| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:19 AM
James Calvin Patton Sr., “Old Dude," 52, of Lynchburg, Ohio, passed away Friday, Aug. 16.
Born Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1961, in Casey County, James was the son of Willard Patton of Waynesburg and the late Rosetta Patton.
Other survivors include his...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:54 PM
The UPS cargo jet that crashed in Alabama on Wednesday, killing two crew members, was operating on autopilot until moments before impact, federal investigators said Saturday. The autopilot remained engaged even after an alert signaled to pilots that the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Gloucester Post 75 captured its third consecutive Junior American Legion District Three tournament title, winning it last week at Jamestown High.
Post 75 lost its first game, 6-4 to Williamsburg Post 39 Blue, but then ran off four consecutive wins to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 11:25 PM
Former Jamestown High player Mike Jones and current Jamestown competitor Brad Mahaffey won the boys 18- and 16-and-under championships, respectively, in the William and Mary "Beat the Heat" Indoor Championships, a Level 5 tournament at McCormack-...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:33 PM
This weekend will be one of the biggest of the summer in Harford County, what with the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, the Maryland BBQ Bash in Bel Air and the Havre de Grace Seafood Festival all slated to start Friday.
In addition to the World...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Expanding Sound Check's focus away from Hampton Roads, I see excitement building over the Interlocken Music Festival which will bring Neil Young, Zac Brown and Widespread Panic to an historic farm south of Charlottesville.
The festival will take place...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sometimes, keeping things bottled up is a good thing.
A trend on the rise in the ever-evolving beverage scene is the bottled cocktail. D.C.'s scene has received press recently for having at least a half-dozen bars offering bottled cocktails.
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Brittinay Nicolette wouldn't have been where she is today if it weren't for Gracie Hart, Sandra Bullock's character in the 2000 comedy, "Miss Congeniality." Nicolette, who admittedly went through an awkward stage as a child, connected with Gracie's ugly-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:56 AM
A Lynchburg grand jury has indicted a man on charges of killing his estranged mother-in-law.
Scott Christman Miles is charged with first degree murder for the death of Lynda Slocum. Miles is from Henrico County and is married to Slocum's daughter....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:05 AM
The Virginia Department of Health, Walgreens, and the organization "Greater Than Aids" are coming together to provide free H-I-V testing this week.
It's in support of National H-I-V Testing Day.
You can get tested Thursday from 3:00 p.m until 7:00 p....