Rockingham County: Turkey Capital of the World (This is the rest of the story)

This was posted on Facebook in honor of National Poultry Day, which was March 19th. So many people wanted to view the whole story, we decided to host the article here. Enjoy!



March 20, 2015

1411-17 Area news, views and reviews update …

Harrisonburg in the Shenandoah Valley We’re back with more news, views and reviews for Harrisonburg, and surrounding areas in the central Shenandoah Valley . . . These in our news department last week :

  • Virginia Health Services to receive Affordable Care Act grant
  • Students and city residents discuss community issues
  • Increased Stormwater Fee Proposed in Harrisonburg
  • Improvements Continuing In Downtown Harrisonburg
  • Tracing History: Uncovering Urban Renewal
  • Maurertown has perfect water for bourbon
  • Public Weighs in On Hotel Madison
  • City hall construction underway
  • Promoting healthy communities


November 17, 2014

Paws to Read – Summer Reading Continues through July

United States CongressThe Augusta County Library system is hosting a summer reading program for children ages birth to 18 now through July 31. The program includes prizes for hours read and a series of weekly programs with the theme Paws to Read. The program’s mascot is Rocket, the dog featured in the award winning and bestselling children’s books by Tad Hills.


June 28, 2014

Congratulations Local TSA Winners


Many area residents may not know about the Technology Student Association (TSA) program in our schools, nor the important benefits these students bring to our community and society at large. TSA members in our local middle and high schools focus on Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics concepts, (STEM Science), as well as leadership, and presentation skills — all essential to everyone’s future.


May 14, 2013

Regional Job Fair: August 6

United States Congress Bob Goodlatte, along with Congressman Robert Hurt, will host a Regional Job Fair,on August 6th at the Liberty Mountain Conference Center in Lynchburg. This is a district wide event – anyone seeking employment is invited to attend.


July 27, 2012

Food Banks Brace for More Demand Following Power Outages

WVIR, NBC29 in Charlottesville is reporting : food banks and churches across central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley are bracing for an increased demand after the prolonged power outages. (more…)

July 12, 2012