Northern Virginia's Washington & Old Dominion Trail a path through history

...Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park tells the story of Northern Virginia itself...train in any war around the world," said Park Manager Karl Mohle. But like other railroads...thereafter, the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority stepped in, answering the community's...

Haunted houses, creepy mazes and other Halloween attractions

...Said Boo?"Some theme parks have family-friendly...Sundays. Many Six Flags parks have child-friendly...and Sunday nights, the park becomes a more intense...haunted houses.Carowinds park in Charlotte, N.C., recommends...NIGHTS: At Universal theme parks in Orlando, Fla., and...

Storm brings misery to SC

...Charleston County 911 operators received 300 calls for assistance in a two-hour period Saturday night. Two mobile home parks in North Charleston were evacuated because rising floodwaters forced crews to cut off the electricity.The downtown Charleston...

Get in the spirit with things to do nearby

...3 p.m. Oct. 10; Mistletoe State Park, 3725 Mistletoe Road, Appling; pumpkin...SWEETS: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 24; Citizens Park, Field 5, 1060 Banks Mill Road, Aiken...Friday, Oct. 30; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road; come in costumes...

Corps warns of rising water below Thurmond Dam

...and higher river velocity downstream of Thurmond Dam. High water is also a possibility in the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam Park and at Furys Ferry, according to a news release."These conditions will almost certainly result in circumstances that require...

Grade your local officials

...major projects ? a $183 million development that includes a new stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets and a proposed water park on Highway 25 ? are being forced on them.SHARE YOUR OPINION: Grade Your LeadersThe Chronicle asked experts what essential...

Jimmie Johnson makes 500th career start on Sunday

...race. The bottom four drivers out of the 16 in the field are cut and gone from the title picture. Johnson is a sure thing to make it on points, but with his track record at Dover, the odds are strong he'll park again in victory lane.

Goal line stand saves Ohio State agaist Indiana

...lift Oklahoma State (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) past Kansas State (3-1, 0-1). NO. 22 MICHIGAN 28, MARYLAND 0In College Park, Md., Desmond Morgan had nine tackles and an interception, part of a dominating defensive performance by the Wolverines...

Robert Baynham

...The graveside service for Mr. Robert A. Baynham will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Pineview Memorial Park with Dr. Tommy Meadors and Pastor Bert Baynham officiating. Pallbearers will be Leo Boehmer, Daren Baynham, Wayne Baynham...

Lizzie Hazel

...at Doctors Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Hazel, a native of Aiken County, was a member of Park Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Rosa Douse, Augusta, GA; two sons, Ben (Doristine) Rivers...