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.
As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T1 has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Rockingham County to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for area residents and businesses.
Sustainable agriculture is about conserving resources. Mike Phillips, a Rockingham County beef cattle farmer and field technician for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, said he believes sustainable agriculture is not only about maintaining one’s resources, but also improving them—especially the soil.
The final portion of the Southeast Connector in Rockingham County opened on July 22. Route 280 (Stone Spring Road) is now open between Route 710 (Reservoir Street) at Sentara RMH Medical Center and Route 33 east (Spotswood Trail).
Repairs to the bridge on Route 867 (North River Road) near Mount Crawford in Rockingham County are expected to be complete on Wednesday. A portion of Route 867 has been closed since June 18, when the bridge over Pleasant Run and its southern approach were damaged in a tractor trailer crash.
A tractor trailer crash on Route 867 has closed the bridge over Pleasant Run in Rockingham County. This location is near Mount Crawford and east of Interstate 81.
Valley Fourth, Harrisonburg’s quintessential 4th of July celebration, is seeking entries for the Sentara RMH Orthopedics and Sports Medicine parade, one of the most anticipated events at the full-day festival.
Northbound and southbound single lane closures at I- 81 mile marker 239 in Rockingham County are scheduled for Tuesday, May 26 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning. This work location is about a mile south of exit 240 in the Mount Crawford area.
Shenandoah Avenue (Route 1706) in the Rockingham County town of Elkton will be closed to through traffic from Monday, May 4 to Friday, May 8 for railroad crossing maintenance.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing concerning improvements to Route 720 (Smithland Road) in Rockingham County.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Augusta County and Rockingham County through 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The right lane of northbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County will be closed overnight Sunday, April 12. The location is near mile marker 248.8 at the bridge carrying Route 720 over the interstate north of Harrisonburg.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Shenandoah Growers, Inc. will expand its existing organic herb nursery greenhouse and production facility in Rockingham County.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing concerning improvements to Route 682 (Friedens Church Road) in Rockingham County.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Augusta, Rockingham, Nelson and Albemarle for Friday into the morning hours of Saturday.
The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Rockingham County man for a felony traffic violation after a car crash Thursday night that sent two people to the hospital.
Virginia State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday night in Rockingham County.
Attorney General Mark Herring issued an opinion today concluding that Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests seek voluntary action by sheriffs, corrections staff, and jail authorities, and, as such, cannot be used to deny someone their liberty.
DuPont Community Credit Union is pleased to announce the addition of Angel Fitzgerald to DCCU’s mortgage team. Fitzgerald holds the position of mortgage advisor and serves Harrisonburg City, Rockingham County, and the surrounding areas.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled soil-testing work in the area of Interstate 81, Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville) in Rockingham County from Jan. 6-27, 2015.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on Interstate 81 northbound in the Harrisonburg area between mile marker 248.2 and 249.
The Rockingham County Fair has been selected to receive three Awards of Distinction from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE).
The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Culpeper Field Office, is investigating an inmate death that occurred on December 7, at the Rockingham County Jail.
Brent and Margaret Arbogast of Rockingham County have been named winners of the 2014 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Achievement Award.
Fifteen Bridgewater College seniors in an entrepreneurship class want to form working partnerships in the spring 2015 semester with four small businesses or non-profits from Harrisonburg, Rockingham County or Augusta County.
Two new sections of Route 280 in Rockingham County are expected to open to traffic this evening (Monday, November 10), weather permitting.
The Associated Press is showing Mark Warner with a 12,300-vote winning margin in the Virginia U.S. Senate race on Tuesday. The State Board of Elections has it at Warner by 16,500 votes.
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham region of the Valley Program for Aging Services had the opportunity to meet MillerCoors employees at their annual United Way Employee Fair on October 28 and 30.
The number of turkeys raised in Virginia this year is expected to total 16 million, up 3 percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013, according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.