Friday, July 20, 2018

Adrian Cronauer: RIP to an old friend

Many people around the world knew Adrian Cronauer as the Armed Services Disc Jockey played by Robin Williams in the movie "Good Morning Vietnam." We knew Adrian and his wife, Jeanne, as longtime friends.  She died in 2016 and Adrian died Wednesday in Troutville, where...

Need something to do this weekend?

Vintage cars, pickups, motorcycles and perhaps some tractors this weekend at the annual Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet at Chantilly Farm Friday, Saturday...

Yes, Virginia, there is a madman out there

Lots of emails and texts over the past couple of days about the latest travesties in Washington, punctuated with an increasingly dismal outlook for...

Danger, threats to local members of the press

From time to time during my 55 years in journalism, I've written about a controversial issue that drew public protests and threats. I've received some...

Weekend: Goodbye June, hello July

Call it the transition weekend with Saturday the end of June and Sunday the first day of July as well as the weekend before...

The times they keep a-changing…for the worst

As a man who still spends much of his life trying to cover the news of the day in both the area where he...