Local Links

Because this website is no longer regularly maintained, some of these links may be outdated.


7 Bends — Independent news for the Shenandoah Valley
The Daily News Record — Harrisonburg’s only daily newspaper
WHSV TV 3 — Harrisonburg’s only local news TV station
The Breeze — JMU’s twice-weekly student paper
WSVA 550 — AM talk radio & news for the Valley
Nuevas Raíces — Harrisonburg news en Español
WMRA/WEMC — Harrisonburg’s NPR stations
WXJM — The JMU student-run radio station
Shenandoah Living — A local features and lifestyle magazine


Harrisonburg Craigslist — You know, Craigslist
Bridgewater Buzz — A community news website for Bridgewater
Massanutten Regional Library — Harrisonburg’s public library downtown
EMU Eclassifieds — A Craigslist-like buy/sell board for EMU
I 81 live traffic cams — Watch people drive
Harrisonburg Codes and Ordinances — Are you breaking a local law?
Harrisonburg City Council minutes — Agendas and minutes
Harrisonburg Crime Report — An interactive map of local (reported) crimes
cleanstream.org — Helping improve our local waterways


City website — Harrisonburg government
County website — Rockingham County government
Senator Obenshain — State senator from the 26th district
Congressman Goodlatte — U.S. Representative from Virginia’s 6th congressional district
Richmond Sunlight — Tracking Virginia’s state politicians
Virginia Public Access Project — Who’s giving money to Virginia’s state politicians


Friendly City Food Co-op — Harrisonburg’s community-owned grocery store
Valley Conservation Council — Promoting sustainable land use in the Shenandoah Valley
Community Alliance for Preservation
Harrisonburg Rescue Squad
Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA


GoLookOn — events and restaurants in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
Arts Council of the Valley
Court Square Theater — Downtown Harrisonburg’s theater for indie films and plays
MACRoCk — The Mid-Atlantic College Radio Conference
Mennofolk Festival — Art and music created by people from Mennonite backgrounds


Valley League Blog
Our Community Place
Parks & Recreation
Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition


JMU newsroom
EMU events
Bridgewater College
Harrisonburg City Schools
Rockingham County Schools

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Announcements & Press Releases
  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.