| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Now for some fearless predictions in advance of Tuesday's 8:30 a.m. announcement of the Tony Award nominations:
Best play: The Nance, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Lucky Guy, The Assembled Parties,
Best revival of a play: The Trip to...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:27 AM
It’s just 24 notes sounded on a bugle — and it lasts only 50 to 60 seconds all told.
Yet no piece of music is more widely known in America than the strains of “Taps” — or more deeply felt.
When the plaintive call was...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2012
Colonial Williamsburg gardener Wesley Greene is a featured speaker at the annual Maymont Flower & Garden Showat the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. 3rd St., at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12.
Greene’s topic will be “Gardening Under Cover.&...
| 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...
| 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...