| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:05 AM
1) Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
One of the busiest venues in the state, the Jorgensen Center has presented every conceivable performer since 1955. Running the musical chairs from Jerry Lee Lewis, Chubby Checker and Preservation Hall Jazz Band...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:55 AM
HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A pre-dawn twister flattened entire blocks of homes in a small Illinois town Wednesday as violent storms ravaged the Midwest and South, killing at least 12 people in three states.
Winds also ripped through the country...
| Mar 11, 2012
100 Years Ago
Miss Annie Pickett left Saturday for Staunton, Virginia, where she will spend several months.
Mr. Edwin HB. Cromwell spent last week in West Virginia and Western Maryland.
Mr. Charles Hobbs was in Mt. Airy last week.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:03 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA HEADS TO WEST BANK
The president is meeting with Abbas about the peace process, as rockets were launched into Israel today.
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
The Library of Congress has added two dozen important recordings to its national registry.
Most are musical selections, including songs by Chubby Checker, the Bee Gees and Simon and Garfunkel, but one is a news broadcast with a tie to western Virginia,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
There are several comings and goings this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ On the way out is the Jewels of the Titanic exhibit within the Titanic the Experience attraction on International Drive. The limited-time viewing of more than...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Chubby Checker, famous for “The Twist” and... umm... other great hits, has filed a $500 million lawsuit against Hewlett Packard and Palm, Inc. over one of the company’s new apps, called, you guessed it, “The Chubby Checker.”...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Chubby Checker, a singer best known for his mega 1960's hit and dance sensation 'The Twist,' has hired powerhouse attorney Willie Gary of Stuart to go against Hewlett-Packard and its subsidiary Palm Inc. over the use of Checker's name on a software app...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Orlando-area theme parks and attractions are shaking off the post-holiday blues and perking up with several special activities this week.
+ The final day of SeaWorld Orlando's Just for Kids event is Saturday, featuring "Kratt Brothers Live" concerts...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Disney World has released details about its upcoming Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, which will feature topiaries and other attractions based on "Phineas & Ferb," "Monsters University," "Cars 2," "Oz: The Great and Powerful" and more. The...