August, 1934 – Large hailstones fell in Timberville as big as a man’s fist and weighing one half pound. Did heavy damage to some of the orchards in the area. Some cars were dented and some headlights were broken out.
November 9, 1932 – Traffic light installed on Main Street at intersection of Church Street.
May 13, 1941 – A new business enterprise began in Timberville. The Rockingham Leather Company began in the J. S. Zirkle building in the back of Kipps Store.
May 7, 1941 – Lester Hoover began building a filling station on Main Street. Expects to have it completed about June 1st to the 15th.
June 18, 1941 – A recreation center opened in town. The bowling alley. The old building was an eyesore for years. People can hardly believe it is the same building since being renovated. Soft drinks and souvenirs were given to the crowd at the opening.
January 11, 1939 – New bridge nearing completion.
May, 1940 – Poultry plant being built. 150 x 90 feet and two stories high. Capacity of the plant will be 1000 chickens or 500 turkeys per hour. It will be the largest poultry dressing plant in Virginia (Rockingham Poultry Marketing Cooperative, Inc.)
August, 1934 – The Shenandoah Valley Distilling Company received its charter in August, 1934. There were seventeen large wooden vats. Each held 5,000 gallons. It took about one month to make one run of spirits of the seventeen tubs.