A crowd gathered Wednesday evening in Edinburg for a rare event: the chance to see their choices for the General Assembly who will be on the ballot in November come together for a public forum.
Housing issues dominated Tuesday’s Harrisonburg City Council meeting, with local residents delivering two petitions to the council – one against a proposed high-density housing complex and one asking the city to build a shelter for people experiencing homelessness.
Speaking to JMU students Monday evening, Republican Del. Tony Wilt and Democratic challenger Brent Finnegan repeatedly — but politely — drew bright lines between their positions on promoting renewable energy, helping raise wages and accepting campaign donations from corporations.
As part of our first birthday celebrations, we asked community members to submit a piece about Harrisonburg – it’s past, present, and future. This is part one in the series: “What makes this off-year election so important? Redistricting.”
When he showed up for the interview over evening tea, “Carlos” confidently walked into the room, his t-shirt and brown pants splattered with paint. He had just left his job.
My husband and I are fans of a certain professional football team in Washington, D.C. Both of us grew up around the D.C. metro area and have rooted for the Redskins for most of our lives. But several of our friends have criticized us for wearing the team’s jerseys because they say the team’s nickname …
WASHINGTON — Beginning with gospel baritone, then transitioning into spoken word then back to song, poet Avery R. Young paced back and forth across the stage. He held onto the podium as if it were his only support, then leapt back up with vigor, as he performed one of his poems for the audience of nearly 200 gathered before him in the National Museum of African American History and Culture.