JMU alumna Jewel Bronaugh will take over as commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services May 25.
Mental health issues are becoming a national concern for firefighters and first responders. Gene Thompson and his wife have created a nonprofit to help.
Tom Knapp has been a local beekeeper in Harrisonburg for the past seven years and has experienced first hand the harmful effects cold weather has on bees.
On April 6 the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Secretary publicly declared Shenandoah Valley as a drought disaster.
Ralph Northam signed House Bill 1 into law Monday. The bill, proposed by Delegate Tony Wilt, protects the contact information of students from outside groups.
Former Sierra Club president and UNC professor Robert Cox discussed environmental change and informed students on how they can make a positive impact.
JMU alumnus, Kirk Cox was unanimously voted the 55th speaker of the House of Delegates on Jan. 10. He’s been a member of the House of Delegates since 1990.
In March the Virginia legislature failed to finalize the state budget. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the final budget session meeting to be held on April 11.
The 248-year-old Funkhouser Farm, located in Shenandoah County, has been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register. The farm was home to Civil War history.
Multiple-choice format SOLs are being replaced by performance-based tests across Virginia. Rockingham County has already begun the process.
Virginia Congressman Bob Goodlatte's staff met in Grottoes, Virginia on Tuesday to communicate with his constituents in the area.
Brennan Gilmore was a counter-protestor at the Charlottesville Unite the Right Rally in August 2017. Since, he's received numerous threats and is now suing.
Alexander McAllister, a sophomore at JMU, plans to start a chess club at JMU after winning the collegiate state championship.
There will be a special session April 11 for Virginia lawmakers to come to a budget deal following the General Assembly’s failure to pass a state budget.
The website SmartAsset conducts studies that rank states on the quality of higher education. This year, Virginia was ranked as the top state.
Students from Harrisonburg High School participated in National Walkout Day and were joined by Harrisonburg mayor Deanna Reed.
Tony Wilt's proposed bill is aimed at protecting student privacy.
Two bills regarding marijuana have been passed by the Virginia House of Delegates, one didn't receive enough votes to move forward.
On Tuesday, the Virginia Senate voted on a bill allowing individuals to carry weapons at church services.
A bill proposed in the Virginia General Assembly requires anyone convicted of felony animal cruelty to be added to a public state registry.
Following last year's Women's March, many people gathered in several cities around the country for the one year anniversary. The event is centered around feminism.
Students from the Catholic Campus Ministries organization at JMU went to Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life protesting abortion.
Billy Jack's Wing and Draft Shack has added a new location in Richmond, Virginia.
The Virginia General Assembly is expected to cover a variety of controversial topics at the first session.
An election in Virginia’s 94th District ended today when the seat was decided by a random drawing.
The Virginia State delegate filed a bill intending to increase student privacy and require students to give consent before their information is disclosed.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced he will no longer be seeking re-election in 2018.
Rockingham County voted widely democratic, while the City of Harrisonburg voted republican.
Tony Wilt (R) is being challenged for his seat as the 26th district delegate in the House of Delegates by Brent Finnegan (D), the current Harrisonburg City Planning commissioner.
The Virginia Outdoors Foundation approved applications for both the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines.
The Breeze will host a forum between House of Delegates candidates Tony Wilt and Brent Finnegan on Nov. 2.
Both the Democrats and Republicans of the city of Harrisonburg have recently gotten new headquarters downtown.
Levar Stoney, formerly the student body president during his time at JMU, became the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, since January of this year.
Many JMU students received text messages from Brent Finnegan's campaign, and students are wondering how campaign officials got their contact information.
A brief recap of Tuesday night's debate for a Virginia Gubernatorial Debate between Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam.
JMU student Dylan Russell spent the summer surrounded by congressman as he interned for Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
Members of the Harrisonburg community gathered in Court Square last night to reconvene and mourn Heather Heyer after the events at the "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville this weekend.