Author: Jessica Kronzer
Every shimmering piece of jewelry cradled in Emily Warden’s Richmond storefront has a storied past riddled with details about its origin and meaning it’s meant to convey.
Forty minutes of fear and uncertainty. Adrielle Benner said she spent those 40 “excruciating minutes” with a plastic chair shoved up against a locked bathroom door to barricade herself and about 10 other Bridgewater College students into the make-shift shelter while fatal violence raged somewhere close by.
“Serial killer” isn’t a phrase commonly used in the Valley, but the Fairfax County police chief said a man Harrisonburg Police charged in relation to two homicides in November is connected to similar murders in Northern Virginia.
Even Brad Reed, a Virginia Department of Transportation project manager, said driving U.S. Route 33 during rush hour between Harrisonburg and Elkton is a different experience than traveling during the weekend.
Massanutten Regional Library’s longtime director Lois Jones officially retired Aug. 31, and the job listing to hire her replacement went out the day before. That leaves the library to operate with a team approach at the top for the next few months.
The taco part of the new Tequila Taco Bar is pretty much ready, but the restaurant’s opening is delayed because of the tequila portion of its business model.
When Massanutten Regional Library re-opened in March, Lois Jones, the library’s director, stood at the front doors, slightly concerned that the public might resist their masks requirement for those age 5 and older.
Virginia’s 26th House of Delegates race is underway, and Del. Tony Wilt, R-Broadway, and Democratic challenger Bill Helsley are trying to appeal to moderates.