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Region ready for Small Business Saturday

MARTINSBURG - Main Street Martinsburg members will participate in Small Business Saturday today, as well as merchants throughout the region, offering specials and treats for the holiday season. "We encourage local folks to shop local, because it's more than just shopping - it's a celebration of smal

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 08:00:00

Fire company to hold breakfast Saturday

The Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a breakfast Saturday from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the old fire hall at 100 W. Chapline St. in Sharpsburg. Cost is $7 for a breakfast of sausage gravy, biscuits, fried bacon, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes with onions, orange juice and coffee. Proceeds will supp

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-24 04:45:00

Community comes together for dinner

Journal photo/Tim Cook Rodney Fitzgerald, above, a member of Destiny Baptist Church in Martinsburg, gets a plate filled while taking a break from volunteering with the annual All Are Welcome Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Martinsburg. The annual All Are Welcome Community Thanksgiving Dinner took

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Holiday shopping season kicks off

That is, the Martinsburg resident meant, shoppers coming out early to get a jump on Black Friday shopping deals. "It's getting earlier and earlier every year," DeBoard observed of the annual Christmas retail extravaganza. Still digesting her family's Thanksgiving meal, DeBoard accompanied her daugh

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

A look at local ways to celebrate the season

01 TreeLight-Reindeer ra 11-30-12 Emma Price, 2 1/2 yrs old re-discovers the magic of Christmas in downtown Martinsburg during the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday night. (Journal photo by Ron Agnir) MARTINSBURG -"The Nutty Nutcracker" will be performed at Wonderment Puppet Theatre now throug


Ashburn Restaurant Inspections: Nick's, DC Prime Steakhouse, More

ASHBURN, VA - Loudoun Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in Loudoun County. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations," according to Virginia Department of Health's website. Vi


Old Town Holiday Parade is Monday night

More than 70 floats, specialty units and marching bands (the largest to date) will celebrate the holidays by marching the streets of Winchester on Monday night. The parade will be followed by a tree-lighting ceremony on the Loudoun Street Mall. The Old Town Holiday Parade begins at 7 p.m. and takes

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-24 05:10:00

Burned body found on top of Philly train

Updated: 12:11 PM EST Nov 24, 2017 Authorities say a burned body was found on top of a SEPTA regional train at a station in Philadelphia. SEPTA officials would only say a "medical emergency" had occurred at the Jefferson Station in Center City on Thursday. But a police official confirmed that a bo

WGAL - 2017-11-24 17:11:00

Cameron man killed in truck crash identified

HALLSBURG - The man who died Tuesday in a one-vehicle accident near Hallsburg was identified Wednesday as Robert Daniel Davis, 60, of Cameron. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. D.L. Wilson said the accident happened at about 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, about one-half mile west of Battle Lake Road in McL


Cameron man dies in McLennan County rollover crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the driver killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash on State Highway 6 -- roughly half a mile west of Battle Lake Road in McLennan County. The victim was Robert Daniel Davis, 60, of Cameron, according to DPS Trooper D.L. Wilson. H


There are easier ways to get over the river and through the woods

WACO, Tx. (KWTX) Thanksgiving is all about the food, but it's no fun if you can't make it to the meal on time. Here are a few ways to avoid the holiday headaches on the road. These routes are off the beaten path and not as direct, but they may save you some time and stress. Waco to Temple East of


Filings continue for 2018 races

Another candidate has thrown their hat into the ring in the Milam County Judges race in 2018. Jared Melde of Thorndale filed in the Democratic primary late last week to run for County Judge. Frank Summers and Steve Young filed for the Republican primary earlier last week. Others filing for a place o


The Great 2017 Turkey Trot

At the hour of noonish on Tuesday, November 21 Robertson County News went live on Facebook for the drawing of the winners for ten turkeys and a gift card for $100 to be spent at Brookshire Brothers. This was the second year of making a person or ten smile over the Robertson County area. It was an ea

ROBCONEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Multiple accidents on Highway 6 in Robertson County slows traffic

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - Multiple accidents on Highway 6 south of Hearne has traffic stalled. News 3 has received several phone calls from drivers moving slow. A News 3 producer travelling that way reports that there were two accidents on either side Highway 6, just about a mile south of Hea


Dry conditions mean preparing before stting controlled burns

With below average rainfall in the Brazos Valley in the past few months, firefighters warn that dry conditions can lead to campfires, bonfires and controlled burns getting out of hand quickly. On Friday afternoon, volunteer firefighters from various agencies in Robertson County battled a 75-acre gra

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2017-11-25 06:00:00

Families thankful for Salvation Army meals

The Provost family is going through a rough patch and the lunch Friday at the Salvation Army was a nice break. The Salvation Army McLane Center of Hope opened its doors to the community for a day after Thanksgiving meal. Michelle Provost, a certified nursing assistant, lost her job, but is expected

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-25 00:34:00

Nation Ford marching band students rock the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fort Mill students were broadcast across the U.S. Thursday morning as they performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Nation Ford High School Band was one of eight high school bands selected to perform in the parade. The band left for New York on six buses carrying almost 350 students, par

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-11-24 00:40:00

Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and security

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off Thursday with soaring balloons and high-stepping bands as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the extravaganza began wending through 2 miles of Manhatta

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-23 14:53:00

Gastonia loses accomplished musician, performer, composer

John Alexander was never known to be stingy with his musical ability. In fact, he looked for every opportunity to share it with the people he lived around, even offering his mesmerizing talent during special programs on a largely impromptu basis. "There were so many times a community event would be

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 22:51:58

81-year-old woman returns to school

Alma Adam's dark eyes sparkle when she talks. Her face has a scattering of freckles and despite the long, grey corkscrew curls, she exudes a youthful energy that belies her 81 years. Adams is not your typical college student. "I try to stay young," she said. "I love learning." Last spring, the mothe

SHELBY STAR - 2017-11-24 18:02:45