The February New Dominion magazine is on the streets

The February edition of The New Dominion print magazine is out and about at locations across the Central Shenandoah Valley and Charlottesville. Links to stories on our sister website and our web extras are here. To find out where you can pick up your copy, click here.


COVER: The thing called love

Four Valley couples shed light on what they think are the secrets to lasting, loving relationships.


Weddings 101

Heather Owen offers advice to brides-to-be on establishing, and sticking to, some simple rules.


Patience, commitment are their virtues

Janet and Dean Welty of Harrisonburg talk about how every year of their 38 years together is better than the last one.


Sitting at the same table

Shana and Larry Sabourin, married for two months, have their whole lives ahead of them.


Their secret: Not-a-dates

Leslie Lindsay and Kevin Chisnell go a-courtin’ the old-fashioned way.


The biggest adventure of their lives

Partners Phil Floyd and John Ong talk about lifelong commitment.


BUSINESS: Harrisonburg riding the tech wave

The Friendly City is setting the agenda for the Valley’s transition to the 21st century economy.


Is the Valley positioned for more tech-sector growth?

An interview with Liz Povar of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership


Teamwork in the Tech Zone

Synergy is an unintended positive benefit of the clustering of tech businesses in Downtown Harrisonburg.


Podcast: Inside the Tech Zone

New Dominion editor Chris Graham talks about the Harrisonburg Downtown Technology Zone with Harrisonburg economic-development director Brian Shull, Gravity Group creative director Christian Perritt, Immerge Technologies cofounder Justin Creasy, DIGICO co-owner Joey Groah and BlueKey Inc. founder Ben Cash.


We, the people

The New Dominion explores how the Valley marked Inauguration Day.


Happy being second banana

Jon Bowerbank turned an idea into a successful energy company. Now he’s aiming for the second highest job in Virginia state government.


Catching Up With … Lexington Mayor Mimi Elrod

Lexington has perhaps the most unique elected mayor job in America. Filling it is a career educator whose focus is on guiding the city through today’s tough economic times.


New joint chiefs of staff

A pair of familiar (to Valley League baseball fans) faces are in charge of the Waynesboro Generals. 


Southern discomfort

A sneak peek at the Waynesboro Players production of Dearly Beloved.


UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell

Buy here.

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