Kirby: No matter the spelling, crape myrtle thrives here

...Taylor and Margaret Jewett Taylor sent two cards from the hills around the Blue Ridge Parkway and Linville Falls. They...from Everett Fernandez:Two good old boys from back in the hills, loved to fish and thought they'd try some of the ice...

The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

In the 1920s, a young artist named Eugene Thomason left the hills of North Carolina for New York, where he studied at the Art Students League and became the protege of noted Ashcan School painter...

Pathfinder rover may `head for the hills' if battery holds out, NASA says

...examine more rocks, roll back to the Pathfinder to see whatever may have stuck to a magnetic ramp and then "head for the hills." "The goal, then, is one of exploration," he said. "Eventually get to the top of the hill and look over the...

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The Race Part 2 - The Hills

After running 5 miles on a mostly flat course, you will begin your slow climb into the hills of Augusta. If you look down Walton Way from 15th Street, you will notice almost a mile of gentle incline. From there it gets...

Italian Vincenzo Nibali all but assured of winning Tour de France

...little bit more."This year was a great race. It was almost made to measure for me," he said of the ride through the hills and dales of Yorkshire, England, over cobblestones in northern France, and over mountain passes in the Alps and Pyrenees...

Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali wins 13th Stage

...most in the closing time trial."The unexpected has gone Nibali's way. He won an up-and-down Stage 2 stage in the hills and dales of Yorkshire and capturing his first Tour yellow jersey. He mastered cobblestone treachery in Stage 5, when...

Italian rider surging ahead as favorites drop out of Tour de France

...five seconds behind.The Italian recovers the yellow jersey that he wore for seven days after he won the second stage in the hills of northern England. Overall, he leads Richie Porte of Australia by 2 minutes, 23 seconds, and Valverde, who is third...

Sermons share Gospel by way of Broadway

...seems, and because it does I will begin leading a series of services this Sunday inspired by it and other musicals. Let the hills be ALIVE ... The Rev. Bernard Mason is a retired supply pastor serving at Mann Memorial United Methodist Church.

The Race Part 3 ? The Finish

When you reach Washington Road, you know the end is near. The hills are gone and the rest of the course is mostly downhill. What could possibly go wrong? If you didn't adequately replenish your...


CollegesPacers advance to finals in D-IIIn Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., USC Aiken will make its 17th appearance in the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship.The Pacers posted a final-round...