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  • Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?

    Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?
    Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June. It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there. "We paid off our entire...
  • 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...
  • Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations

    Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations
    Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team. Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
  • Jimmy Buffett left smiles in his wake at Virginia Beach concert

    Jimmy Buffett left smiles in his wake at Virginia Beach concert
    The prince of rum-soaked, Caribbean-scented party rock -- Jimmy Buffett -- kept the good times flowing in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 26. Buffett's first show at the Virginia Beach amphitheater since the year 2000 included all the features and...
  • Texas drafts York HS graduate Will Lamb in 2nd round; Kecoughtan's Cave to Yankees

    Texas drafts York HS graduate Will Lamb in 2nd round; Kecoughtan's Cave to Yankees
    Monday night came and went, which wasn't that much of a surprise. Tuesday was dragging into the mid-afternoon hours, and Kecoughtan's Jake Cave was starting to get antsy. But each time the New York Yankees' pick was announced, he paid closer attention....
  • Musician's donation allows others to enjoy aquarium

    Musician's donation allows others to enjoy aquarium
    Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Musician Greg Pierce is donating $5 from every sale of "Sea Notes,...
  • U.S. struggles to track illegal marlin trade

    Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea. It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define. “We don’t know how...
  • Harris Teeter discounts online shopping program

    Harris Teeter discounts online shopping program
    Harris Teeter is discounting its online shopping program during the summer months. The grocery chain's Express Lane program will cost $1.95 per order during June, July and August, instead of the usual $4.95 per order. There is no fee for first-time...
  • Long before Catonsville's July 4th parade, seat savers wait

    Long before Catonsville's July 4th parade, seat savers wait
    Catonsville's Fourth of July parade is bound to be an impressive event Monday afternoon, with 17 marching bands, Lone Ranger look-alikes, wailing firetrucks, color guards, 25 floats and a renowned local waitress drifting by in a long red gown. But...
  • As he awaits the Yankees, Jake Cave is enjoying his time with the Pilots

    As he awaits the Yankees, Jake Cave is enjoying his time with the Pilots
    It's the life he's dreamed of all these years. Traveling from city to city, going to bed at 4 in the morning, waking up at noon … and playing baseball every day. Jake Cave hopes to be doing that for a living in the very near future, but for now he'...
  • Menchville's presence felt on Pilots' pitching staff

    Menchville's presence felt on Pilots' pitching staff
    Just into the second half of the season, the Peninsula Pilots need arms, preferably healthy and lively. Two pitchers coach Hank Morgan was counting on were shut down by their college coach. Two more are injured. Ethan Carter just happened to be in the...