| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Americans are exercising more, but that has not done much to slim their waistlines, underscoring the immense challenge confronting health advocates fighting the nation’s obesity crisis.
In more than two-thirds of the nation&...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:04 AM
QUESTION: I have these onion-looking plants growing. They don't smell like onions and they aren't bulbs I planted. What can they be and what should I do about them? Peggy in Falls Church, Va.
ANSWER: They could be a leek, but probably an onion. In any...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:46 PM
JACK BUTLER CLASSIC
Results from the weekend clay-court tournament at Hampton Tennis Center. Rated divisions are based on National Tennis Rating Program's 7-point scale:
Men's 4.5 singles
Quarterfinals: David Loope d. Jimmy Hardee 7-6 (7-3), 7-5;...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Project Runway Season 11 debuts tonight and the twists are coming early. First off, no Michael Kors. Sad trombone. Secondly, the contestants are competing in teams for the whole season. I'm interested in seeing how Project Runway pulls this off. As I've...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
A Germantown, Md., woman was thrown from the vehicle she was driving on Interstate 81 Monday after crashing near the exit for Hedgesville, W.Va., the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department said.
Linda Overstreet, 51, was taken to City Hospital in...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Amelia Academy 86, Tidewater Academy 32
Amherst County 46, Liberty-Bedford 34
Appomattox Regional 58, Surry County 23
Bethel 55, Heritage-Newport News 52
Brentsville 30, John Champe 24
Broadwater Academy 36, Hampton...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49
Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35
Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19
Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56
Bassett 31, Patrick County 27
Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41
Broad Run 53, Freedom...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Two motorists were flown to a Virginia hospital Saturday after two vehicles collided head-on on Hedgesville Road just west of Hedgesville, according to a Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The crash in the area of BJ Dennie Lane was...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, heavy drinking is an obvious no-no, but a new study links even modest alcohol consumption with an increased risk of death - and not just from liver disease.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Even though the Western Maryland Blues Festival is celebrating its 18th anniversary this weekend, longtime loyals who have stuck with the music fete since the start were not hard to come by Saturday.
William Shanton of Martinsburg, W.Va., was at the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:07 PM
It has been more than seven years since Roland Barvels, a former Aberdeen police officer, was killed in the line of duty in Iraq.
His widow, Cindy Barvels, has worked to move on from the tragedy and was surprised around Thanksgiving, when she was asked...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Teresa Lynn Sherrard, 45, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley...