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Be careful when burning debris in spring

Be careful when burning debris in spring

Wildfire risk typically higher through May; burning debris is No. 1 cause of wildfires RALEIGH – The N.C. Forest Service is urging residents across the state to think safety and exercise… Read more »

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Nearly half a million smoke detectors recalled

Units have ties to NC company WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of some 452,000 Kidde smoke detectors sold in the United States. The… Read more »

Lonaconing native Thomas receives state appointment

Lonaconing native Thomas receives state appointment

For the Potomac Valley Herald Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Stephen T. Moyer has appointed government communications veteran Robert B. Thomas Jr. as director of communications. The… Read more »

Frostburg woman charged in stabbing

Frostburg woman charged in stabbing

Staff report FROSTBURG — A 25-year-old city woman is being  held after a a Thursday morning stabbing on East College Avenue. Melissa McAteer has been charged with first degree assault,… Read more »

Wind advisory until 11 p.m.

Wind advisory until 11 p.m.

Staff report FROSTBURG — The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 11 p.m. Wednesday in the Frostburg area. The affected area includes the West Virginia towns of… Read more »

Deer killed, illegally butchered behind Frostburg home

Deer killed, illegally butchered behind Frostburg home

Staff report FROSTBURG — Officers with the Maryland Natural Resources Police received a tip on Sunday that someone had shot two deer and was butchering them behind a home off state… Read more »

5 Bittinger firefighters recognized

5 Bittinger firefighters recognized

Staff report BITTINGER — Five young men with the Bittinger Volunteer Fire Department in northeastern Garrett County have earned continuing education credit. Dan Warnick, Tom Diehl, Darrin Yoder and Justin… Read more »

Spradlin: Mayor vows to clean up snow ordinance

Spradlin: Mayor vows to clean up snow ordinance

I’m new to living in the city of Frostburg. I attended my first public meeting on Monday night to bring up a gripe — and was thankful the mayor and… Read more »

Students learn it’s ‘all about the cache’

Students learn it’s ‘all about the cache’

By Ashley-Michelle Thublin Richmond County Schools Richmond County students went on a high-tech treasure hunt as part of the district’s “All about the Cache” TechyKids Summer Camp. This week, students… Read more »

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Police seek ‘armed and dangerous’ shooting suspect

Staff report LAURINBURG — A 20-year-old Laurinburg man is wanted by authorities for allegedly shooting into a moving vehicle. The Laurinburg Police Department said Devonta Jameel Monroe, of Glenn Street,… Read more »

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