| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:40 PM
A fire in Giles County over the weekend means hikers from across the country, will have to find somewhere else to rest.
The Rendevous Motel, just off U.S. 460 in Pearisburg, caught fire early Saturday morning. No one was hurt, but the property was...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Two years ago, Vince Mier began a 5-month hike that took him the entire length of the Appalachian Trail. Today, his love for the A.T. hasn't faded.
We caught up with him Monday afternoon at Walkabout Outfitters, the store in Roanoke where he works,...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Howard Kenneth Daniels, 97, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Born May 4, 1916, in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Hendricks Daniels and Lula Mae McKee Daniels.
Ken was a graduate of Shepherdstown High School,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Genevieve “Genny” Wagner had many passions — her family, the church, music and swimming.
Her days were filled with volunteering at St. Ann Catholic Church, water aerobics at the Hagerstown YMCA and attending practices with the many...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Wednesday, volunteers from the Appalachian Trail Club and the A-T Conservancy worked on a section of the trail in Botetourt County.
The group goes out and checks the lines between the trails and private property.
This was the first time this year...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- In a congressional campaign ad released Wednesday, Mark Sanford, R-Appalachian Trail, looks soberly into the camera and makes his closing plea before Tuesday's vote.
"Nancy Pelosi and allies have spent more than a million dollars to...
| May 5, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Last weekend, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tried to give Connecticut the slip to attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
The dinner is an annual affair at which Washington-based media, politicians and celebrities get all tuxed up and bejeweled and...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:22 AM
It was not a good week:
At the Boston Marathon, where bombs killed and maimed.
In West, Texas, where a fertilizer plant exploded, taking lives and leveling the community.
For the media, which seemed to get it first more than it got it right.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:14 PM
To some, hiking is nothing more than a walk in the woods. For a group hiking through Southwest Virginia on the Appalachian Trail right now, its far more than a hike, it's help.
The first man to hike the Appalachian Trail, or A-T, was a World War II...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:10 AM
Appalachian Trail hike
Next Saturday, June 22: 10:15 a.m. Hike 7 miles on the Appalachian Trail with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Old Forge Park, Pa., to Pen Mar Park, Md. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or...
| Apr 22, 2013
— As the reporter said to the novelist: Why bother to make stuff up?
For stories and characters, one needs only a pair of walking shoes in this city, where recent attentions have turned to two salacious stories. One concerns a murder-for-hire plot...