March 20, 2012
Randy Houston McPeak was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the June 10, 2011, fatal shooting of his former girlfriend, Heather Harris, at her home on Dual Highway in Hagerstown. Deputy State's Attorney Joseph Michael said McPeak, 44, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., would have to serve at least 15 years before he would be eligible for parole. Washington County Circuit Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. also sentenced McPeak to 25 years for false imprisonment and five years for the use of a handgun in a crime of violence.
May 1, 2013
A Frederick, Md., man who was helping to push a disabled car in the slow lane of eastbound Interstate 70 was killed Tuesday evening when the vehicle that was being pushed was struck by another car, according to Maryland State Police . The accident was reported at 6:43 p.m., and it occurred in Washington County just west of the Frederick County line where National Pike (U.S. 40) crosses the interstate. State police said that Adam C. Gammon, 37, of Bethel Road, Frederick, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
December 7, 2011
The Eastern Panhandle's second ALDI grocery store is expected to open near Martinsburg in the summer of 2012, according to the privately held grocer. Plans for a 17,886-square-foot store along Edwin Miller Boulevard are pending final review and approval by Berkeley County officials, according to county records and the company.There are six other ALDI stores in West Virginia, including the Charles Town, W.Va. store, according to the company.ALDI also has locations on Dual Highway in Hagerstown, in Frederick, Md., and Chambersburg, Pa. "ALDI is experiencing significant growth, and we've added approximately 80 new stores each year, expanding our ability to bring grocery savings to more people every day," Jeff Baehr, ALDI Frederick division vice president, said in an emailed statement.ALDI operates more than 1,000 stores in 31 states, primarily from Kansas to the East Coast, and claims more than 20 million customers each month.
February 17, 2007
Pittsburgh-based country band Ruff Creek will perform at 9:30 p.m. today at Cancum Cantina West, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-797-4422.
November 14, 2011
Cat Adult DSH, gender unknown, mustard and gray, found on Dual Highway in Hagerstown For more information, call the Humane Society of Washington County at 301-733-2060.
October 3, 2009
Golden Living Center, on Dual Highway in Hagerstown, recently celebrated with its residents, CJ's Assisted Living and Sitamun Belly Dancers for a party to celebrate Active Aging Week.
May 16, 2013
When C.A. Millburn saw the mother duck and from 15 to 25 ducklings trying to cross Edgewood Drive in the area of Hagerstown Commons on Wednesday at 11 a.m., he swung into action. Millburn, a reserve officer in the Maryland Natural Resources Police Reserve Officer program, said he stopped traffic in both directions. Then, he said, he began helping the ducklings, which were having trouble getting over a curb, make it to safety. Other motorists got out of their cars to help, said Millburn, who lives off Dual Highway.
April 7, 2011
Traffic reports from Herald-Mail mobile reporter Caleb Calhoun: 11:29 a.m.: The accident scene on Dual Highway at Cannon Avenue has been cleared. There was no major damage nor any injuries, authorities said. 11:06 a.m: There is a property damage accident on Dual Highway at Cannon Avenue in Hagerstown. There is no report of injuries. 8:22 a.m.: There are no traffic incidents to report on any major streets or highways in the greater Hagerstown area so far today.
September 9, 2009
Kix and Back in Black will perform this weekend in Hagerstown. The bands' concert begins at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at Hager Hall Conference & Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $25. Kix is on its Never Forgotten tour. Back in Black is a popular AC/DC tribute band. Patrons must be 18 or older. For tickets, go to Ticketmaster.com or stop by Cancun Cantina West or Barefoot Bernie's at 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-797-9004.
December 18, 2011
Business licenses issued in November: Gregory L. Shiley, Shiley Construction Co., 1446 Nadenbousch Lane, Inwood, W.Va., out-of-state contractor Travieso Lucmarbert, NCP Group, 1210 Dual Highway No. 2, Hagerstown, chain store, trader's license Eye to Eye of Frederick Inc., 91 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown, chain store, trader's license E3 Subs Inc., Jersey Mike's Subs Restaurant, 18015 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown, restaurant, trader's...