one mascot on the southern campus gave their recommendation to the Shenandoah County School Board at Thursday's meeting.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Police arrested a Baltimore man accused of shooting a woman at a city motel Thursday before leading officers on chase in a U-Haul on Interstate 81 into Shenandoah County.
Monday, November 23, 2020
MOUNT JACKSON — When Randy Phillips began planting grapes in 2002 to sow a career crafting wine at Cave Ridge Vineyards, he said there were fewer than half a dozen other winemakers in the Shenandoah Valley.
Friday, October 09, 2020
A federal judge sentenced two men convicted in connection with a Maryland-to-Virginia heroin pipeline that led to the fatal overdose of a Shenandoah County resident to more than a decade in prison Thursday.
Thursday, October 08, 2020
The city and county school systems are slated to receive $1.12 million and nearly $2 million, respectively, for “COVID preparedness and response,” according to a Thursday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.
Saturday, August 15, 2020
For more than a decade, Janet Brooking of DRIVE SMART Virginia pushed state legislators to prohibit using cellphones while driving.
Friday, August 14, 2020
A federal judge sentenced two men in connection with a drug ring that funneled methamphetamine from Oklahoma to the Shenandoah Valley.
Friday, July 10, 2020
The Shenandoah County School Board on Thursday evening voted in favor of a resolution to retire the names of Stonewall Jackson High School and Ashby Lee Elementary School and the Rebel mascot at North Fork Middle School in a preliminary step to cut ties with the buildings’ references to the …
Monday, July 06, 2020
NEW MARKET — Kimberly Ashby, of Stafford, planned to face her fear of flying head on by jumping out of an airplane at New Market Airport a week after her 47th birthday back in May.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.”
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY — On a normal Independence Day, Aaron Shifflett, of Shenandoah, would bring his kids to the Thunderbird Cafe to watch the fireworks display by Massanutten.
Friday, July 03, 2020
After spiking in April, the unemployment rate for localities in the Valley recovered somewhat in May, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, though regional jobless rates are still roughly three times higher than May 2019.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
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
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.
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
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
In 2017, the Virginia Department of Transportation organized an exercise that included a variety of crash scenarios on Afton Mountain.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
NEW MARKET — Two people were shot and seriously injured Tuesday afternoon during a dispute involving a firearm.
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
NEW MARKET — After being diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, Morrie stopped teaching.
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
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
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.