Juneteenth is now a federal holiday after President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday, honoring the day the final slaves were informed of their emancipation. Local leaders say it was a historic day.
Golf Business Advisors, the consultant tasked with conducting a financial and operational analysis of Heritage Oaks Golf Course, has completed its study and will present to Harrisonburg City Council next week, according to a press release from the city Friday.
The Virginia Department of Health’s Central Shenandoah Health District has announced, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and other supporting partners, that it will offer free COVID-19 vaccines to anyone ages 18 and up at World Refugee Day.
As more places open back up and COVID restrictions continue to ease, summer time travel is on the rise. However, people looking to hit the road or book a flight may run into some pandemic-related disruptions.
It’s a bit unconventional, but in Staunton, the City Council, the School Board, and the Economic Development Authority are meeting this week. At issue -- a piece of property the city owns, the school wants, and the EDA said ‘no’ to.
This summer Harrisonburg City Public Schools will continue to serve meals to students for free, but this year staff will be able to cover more ground with the addition of a new mobile café to their fleet.
Sentara Health has announced that starting June 14, all their hospitals will allow two visitors for non-COVID patients, testing will no longer be required for pre-op patients, and masks will still be required regardless of vaccination status.