| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Louise "Weezie" C. (Lyles) Brown, 77, of Hagerstown passed suddenly on Monday, June 4, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Oct. 30, 1934, in Baltimore, Md., Louise was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Ann V. (Harmon) Moore. She was the wife of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:47 PM
A Dundalk, Md., man accused of making a false report of a bomb in June at the Martinsburg Walmart was arraigned Thursday on the felony charge by Berkeley County Magistrate JoAnn Overington, according to court documents.
Demon Keith Williams, 20, of...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Raymond (Ray) W. Kline, 78, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, passed into eternity with his Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. He fought a short, but courageous battle with lung and brain cancer at his home and farm in...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:29 PM
John Tokar, owner of Vintage Restorations Limited, in Union Bridge, started tinkering with British cars in 1969 when he was a teen in Bayonne, N.J., and his uncle sold him a 1959 Hillman Minx for $50.
"It needed a clutch, so I got involved in working...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Editor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek.
The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:04 PM
On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg.
There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
| Jun 24, 2012
Hagerstown Police Department
Officer Thomas Cox was selected as the Hagerstown Police Department’s officer of the month for April
Cox was nominated by several of his supervisors for his alert, proactive policing and his quick, decisive reaction to...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:44 AM
A man was in custody in Eastern Regional Jail early Tuesday after police pursuing a stolen pickup truck from Virginia into West Virginia brought the vehicle to a stop in Martinsburg, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A late-season storm was forecast to bring the first significant snowfall in Baltimore in two years Wednesday, prompting worries about travel difficulties and power outages from the wet, heavy flakes and strong wind.
The National Weather Service...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:01 PM
A program to stimulate homebuilding by granting exemptions from Washington County’s excise tax on residential construction has been expanded and extended.
The county commissioners later this month are to hold a public hearing on reducing the tax...