| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Blue Ridge PBS is shutting down two transmitters that carry the station's over-the-air digital signal to parts of Southwest Virginia and Tennessee.
Media outlets report that the transmitters in Norton and Marion will be shut down sometime before June...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:52 PM
William L. Hanna of Damariscotta, ME, formerly of Foxboro, MA, passed away February 9, 2013, at the age of 91. He was predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Anita. He is survived by his brother, James, of Huntington Beach, CA, and his family; sons,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Two Alpha Natural Resources mines in Virginia have been idled as part of cutbacks announced last fall.
Alpha spokesman Ted Pile tells media outlets that the company idled its Red Onion surface mine near Pound and Bluff Spur underground mine near...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Wesleyan Potters’ 57th Annual Show and Sale will run from Friday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, Dec. 9, at 350 South Main St. (Route 17) in Middletown. The theme is “Through the Looking Glass,” inspired by Lewis Carroll’s tale.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:29 AM
The 2011 Viognier produced by Annefield Vineyards was named Best in Show at the Town Point Virginia Wine Competition held last week in Norfolk.
Located in Charlotte County about 110 miles southwest of Charlottesville, Annefield Vineyards is owned by...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Naomi Virginia Reed, 92, of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W.Va....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
If you've been aching to hear a band play the greatest hits of the 1860s, you're in luck. The Federal City Brass Band is scheduled to give a free concert at Fort Monroe in Hampton 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21.
Founded in 2002, the group recreates the sound...
| May 16, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The share of Maryland homeowners newly behind on mortgage payments fell to the lowest level for March in four years — an important milestone because the state's new-delinquency figure is now better than its pre-crisis average.
Just under 3...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Deeds filed recently in the office of Boyle County Clerk Trille Bottom include:
Chris Horn, executor of the Jeanette Baker estate, to Dan L. and Jane N. Barnett and Robert H. and Rose C. Noe, property in Clearview subdivision, $65,000.
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:50 AM
With performers like Margaux Hayes, Richard McGhee III, Abu Carter, David Brown, Kevin Lamkins and Jill Friedman, it's easy to imagine heading to the Bright Star Vision fundraiser, which supports educational projects in the Volta Region of Ghana, just for...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Appalachian Power is mobilizing hundreds of extra workers ahead of Sunday's storm.
The company says it does expect outages with this storm, and it's bringing in about 350 workers and to help restore service. Those workers are being placed in areas the...