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  • Musical picnic on March 4 to honor Orlando guitarist Lee Swimmer

     
    Lee Swimmer, an alumnus of Orlando's 1960s rock ‘n' roll scene who eventually performed with iconic rocker Edgar Winter, died of a heart attack on Feb. 23.  He was 58. Swimmer, who had resurfaced in Central Florida recently at area blues jams,...
  • Events marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War

    Events marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War
    The remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the first shots of the Civil War at Ft. Sumter, S.C., underway until April 17 will give rise to a host of reenactments throughout the nation until 2015, although you're unlikely to see one on a National Park...
  • 3 Bay Rivers District wrestlers finish second in Group AA state meet

    Fear of a wardrobe jinx didn't inhibit Christiansburg High School this weekend. And neither did anything else. Wearing T-shirts that advertised "The Perfect 10" prior to the fact, the Blue Demons breezed to their 10th consecutive Group AA state...
  • Quick looks at Phoebus-T.C. Williams, Woodside-West Springfield games

    GROUP AAA GIRLS QUARTERFINAL WOODSIDE (24-5) VS. WEST SPRINGFIELD (27-1) WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax. TICKETS: $8 THE BUZZ: The Spartans are four points away from being undefeated. But even with their 52-49 loss to...
  • Evans out for season

    Evans out for season
    Virginia Tech lost all-conference tailback Darren Evans to a season-ending knee injury Tuesday, leaving the ACC's preseason favorite without an established runner to complement quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Evans, a sophomore from Indianapolis, tore the...
  • Hokies' Williams is painfully ready to run Saturday against Alabama

    Hokies' Williams is painfully ready to run Saturday against Alabama
    As soon as Virginia Tech's Ryan Williams felt the pain in his left ankle Aug. 22, he put the brakes on and blazed a trail directly to trainer Mike Goforth. No need to be hard-headed about an injury and try to gut his way through it like he would have...
  • Two from PD reach state semis

    The dissipation of the Peninsula District's best wrestlers from the state's ranks continued in earnest at the Group AAA tournament at Oscar Smith High School on Friday. Of the 56 PD grapplers who entered the same gym last week for the Eastern Region...
  • New Castle, Delaware

    New Castle, Delaware
    Go here: With its cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the Delaware River, grassy commons and rich architectural heritage, New Castle's historic district ranks among the finest heritage towns in the Mid-Atlantic. It's got history: William Penn first set...
  • Finally breaking free

    — In the past three years, tailback Ryan Williams hasn't had a feeling anywhere close to the one he enjoyed after Friday's scrimmage at Virginia Tech. After an injury-plagued senior season at Stonewall Jackson High in Manassas, and a redshirt...
  • Book places: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

    Book places: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop
    Amidst the busts and icons in the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, there is a Norman Rockwell print of a hunky  Lincoln holding an ax in one hand and a book in the other. This romanticized Bunyanesque version of Illinois' iconic politician is a fitting image...
  • Friday, Oct. 8 state high school football scores, box scores and more

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Albemarle 23, Riverbend 21 Altavista 29, Dan River 22, OT Amelia County 28, Randolph Henry 16 Amherst County 24, Bassett 7 Appalachia 42, St. Paul 26 Appomattox 38, William Campbell 22 Atlee 29, Henrico 14 Bath County 27, Covington...