| Feb 11, 2012
| 1:43 PM
The votes are in, and Mitt Romney and Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell have won big, according to students from Washington and Lee Univeristy. Romney is their Republican presidential candidate, and they voted McDonnell to serve as his Vice President....
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:55 AM
A Virginia man has been sentenced to prison and fined more than $40,000 for the illegal import and trafficking of sperm whale teeth.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says Richard Ertel of Lexington has been sentenced to one month in...
| Feb 18, 2012
This is the first in an occasional series about people who have transformed their own lives and the country.
Charlie Prewitt's 93 years have been a long and winding journey — from witnessing racial prejudice while growing up in southern Indiana...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:39 AM
President Obama has signed a major disaster declaration for Virginia following last month's severe storms.
Several thousand people lost power across the Commonwealth, and several homes and businesses were damaged.
The declaration means federal funding...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Alonzo Scott, 83, of Lancaster, formerly of Salyersville, died Thurs., July 26, 2012, at the VA Medical Hospice Center in Lexington.
Born July 25, 1929, in Magoffin County, he was a son of the late Jefferson Nolan and Dora Bailey Scott. He served in...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:50 PM
UPDATED 09/24/2012 07:42 p.m.
After almost 30 years, the Theater at Lime Kiln will close for good. Executive Director Tony Russell made the announcement during a Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night.
The Theater's last day...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Thelma Rothwell Mastin, 73, of Nicholasville, formerly of Lincoln County, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her residence.
Born Oct. 23, 1938, in Indianapolis, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Lela Hinds and George James Rothwell. She was the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:03 AM
MORELAND — Richard “Dickie” Wren, 58, of Georgetown, formerly of Danville, died Aug. 1, 2012.
Born Nov. 2, 1953, he was a son of the late Henry and Mable Wilkerson Wren. He was a landscaper for Hinkle.
Survivors include his...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Smoke from overheated dryer vent causes damage at assisted-living center
An overheated vent in a dryer produced smoke that caused an estimated $3,500 in damage at an assisted-living center on Downsville Pike, the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s...
| Aug 8, 2012
Robert Calum Lunsford of Fairplay achieved the Eagle Scout rank in 2011. Calum’s Eagle Scout project was to refurbish a reproduction Civil War-era cannon, carriage and limber at Antietam National Battlefield. When his project was completed, the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:02 AM
From West Virginia to North Carolina to the nation's capital, artists will flood Lexington for the Spring Tour this weekend.
Eleven artists will open their private workspace for an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how art is created.
A 20-mile self-...