| Jun 5, 2013
— First lady Michelle Obama will meet privately Wednesday at the White House with 26 students from Harper High School as a follow-up to an emotional meeting in Chicago two months ago in which the students bore witness to the epidemic of gun...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Bernard Anthony Johnson has been named director of athletics, physical education and leisure studies at Hagerstown Community College.
Johnson will begin his duties at HCC in July, taking over for Robert “Bo” Myers, who is retiring at the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, who had pastored United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, died May 21 of heart disease at his Cedonia home. He was 90.
"He was clear, insightful and persuasive but not loud. He was gentle. That is the way he was as...
| May 19, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Mike Williams recalls having only one black, male teacher during his K-12 education in Montgomery County, Md.
“I felt a bit isolated. That’s coming from me, and I was fairly popular. I was an athlete,” said Williams, 43, now a social...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Wood Selig hires coaches he knows and coaches who know his university and/or its region. That is his history as an athletic director, at not only Old Dominion but also Western Kentucky.
Since replacing department icon Jim Jarrett in 2010, Selig has...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher.
It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
On Capitol Hill, in African-American churches and at historically black colleges and universities, people are talking about a documentary film that challenges negative reports and statistics regarding blacks, especially black men.
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking.
He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Devin Butler has the date memorized: October 13, 2008.
Columbus Day meant no school for the 13-year-old eighth-grader. So when his father woke him early that Monday morning, the future Notre Dame cornerback was confused.
“Something happened to...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Menchville senior Jake Fields' season-long tennis unbeaten streak finally ended Monday, which kept him from advancing to the state Group AAA boys singles tournament.
In the Eastern Region individual tournament, Fields won his first match before losing a...