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Montgomery County (Virginia)

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  • Former Franklin County deputy Jonathan Agee sentenced to three life terms for killing ex-wife

    Former Franklin County deputy Jonathan Agee sentenced to three life terms for killing ex-wife
    Outside the court house, former Virginia State Police Sergeant Matthew Brannock said he is satisfied with the ruling handed down to Jonathan Agee on Wednesday. Agee was sentenced to serve three life sentences in prison for killing his ex-wife, and...
  • City plans bike-sharing program

    City plans bike-sharing program
    More than 250 bicycles would be available for short-term rentals at 25 stations throughout Baltimore by this time next year under a bike-sharing program similar to those in Washington and London, city officials said. The city's financial oversight...
  • State rail official says new customers could jump start intermodal freight facility

    State rail official says new customers could jump start intermodal freight facility
    We know passenger rail is on the way to the Roanoke Valley, but what has happened to Norfolk Southern's plan for the intermodal freight yard in Montgomery County? Thursday, the Director of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation said the...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime detours on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County start at 8:30 Wednesday night

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Nighttime detours on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County start at 8:30 Wednesday night
    As part of the ongoing project to build a truck climbing lane on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County, VDOT is putting a detour in place Wednesday night. The detour will start at 8:30 p.m., and be in place until 6 a.m. Thursday morning. Here is the news...
  • Volunteers help veterans, and others, get their house in order

    The first troops showed up on a Saturday morning at the four-bedroom house in Columbia heavily armed: saws, hammers, crowbars, drills. They've returned three times since and are expected back again next week in hopes of making repairs upstairs and down,...
  • Congress readies for next fight over federal pay

    Congress readies for next fight over federal pay
    Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open. House GOP leaders will hold...
  • Miller says state must act now to fund transportation

    Miller says state must act now to fund transportation
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now. Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • UPDATE: Woman killed in crash on I-81 South in Pulaski County identified by state police

    UPDATE: Woman killed in crash on I-81 South in Pulaski County identified by state police
    Virginia State Police have identified the woman who was killed in a three-vehicle accident Thursday on Interstate 81 South in Pulaski County. The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Sharon Tate of Alexandria, Virginia. She died at the scene of...
  • O'Malley, county execs appear in new casino ads

    Proponents of expanded gambling have enlisted four leading political figures — including Gov. Martin O'Malley — to make television ads assuring voters that the additional tax revenue expected to flow into state coffers will go to education....
  • Rawlings-Blake, Ogden star in pro-casino ad

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake brings on the muscle in a just-released ad warning voters that casino owners in West Virginia are behind the opposition to the proposed gambling expansion plan on the Nov. 6 ballot. In the ad, the former Ravens star...