Rockingham County Newswire (Page 6)

Rockingham County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rockingham County, VA. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 4,482 in Rockingham County, VA

  1. Downey Tapped To Lead DN-R Awards CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... theatrics. On top of all that, some of the four seniors from each public high school in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County completed community service projects beyond what's required for graduation. And those stood out the most to Downey as he and ...

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  2. Children learn the importance of farm safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... consequences of a momentary mistake. Art Mitchell, a Keezletown resident who taught agriculture at four Rockingham County middle and high schools during his 47-year career in education, sat in his wheelchair, pulled up his pants legs and showed the ...

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  3. Searching For BargainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Shoppers search through rows of children's clothes at the Mom 2 Mom Consignment Sale at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. The sale goes through Sunday Shoppers search through rows of children's clothes at the Mom 2 Mom Consignment Sale at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds.

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  4. Ethel C. Revercomb, 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    She was born in Rockingham County on March 7, 1923, and was a daughter of the late Oscar and Virginia Alice Propst. Ethel was a member of Muhlenberg Lutheran Church.

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  5. Counties To Get MarkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    According to a Friday press release, they were among 18 sites recently approved for sign installation by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. It will highlight a school for black children built in the early 1920s with funding from the Julius Rosenwald Fund, donations by the local black community, and Rockingham County.

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  6. Primary Polling Places SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... It is open only to voters living in the 26th House District, which covers Harrisonburg and northwestern Rockingham County, including Broadway, Timberville and Massanutten. Rockingham County residents can call 564-3055 to see what district they live ...

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  7. Judge Declares Mistrial In Molestation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    A Rockingham County judge declared a mistrial Friday after a jury failed to reach a verdict in the case against a Harrisonburg man accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl two years ago. Richard Allen Bird, 29, was charged with seven felony counts of sodomy and one felony count of aggravated sexual battery.

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  8. Board Votes To Issue Bonds To Fund LandfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    The Board of Supervisors voted to issue up to $11.7 million in bonds to expand the Rockingham County Landfill. At the board meeting on Wednesday, Supervisors Bill Kyger, Fred Eberly, Mike Breeden, Pablo Cuevas and Rick Chandler voted in favor of the bond issue.

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  9. Bar Honors Late AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Retired attorney Glenn M. Hodge reads a resolution Friday during a special session in Rockingham County Circuit Court to recognize George Aldhizer Jr., a prominent local civil attorney who died in 2015. Hodge was a partner of Aldhizer at Wharton, Aldhizer & Weaver.

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  10. New Historic Markers Coming to Central Virginia LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | NBC29

    And in Rockingham County, a marker will highlight a former Rosenwald School. Newtown school was built in 1921 and 1922 and it closed in 1965.

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  11. Committee Eyes Alternative HHS OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... Monica Robinson, a retired teacher and committee member, said she taught at Spotswood High School when Rockingham County built East Rockingham High School in 2010. She commended HHS for considering teachers' opinions. "I was thinking, when being ...

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  12. Prosecutors Present Case In Molestation TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Prosecutors presented their case in Rockingham County Circuit Court Thursday against a Harrisonburg man accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl two years ago. Richard Allen Bird, 29, was charged with seven felony counts of sodomy and one felony count of aggravated sexual battery.

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  13. Schooling The HerdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... of their life is predetermined by the time they're eight weeks old," said Daubert, dairy agent with the Rockingham County extension office. "A lot about the milk volume you'll get from them at 2 years old is determined in the first eight weeks, so ...

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  14. Heatwole Appointed To SVRA Airport CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    The Rockingham County Board of Supervisors voted to appoint Heatwole at its meeting Wednesday to fill the remainder of Bill O'Brien's term on the commission. O'Brien, who served on the commission for 15 years, died Feb. 7. His three-year term on the five-member board expires on Dec. 31, 2019.

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  15. Board Mum On Schools BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    If Rockingham County has qualms about a $4 million increase in funding requests from the school division, officials aren't saying anything just yet. Schools Superintendent Carol Fenn presented the division's $138.1 million budget for fiscal 2018, which begins July 1, to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.

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  16. Council OKS Move To New Police AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... door shooting range and classroom space. Its 56 members include the Harrisonburg Police Department and the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office and the Middle River Regional Jail in Verona.

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  17. Death row inmate set to be executed April 25 loses appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Ivan Teleguz was sentenced to death in Virginia for the 2001 murder-for-hire of his ex-girlfriend in Rockingham County.

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  18. Driver In Deadly Crash Heads Back To PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... his probation on a January 2015 involuntary manslaughter conviction, a judge ruled during a hearing in Rockingham County Circuit Court. Judge Bruce Albertson sentenced him to nine years and nine months in prison. The judge could have revoked up to ...

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  19. Appeals Court Declines Stay Of ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... in connection with the killing of his ex-girlfriend, Stephanie Sipe. Virginia plans to execute the former Rockingham County resident on April 25. Teleguz's fate is now in the hands of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who has yet to stay an execution since ...

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  20. William - W.B.' Carpenter Jr., 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    William "W.B." Carpenter Jr., 70, of Mount Crawford, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at his residence. W.B. was born July 7, 1946, in Rockingham County and was the son of the late W. Bailey Carpenter and Lucille Cox Carpenter.

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