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Frederick County (Virginia)

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Top Frederick County (Virginia) Articles

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  • More winter weather "advisories" ahead

     
    Marylanders can expect more 'winter weather advisories' in their future. It's not because winters will get worse. Rather, the National Weather Service's Sterling forecast office, which serves Central and Western Maryland and Northern Virginia, is changing...
  • Flooding increases amid heavy rains

     
    Heavy, peristent rain across the region is bringing small stream and creeks to their brims, while waters are rising to flood stage along the Potomac River, the Monocacy in Frederick County and other rivers.BWI-Marshall has tallied more than 3 inches of......
  • Try not to breathe today

     
    Plenty of heat and sunshine today, coupled with millions of internal combustion engines, will generate some pretty nasty pollution in the air we're breathing. Code Orange air quality alerts have been issued for the entire region - from Northern Virginia...
  • Debt believed to be factor in family deaths

    The man who killed his wife and three young children and then himself in a tiny Frederick County town last week was at least $460,000 in debt and owned a Florida house that was in foreclosure, according to property records and police officials. In one of...
  • As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge

    As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge
    The headlines have had a similar ring: A Frederick County man underwater on his mortgage kills himself and his family. A man accused of financial improprieties does the same while staying at a Towson hotel. A top official with Freddie Mac, a company...
  • Updates on new snowstorm in region

    Updates on new snowstorm in region
    Southwest, Airtran cancel many Thursday flights Updated 6:13 p.m.: Southwest Airlines will cancel the majority of its flights at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport for a second day, according to a BWI spokesperson. The...
  • Haas lights up leadership as head of Torch Clubs

    Norine Haas, of Frederick, is a member of the Westminster Torch Club and was recently elected president of the International Association of Torch Clubs at the June conference in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The International Association of Torch...
  • Sunday's Little League roundup: Phoebus senior, intermediate baseball teams advance to state tournament semifinals

    Little League: Baseball: In state tournament action, Phoebus advanced to the semifinals with a 5-2 win over Middlesex in the Senior tourney in Pound. Liam Bellows had three doubles for Phoebus, which will play Dumfries-Triangle-Quantico at 3 p.m....
  • Carroll's Yesteryears: A Hessian soldier who came to Carroll

    The gravestone of Conrad Zile that once stood in a Carroll cemetery reveals almost nothing of a long, adventurous life spent in Europe and America. Zile, originally known as Konrad Zeul, was one of the Hessian soldiers sent to North America to fight...
  • A clear and present danger

    A clear and present danger
    Editor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek. The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
  • Pentagon, EPA at odds

     
    By Josh Mitchell and wire reports The Pentagon and the Environmental Protection Agency are mired in a dispute over the pace of environmental cleanups at Maryland's Fort Meade and Fort Detrick, where contamination from fuels and munitions for years seeped....