GAP program fills a hole for ‘hands-on’ experience Sit back for an ‘interesting story’ Cash available for crime-solving tips Rotruck sues Town of Summerfield Ussery, Wilson, Brown go 1-2-3 in bass tournament Travel: Weekend getaway to Millstone 4-H Camp Board of Elections: Rotruck does not live in Summerfield Summerfield reveals $1.82 million draft budget
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‘March For Our Lives’ teaches hands-on civics

‘March For Our Lives’ teaches hands-on civics

By Stephanie Carson Public News Service – NC ASHEVILLE — In an unprecedented demonstration of civic engagement, hundreds of thousands of young people and other activists will demonstrate Saturday in March… 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 »

Brown Summit school ceremony set for March 29

Brown Summit school ceremony set for March 29

BROWNS SUMMIT — A ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 29 to install a commemorative historic marker for Brown Summit Middle School. The ceremony is located at 4720 N.C. 150… Read more »

GCS board adopts resolution on school shootings

GCS board adopts resolution on school shootings

Board opposes arming teachers, calls on lawmakers to act GREENSBORO — The Guilford County Board of Education called on lawmakers to strengthen laws and devote more resources to prevent further… Read more »

Coexist with coyotes

Coexist with coyotes

By Melissa McGaw If you live in North Carolina, you’ve probably seen a coyote, or know someone who has. The animal’s unique ability to adapt to a wide range of… Read more »

Practice safety, ethics as turkey season opens next month

Practice safety, ethics as turkey season opens next month

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home from the Hunt campaign reminds hunters to practice safe and ethical hunting as wild turkey season opens April 14 and continues through May 12, preceded by… Read more »

Quest for 41: ‘It is the journey that matters’

Quest for 41: ‘It is the journey that matters’

Hamlet man completes trek to all NC state parks “A fun yet challenging adventure” ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C., Nov. 13, 2016 — Hammocks Beach and Fort Mason state parks comprised 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 »

Mayor: ‘If you want to find fault … find a new home’

Mayor: ‘If you want to find fault … find a new home’

Grim responds to resident’s gripes about Christmas tree lighting ceremony By Kevin Spradlin Potomac Valley Herald By most accounts, the Christmas gala in downtown Cumberland Friday night was better than… Read more »

Miners add 57 to National Honor Society roster

Miners add 57 to National Honor Society roster

  By Kevin Spradlin Potomac Valley Herald FROSTBURG — Toss aside the negative, Master Rick Rando suggested. The guest speaker for the ninth induction ceremony for the Mountain Ridge High… 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 »

City moves forward with chicken ordinance

City moves forward with chicken ordinance

More than 6 in 10 respondents say hens should be allowed By Kevin Spradlin Potomac Valley Herald * Survey results FROSTBURG — More than 60 percent of people who responded… Read more »

Scholl, Gardner run to Seaboard Festival 5K victory

Scholl, Gardner run to Seaboard Festival 5K victory

Staff report * Preliminary results (PDF) Updated – 10 a.m. 11/1/2015 * Start line video – Ready, set, go! * Official event website * Event Facebook page * Mangum Track Club… Read more »

Cardiac Cards earn 99th win in 9-inning thriller

Cardiac Cards earn 99th win in 9-inning thriller

What it was like to wear red in a sea of black and gold By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Video: ‘Let’s go Pedro!’ Alvarez flies out with bases loaded *… Read more »

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