| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Leading the charge is "the trail machine," a piece of equipment that's clearing a path through the hilly terrain, but it can't do the job alone. Following behind is a crew of volunteers equipped with hand tools.
They're working with the U.S. Army...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:25 PM
William Alexander, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Chambersburg (Pa.) and burgess of the town, conceived the idea of the first flight over Chambersburg in 1911.
The Chamber contracted Paul Peck, exhibition pilot for the Rex Smith Airplane Co., to...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:40 PM
We now know who tipped off police to that murder-for-hire plot centered around a kindergarten teacher in Franklin County
Angela Nolen and Cathy Bennett are charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill Nolen's ex-husband.
She and Bennett...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The debate over transportation funding has overshadowed other proposals during the final days of the General Assembly session.
But other issues, including education reform, are coming into focus.
Thursday in the State Senate, a forceful debate over...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A record number of turkeys were harvested during the 2013 spring season, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
The 2013 harvest of 19,265 birds exceeded the previous number (18,345) set in 2002.
Bedford County recorded the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:26 AM
‘Shades of Black and White’
Barbara Randall exhibits embroidery, show above, and Adam Wilson displays photographs through Friday, Feb. 15. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.
New works and paintings
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:21 PM
A Franklin County native might not be a household name, but he had a guest role in Thursday night's CBS hit show Person of Interest.
Fast talking comes easy to Barry Ratcliffe. He gained his experience at tobacco auctions in Virginia back in the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Road conditions worsen overnight as heavy, wet snow continues to fall. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is reporting several accidents along Interstate 81.
Update: One lane in each direction is now open.
| Feb 9, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Someone once said well-behaved women seldom make history.
Some women from our region didn't necessarily mis-behave, but they will go down in history.
They're also in a new book.
Rebecca Austin is the author of the "Book Notable Women West of The...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Washington County was king of the region’s real estate market before the recession, posting more in total sales than any Tri-State-area county west of Frederick.
But in the past two years, Washington County has lost its crown, with sales growing...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Former Virginia Tech star Orion Martin has been hired as the new head football coach at Martinsville High School.
Here is the press release:
The Martinsville City School Board on Monday voted to appoint a former Virginia Tech football
star to lead...