| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:04 AM
There are different models of economic development organizations in the Tri-State area and beyond, some operating as organs of county government, others as independent authorities or public-private partnerships and, in the case of Washington County, a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:02 AM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories on findings and recommendations in The Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
What ran Sunday: Will the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:01 AM
BUCHANAN — A longtime Buchanan manufacturer has been awarded tax breaks on more than $3.5 million in new investment.
The Buchanan Commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a 12-year Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for C&S Machine...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:22 PM
The Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization estimates close to 415 jobs will be created in the Roanoke Valley over the next six years. Some of those positions will be responsible for finishing the Roanoke River Greenway, connecting it from...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Hagerstown planning officials have been presented with plans for a northwest connector road that would take motorists from the west side of the city to the North End.
Such a bypass has been considered for decades, and at one point there were five...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:15 PM
We know passenger rail is on the way to the Roanoke Valley, but what has happened to Norfolk Southern's plan for the intermodal freight yard in Montgomery County?
Thursday, the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation said the...
| May 21, 2013
As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August.
We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Q: I (and thousands of other folks) was glad to see your recent diagram of the future traffic patterns at the planned American Parkway Bridge. Could you post a similar map and explanation for the new North Catasauqua-Hokendauqua Bridge, also currently...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The recent sight of heavy construction machinery on farmland once considered for a truck distribution center north of Hagerstown is not a sign that a project is in the works, according to Brad Fulton, president of 2003 Mason Dixon LLC, which purchased the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:14 PM
A new approach to building tunnels is being tested out in Lynchburg.
Liberty University is building a new entrance to its campus from Wards Road. It involves digging two tunnels underneath the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks.
To complete the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Looking for a shortcut to make your walk home a little shorter? Don’t
try the one that cuts across the railroad tracks.
That’s the advice from the Norfolk Southern Police Department, which
is teaming up with the Mishawaka police to bring...