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Recent articles by Simone:

Retail expert shares tips for best holiday deals

“Walmart, Target and Amazon started offering deals in October. We’re seeing that there are websites out there such as Toms Guide that will track the Black Friday deals. Even if you go to your browser and just search best Black Friday deals you can find websites that are coming up and tracking that for you,” Dr. Janna Parker explained. → Read More

EMU to host 2022 Gala Concert with international artist, Balla Kouyaté

The event will also bring together student musicians and international artist Balla Kouyaté. → Read More

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communication Center main non-emergency number currently out of service

If you need to report a non-emergency call 540-434-2117. → Read More

BBB: How to avoid voicemail scams

“It is so easy to spoof phone numbers and hack voicemails or people’s phone systems that you have to be super careful when you are communicating with them,” Julie Wheeler with the BBB said. → Read More

300 block of East Elizabeth Street in Harrisonburg closed for several hours Tuesday following fire and water main break

Officials say the street is expected to be reopened later in the day on Tuesday. → Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Understanding the options of reconstruction

“With any surgery I do, I want you to be able to look in the mirror and not remember you had to go through this. I just want you to live your best life and cancer to be part of something that happened to you and not what defines you.” → Read More

Opening Doors: The Art of Inclusion project coming to Harrisonburg, Rockingham

Artists in the area will be able to transform a door into a work of art. → Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Diagnostic Imaging and Mammograms

"Screening has made one of the biggest impacts from decreasing death from breast cancer," Dr. Brandi Nicholson explained. → Read More

Pick your own chestnuts at farm in Rockingham County

The farm is located in Elkton and is open for picking your own on Saturdays and Sundays. → Read More

Shenandoah Downs to open this Friday, 14-year-old horse owner prepares for 2022 season

WOODSTOCK, Va. (WHSV) -“I just love animals. I have a lot of animals at my house. I own some of these,” Morgan Marston said. Morgan has been owning horses since she was 8. Morgan holds a picture of her and Ellen's Wish when they were younger.(WHSV)“I’m just a horse girl.” She is getting her horses ready to race at Shenandoah Downs for its seventh season. “I just can’t believe it, that many years… → Read More

Northwestern Community Services Board to host Suicide Prevention Motorcycle Ride and Awareness Events

September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. → Read More

Candidate forum held for upcoming Staunton elections

Important dates to remember: Election day is on November 8 and early voting starts on September 23. The deadline to register to vote in Virginia is October 17. → Read More

Port Republic Road Action Plan presented to Waynesboro City Council

The plan was created by city leaders and community members. → Read More

Understanding potholes and how VDOT is working to fix them on Virginia roads year-round

Report potholes to VDOT by calling 1-800-FOR-ROAD. → Read More

Girl Scouts in the Virginia Skyline Council have until Sept. 30 to sign up for free

Girl Scouts in the Virginia Skyline Council can join or renew for free thanks to a generous donation. → Read More

JMU football fans get ready for first home game of the season

“My sister went here, my daughter went here, my brother-in-law went here, so it is family and our friends who did become family,” Jill Eckl said. → Read More

“Pass Over” performed at the American Shakespeare Center

The show is running at the ASC this weekend and from August 25-28. → Read More

Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation introduces Passio Go! app

The app is available to all riders at no cost and is said to be very user-friendly. → Read More

Rockingham County Fair returns to the Shenandoah Valley

“We always have an animal act. We always have some type of circus out on the grounds. We have music, we have our Grandstand event, our livestock events,” Holloway added. → Read More

X2 Comedy Series coming to Harrisonburg on Saturday

The X2 Comedy Series is performing at Court Square Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. → Read More