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Washington County's Robotics Competition  WDVM 25

Students from all over Washington County traveled to South Hagerstown High School to compete in the sixth annual robotics competition. Over 35 teams made ...



Julie Miller, 71  Herald-Mail Media

Julie Miller, 71 Julie Lee Miller, 71, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Meritus Medical Center. Born May 11, 1947 in ...



Nelson Harbaugh, 75  Herald-Mail Media

Nelson Harbaugh, 75 Nelson Lee Harbaugh, 75, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019, at his home. Born August 13, 1943, ...



South Hagerstown High School honor rolls | Education  Herald-Mail Media

Grade nine: Makayla Anfuson, Natalie Asbury, Christopher Bryan, Cody Cline, Keiomie Condrey, Brittany Crabtree, Brianna Cunanan, Mackenzie Fritz, Ethan ...



Wanda Barger, 74  Herald-Mail Media

Wanda Barger, 74 All our days were written in His book before even one of them came to be (Psalm 139:16). Wanda Jean (Price) Barger, 74, of Hagerstown, ...



Student Standout: McAndrew soars at South Hagerstown High  Herald-Mail Media

When Holly McAndrew's family moved from the New Orleans area to Hagerstown after her freshman year of high school, it meant starting over at a new school in ...



First International Night planned at South Hagerstown High School  Herald-Mail Media

For anyone looking to experience different cultures, a new event at South Hagerstown High School will offer a unique chance without requiring much travel.



Children can create Valentine's Day Cards  Herald-Mail Media

Children can create Valentine's Day cards from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday in the STEAM Machine Art Exhibit at Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St. in ...



Journey 'just beginning' for South High's Class of 2018  Herald-Mail Media

The month of May seemed to drag on forever for Judah Womack.



South Hagerstown High School robotics team headed to world competition  Herald-Mail Media

It's almost becoming routine for the South Hagerstown High School robotics team.



Bruce Johnson 65  Herald-Mail Media

Bruce Johnson, 65 Bruce Gregory Johnson, 65, of Hagerstown, MD, departed this life early in the morning on February 1, 2019 at the Veterans Affairs Medical ...



South High students receive scholarships  Herald-Mail Media

The South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association awarded 18 scholarships May 11. The scholarships awarded were made possible by fundraising, ...



Showcase of Marching Bands postponed  Herald-Mail Media

The Washington County Public Schools Showcase of Marching Bands scheduled for Tuesday night has been postponed.



Washington County Public Schools graduation schedule set  Herald-Mail Media

The schedule of graduation ceremonies for the Washington County Public Schools Class of 2018 is set. In chronological order:• Marshall Street ...



North, South Hagerstown High classes of ’57 celebrate their 60th high school reunion  Herald-Mail Media

In 1956, Hagerstown's lone high school was divided into two schools — North and South Hagerstown.



Washington County Public Schools graduation schedule | Graduation  Herald-Mail Media

The schedule of graduation ceremonies for the Washington County Public Schools Class of 2018 is set.



Rebels' Peer will move from football coach to AD  Herald-Mail Media

Less than a month after South Hagerstown High School athletic director Ryan Myers accepted the same position at Smithsburg, the Rebels found their ...



South Hagerstown High School graduation  Herald-Mail Media

A total of 268 students earned diplomas from South Hagerstown High School during commencement exercises Thursday night.



South Hagerstown High grads greeted as heroes at Bester Elementary School  Herald-Mail Media

Dressed in their green caps and gowns, the 2017 graduating class of South Hagerstown High School received a hero's welcome as it paraded through the halls ...



Hagerstown City Council briefs  Herald-Mail Media

The most valuable players in the annual Hagerstown Gridiron Classic rivalry high school football game this month were recognized by city officials Tuesday.



Washington County voters hit the polls  Herald-Mail Media

Here's what voters were saying Tuesday at polling places in Washington County:



Hagerstown man accused of threatening mass school shooting  Herald-Mail Media

A Hagerstown man was arrested after he allegedly made a threat to carry out a mass school shooting more serious than the one that left 17 people dead last ...



South Hagerstown High students learn about 'Realities of College'  Herald-Mail Media

Class sizes, campus life, note-taking and financial responsibilities were some of the topics 13 recent South Hagerstown High School graduates addressed for ...



Robert Lochbaum, 81  Herald-Mail Media

Robert Lochbaum, 81 Robert Gene Lochbaum, 81, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Meritus Medical Center.



Richard Thomas, 79  Herald-Mail Media

Richard Thomas, 79 Richard Leroy Thomas, 79, went home to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Beacon Place. A memorial Mass will ...



Homecoming weekend is near  Herald-Mail Media

Homecoming weekend is near Williamsport is celebrating homecoming weekend Friday and Saturday. The homecoming football game will be played at 7 p.m. ...



