Regency at Augusta, an assisted-living facility, was under construction in 2018 while crews put up a roof and drywall. On January 6th, the building had caught on fire, destroying the progress they made.
The Free Clinic in Harrisonburg offers affordable health care services to low income and uninsured adults, and over the past few months, they’ve helped many new patients who were impacted by coronavirus.
The Mercy House in Harrisonburg will be distributing money from Governor Northam’s Rent and Mortgage Relief Program. The program will use $50 million from the CARES Act to help people dealing with eviction or foreclosure because of COVID-19.
Some apartment complexes are beginning to see James Madison University students return to move back in, but there are still a lot of questions amid the pandemic and some JMU students are at a loss of when to come back to Harrisonburg.
Two Confederate statues in the town of Luray have remained covered up after being vandalized earlier this month but town officials are discovering it might not be their responsibility to clean the monuments up.
The university said it cannot remove students from the university for posting offensive content online, but instead take an educational approach to help students understand the harm their words can cause.