| May 31, 2013
| 3:52 PM
An affiliate of a Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based real estate development company has acquired Martinsburg Mall, the company announced Friday.
Eric Cornett, chief operating officer of Paramount Development Corp., said in a news release that the company...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:11 AM
TIME reports: Public Policy Polling, generally occupied with conducting polls regarding campaign issues, conducted a survey focused on the food preferences of Republicans and Democrats. One thing everyone agrees on? Olive Garden.
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| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:48 AM
What do the Orlando Magic and Olive Garden have in common?
A serious case of burnout.
Once the Italian Stallion of casual dining and Orlando's sweetheart brand, Olive Garden is now as much of a punch line as one of the NBA's worst teams.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:07 PM
This past August, restaurant juggernaut Darden — which owns Olive Garden, Red Lobster, the Capital Grille and Seasons 52 — acquired the popular Yard House chain for $585 million. With Yard House's focus on being a serious destination for...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
New businesses off Exit 17 of Interstate 81 in Franklin County, Pa., helped the county’s unemployment rate drop to 6.4 percent in November.
The county’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point from...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc.’s second quarter was far from appetizing, as the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster watched its net income plunge 37%.
The Orlando, Fla., restaurant company saw the sour numbers coming. Earlier in December, citing a...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Looking for evidence of China’s economic prowess, Europe’s malaise and consumer ennui in the U.S.? Use the international restaurant industry as a barometer, according to a report this week.
China’s economy, coming off a period of...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Marketers selling food to children and teens spent 20% less in 2009 than they did in 2006 and are making "modest nutritional improvements" to the products they promote, according to a new government report.
Advertisers shelled out nearly $1.8 billion to...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Smithsburg Emergency Medical Service provided lunch to the staff at the Washington County 911 Center as a token of appreciation for National Public Safety Telecommunications Week on Wednesday, but workers had no time to relax.
Dispatchers grabbed food,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Local resident Jane Fishack Berlin recently celebrated her 90th birthday at a dinner held in her honor.
Family and friends gathered Jan. 20 at the Olive Garden restaurant near Valley Mall to commemorate her day and recognize her years of love and...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Today you all take a turn dishing up the questions, compliments and complaints ...
Dear Beth, As I started reading your Sunday column on Olive Garden's problems, I thought you were serving up a side of snide. By the time I got to the end, it was...
| May 14, 2013
National Pike Days begins Friday in Clear Spring with the encampment of the wagon train at Plumb Grove, the historical home built in 1831 and restored by the Clear Spring District Historical Association.
Plumb Grove will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. ...