In lieu of a best and worst of 2009 list, I wanted to recap some of the biggest stories of the year. Since I waited ’till the last possible day to do it, this is by no means comprehensive or definitive. We essentially started the year with a hit and run, and ended with a […]
As reported on WHSV and previously on hburgnews, both the city and county will begin billing for ambulance rides in the new year. WHSV reports that the change is expected to bring in $700,000 for the city. The measures allowing billing and setting the fees passed unanimously in August.
Pilgrim’s Pride, the poultry processing corporation that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy over a year ago, reorganized and reemerged from bankruptcy this week.
It appears that the Daily News Record’s website has been compromised again. Two readers brought this to our attention this morning.
The City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County will be offering the following options for disposing of LIVE CHRISTMAS TREES:
It’s been almost a year since Sherry Anderson was killed by a drunk driver while jogging on Main Street. Today WSVA reports that Bethany Jones, the driver, received a 12-year (suspended) prison sentence. The judge suepnded all but one year and seven months of that time. He also imposed four years of probation and ordered […]
Sign ups for the 2010 Rock Lotto are open and will remain open until January 19, 2010 at noon. Sign ups are limited to the first 70 people (although an overflow list is maintained in case one of the 70 drops out), so interested musicians should register soon at www.hburgrocklotto.com. Like last year’s Rock Lotto, the shows will be held […]
The franchise company that owns the Harrisonburg Blockbuster has filed for bankruptcy, and the local video rental store will close January 3, according to today’s DNR (I first found out about the closure from Josh, who was using the hburgnews hashtag on Twitter). Whether you view it as a sign of a bad economy, or […]
The first flakes have already begun to fall on Harrisonburg in what may shape up to be our biggest snowstorm of the year.