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Harrisonburg High School holds celebration in memory of Dr. King  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School held a ceremony to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior on Monday morning. The organizers of the event hope that the ceremony ...

Costs for second Harrisonburg high school construction rise  WHSV

On Monday night, Grimm and Parker Architects updated the Harrisonburg City School Board with a new cost of constructing the new High school.

Harrisonburg leaders plan for 2022 opening of new high school  WHSV

On Wednesday, January 16th, members of a liaison committee composed of Harrisonburg City Council members and the Harrisonburg School Board me to ...

Former HHS standout Turner signs with Carolina Panthers  WHSV

Former Harrisonburg High School football star Landon Turner has signed a reserve futures contract with the Carolina Panthers.

State secretary of education visits Harrisonburg High School  WHSV

Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni visited Harrisonburg High School on Wednesday to celebrate National GEAR UP Week.

Harrisonburg leaders unveil location of new high school  WHSV

After months of mystery, Harrisonburg leaders have unveiled the location where the city's new high school will be built.

Huffman II, Dr. Charles Jacob

Dr. Charles Jacob Huffman II, 67, of Sutherlin, Va., passed away on January 6, 2019, at his home. Charles was born in Harrisonburg, Va., on November 17, 1951 ...

Harrisonburg city school board member gives an inside look at the new high school  WHSV

In July Harrisonburg City Council decided to move forward with purchasing land for the second high school. They will close on this property soon, and it is still a ...

Comedy basketball group performs at Harrisonburg High School  WHSV

The Harlem Superstars are in town, ready to entertain and bring a message.

Harrisonburg City Council takes important step toward second high school  WHSV

After announcing the planned location of the new second Harrisonburg high school, the city council has now approved the purchase of the land.

Harrisonburg HS AD Wilson leaving to join VHSL  WHSV

The Virginia High School League is announcing current Harrisonburg High School Athletic Director Darrell Wilson will join the VHSL staff as assistant director for ...

Harrisonburg High School partakes in National Walkout Day  The Breeze

Students from Harrisonburg High School participated in National Walkout Day and were joined by Harrisonburg mayor Deanna Reed.

Harrisonburg High School alumnus shooting film in city  WHSV

After moving to Los Angeles, Evaristo Scarsanela Jr. came back home to the Valley to shoot his short film.

Harrisonburg votes to build a second high school, planning for 2023 open  WHSV

Harrisonburg City Council has voted to build a second high school in Harrisonburg to open in 2023. The motion passed 3 to 2.

Harrisonburg star running back ready for next level  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School star running back Marcus Robinson-Jenkins has received multiple offers to play at the Division 1 level.

Harrisonburg High School graduates increase enrollment at BRCC  WHSV

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Harrisonburg High School graduates have nearly doubled their enrollment at Blue Ridge Community College, according to the ...

Harrisonburg city council and school board compromise on budget  WHSV

After cutting $685000 from the Harrisonburg City School Board's budget request, city council voted to add $350000 back to the schools.

Gallery: Harrisonburg High School Walkout | Multimedia  The Breeze

Students at Harrisonburg High School walked out of classrooms at approximately 10 a.m. to show support for the students in Parkland, Florida.

Harrisonburg City School Board to act on budget April 3  The Breeze

Harrisonburg City School Board has proposed a 5.62 percent increase in their budget from last year. The increase is mainly due to overcrowding in classrooms.

6th annual Rock the Ribbon raises money for cancer research

A basketball tournament was held Friday night in Rockbridge County to benefit cancer research.

Harrisonburg High School overcrowding: Working toward a solution  WHSV

School and city leaders recap where things stand in handling the overcrowding issue at Harrisonburg High School.

Staunton School Board reveals renovation design for high school  WHSV

On Monday, after voting to rename R.E. Lee High School to Staunton High School, the board revealed what the renovated school will look like in 2020.

Chris Jones and Sal Romero Jr. win Harrisonburg City Council seats  WHSV

Both Democratic candidates won seats on the Harrisonburg City Council on election night.

Memorial Hall celebrates 90-year anniversary  The Breeze

After over 75 years of operating as Harrisonburg High School, the building was repurposed so that JMU's College of Education could work under one roof.

Harrisonburg considers adding a second high school  The Breeze

Harrisonburg looks to add a second public high school as classrooms become overcrowded.

