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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...
  • Catonsville photographer shoots to meet needs of variety of customers

    Kathleen Hertel never imagined owning her own photography studio. But now that she does, she's grateful she no longer needs to travel to "every Panera Bread in the Maryland area" to meet customers. Attracted to Catonsville's community feel, the native...
  • 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-...
  • '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......
  • 'Crushed' to perform at Jammin' on the Point Friday in West Point

    'Crushed' to perform at Jammin' on the Point Friday in West Point
    WEST POINT — The West Point Tri-Rivers Chamber of Commerce will host Jammin’ on the Point this Friday, July 25, from 6-9:30 p.m. at West Point Town Square, located on 8th & 9th¬†streets between Main & Kirby streets.¬† This concert will feature...
  • West Point High School welcomes new boys basketball coach

    West Point High School welcomes new boys basketball coach
    WEST POINT — The head coach for the West Point boys basketball team might be different this year but the defensive and pressing philosophy that the team employed for the past three seasons will be the same. "I played under [former] Coach Geoff...
  • Memorial garden resurrects story of Army captain killed in Vietnam

     Memorial garden resurrects story of Army captain killed in Vietnam
    Orland Park residents might not have heard of U.S. Army Capt. Ronald L. Zinn, but an Eagle Scout candidate is hoping that changes soon. Tim Klotz, 14, a freshman at Providence Catholic High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 383, led efforts to...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: Outlet mall; Bicyclist rules; Roaming pets

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: Outlet mall; Bicyclist rules; Roaming pets
    Outlet mall "When is construction going to start on the new Harris Teeter? The Outlet Mall has been vacant for some time now, and the weeds have grown just as tall as the building." "Why doesn't the county step in and do something about the weeds...
  • Obama's veterans agency nominee vows corporate-style discipline

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of...
  • Slain Americans in Gaza among long line from U.S. to fight for Israel

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three days before he was killed fighting for Israel in Gaza, American Nissim Sean Carmeli sprained his ankle, and a doctor asked the Texan if he wanted to heal before going into action. He refused, according to Maya Kadosh, Israel's...
  • King William Crime Review

    King William Crime Review
    •Leslie Denise Jackson, 34, of Aylett, was arrested on July 6 at 3:38 a.m. and charged with assault and battery of a family member (misdemeanor). •Antoine James Jones, 22, of West Point, was arrested on July 7 at 2:23 a.m. and charged with...
  • Arts Alive announces fall line-up

    Arts Alive announces fall line-up
    WEST POINT – Arts Alive, Inc. is thrilled to announce an exciting line up of performances for our 2014-15 Season Series at the Robinson/Olsson Civic Auditorium and Fine Arts Center on Thompson Avenue in West Point, VA. Don't miss these high...