Tag: Rockingham County
Part of Route 780 (Lindale Road) in the Linville area of Rockingham County is scheduled to close for about a month beginning Monday, March 19. This closure will allow the Virginia Department of Transportation to rebuild portions of the Linville Creek bridge, about 0.3 mile east of Route 42 (Harpine Highway).
Senior K9 Officer Billhimer observed a vehicle casting a small beam of light out of the driver’s side window illuminating an open field where deer commonly occupy on Monday night at approximately 9 p.m.
A portion of Route 726 in Rockingham County will be closed to through traffic from Monday, March 27, through Wednesday, March 29.
Motorists who use Route 33 in Western Rockingham County should expect significant delays for about three weeks beginning Feb. 1.
MillerCoors, a joint venture between SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing Company, will invest $60 million to expand its Shenandoah brewery in Rockingham County.
USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez today in Rockingham County celebrated affordable rural housing opportunities.
The bridge over Pleasant Run on Route 988 (Scholars Road) in Rockingham County is closed for bridge work.
The Route 748 bridge over Spring Creek is scheduled to close Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 2, for bridge repairs.
A portion of Route 687 (Massanetta Springs Road) will be closed for a pipe replacement project Tuesday, May 17, through Friday, May 20.
Route 872 (Hightown Lane) is closed near the intersection with Route 619 (Simmers Valley Road) in the Linville area of Rockingham County.
VDOT has begun to study whether closing an existing crossover along Route 42 in Rockingham County would improve safety and traffic flow.
Merck will invest $168 million to expand its manufacturing operation near the Town of Elkton in Rockingham County.
Officials at Massanutten Resort announced on Tuesday that they will be the home to some of the newest and best mountain bike trails on the East Coast.
A Rockingham County man has been charged with a felony following an investigation by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office.
Massanutten Resort announced that it will open its Ski Area this Wednesday. Skiing and snowboarding will be available from 9am-9pm.
Small businesses with big entrepreneurial plans sometimes can’t reach their goals due to limited creative manpower.
The Rockingham County Fair has been selected to receive an Award of Distinction from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions.
Drivers on Interstate 81 may experience delays beginning Dec. 1 during bridge repairs in Rockingham County and a sinkhole repair in Rockbridge County.
Angela Lynn sent a statement of thanks to supporters and volunteers who aided her 25th House District campaign, Lynn came up short in her bid to unseat Republican Steve Landes in the 25th, which includes portions of Albemarle County, Augusta County and Rockingham County.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 867 (North River Road) in Rockingham County near Mount Crawford beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday. This closure is for repairs to the Pleasant Run bridge and adjacent guardrail, which were damaged by an apparent vehicle strike.
The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in memory of a local teenager who lost his life in a car accident this past spring. Ethan Zander was a 16-year-old who was beloved by many. He was the captain of the varsity soccer team, an active member of Young Life, choir, drum line and acappella. He was known to always have a smile and a kind word for everyone he met.
Three of the primary internal roads at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds will soon have official names. Naming rights for the roads will be offered at a fund-raising gala and Naming Rights Auction scheduled to take place at the Fairgrounds on Saturday evening, October 17.
The ticketing/attendance audit for the Rockingham County Fair indicated that the fair had a record turnout for the 2015 event. During the audit process, it was discovered 2,478 gate tickets were sold on-site but were not scanned and/or incorrectly scanned, according to an email from general manager Jeff Ishee.
The 2015 Rockingham County Fair concluded Saturday with the second largest crowd in Fair history. Attendance on Saturday, August 22 was 19,401, surpassed only by Saturday of 2014 when 20,041 people attended the last day of the fair.
Lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 in Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Frederick counties from August 23-29.
Attendance on Wednesday, August 19, at the Rockingham County Fair, with Lynyrd Skynyrd as the headliner, was 12,835. Through three nights, the fair has had 42,115 visitors, ahead of last year’s three-night total of 36,540.
The Rockingham County Fair had a record Tuesday night with a concert by all-time great country band Alabama as the headline event.