Shooting in Rockingham County Lands Man in Jail
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va – A shooting incident Monday morning in Rockingham County left one man in the hospital and another man in jail. Sheriff Bryan Hutcheson reports that deputies responded to a call at around 10:30 about a gunshot wound on Peake Mountain Road in the Clover Hill area.
Harrisonburg Man Indicted on Murder Charge
HARRISONBURG, Va – (WSVA) – The case of the man charged in connection with a shooting in Harrisonburg 16 months ago continues to make its way through the court. According to online records, a Rockingham County Circuit Court grand jury returned six indictments against Tyreaf Isaiah Fleming during a hearing this afternoon.
Rockingham County school bus involved in minor accident
MCGAHEYSVILLE VA: (WSVA)-Authorities say that everyone is O-K after a Rockingham County school bus was involved in a minor accident this morning. Emergency crews responded to the eastbound side of Spotswood Trail at the intersection with McGaheysville Road just before 8 o’clock. Rockingham County Fire and Rescue Chief Jeremy...
‘Not another bomb’: Harrisonburg-area Mennonites call for a ceasefire in Gaza
Nearly 200 Mennonites gathered at Harrisonburg City Hall today to call on public leaders at all levels to leverage their influence to support the call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. The participants were associated with the group Mennonite Action which used the peaceful public action to promote peace for...
Open Doors preparing to operate Harrisonburg Homeless Services Center
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The City of Harrisonburg has announced it has selected Open Doors to operate its Homeless Services Center on North Main Street once construction is complete later this year. Open Doors said the new facility will offer stability for the organization and the guests it houses and...
The mission of the Shenandoah Valley Black Hertiage Project
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Monica Robinson is the Executive Director for the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project. The organization is located in Harrisonburg on Hill Street. Robinson says even though their building is small, they have a big mission. “Our mission for Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project is to learn,...
New youth suicide bill to help address rural mental health concerns
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - In 2023, Mental Health America (MHA) ranked Virginia 48th in youth mental health care access and services across the country. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the “Child Suicide Prevention and Lethal Means Safety Act” along with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) to help spark initiatives to address the growing mental health crisis in the United States.
Culinary Journey to India: 3 Remarkable Indian Restaurants in Harrisonburg
In this article, we're exploring three delightful Indian restaurants in Harrisonburg. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to leave your comments below!
No serious injuries reported after Southview apartment cooking fire
Around 8 p.m. Tuesday, a cooking fire began in The Hills Southview Apartments, affecting two units with water damage from a sprinkler. Harrisonburg Director of Communications Mike Parks confirmed responders evaluated one person for injuries but did not transport them to the hospital. “I’m not aware of the extent of...
Rockingham, VA High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 20
If you're searching for how to stream high school basketball in Rockingham, Virginia today, we've got what you need below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Rockingham, Virginia High School Girls Basketball Games Today. Spotswood...
Experience La Dolce Vita: Discover Harrisonburg's 3 Unmissable Italian Eateries
In this article, we are going to explore three exquisite Italian restaurants located in Harrisonburg. Have you had a chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please share your comments below!
Sentara Community Impact: Shenandoah Housing Corporation
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Shenandoah Housing Corporation is the nonprofit arm of the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA). Leaders with the organization said their goal is to promote adequate and affordable housing, and with the help of additional funding, they can support residents in becoming more self-sufficient. “This...
New study finds length of cold spells decreasing in the U.S., including Southwest Virginia
ROANOKE, Va. – A study from Climate Central shows that 98% of the U.S. experiences shorter cold streaks now than we did decades ago. Across the 240 stations surveyed, Roanoke ranked in the top five for the sharpest decrease - an average of 13 days per winter. According to...
🚧 Road Maintenance Activities Underway in WVDOH District 8 Counties 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways (WVDOH) District 8 crews are currently engaged in various road maintenance activities across several counties. These counties include Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, and Tucker, known for their challenging and mixed geography. In an effort to improve driving conditions for local residents and visitors alike, maintenance operations have been reported on multiple roadways. Workers have been actively pulling shoulders along CR 21/3 and performing canopy clearing on US 219 to ensure clearer visibility and safer driving lanes. Additionally, with winter conditions affecting roadway safety, the crew is also dedicated to clearing snow and ice on US 219 – a critical task for maintaining traffic flow and preventing accidents during this season. These ongoing maintenance efforts are part of WVDOH's commitment to road safety and infrastructure enhancement, ensuring that transportation within the district remains reliable and secure for all roadway users.
Roads to Prosperity to replace low water crossing in Pendleton County
PENDLETON COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A project to replace a low water crossing in Pendleton County with a new bridge is among 19 construction projects included in a bid letting conducted by the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. The project will be paid for with bond funding through Gov. […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Seneca Rocks as of 2024-02-18. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.189 , according to AAA.
City offices closed today
HARRISONBURG VA: (WSVA) – Harrisonburg city offices are closed today in honor of President’s Day. In a notice on social media, Friendly City officials said non-emergency departments will reopen at 8 o’clock tomorrow morning. All trash that is normally scheduled for pickup on Monday will be collected...
More snow on the way
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Clouds will thicken today. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies and slightly above normal temperatures this afternoon. We are tracking a fast moving clipper that will bring rain and snow to the region late tonight into the pre-dawn hours of Saturday. Portions of central Virginia and...
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Gastropubs in Harrisonburg
This piece presents a guide to three notable gastropubs in Harrisonburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? We'd love to hear about your experiences, so please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Fast Food Paradise: The Top 3 Quick Eats in Harrisonburg You Can't Miss
In this article, we delve into the exploration of three popular fast food joints in Harrisonburg. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!