April 27, 2013
"Rediscover America 1976 Bicentennial Celebration, United States of America-Washington County, Maryland, 1776-1976" was the full name of an event that would involve most of the members of the Washington County Historical Society and the community, as a whole, for most of 1976. An executive committee and large sub-committees were established to manage the events and coordinate with the state and other area venues. On the executive committee were Robert and Marianne Zeigler and Paul and Ruth Horst, as general co-chairmen; Edward O'Brien, treasurer; Robert Statton, secretary; Robert Hill, assistant secretary; Franklin Miller, headquarters chair; Robert M. Hedges, Rediscover America Shoppe manager; John and Betty Seburn, student activities coordinators; Jim Wilson, decorations; Howard Kaylor, operating capital; Al Twiss, insurance; and Ted and Janice Reeder, revenue division.
September 16, 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.
April 29, 2013
A Maryland couple have donated a dream house to raise funds for the high school they attended and loved. Mark and Donna Gaver of Middletown, Maryland credit the discipline and team work they experienced through high school sport to their success of today. They're raffling off a house to help raise an additional one million dollars toward the renovation of their hometown high school stadium in Middletown, Maryland. The house, aptly named “Middletown Dream Home” boasts four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and a two-car garage.
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.
December 6, 2012
Wait, I thought this was a tax hike on the “rich”? To the editor: Maryland is preparing to take the gold medal in a competition only a fool would want to win. If we go over the “fiscal cliff,” my home state of Maryland will see an incredible $7,000 tax hike for a family making just the median income, according to an analysis by the Tax Foundation. This dramatic tax hike ranks as the highest amongst the 50 states and would do untold damage to the state's already fragile economic environment.