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  • Bits & Pieces: Glenelg girls track coach goes from electrician to the book-signing circuit

    Mike Selmer, an electrician by trade, always wanted to be a writer. Even during his 10 years as the girls track coach at Glenelg High School, he had writing in the back of his mind. But he had two jobs, a family to support and a mortgage to pay. Mike...
  • A much-respected, and conflicted, general of the Confederacy

    Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-...
  • Richard Lyle Daniel, music teacher, dies

    Richard Lyle Daniel, music teacher, dies
    Richard Lyle Daniel, a retired Baltimore County public school music instructor who played with and led several jazz bands, died Monday of heart failure at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. The longtime Finksburg resident was 79. The son of a...
  • Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms

    Stronach plans IPOs for six racehorse-ownership firms
    Frank Stronach, Pimlico's owner and a successful breeder, wants to bring horse ownership to the masses — by selling stock in six new racehorse investment companies. For $10 a share, investors could own a piece of thoroughbreds that would be trained...
  • New commander takes over Aberdeen Proving Ground's CECOM

    New commander takes over Aberdeen Proving Ground's CECOM
    The U.S. ArmyCommunication-Electronics Command officially welcomed its 20th commander, Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Feb. 9 in a ceremony on the campus of the C4ISR Center of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Ferrell took over one of the major...
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice': another oversold meltdown

     
    Did you hear that Dennis Rodman melted down on last night's Celebrity Apprentice? Major! Meltdown!At least according to all the ads on NBC, ads on the Web, Tweets from Annie Duke, etc. Then when it finally happened, it was weird......
  • West Point Crime Report

    West Point Crime Report
    4/03 — Joseph Louis Jones Jr. of West Point was arrested and charged with two counts of petit larceny in the 400 block of 14th Street. 4/10 — Clarence M. Burrell, III of Williamsburg was arrested on 6th Street and charged with two counts...
  • Robert Reynolds wins Clara Byrd Baker 5K

    Area runners tuned up for this Saturdays' fifth annual Run the D.O.G. Street 5K by competing in last weekend's Clara Byrd Baker 5K Run. Both races cater to locals with lots of elementary and middle school runners entered. The Colonial Sports' Duke of...
  • Letter: Thank you for help in raising scholarship funds

    To the editor: Members of the community enjoyed the 15th Annual West Point/Tri-Rivers Chamber of Commerce Dinner/Auction, catered by "Jessica's on Main" on Tuesday, March 18 at St. Johns' Episcopal Church Parish Hall in West Point. A special thanks to...
  • King William residents voice budget concerns | With Video

    King William residents voice budget concerns | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Video</b></span>
    KING WILLIAM – Increased taxes, senior services, and parks and recreation user fees were on the minds of residents who spoke during King William's budget public hearing Monday. A little over 10 residents voiced their concerns to the King William...
  • West Point Middle School honor roll, third marking period

    GRADE 6 ALEX BIRCHFIELD KEYAIRA BRAXTON MADISON BRITT ELI BROCKWELL CASSANDRA CALLIS KENNETH CALLIS COLTON CHAPMAN LYDIA DANIELSON SKYLAR DAVENPORT EMILY DAVIDSON ERIN HARRIS AMY HEATH MATTHEW KELLUM JENNA KIRKLAND MIKAELA...
  • West Point among 29 Virginia schools on personal finance top-100 list

    West Point among 29 Virginia schools on personal finance top-100 list
    Twenty-nine of the nation’s 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction are in Virginia, according to a New York-based non-profit group that promotes financial literacy education. Holston High in Washington County ranked seventh and was...