| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Norfolk Southern is seeking applicants to fill about two dozen positions as train conductors based in the Harrisburg region. Applicants should arrive by 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 , and expect to spend the entire day. The railroad anticipates adding 2,600...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:21 AM
Kids between the ages of nine and 12 can be "Big for a Day!" thanks to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia.
It's a special mentoring program for the month of January that allows participating children to spend two hours with one of 20...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Whether it's history, old memories of childhood, or just the power behind a train, we can't take seem to take our eyes off, especially when it's moving.
Set aside the curiosity and think about the danger trains can pose.
According to the Virginia Museum...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
This summer, Norfolk Southern revived its steam excursion program, with a vintage locomotive pulling passenger cars through western Virginia. For many rail fans, that has raised an interesting question, Will the 611, Roanoke's classic steam locomotive,...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Nearly 2 million residents are being asked to conserve drinking water for the next three weeks so crews can complete "proactive" repairs to an aging water main in Southwest Baltimore that serves the region.
Alfred H. Foxx, Baltimore's public works...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 4:01 PM
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WDBJ 7's Holly Pietrzak is at the scene. Neighbors told her that emergency crews had to use ATVs to get to the injured woman. They also said the woman had legs injuries and was "scuffed up," but she's expected to be okay.
| Feb 3, 2012
Is it really the goal of the Plan Maryland initiative to wage “war” on our part of the state as well as on Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore? Or do we believe the testimony last week of Maryland Planning Secretary Richard Hall that...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:19 PM
LEONI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Chicago-bound Amtrak train slammed into a semitrailer that was stuck on the tracks in southern Michigan Wednesday, leaving 10 people injured, authorities said.
Amtrak said the engine came to rest on its side and the...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It’s a new year and so far the economic outlook for Franklin County is positive.
“We think 2012 appears to be a very, very strong year in Franklin County, and a prosperous year for Franklin County,” said L. Michael Ross, president of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:36 PM
One look at the 1776 could be enough to put you in a patriotic mood.
"This locomotive is special because the Norfolk Western was the first one in the country to paint a locomotive red, white and blue for the bicentenial," explains Virginia Museum of...
| Jan 19, 2012
“The person that wanted to know who to call on the Senior Idol, the number it’s the Commission on Aging, 301-790-0275, ext. 205. The deadline for entering is Jan. 20, so if you are interested, please call before then. Again, it’s for the...