| 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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A disabled train blocking a Norfolk Southern railroad crossing at Maugansville Road northwest of Hagerstown could be there for a while, a Washington County Emergency Services supervisor said Friday night.
The road has been shut down since about 5 p.m.,...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Washington County’s economy took baby steps forward in 2012, but the path has been bumpy and tremendous cracks are looming, business leaders said last month.
“We’re seeing little incremental improvements,” said Peggy Bushey,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
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| 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...
| Dec 16, 2012
The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany.
Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:09 PM
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — A freight train has derailed in north central Indiana after striking the trailer of a truck stopped on the tracks.
The engines of the Norfolk Southern train derailed Monday morning along Indiana 25 south of Logansport,...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:05 AM
GOSHEN – Police say suicide was the cause of a deadly train-pedestrian collision in Goshen that killed a New Paris man Sunday night.
Goshen police say shortly before 8 p.m., officers learned about a pedestrian who was struck by a freight train...