| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:28 PM
A win on the TV reality show “Nashville Star” plucked Buddy Jewell from obscurity eight years ago.
Three albums and several hit songs later, the country singer plans to spend his 50th birthday playing for fans at The Maryland Theatre in...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Thousands of the top show pigeons from around the world have come to San Diego to compete in the Grand National Pigeon Show Competition.
The last time it was held in San Diego was in 1978. The nearly 6,000 competitors are judged on a variety of things...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Work is scheduled to begin Feb. 14 on a $5.2 million project to improve the intersection of Halfway and Massey boulevards, near Valley Mall.
The project is meant to relieve congestion at the busy intersection, where each approach sees 1,300 to 1,500...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Adult Lab retriever, male, black, found on Park Lane in Hagerstown
Adult terrier, female, white and black, found near Roy Rogers on Burhans Boulevard
Adult border collie mix, female, black and white, found on Mondell Road in Sharpsburg
| Feb 26, 2011
| 4:13 PM
The following food service establishments were inspected by the Washington County Health Department in September 2010 and found to have critical violations that needed to be corrected immediately:
AC&T, 1449 S. Potomac St. — *Hot dogs, kielbasa...
| Mar 18, 2011
This might get me a one-way ticket to the funny farm.
But there is a place in Windsor — only a few miles north of the capital city — where visitors can spend the whole day hiking 12 miles of trails. Trails that travel through a deep evergreen...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 5:35 AM
The Top Five
Lincoln and Douglas on stage
“The Rivalry,” a play about the Lincoln-Douglas debates. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Nov. 12. Harpers Ferry Middle School, Bolivar, W.Va.; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, Saturday,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:38 PM
1. Open house
Metal sculptor Scott Cawood opens his studio to visitors. Showing work in progress and holiday gift ideas. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Scott Cawood Art Studio, 3829 Harpers Ferry Road, south of Sharpsburg. Free. Go to www....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The Orlando Magic are about to lose a key member of their basketball operations staff.
Charles Klask, the Magic’s scouting information manager, has accepted a job with the Detroit Pistons.
“Charles was our statistics guru,” Magic...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Vic and I had an out-of-town guest last week, Harold Drabkin from Bangor, Maine. We were friends with Harold back in our graduate school days at Wesleyan University, nearly 40 years ago. We've seen Harold only a couple of times since then. It's amazing to...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Runnin' down the road may be the Road Runner's idea of fun, but the classic American summer vacation road trip, even when pointed toward a beloved destination, can get long, tiresome and boring. What helps? The food along the way.
We're talking here...
| Jul 25, 2011
In a world that's constantly changing, it's good to know that some things basically stay the same — for example, the movie western. It's a genre that hasn't changed much in the last century of cinematic history: There are good guys and there are bad...