September 3, 2013
Antietam Tours will operate guided tours and transportation to four of the five wineries on the Antietam Highlands Wine Trail in Western Maryland. Tours will begin Saturday, Sept. 7. There are six tours scheduled for September and October, and groups of at least six may create custom tour packages for other dates. “This is the best way I can think of to tour our region's wine offerings. Not only will participants experience most of our wonderful wineries, they'll get expert tour guide service from the experienced staff at Antietam Tours. This is an extraordinary journey combining agro-tourism, history and heritage tales, and unmatched Maryland scenic beauty,” said Tom Riford, president and chief executive officer of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
August 11, 2011
Ashley and Danny Brugh II of Hagerstown announce the birth of a daughter, Cheyenne Marie Brugh , July 10, 2011. Maternal grandparents are Keith and Tina Harshman of Hagerstown. Paternal grandparents are Darrell and Marsha Ryan and Daniel Brugh of Hagerstown. Maternal great-grandparents are Isabelle Hostler of West Virginia and Nevin and Kendra Harshman of Maryland. Paternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Martin of Maryland and Donald Brugh of Florida. Paternal great-great-grandmother is Reba Martin of Maryland.
September 19, 2010
It's not too late. Voter registration in Maryland reopens Sept. 27 and closes Oct. 12. The general election is Nov. 2.
May 27, 2012
Economic Pulse is a snapshot of Washington County's economy. Using the latest sales, construction and employment data, it provides comparative Maryland and national figures.
December 2, 2009
NOV. 8, 1954-NOV. 30, 2009 CONWAY, S.C. - Beverly Jean Vaught, 55, of Bryants Landing Road, died Nov. 30, 2009, at Conway Medical Center. She was born Nov. 8, 1954, a daughter of the late Francis and Helen Faye Stultz Sumner. She is also predeceased by her grandparents, Tyler Frank Stultz and Ocie Ruby Stultz; and her aunt, Joan King. Beverly was a nurse in every sense of the word. She enjoyed taking care of others. She loved to sew, cook and collect angels, Santa Clauses, bells and pens.
September 16, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - Mort Kunstler tries to get into the minds of his subjects when he paints. "I'm into every person there," he said, gesturing to one of his paintings. "I put myself into each guy. What would he be doing? What would he be thinking?" While painting his newest release, "Maryland, My Maryland," he imagined himself at the scene. It was June 25, 1863, and Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was crossing the Potomac River at Boteler's Ford. The troops were excited as they waded through the water and climbed up the riverbank.
March 1, 2013
Mary A. Putnam of Williamsport, Md., was received into the arms of her Savior on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. She was born in Baltimore on July 15, 1923. She lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas before returning to Maryland for the last 10 years of her life. She was a member of Van Lear Brethren in Christ Church. Mary was a lifelong Washington Redskins fan. She had a great love for animals, rainbows, poetry, painting, clowns and laughter. Most of all, she loved Our Lord. She was preceded in death by her parents, Catherine and Michael Babczak; husband, Gene Putnam; and granddaughter, Tracy Kent.