City Council looks further into numbers for second high school  WHSV

On Tuesday night, Harrisonburg City Director of Finance, Larry Propst will present research to City Council that they requested.

HHS standout Robinson-Jenkins hopes to return in a few weeks  WHSV

Harrisonburg high school standout running back Marcus Robinson-Jenkins says he hopes to return to the field when the Blue Streaks play Broadway on ...

Burger King Student Athlete of the Week: Hannah Miller  WHSV

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Hannah Miller holds three school records and plays four sports, but there's plenty more that she does at Harrisonburg High ...

Harrisonburg City Schools recognized for special needs programs  WHSV

Two programs within Harrisonburg City Public Schools are being recognized by the Virginia Department of Education for providing a more inclusive experience ...

WHSV hosts Harrisonburg City Council Forum  WHSV

On the evening of Thursday, November 1, WHSV hosted a forum for all the candidates running for Harrisonburg City Council.

Harrisonburg School Board narrows down price for new high school  WHSV

The Harrisonburg City School Board has narrowed down its estimate of how much a brand new high school may cost, in its effort to reduce overcrowding at ...

Harrisonburg school board chooses land for new high school, waiting to reveal location  WHSV

A big question was left unanswered at Tuesday night's Harrisonburg School Board meeting: where will the city build a new high school?

Kavanaugh nomination offers teaching moment in classrooms  WHSV

The contentious nomination process of newly-appointed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sparked conversations nationwide, including in the classroom.

Harrisonburg High School among most diverse  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School is among the top 25 most diverse high schools in Virginia, according to a new survey.

Harrisonburg High School to honor maintenance man after 22 years  WHSV

The Harrisonburg High School football team will honor Amos Simmons at tomorrow's game for his 22 years of *service* for the team as he retires this year.

Former Harrisonburg Fire Department employee breaks into, steals from fire station twice  WHSV

A former Harrisonburg Fire Department employee is accused of breaking into and stealing from a city fire station on two separate occasions.

New school's impact on taxpayers still unclear after city council vote  WHSV

The impact of an additional high school on Harrisonburg taxpayers remains unclear after city leaders voted to approve the multimillion-dollar project during their ...

Programs offer resources to pregnant teenagers in the Valley  The Breeze

AVA Care, Hand in Hand and Project 4T offer services to local pregnant teenagers and moms. These services vary from counseling to day care.

Valley FCA to host inaugural high school football all-star game  WHSV

Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host the inaugural Valley FCA All-Star Football Game on Sunday, Dec. 16 with kickoff set for 2 pm ET at ...

Wanted: Ashley Showman  WHSV

Ashley Showman, 29, is wanted by the Harrisonburg Police Department.

Spotswood & Harrisonburg to square off for Valley District title in WHSV EndZone Game of the Week  WHSV

Spotswood and Harrisonburg will square off Friday night in the WHSV EndZone Game of the Week with the winner earning a Valley District championship.

1on1: Harrisonburg International Festival is Saturday  WHSV

We find out about the annual festival. Also, one of the festival musical performers plays for us.

Harrisonburg natives aim to empower youth through "On the Collaborative" program  WHSV

Brent Holsinger and Mayor Deanna Reed consider it their purpose to give back to the community. The two Harrisonburg natives are doing just that through a ...

Harrisonburg special needs programs recognized for inclusion  The Breeze

Two Harrisonburg special needs programs were recognized by the Virginia Department of Education for excellence in inclusion.

School board considering expansion to Harrisonburg High School  WHSV

The Harrisonburg City School Board is now looking over new plans of an addition to Harrisonburg High School, one of their ideas to relieve overcrowding in the ...

Senator Tim Kaine visits Harrisonburg  WHSV

Democrats in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are preparing for the upcoming midterm elections and on Sunday they got a visit from Virginia Senator Tim ...

Harrisonburg High School presents 'Meet Me in St. Louis'  WHSV

Students from Harrisonburg High School are putting on the classic musical 'Meet Me in St. Louis' this February.

Students Over Structures protest $100 million high school  The Breeze

Vibrant red signs with the phrase “Tell City Board and School Board, Students Over Structures. No $100 Million High School,” have recently been popping up ...

1on1: "But The Name Hurts"  WHSV

We talk with Dr. Edward Scott, representing the side using the sign 'But The Name Hurts,' in the issue of possibly changing the name of Robert E. Lee High ...

