| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Harry W. Swartz Sr., 94, Alexandria, Va., died March 14, 2012 at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Born Dec. 28, 1917 in Somerset County, the son of Harry and Mary (Weyant) Swartz. Preceded in death by parents; brothers: Earl; Ray Austin; Harvey; Elwood;...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Twenty people across Virginia have been arrested in an undercover sting targeting online child predators.
One of the arrests was in Bedford.
The arrests were all part of an investigation called Operation Phalanx. They were announced Thursday by...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:14 PM
1. The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, was chosen as the top story of the year by the Daily American news staff.
The Flight 93 National Memorial was dedicated on Sept. 10. Vice President Joe Biden and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:51 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) --
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in August.
The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 15.9 percent, down from 16.4 percent in July and 20....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Bethel 20, Warwick 13
Heritage 32, Kecoughtan 17
Altavista 28 Appomattox 19 Amherst County 62 Jefferson Forest 14
Atlee 56 Glen Allen 33
Bassett 23 Martinsville 22
Bath County 38...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Harry Felice Grandinett, 98, passed from this life on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
Harry lived a life full of accomplishment, joy, and love for his family and his country. Born on April 14, 1914, in Johnstown, Pa., to Ortenzio and Maria Bevacqua Grandinetti....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:42 AM
I just got done endorsing PBS’s “Frontline” a few weeks ago, and what do you know: they become basically the only media outlet to shed light on the connection between well-financed right-wing groups and the veritable disappearance of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Warwick 35, Heritage 14
Lafayette 25, York 20
Bethel 32, Menchville 7
Arcadia 36, Northampton 0
Mostly publicAmelia County 26 Cumberland 14
Amherst County 17 E.C. Glass 0
Atlee 51 Armstrong 24
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore.
The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area.
By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Mrs. Cynthia Lou Fox McJonathan, 68, died at 2:32 a.m. Saturday, 28 April 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. She was receiving respite care and rehabilitation at Golden Living in Hagerstown following her second case of pneumonia this year....
| May 3, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Republican Mitt Romney and Democratic President Barack Obama each got about $1 million from Virginia donors in the first three months of this year.
Obama had a slight edge, collecting $992,208 to Romney's $989,398. That's according to data from the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:45 AM
(CNN) -- If you're like Derek Smith, you spend a lot of time on your smartphone. Then again, maybe nobody is quite like Derek Smith.
In one recent week, the medical student sent 40 e-mails and 399 text messages, snapped 25 photos, bought two movie...