| May 29, 2012
| 6:34 AM
With Americans packing up for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, one coastal hot spot in Southern California is winning praise as the best U.S. beach in an annual ranking from a Florida professor.
San Diego's Coronado tops the list from "Dr. Beach,"...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Weather forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow early next week as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between the Delmarva peninsula...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:49 PM
WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend tonight in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said.
The details of her plans while in...
| Nov 1, 2012
and James Compton
Columbia residents Darrel and Rose Vaughn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Vaughn, to James "Jim" Compton, son of Mary Compton, of Stephens City, Va., and Bill Verrill, of Centreville,...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Oakley Surf Shop Challenge has come up with a new twist to its concept of team surfing competitions, and this one will feature some of the best high school surfers in the area.
The Oakley Orange County High School Surf Team Challenge will be held...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:52 PM
In the 262 years since he last sailed from the King Street docks, Hampton merchant captain Owen Lloyd has been forgotten.
Long gone are any memories of the house he owned on Queen Street near St. John's Church — or his voyages carrying peas,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Tropical Storm Debby could be off the coast of North Carolina by Sunday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest forecasts.
The center's five-day outlook places the storm about halfway between the Outer Banks and Bermuda by 8 a.m....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Any chance that Debby, now a tropical depression, was going to head up the East Coast appears headed out to sea along with the weakening storm.
A day ago, the storm was about to cross over Florida and potentially move northeastward off of the Outer Banks...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77.
The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:58 PM
The broken tree limbs and large puddles remain from Monday's storm, but forecasters are already looking ahead to more severe weather chances Wednesday and Thursday.
Maryland is included in areas with about 15 percent chances of severe storms both...