HDR calls for artist submissions for new downtown public art project  WHSV

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, the Arts Council of the Valley, and Harrisonburg City Public Schools have partnered for a new downtown art project.

Band of The Week — WHSV Endzone 2018  WHSV

Each week of WHSV Endzone, we don't just highlight the action on the field; we also showcase one high school band's halftime show as our "Band of the Week!".

Harrisonburg High School first school in Virginia to join forces with United Sound  WHSV

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Harrisonburg High School has a number of titles and they've just added a new one to the list. The school recently became the ...

1on1: Medicaid expansion information session  WHSV

Learn about the Medicaid expansion happening in Virginia and about an information session on the topic to take place at Augusta Health on Wednesday ...

Police: JMU student found dead in Harrisonburg apartment  WHSV

A student at James Madison University was found dead on the night of freshman move-in for the new school year.

Harrisonburg school board votes to build a new school  WHSV

School board members are saying what we have been hearing for months and weeks now -- something has to be done about the overcrowding situation.

Church impacted by wet weather braces for more rain  WHSV

After issues with flooding earlier this year, Asbury United Methodist Church is bracing for more rainfall from Tropical Depression Florence.

Harrisonburg High School students gather to watch debate  WHSV

Nearly 40 Harrisonburg High School students gathered to watch the Presidential debate on Monday night in their government classroom.

Harrisonburg High School ranks as one of best in nation  WHSV

Harrisonburg High School students can now cheer to attending one of the best schools in America.

Harrisonburg City Public Schools move to increase safety  The Breeze

After recent threats in the area, Harrisonburg City Public Schools are increasing safety measures.

1on1: Harrisonburg City Council candidate Paloma Saucedo  WHSV

We hear from Paloma Saucedo, an independent candidate for Harrisonburg's City Council.

Professional basketball team to hold open tryout in Harrisonburg  WHSV

The Roanoke Rising Stars, a professional basketball team in the ABA, will hold an open tryout at Harrisonburg high school on Sunday, April 29.

JMU Class of 2022 moves in to campus  WHSV

New students at James Madison University were welcomed to campus on Tuesday.

New Harrisonburg schools near completion, changes coming to high school  WHSV

Work on the new Bluestone Elementary and Elon Rhodes Early Learning Center is almost done as both schools are expected to open for the first day of school ...

Inside a mock mass casualty incident  WHSV

'Obviously, we understand it's a very emotional time for the parents and the kids and they want to be reunited with the kids, so we try the best we can do to that as ...

Competing Solutions for Harrisonburg High's Overcrowding  WMRA Public Radio

In June the Harrisonburg City School Board unanimously endorsed building a second high school for the city, to alleviate the overcrowding at Harrisonburg.

Candidate could become first Latino Harrisonburg City Council member  WHSV

A former Vice-Principal and current Harrisonburg City Public School employee has announced his candidacy for Harrisonburg City Council.

Harrisonburg School Board reviews projected enrollment numbers in city schools for 2026  WHSV

Harrisonburg School Board is taking steps toward making a decision about the overcrowding at Harrisonburg High School.

1on1: Harrisonburg City Council candidate Sal Romero Jr  WHSV

We hear from Sal Romero Jr., a Democratic candidate for Harrisonburg's City Council.

1on1: Shakespeare play at EMU  WHSV

We take a peek at Shakespeare's play 'Measure for Measure,' being performed at Eastern Mennonite University. The final performances are this Thursday, ...

Missing Bridgewater teen found safe in Albemarle County  WHSV

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children reported a 17-year-old girl missing from Bridgewater.

1on1: "Save The Name"  WHSV

We talk with Louis T. March, representing the side using the sign 'Save The Name,' in the issue of possibly changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School in ...

1on1: Ben Cline, Republican candidate for Congress  WHSV

We talk with State Delegate Ben Cline, who is the Republican candidate for Virginia's Sixth Congressional District seat.

1on1: Harrisonburg City Council candidate Chris Jones  WHSV

We hear from Chris Jones, a Democrat seeking re-election to Harrisonburg's City Council.

1on1: New Harrisonburg Police Chief Eric English  WHSV

We talk with Harrisonburg Police Chief Eric English, who became the new chief last month.

MVP efforts by Woodard, Clark lead teams to all-star wins  Staunton News Leader

Dequiondre Clark led Team MKZ to victory in the Lincoln boys game, while Greg Woodard paced Team Bergey in the Navigator finale.

