At this week's Harrisonburg City Council meeting, Richard Baugh was sworn-in, council approved a focus on sustainable transportation for the Environmental Action Plan, a potential free concert series was introduced and the monthly rate for water and sewer was increased.  

At the May 24 Harrisonburg City Council meeting, the council approved a budget for 2022-23, increased the real estate tax rate and introduced a new potential art installation on the north side of downtown Harrisonburg. 

The JMU community remembers the life and legacy of William Gary “Bill” Posey, who died on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Posey was an integral part of the JMU Marching Royal Dukes and School of Music for over 40 years and has impacted many generations of Dukes. 

To celebrate Earth Week the week of April 18, JMU student organizations, including the Environmental Management Club (EMC) and Madison Recycling, planned several on-campus events to raise student awareness about sustainability.  

Middle River Regional Jail has been overcrowded since it opened its doors in 2006. For the past several years, though, the jail has been at or around 200% capacity. Emma Johnson dives into the causes for the overcrowding and the barriers that keep it from decreasing the number of in-house inmates.