| Jun 26, 2011
| 9:38 AM
This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit.
Since the state made the...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:13 AM
A few creeks and streams across the New River Valley are overflowing their banks. The flooding has caused road closings in several areas:
The Virginia Department of Transportation says Route 724, Old Wolf Creek Road, in Giles County will...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
An act of heroism in southwest Virginia is getting national attention.
Matthew Cochran was recently honored as the National State Trooper of the Year by the American Associates of State Troopers.
"Every time we hear a call for a fire that night...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 8:37 AM
It is a wet day in Carroll County -- not too welcoming. But in the kitchen of Pete Truby's Sykesville
house, the scenario is considerably cozier. For starters, there are his dogs -- a beagle named
Molly and a vizsla known as Murphy, who enthusiastically...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., a Carroll County butcher whose Sam's Deer Processing in Finksburg has been a destination for lucky hunters for decades, died Saturday of complications after heart surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro.
Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
| Aug 18, 2011
Classic comics, indie comics and more will be featured at the 12th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con, happening Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The event boasts a huge guest list of comic book creators and artists and will...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Carroll County was formed in 1842 after it broke away from Grayson County. Part of Patrick County was later added. The county was named after Charles Carroll, who was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:51 PM
A special education teacher from Carroll County is dead after a fire early Monday morning.
Wade Meredith, 58, worked for Carroll County Public Schools for 36 years.
His home, on Floyd Pike just outside of Hillsville, caught fire around midnight....
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:47 PM
A new program in Southwest Virginia is encouraging career-driven students to peruse college, instead of immediately starting work after high school.
Hillsville, Galax, Carroll County and Grayson County high schools are partnering together to offer the...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:44 PM
After a recent hike through Patapsco Valley State Park, Baltimore teacher Greg Schnitzlein's jaw dropped as he watched his two dogs emerge from the woods looking, as he says, like Chia Pets, every inch of their fur slathered in sproutlike seeds....