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School Bus Crash in Rockingham County; Five Injured
HARRISONBURG, Va. — Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a Friday morning crash involving school children. According to a media release from VSP Sergeant Brent W. Coffey, the accident occurred December 8, just before 8 a.m.
First Alert: Tracking heavy rain, gusty winds and snowfall
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - As we first alerted you last week, Sunday would bring a big change in the weather pattern!. Rain, which will be heavy at times today into this evening, along with gusty winds. The strongest winds will happen this evening and overnight. Gusts of 25 to 50 mph.
Weekly Safety Report: Armed Robbery and Drive-By Shooting Shake Harrisonburg
Two incidents occurred in Harrisonburg, Virginia this week. The first incident involved an armed robbery, with two suspects being taken into custody in Tennessee. The second incident was a drive-by shooting, where a couple's car was shot at while they were driving.
Odds of a white Christmas
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Christmas season is upon us but that doesn’t promise a cold, snowy holiday every year during this festive time. In fact, some Christmases during past years have been very warm. WARMEST CHRISTMASES. The warmest temperatures on Christmas were during 2021 when many locations were just...
Joshua Litten appears in court
SHENANDOAH COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - A man from Timberville appeared in Shenandoah County Circuit Court Wednesday. Litten was taken into custody following a barricade incident and 19-hour-long standoff with law enforcement almost exactly one year ago. He was originally wanted for failing to appear in court and a probation violation,...
Rockingham County comprehensive plan revision continues
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -The Rockingham County staff are reviewing and revising the comprehensive plan. The comprehensive plan is a twenty-year guide, revised every five years, and focuses on different topics that range from land use, development, economic growth, and natural and cultural resources. Updating the plan is a joint effort...
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Broadway as of 2023-12-09. 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 Saturday is $3.167, a week ago the price is $3.247 , according to AAA.
VA harrisonburg's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of harrisonburg..
Keezletown residents oppose neighbor’s proposed airstrip
KEEZLETOWN, Va. (WHSV) - A group of Keezletown residents are making it known they do not want one of their neighbors to build a private airstrip in their community. Next week the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors will hear a special use permit request to build a 1900 by 40-foot grass air strip and 2800 square foot on a property off Indian Trail Road. It would be built on a privately owned agriculturally zoned property but people who live nearby are asking supervisors to vote no.
Groundbreaking underway for new recreational center in Rockingham County
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The indoor facility is projected to be 80,000 square feet and will include a collegiate-level indoor track, four full athletic courts, multiple classrooms, and indoor activity space. The 13.5 million dollar recreational center is being funded utilizing Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenue. TOT is a five...
Timberville council to consider funding infrastructure projects
TIMBERVILLE, Va. (WHSV) - The Timberville Town Council is set to have a special meeting Thursday night to consider funding several infrastructure projects. If approved the town would use its American Rescue Plan Act funds for two water projects. The council will consider using around $325,000 in ARPA funds for...
Savor the Exotic: Top 5 Middle Eastern Restaurants in Harrisonburg
In this article, we're exploring five must-try Middle Eastern restaurants in Harrisonburg. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these spots yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below!
Virginia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Rockingham County Today - December 9
Looking for how to watch high school basketball matchups in Rockingham County, Virginia today? We've got the information. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Rockingham County, Virginia High School Boys Basketball Games Today. Spotswood High...
Monarchs Suffer Defeat to Unbeaten Dukes in Royal Rivalry
In a thrilling Royal Rivalry, the 18th ranked Dukes of James Madison University remained unbeaten, defeating the Monarchs 84-69. Despite the largest crowd at Chartway Arena since its opening, the Monarchs struggled, falling behind early and trailing by up to 24 points. The teams are set to meet again on Jan. 24.
Plea and Sentencing Hearing for Litten Continued Until Later This Month
MOUNT JACKSON, Va – The Timberville man who was arrested last December after a 19-hour standoff with police did not find out his fate as scheduled. Online records show that a plea and sentencing hearing Wednesday afternoon for Joshua Ryan Litten was continued until December 19th in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
Bridgewater dedicates new park to honor local veterans
BRIDGEWATER, Va. (WHSV) -The town of Bridgewater honored its local veterans with a dedication ceremony for a new park. The new park is located on North Main Street and features a wall with plaques honoring the brave men and women who served our country. Currently, the wall occupies eleven plaques...
JMU'S Jalen Green wins 2023 Dudley Award
Even though injury shortened his season, JMU Defensive End Jalen Green did enough this year to win the 2023 Dudley Award.
Shenandoah Valley School Board Holds Reorganization Meeting
On Wednesday evening, the Shenandoah Valley School Board conducted its annual reorganization meeting. During the meeting, no changes were made to the existing structure of the board. The board will continue to be led by President Daniel P. Salvadore. Pictured at the reorganization meeting are the members of the Shenandoah...
Corporate and county officials back transportation system in Rockingham County
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Thursday night, more than 350 people gathered at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren to encourage corporate and county officials to support its transportation efforts. “We have a whole group of young adults who are willing and able to work that simply don’t have the transportation,...
Valley Interfaith Action seeks to bring transit system to Rockingham County
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Valley Interfaith Action, a large community organization of Harrisonburg and Rockingham residents is seeking to bring a new transportation program to Rockingham County. VIA is seeking to bring the JAUNT regional public transit system to Rockingham County. The Charlottesville-based program provides demand response public transportation to...