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  • Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show

    Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show
    For a time in the 1980s, Norfolk looked and sounded like a hotbed of rough-shod, garage-style rock 'n' roll. As a North Carolinian, I only caught a brief glimpse of the scene at its peak. Even from far away, I knew the names of two of the area's top...
  • Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers

    Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Surrounded by surf and sand, Jimmy Oliver thought about cotton. As he vacationed on the Outer Banks in late 2011, the Isle of Wight County farmer said he mapped out where he would plant his 2012 cotton crop. Beginning on a sunny,...
  • Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate

    Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate
    Francis Joseph McNerney III, a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School where he was known as the Fighting Gael mascot, died Dec. 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications related to a lung transplant. The Canton resident was 23....
  • Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III

    Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III
    Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012 Her story: Elizabeth "Beth" Passapae Sauer, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an associate attorney for Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore. Her father, Francis A. Sauer, is an attorney in Towson, and her mother, Janet...
  • Survivors of March 6 shipwreck were all but lost at sea

    Survivors of March 6 shipwreck were all but lost at sea
    It started as the kind of delivery Pat Schoenberger, an Annapolis sea captain, had made many times: Pick up a client's motor sailboat, ferry it to Florida and return home in a few weeks' time. A brilliant morning sky beckoned as Schoenberger and Jim...
  • Michelle Obama avoids storm, will be in Chicago two nights

    Michelle Obama avoids storm, will be in Chicago two nights
    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...
  • Storm prompts first lady to spend Sunday night in Chicago

    WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend Sunday night in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said. The details of her plans...
  • Hurricane Sandy sinks famed movie ship off North Carolina coast; 2 crew members missing

    Hurricane Sandy sinks famed movie ship off North Carolina coast; 2 crew members missing
    Three people engulfed by the Hurricane Sandy-roiled Atlantic strove to reach a life raft after falling overboard Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. But only one of them made it. When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives were in danger off...
  • Weddings and engagements

    Heather Vaughn 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,...
  • Virginia Crusaders clinch league title, advance to USA Bowl national championships | Community news

    The semi-pro Virginia Crusaders won their third Mason-Dixon Football League championship Saturday in Williamsburg, defeating the New Jersey Broncos 38-24 at Wanner Stadium. The Crusaders are 13-1, including a few lopsided victories. Their only loss was...
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    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...