| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:40 PM
More than 200 years into the life of their family farm, Tim and Mitzi Jones decided their future should include cheese.
Bowling Green Farm has been producing milk from about 100 Holsteins and has been in the milk business since the 1920s. A few years...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:12 PM
It took a lot of effort for Lynchburg to recover from the June 29 wind storm.
City workers put in long hours, doing everything from manning emergency shelters to cleaning up downed trees.
"I'm amazed, three weeks later, to see how well we've done to...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:35 PM
President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster in Maryland following the storms and high winds of late June and early July, and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected.
The deadly derecho...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:20 AM
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan city commissioners recently decided on a downstate candidate with three decades of work experience in local and regional governments to fill the city administrator's position.
Commissioners decided unanimously at an Aug. 2...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Friday, April 20, is the last day for Southern Indiana storm victims to apply for federal assistance.
Storm victims can apply for federal aid for emergency services, debris removal and repairing damaged buildings and homes.
The money is available for...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Summer’s Best Two Weeks will use its $3,000 marketing tourism grant to jump-start a year-round facility, Executive Director Kent Biery said Wednesday.
“This grant is very significant to us,” he said. “It will help us market our...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Forty-nine organizations and businesses will receive 52 grants worth $305,222 — the largest amount awarded in the Somerset County Tourism Grant Program's 10-year history.
The amounts of the competitive grants for marketing and capital improvement...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Somerset County commissioners signed a contract Tuesday to receive $741,261 in community development funds for 2012 projects.
The process was delayed by five months mainly because of fiscal uncertainty at the federal level, according to Somerset...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday.
Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...