| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The aroma of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs blended with discussions of lower taxes and smaller government as the annual Washington County Republican Club picnic got under way Wednesday evening at the North American Rod and Gun Club.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Michael McKay, the President of the Board of County Commissioners in Allegany County, announced last week that he was going to run for the state’s House of Delegates from Subdistrict 1C, an area that encompasses parts of Allegany and Washington...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
It might not be clear whether the economy is improving, but what is clear to Norine T. Dagliano is that many workers and unemployed people suddenly seem hopeful.
“Since the beginning of this year,” said professional Hagerstown job resumé...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The 2013 Miss Maryland and Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant preliminaries began Wednesday night at The Maryland Theatre.
The Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen Preliminary Talent award went to both Miss Washington County Outstanding Teen...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:33 PM
A mother and her infant daughter were taken to the hospital Friday morning following a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 68, just east of the Washington-Allegany County line.
Police said Michele Haslacker, 22, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., was driving west...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:47 PM
If you want to know what working with hundreds of students challenged with various developmental or learning disabilities over the past three to four decades has meant to Nina Clopper, Betty Schriver and Margie Wolverton, you just had to see them on stage...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Miss Western Maryland Christina Denny was crowned Miss Maryland 2013 on Saturday night at The Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown.
Miss Queen State Sabrina Frost was named Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen.
As the new Miss Maryland, Denny, of Owings...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A proposal backed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley that would raise the state gas tax in July by 3.8 cents per gallon remains unpopular with many Washington County legislators.
Under the proposal, the gas tax would increase to 27.3 cents per...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:59 PM
A Hagerstown man will be sentenced this summer following his guilty plea in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday to charges of assaulting and exposing himself to a 5-year-old girl.
Devon Naeem Davis, 22, of 317 S. Potomac St., pleaded guilty to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Willie Ray Wolfe, 54, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 29, 2013, at his home.
Born Oct. 29, 1958, in Allegany County, Md., he was the son of the late James Thomas and Lucy Belle Lewis Wolfe.
He is survived by his fiancée, Linda Maphis; one son;...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A Hagerstown man was resentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II.
Robert John Summerville III, 31, was resentenced to 10 years in prison to be...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Lynn and Rick Bibbee's story is one of hope and heart.
It's a story about caring and compassion and taking dedication to a whole different level.
It's about putting their efforts into preserving a place where all of God's creatures, big and small, exist...