Albemarle County,

Confide in Costa: Henley principal surveys kids on Critical Race lessons without telling parents

The shroud of secrecy surrounding Critical Race Theory (CRT) “lessons” at Albemarle County’s Henley Middle School continues. Principal Beth Costa, who has espoused openness and “transparency” in her communications and operations regarding CRT at Henley, once again has excluded parents from her schemings. The following June 15 text message—encouraging Henley...
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Harrisonburg Times

Weather Forecast For Harrisonburg

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Harrisonburg: Sunday, June 20: Partly sunny then isolated showers and thunderstorms during the day; while isolated showers and thunderstorms then patchy fog overnight; Monday, June 21: Patchy fog then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of
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Waynesboro, VANews-Virginian

Local restaurant launches new chapter with new concert venue

It’s needless to say by now, but the restaurant industry took a massive hit last year from the coronavirus pandemic. Those that managed to stay open throughout COVID protocols endured many days and nights of doubt and struggle, while some didn’t even get the chance to try. However, in the...
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Woman facing multiple charges in Rockingham County, Harrisonburg

HARRISONBURG, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A woman from Quicksburg is facing multiple charges after a police chase that began in Harrisonburg. According to the Virginia State Police, 34-year-old Rebecca E. Frost is facing charges in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Troopers attempted to stop a 2001 Hyundai Accent heading east on...
Virginia StateWinchester Star

Virginia drama teacher takes his final bow after 30 years

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — The show must go on, as they say in the theater world. But after 30 years as a drama teacher at Thomas Harrison Middle School, Michael Strawderman will get to watch the show from the seats and not the wings of the stage. With the conclusion...
Staunton, VANews-Virginian

Stuarts Draft boys win state Class 2 track and field championship

HARRISONBURG — Since they were in the eighth grade, now-graduated senior athletes at Stuarts Draft High School have dreamed of getting a state championship title in athletics. Time after time in a variety of sports, the Cougars have fallen just short, including two state runners-up trophies in football. With graduation...
Weyers Cave, VAWHSV

50th annual Antique Bottle and Collectibles show held in Weyers Cave

WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) - On Saturday at the Weyers Cave community center, the Historical Bottle Diggers of Virginia held their 50th annual Antique Bottle and Collectibles show. The show featured antique bottles and other collectibles being show and sold by collectors and dealers from six different states. The group...
Harrisonburg, VAAugusta Free Press

Woman faces multiple charges after pursuit in Rockingham County

News, press releases, letters to the editor: A Quicksburg woman is behind bars on multiple charges after she fled law enforcement on Thursday in Rockingham County. Virginia State Police have charged Rebecca E. Frost, 34, with one felony count of eluding law enforcement and one misdemeanor count of reckless...

Winchester woman pleads guilty to distributing Acetyl Fentanyl and Fentanyl

Acting U.S. Attorney Daniel P. Bubar of the Western District of Virginia and Jared Forget, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Washington Division, made the announcement. The Drug Enforcement Administration, Winchester Police Department, and Northwest Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force are investigating the case. Assistant U.S....
Harrisonburg, VAWHSV

Juneteenth Celebration happening Saturday at Magpie Diner

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Magpie Diner in Harrisonburg is hosting a Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. If you’re interested in coming, hosts recommend bringing lawn chairs and dancing shoes. The block in front of Magpie Diner on Liberty Street will be blocked off during the event.