| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Trainfest Winter 2012
Model train sale for railroading and model railroading. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $4; free for ages younger than 12. Call 301-800-9829, email...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:56 PM
1. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Hancock’s Winter Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Widmeyer Park, West High Street, Hancock.The main event is the snow sculpture contest for individuals, families and groups. There...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Get outdoors and take in the beautiful Virginia landscape without sacrificing luxury at Shenandoah Crossing resort.
Based in Gordonsville, "a town at the Crossroads of History," the resort offers the perfect place to go camping, but also just minutes...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:25 AM
We're learning more details about a hiker found murdered along the Appalachian Trial in Amherst County last June.
At a news conference in Amherst Monday, FBI Investigators revealed that Scott Lilly was suffocated. They're not saying whether Lilly was...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The problem: While walking north on the Appalachian Trail, which leads under the U.S. 40 bridge over Interstate 70, Rose Nelson noticed the concrete on the underside of the bridge seemed to be deteriorating.
“For the safety of the thousands who go...
| Aug 15, 2012
BETHEL, Maine — You know you've found a worthy fall colors spot when you plan to go far in a day but don't go far at all.
On my first day in the mountains of western Maine last October, I planned to hit three stops — three places to soak in...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Development rights on 27 acres of land in Washington County have been entered into two preservation programs, according to state news releases.
Gov. Martin O’Malley and the state Board of Public Works approved the addition of the lands into the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Volunteers are needed to help at Cunningham Falls and Gambrill state parks as part of volunteer trail days.
At both locations Volunteers will help with maintenance and installation of trail erosion control structures. Possible clearing of blow downs...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:31 AM
A person who was reported missing on the Appalachian Trail at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday was found uninjured following a brief search, Franklin County (Pa.) Emergency Services said.
The Blue Ridge Fire Department was called at 9:34 p.m. to help search...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Scenic views, lush trails and the great outdoors - those are just some of the things one hometown hopes will inspire you to get in touch with nature.
Troutville is hosting its first ever "Trail Days."
The event at the town park will celebrate the area's...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:53 PM
On an easy stretch of the Appalachian Trail near Daleville, Jennifer Pharr Davis doesn't break a sweat. Just minutes from a major highway, a brief walk hints at the scenery and the solitary challenge she treasures.
"The Appalachian Trail changed my...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:20 PM
A 60-year-old man was reported lost Monday on the Appalachian Trail after his wife dropped him off for a hike to Harpers Ferry, W.Va., a Washington County 911 spokesman said.
The man’s wife reported him lost after she could not reach him on his...