| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Ninety-three percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited, according to numbers released Wednesday afternoon by the Virginia Department of Education.
According to the VDOE, 96 percent of elementary schools and 88 percent of middle schools...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:24 PM
(compiled by VirginiaPreps.com)
Granby 21 Wilson 20
Hampton 42 Denbigh 0
Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26
Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26
Altavista 48 William Campbell 33
Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Willard and Gayle Courtney enjoyed celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary on July 5th. They were married in Santa Ana, CA in 1937.
Residents of Newport Beach for the past 60 years, they are joined by their daughter Kathy Schwarz and husband Ken of...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Kimberley Kaye Carper, 50, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Charles Town, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at her residence.
Born May 19, 1962, in Alexandria, Va., she was the daughter of William Elmer Carper and Mary...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:15 AM
[The following is a chapter from my book, The Meaning of Life (and AIDS Jokes), which was released in September of 2011. I'm posting it today because of the terrible shooting in Colorado.]
As you know, there has been a rash of workplace shootings...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Thomas M. "Tom" Heard, 73, of Waynesboro, Pa., and formerly of Hagerstown and Baltimore, Md., passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Waynesboro Hospital.
Born Dec. 10, 1938, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Edwin L. and Mildred E. (Thomas)...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:46 AM
At the halfway point of the General Assembly session, Virginia Republicans say they're focused on the core services of government, not conservative social issues.
General Assembly Democrats have a different opinion.
Wednesday brought duelling news...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police and the FBI on Friday arrested a Moroccan man who was planning a suicide attack on the Capitol, authorities said.
The suspect, identified as Amine Khalifi, arrived at a federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia, where...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Woodrow “Woody” W. Painter, 78, of Boonsboro, Md., and formerly of Poolesville, Md., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born March 4, 1933, in Poolesville, he was the son...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Controversial ultrasound legislation brought hundreds of protestors to Capitol Square, and focused national attention on the Virginia General Assembly. Friday afternoon, Delegate Dave Albo (R) Fairfax, told his colleagues how the debate also ruined a...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Thanks for entering the Montgomery County Fair Prize Giveaway Contest!
(You have 24hrs from the date listed to claim your prize by calling 202-298-1650)
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| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:17 PM
By Jim Gorzelany
In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...