Updated: 03/17/2010 - The Virginia Department of Transportation is finalizing layoffs this week that were announced two years ago in a plan to make up for a $4.6-billion budget shortfall.
Updated: 03/17/2010 - Rockingham County Schools participated in statewide drills designed to keep students safe in case a tornado were to hit the area.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - The next school year is months away but kindergarten registration is already underway in the Valley.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - Three Outback Steakhouse employees in Harrisonburg raised nearly $3,000 to help find a cure for childhood cancer and topped it off by shaving their hair off.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - James Madison University and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts are partnering with Harrisonburg Public Schools to bring Wolf Trap's specialized master teaching artists to early-childhood classrooms this month.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - With a state budget now passed, some health experts say services will be reduced.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - Law enforcement officials say it's not just their evidence or information from other jurisdictions that can help further their investigations on a rash of break-ins from the weekend.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - The U.S. Census Bureau is asking you to be on the lookout for your census form.
Updated: 03/16/2010 - A Waynesboro man, injured by a monster truck at the John Paul Jones Arena over the weekend, is now listed in fair condition.
Posted: 03/15/2010 - Wednesday is St. Patrick's Day and the Harrisonburg Police Department will be conducting extra DUI enforcement.
Updated: 03/15/2010 - Registration for kindergarten started Monday in the Valley.
Posted: 03/15/2010 - More than 120 million U.S. census forms begin arriving Monday in mailboxes around the country.
Posted: 03/15/2010 - It's been two months since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, but Valley residents are still working on relief efforts.
Updated: 03/13/2010 - The University of Virginia and Trout Unlimited are looking for volunteers to help collect water samples from Virginia's native trout streams as part of a study on the effects of acid rain.
Updated: 03/15/2010 - The mayor of Harrisonburg and some members of the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors headed to Washington D.C. Friday to try to get funding for a major road project.
Updated: 03/13/2010 - Steve Williams is a carpenter from the town of Shenandoah, where he got lucky one day five months ago.
Updated: 03/13/2010 - Eastern Mennonite University fans loaded a bus with luggage and pom-poms and headed to Greensboro, North Carolina to cheer on their men's basketball team.
Updated: 03/15/2010 - With all the snow and now the rain, one trainer says the ring is just too messy for riders and can be unsafe for the horses.
Updated: 03/13/2010 - Page County recently gave Shenandoah Rescue Squad leaders a deadline of 5 p.m. Friday to sign a franchise agreement that would bring them into compliance with Page County Code.
Posted: 03/12/2010 - A bill aimed at curbing online bullying and stalking has passed the West Virginia Senate.
Posted: 03/12/2010 - Hayley Kudro returned to Waynesboro after surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Updated: 03/12/2010 - Smaller pay checks could soon be a reality for some Front Royal town employees.
Updated: 03/12/2010 - Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s has announced that a reduction in fuel adjustment cost for March 2010 will decrease VA members’ energy bills by approximately 4.6 percent.
Updated: 03/12/2010 - The Virginia Department of Emergency Management says it is holding the annual statewide tornado drill next week.