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Proposed redistricting maps lump three state senators into city’s district, redraw House lines

Draft maps of new state legislative districts for Virginia propose changes to both the Senate and House of Delegates districts that include the City of Harrisonburg – and may affect who represents it in the General Assembly. 

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Short supply, abundant cheer

Dennis Beck of Harrisonburg carries the handsaw while he and his wife, Daniela Beck, search a hillside at Ostlund Christmas Tree Farm in Singers Glen for that perfect holiday tree.

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Tiller Strings: sales, rentals, repair, sheet music, accessories.

Council moves ahead on new fire station and allowing a gas station downtown

Vehicle fueling will return to downtown after the city council on Tuesday approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance to allow gas stations in the central business district. 

Through ‘Team Pringle,’ residents seek to return the favor to someone who’s given so much to Harrisonburg

After a house fire left one of Harrisonburg’s most generous and engaged residents without a place to live this summer, some of his neighbors and friends banded together to try give back to someone who has given so much to them.

After 25 years, Salvation Army Toy Convoy keeps spreading joy

For the past 25 years, Harrisonburg’s Salvation Army, along with others in the area, has run the Toy Convoy as a way to bring joy to families in need, and the event has only expanded over the last quarter century.

Skyline Literacy loses funding again, but leaders say they’re confident the organization can survive

Skyline Literacy lost out this fall on some federal grant funding. But unlike when this happened in 2018, Skyline Literacy leaders say the reading and citizenship learning organization is in a more stable situation. 

Business advocates eyeing better days as Republicans gain power in Richmond

Democrats and Republicans will continue to clash in Richmond when the next session of the General Assembly convenes in January, but with a Republican governor at the helm and a Republican majority re-established in the House, representatives of two statewide business groups see cause for optimism.

School board opts to keep officers in schools — but with new parameters

The Harrisonburg City School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved keeping the School Resource Officer program — but with a revised memorandum of understanding between the school district and Harrisonburg Police Department. 

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