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Fall for the falls at Crabtree

Crabtree Falls is a series of five waterfalls that together create one of the tallest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. Read more

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RCBL playoff glance

A glance at the Rockingham County Baseball League playoffs. 


Will they play? Uncertainty abounds as Virginia football team kicks off fall camp

UVa football coach Bronco Mendenhall said Monday he’s unsure of where the ACC currently stands on the season, but he won’t be shocked by any change. Like March, prior to the cancellation of spring sports, the situation feels unsteady.


As Virginia Tech nears return to school, president warns about off-campus gatherings

As thousands of students prepare to return to Blacksburg, Virginia Tech's president says the university's biggest COVID-19 vulnerability is not residence halls or classrooms, but off-campus gatherings.


State GOP leaders bringing legislation to increase transparency of Va. Parole Board decisions

A state senator has filed a bill for the upcoming special session that would require the individual votes of the parole board be made public.


Five questions facing Virginia Tech football in fall camp

Virginia Tech football opened fall camp last week, attempting to prepare for a fall season it's fully aware may not happen. The challenge for coach Justin Fuente, his staff and players is to put that reality out of their minds in case there is a season kicking off on Sept. 12.


Waynesboro neighbors: Obituaries for August 10



Brewer: Dragons on the Shenandoah

The dragons I speak of are not prehistoric reptiles, they are actually insects – dragon flies.


McFarling: Football players, fans share common desire

Conflicted about rooting for college football to happen this fall? Don’t be. The vast majority of players want it way more than we do.


Appointment-only COVID-19 testing coming to Harrisonburg

Preference for testing at this event will be given to symptomatic individuals or contacts of a known COVID-19 case.


5.1-magnitude quake rattles many in Southwest Virginia

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1, centered near Sparta, North Carolina, just south of the Virginia state line, shook many residents of Southwest Virginia shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday.

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