Not only will the university, its students and staff and Bridgeforth Stadium feel the effects of no football in the fall, but businesses in the local Harrisonburg community will face the challenges of a football-less season.
The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir is not letting COVID-19 get in its way. With some changes to how rehearsals and concerts will be run this year, the SVCC is excited to get everyone back singing together.
Charges have been filed against a former vice president of the Bridgewater Retirement Community who was fired from the facility in June after she was accused of mishandling financial corporate resources.
Following a racially-insensitive Facebook post allegedly written by the mayor of Luray, the town issued a statement saying it rejects racism and is committed to working together with the community through understanding, compassion, and opportunity.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands. The measure was overwhelmingly approved by Congress.
Rev. Oakley recently saw a Facebook post that showed pictures that a sign at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship had been vandalized. The word "Black" was been scribbled out, and the word "ALL" was written on either side of a Black Lives Matter sign.
The Center Yoga in Harrisonburg is one of the many fitness businesses that has had to change how they hold classes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The day after having to close March, the studio immediately began offering virtual classes.
The Central Shenandoah Health District’s Director, Laura Kornegay, says schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County have put the preventative measures in place to safely open schools on August 18.
After Marcus Peters was fatally shot by Richmond police while experiencing a mental health crisis, his family has been calling to implement the "Marcus Alert" system. Now, the Staunton Equity Coalition is working to get the alert enacted in Staunton.
For the second year in a row, James Madison University was voted the best college in Virginia for getting a job, according to the U.S. Department of Education statistics. During the coronavirus pandemic, the university’s Career and Academic Planning Center has been looking to help students.
Waynesboro City Council passed its third emergency ordinance Monday night during a virtual meeting. The City extended the zero penalty and interest and interest for late or non-payment of utility fees to September 14.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the increase in homelessness has led to more people in the Shenandoah Valley needing a place to call home. Valley Homeless Connection has money to help but they are searching for landlords who can help by offering a space for those in need to live.
Mary Baldwin University in Staunton has formed a Coalition for Social Justice. It’s a response to what’s been happening nationally and plans to tackle issues like systemic discrimination, racial inequality, and the legacy of slavery.