1on1: "In Demand" series relaunches on WHSV  WHSV

We talk with Dr. Sharon Johnson, CEO of the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board, about the relaunch of WHSV's 'In Demand' series.

Police: Broadway woman killed in Friday crash  WHSV

State Police have identified the two people involved in a fatal crash in western Rockingham County on Friday evening.

Signing Day at Broadway High School sends two seniors  WHSV

Tuesday, May 29th, was Signing Day at Broadway High School. Twelve seniors will be attending college and playing athletics. One set of twins is headed for a ...

Business will not let 'Grinch' ruin its holiday spirit  WHSV

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Cox Construction and Plumbing remains in good spirits after a recent visit by a Grinch. The business, located on Stuarts ...

Augusta County woman accused of killing, dumping six puppies  WHSV

An Augusta County woman has been arrested on suspicion that she's responsible for shooting six puppies found dead just before Christmas.

High school graduation weekend begins Friday in the northern Valley  WHSV

A number of high school graduations are coming up across the northern Valley.

City council candidates discuss immigration at public forum  The Breeze

On Saturday evening, a public forum was held at the Lucy F. Simms Center where candidates for city council were asked questions surrounding immigration in ...

1on1: JMU Forbes Center open house is Saturday  WHSV

Find out about the rare opportunity that happens Saturday as the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts hosts a free open house.

1on1: Mercy House plans to expand its mission  WHSV

Mercy House in Harrisonburg is celebrating 30 years of helping homeless families. Find out how Mercy House plans to expand its mission.

1on1: Obama breaks tradition and campaigns  WHSV

Bridgewater College political science professor Jim Josefson discusses former President Obama breaking the tradition of former presidents by campaigning.

Harrisonburg City Schools reviewing immigration policies  WHSV

Harrisonburg City Schools is making sure it is prepared to work with immigrant families and students throughout the school division.

1on1: Growing industrial hemp  WHSV

A Virginia company is interested in building a fiber hemp processing facility in the Shenandoah Valley. An educational meeting on growing industrial hemp will ...

1on1: Take Virginia's distracted driving survey  WHSV

The state wants your thoughts on distracted driving in an 11-question survey.

Men charged after vehicle break-ins in Waynesboro  WHSV

Two men have been arrested after Waynesboro Police investigated vehicle break-ins in the Hopeman Station area of the city.

1on1: Salvation Army's Camp Happyland summer camp for kids  WHSV

Find out about Camp Happyland, the Salvation Army's summer camp for kids that only costs $25 for a week.

Parents upset with lack of school bus drivers in Augusta County  WHSV

Some parents in Augusta County are frustrated when it comes to reliable school bus transportation and now they want to see improvement.

1on1: Butternut Squash & Apple Casserole recipe  WHSV

Registered Dietitian Michelle Hesse shows us a possible side dish for your holiday meals.

Figgatt Jr., Winfield Schley  The Daily Progress

Winfield Schley Figgatt Jr., 88, formerly of Crozet, Virginia, died at Brookdale Assisted Living in Staunton, Va. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. He was born in ...

City schools to change start times and use more buses  WHSV

A decision at Harrisonburg's school board meeting on Tuesday will affect when some Harrisonburg students go to and are dismissed from school.

Cheer Zone — WHSV Endzone 2018  WHSV

Each week of WHSV's Endzone, we don't just cover the football games; we also highlight cheerleading squads from teams throughout our entire area!

Final moment a winning one for Wilson's Hatfield, Sondrol  Staunton News Leader

Hatfield and Sondrol made their last game with their coach a winning one, while Sutton wrapped up her H.S. career.

Broadway's Hinkle wins high jump title at Class 3A state meet  WHSV

After two days of postponements, the Class 3A/4A State Track & Field Meet was completed Sunday at Harrisonburg High School.

Woodyard named Turner Ashby boys basketball coach  WHSV

Marquis Woodyard has been named head coach of the Turner Ashby boys basketball program.

Sentara RMH celebrates World Breastfeeding Week  WHSV

The first week in august is considered 'World Breast Feeding Week' by the World Alliance for Breast Feeding Action.

Firefighters respond to smoky Dollar General in Harrisonburg  WHSV

Firefighters responded to the Dollar General along East Wolfe Street in Harrisonbrug on Tuesday night after 8:00p.m.

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