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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Surfer moms are catching the wave more and more

    Surfer moms are catching the wave more and more
    Beth Schub started surfing with one of her uncles on Long Island when she was 13, but she went off to college in Pennsylvania and later settled there after getting married, she thought she was pretty much done with the sport. It took a move to Emerald...
  • Teel Time: Boston Marathon bombing strikes at running's core

    Pete Watson runs, literally and figuratively, among the distance-running elite. He won bronze in the 5,000 meters at the 2001 Canadian national championships, and he coaches his brother Rob, a world-class marathoner. Monday the Watsons were in Boston,...
  • 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...
  • Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.

    Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...