| Jun 23, 2013
The University of Maryland football players and coaches didn't know what kind of reception they'd get as their buses arrived at Middletown High School — surrounded by mountains, 50 miles northwest of College Park — for a scrimmage on a sunny...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:26 PM
As part of her ongoing effort to maintain her health, Patricia Zarate spent a part of her morning at a health fair for seniors gathering information about locally available services.
Along with her husband, the Imperial resident also brought along two...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Glendale Municipal Election is April 2, and if we experience another poor voter turnout, 25,000 people, or just 16.5% of the potential voters, will elect important city officials.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 151,391 Glendale...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
FRANKFORT — Democratic leaders in the House are pushing a legislative redistricting plan that could strengthen their majority by forcing 11 Republicans to run against each other next year.
The House State Government Committee on Tuesday approved...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:56 AM
FRANKFORT — The Democrat-led House of Representatives passed a redistricting bill Wednesday in a move that some local legislators believe is politically motivated.
Under the redistricting, the areas represented by state Rep. Jonathan Shell, R-...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Most Washington County residents have not obtained four-year college degrees, an educational gap that could hamper redevelopment efforts, according to an economic development strategic plan.
“Washington County is at the lower end of the educational...
| Feb 25, 2013
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than half of the total U.S. population growth between 2000 and 2010 was due to the increase in the Hispanic population. From 1980-2007, the percentage of people whose first language is not English grew by 140...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Washington County Director of Public Works Joseph Kroboth III is retiring from the position he has held since 2007, but will be taking on new duties as the director of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure with Loudoun County, Virginia.
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:52 PM
When the Webster and Britton-Hecla school districts decided to switch to nine-man football because enrollment had dropped too low to field 11-man teams, it was a sobering reminder of population decline in rural areas.
While Brown County has managed...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said.
Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:49 PM
If you live in Southern Virginia and consider yourself rich, you may be a rarity.
A study shows Danville is the least wealthy area in the country, but it doesn't factor cost of living. Click here to read a copy of the report.
In the entire country,...