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  • Milestone day for religious freedom

    Exactly when the first Baptist believers settled on the lands south of the James River in the late 1600s is hard to determine from the surviving records. But according to an ancient grand jury document citing them for not attending the established...
  • Softball: Southern Section playoff scores

    SOFTBALL SS DIVISION 1 First round, Tuesday Garden Grove Pacifica 6, Canyon Country Canyon 0 Etiwanda 5, Rosary 2 Camarillo 5, Corona Santiago 4 El Modena 9, Great Oak 4 Marina 5, Yorba Linda 2 Anaheim Canyon 4, Saugus 3 Riverside Poly...
  • Fred Phelps: Satan's servant

    My parents taught me never to speak ill of the dead, but in the case of Fred Phelps, who died last week at the age of 84, I think they would have made an exception. The man, who will be referred to in this column without the modifier "reverend,"...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: Greenbrier Christian girls blank Denbigh Baptist in soccer

    Girls soccer: Greenbrier Christian blanked Denbigh Baptist 3-0 in one of the few games played Tuesday amid the wintry mix of precipitation around Hampton Roads. Boys lacrosse: Robbie Berndt scored six goals as Norfolk Academy beat Christchurch 14-7.
  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84. Q:...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Kecoughtan 6, Hampton 3, 10 innings GLOUCESTER 12, PHOEBUS 2 Phoebus 200 00 -- 2 4 3 Gloucester 360 12 -- 12 13 0 WP: Jordan Harvey. LP: J. Voris. Standouts: Phoebus, C. Ward 1-2 (double, 1 run, 1 RBI); Gloucester, Derek Poole 1-4 (2 runs),...
  • Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist

    Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist
    Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, a church soloist and homemaker, died of a stroke April 1 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. She was 95. Born Dixie Beatrice Jones in Chapanoke, N.C., she was the daughter of Luther and Ella Jones. She was raised by an...
  • Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate

    Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has declined to fund a proposed East Baltimore job-training program backed by an influential community group, sparking a war of words over whether City Hall is doing enough to help the unemployed. The interfaith coalition...
  • Monday night ministry reaches racetrack workers

    Inside the hushed contours of the racetrack kitchen, deep in the cloistered, hardscrabble world of the backstretch at Laurel Park racetrack, every head was bowed. The Rev. Segundo Mir, who pastors a mostly Spanish-speaking flock at First Baptist Church of...
  • Softball: Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings

    SOFTBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Second round, Thursday Garden Grove Pacifica 8, Etiwanda 0 Camarillo 2, El Modena 1 Anaheim Canyon 3, Marina 2 Riverside Poly 6, Norco 4 Vista Murrieta 10, Orange Lutheran 7 Cypress 5, West Ranch...
  • Westboro to Reimer: The word of God will not be silenced [Letter]

    Susan Reimer's raging is in vain. ("Is the death of Westboro Baptist leader Fred Phelps cause for celebration?" March 21.) Pastor Fred Phelps preached a faithful gospel to this generation, and he was the soul that The Lord our God used to teach the...