| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:32 PM
It's "Diva Week" at William McKinley High School, where we learn a diva is "not a trick ass hoe," according to Urban Dictionary. Please read that quote in Emma Pillsbury's voice. Thank you. So first up is Beyoncé's "Diva." After this week's epic Super...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Thomas Calhoun Walker was too young to know the difference when the Civil War brought him freedom.
But even as an illiterate kid growing up in rural Gloucester during the 1870s, he knew his elders' annual readings of the Emancipation Proclamation at the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A discussion Tuesday about the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance served to illustrate why the Washington County Board of Commissioners is considering a new formula on how new residential developments should help pay for schools.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:50 PM
J&M Grill on South Potomac Street in Hagerstown opened in 1973 with Jack and MaeEtta McAfee aiming to provide good wholesome food. This week the restaurant celebrated its 40th year of dishing up meals to customers, many of them regulars.
City, county and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Alaska's senior senator has once again introduced legislation to rename Mount McKinley as Denali.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says Denali might not be the name that people in the Midwest recognize. But she says it has long been the name in Alaska, the state...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:26 PM
So this week we find the Warblers under fire for using performance-enhancement drugs (deer antler spray, anyone?) and just like that, New Directions is back in the running for Sectionals. Booyah! But wait, how will they afford it? Tina suggests a calendar...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:52 PM
For the past quarter of a century, Dolly Gray lived in a second-floor apartment in a historic building on Williamsport’s Town Square.
That changed Monday morning when a five-alarm fire ripped through the Civil War-era building.
Gray, 89, said...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The embattled Fairplay Volunteer Fire Co. was one of the main talking points Tuesday during the annual State of the County report.
The issue came up when the Board of Commissioners for Washington County fielded questions from local business people who...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Welcome back, Gleeks! I hope y'all had a fantabulous holiday hiatus. In this first "Glee" episode of the New Year, we have William McKinley High School's first annual Sadie Hawkins dance, courtesy of a proposal from Tina.
Meanwhile, in New York, Kurt...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John Kerry, President Barack Obama's nominee for secretary of state, collected pledges of support Thursday and testified at his confirmation hearing that U.S. foreign policy should be defined by a helping hand as well as...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Political slogans and pictures from the past can sometimes be confusing because modern times suggest a different meaning. In the 1900 U.S. presidential campaign, William McKinley used the slogans "Protection and Prosperity" and "Four more years of the...