| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben F. Overton, a Green Bay, Wisc., native who was the first justice elected after merit-retention reforms in the 1970s, died Saturday in Gainesville after complications from heart surgery, the...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Northampton High School graduate Tyler Bauer is headed to Wisconsin-La Crosse this weekend for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships. The Muhlenberg College sophomore is seeded 10th of 20 competitors in the javelin competition, which is...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A civil rights lawsuit was filed Wednesday aimed at stopping the teaching of yoga in Encinitas public schools on the grounds that yoga represents religious indoctrination. Having the program in the nine schools of the K-6 district "represents a serious......
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Aberdeen attorney Rob Ronayne is running for a spot on the Aberdeen City Council representing the city's northeast district.
Voters will decide two positions on the City Council on June 4. The other spot represents the southwest district. In both,...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:32 PM
The Patrick Henry High School basketball team was replaced on the hardwood Monday night. Taking it's place, a benefit game between a group of local doctors and medical students. All of them were hooping it up to raise money for a medical school...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
NORFOLK — Jeff Jones wasn't the first candidate to become Old Dominion men's basketball coach, but athletic director Wood Selig and president John Broderick described him as the best out of a crowded and capable field.
Jones was introduced...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:47 AM
A Martinsville man has been formally charged in federal court for allegedly calling in a false threat at UVA-Wise last week.
20-year-old Bryant Hairston was charged Monday in a federal criminal complaint.
He is accused of calling 9-1-1 on January 23...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
After searching to upgrade its nonconference slate UCF has finalized its 2013 schedule.
UCF will go on the road to play Penn State next season and then host the Nittany Lions the following season, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. The Knights are...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Moxie is defined by Webster's New World dictionary as "courage, pluck, perseverance; guts."
And if there's one thing Hagerstown native Jon Macht, 52, has, it's moxie.
Moxie was what lead Macht as a teenager to have the nerve to send a note to The...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Former University of Virginia quarterback Michael Rocco is transferring to Richmond where he will play for his uncle.
The University of Richmond announced Rocco’s move Monday. Rocco, a Lynchburg native and Liberty Christian Academy graduate, spent...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Giving toddlers skim or 1 percent milk to keep them from growing overweight doesn’t seem to work, according to a study out Monday that gives pause over the common advice to avoid whole milk from age 2.
Researchers led by Dr. Mark DeBoer of the...