| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The Ninth Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days will be held in Rocky Mount June 15th through the 17th, at the Franklin County Recreation Park.
The Antique Farm Days Club says this show is dedicated to restoring and preserving farm machinery and...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Hampton Roads Academy player Grace Prillaman won the girls 16-and-under round-robin competition Saturday in the Newport News Junior Satellite tournament at Huntington Park.
Facing two opponents in the Level 4 event, Prillaman dropped just four games in...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Ten schools with high marks here in western Virginia are getting a break on annual accreditation. State education officials are offering three-year waivers to more than 100 schools across the state.
They qualified by achieving pass rates of 95 percent or...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:47 AM
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) --
A judge has upheld a jury's negligence verdict against the state from the 2007 mass killings at Virginia Tech, but has sharply reduced damages awarded to two families.
According to media reports, Franklin County Circuit Judge...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Something is coming to Smith Mountain Lake that hasn't been done in a generation: Franklin County deputies on the water, on patrol.
Instead of hitting the pavement, for Franklin County deputies, the real area of concern is the water. Come July 4th,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Officers fired shots Monday at a man who they believed stole a car from Berglund Automotive in Roanoke.
Virginia State Police say a Jeep Cherokee was taken from the car dealership. Some time later, a Franklin County deputy and a Rocky Mount police...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Jeffrey Kemp Sperry, 56, of Kearneysville, W.Va., died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Sperry was born July 17, 1955, in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., the son of Charles Franklin and Virginia Jones Sperry.
Jeff was a devoted and...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:01 PM
My job is pretty cool.
Not everbody gets the chance to say that.
True, it’s not perfect. No job is, unless it has something to do with ... say ... test driving Porsches at Indy, covering the Green Bay Packers or supervising the Sports...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:57 PM
What is expected to be a sweltering weekend in the Hagerstown area got off to a steamy start, with the temperature threatening to set a record high and the heat index soaring well into triple digits by early Friday afternoon.
At 10:15 a.m. the National...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Following a day of record-setting heat, a tornado warning and a thunderstorm watch were in effect Friday night for different parts of Washington County, the National Weather Service said.
The National Weather Service issued the tornado warning for the...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Topton is an ideal small American town with a bank, pub, pizzeria, hardware store, salon and barbershop in its business district.
And now, a cupcakery.
The quiet Berks County borough may not be where you'd imagine a designer cupcake shop, and that's...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Police are investigating whether the death of a 66-year-old Jefferson County man was related to a Friday night storm that left much of the region without power.
The man was found by a neighbor Sunday afternoon in his Blue Ridge Acres home, which was at...