Smithsburg's Caroline Schlegel honored as Md. World Language Teacher of the Year  Herald-Mail Media

Smithsburg High School Spanish teacher Caroline Schlegel was honored Oct. 19 by the Maryland Foreign Language Association for being named its 2018 ...



Diplomas are the finish line for Washington County Technical High School grads  Herald-Mail Media

Karla Tellez and Julia Gazzola led more than 280 Washington County Technical High School graduates-to-be into Tuesday's commencement ceremony at ...



South Hagerstown High graduates urged to 'dare to dream'  Herald-Mail Media

Do what makes you happy, expect the unexpected and don't be afraid of failure. Those were among the many pieces of advice offered by South Hagerstown ...



General Election Q&A with Jacqueline Fischer, candidate for Washington County Board of Education  Herald-Mail Media

Q: What more can be done to continue to improve WCPS' standardized test scores, and curriculum in general?



Summers retires after nearly 40 years of public service  Herald-Mail Media

Charlie Summers said he hasn't been unemployed for more than two weeks since he graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1974.



South Hagerstown High School junior strives to be youngest doctor  Herald-Mail Media

South Hagerstown High School graduating junior Joshuana Edmond has been working hard her entire educational career with one goal in mind: becoming ...



Larry McCauley, 65  Herald-Mail Media

Larry McCauley, 65 Larry Wayne McCauley, 65, of Williamsport, MD, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018, at his home. Born Sunday, September 27, 1953, ...



Gary Jones Sr., 74  Herald-Mail Media

Gary Jones Sr., 74 Gary Wayne Jones Sr., 74, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019. He was the son of the late George Washington ...



South Hagerstown High school pantry  Herald-Mail Media

A teacher at South Hagerstown High School is giving back to students in need. South High opened a student pantry last week to give food, clothing, hygiene ...



Thomas Ashby, 41  Herald-Mail Media

Thomas Ashby, 41 Thomas Anthony Ashby, 41, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Meritus Medical Center. Born January 16 ...



Chuck Anderson, 79  Herald-Mail Media

Chuck Anderson, 79 Lewis Edward “Chuck” Anderson, 79, of Halfway, Md., died at home on July 29, 2018. Born March 11, 1939, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the ...



Anthony Odell Love, 45  Herald-Mail Media

Anthony Odell Love, 45, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, March 26, 2018, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Thursday, June 27, 1972, in Hagerstown, ...



Shelby Andrews touched many in 42-year nursing career  Herald-Mail Media

Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs “A Life Remembered.” Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, ...



Gidget Gallahan, 51  Herald-Mail Media

Gidget Gallahan, 51 Gidget Natalie (Maffitt) Gallahan, 51, went to Heaven on Aug. 6, 2018, with her husband by her side. Born Thursday, May 18, 1967, ...



Sharon Clem, 66  Herald-Mail Media

Sharon Ann “Sherry” Higgs-Shoemaker Clem, age 66, of Hagerstown, Md., had her final sunset on October 28, 2018 at the Doey's House after a long, hard battle ...



Hagerstown teen to compete for Miss Maryland Teen USA title  Herald-Mail Media

Roniya Pirtle, 14, of Hagerstown, will compete for the title of Miss Maryland Teen USA 2019 Friday, Oct. 26, through Sunday, Oct. 28, at The Bethesda North ...



Judy Coffman, 64  Herald-Mail Media

Judy Coffman, 64 Judy Ann Coffman, 64, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at her home. Born Wednesday, December 22, 1954, ...



Milford Kershner 80  Herald-Mail Media

Milford Kershner, 80 Milford Lee Kershner, 80, of Berryville, VA, and formerly of Smithsburg, MD, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Meritus Medical ...



Hagerstown Community College offers help navigating financial-aid programs  Herald-Mail Media

Paying for college can be confusing, but Hagerstown Community College Dean of Students Christine Ohl-Gigliotti said the best place to start for most students is ...



Reginald Keyes 77  Herald-Mail Media

Reginald Keyes, 77 Reginald S. Keyes, 77, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away on October 23, 2018 at his home. He was born July 8, 1941 in Hagerstown to the ...



Hagerstown man gets 3 years in school-shooting threat  Herald-Mail Media

A Hagerstown man arrested in March after threatening to carry out a mass school shooting more serious than the one that left 17 people dead at a Florida high ...



South High Class of 1967 celebrates 50th reunion  Herald-Mail Media

The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1967 held its 50th class reunion on Oct. 7 at Elks Lodge 378 in Hagerstown. Classmates and their guests enjoyed ...



Jody Rosenberry, 60  Herald-Mail Media

Jody Rosenberry, 60 Jody Craig Rosenberry, 60, of Clear Spring, MD, and formerly of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Meritus ...



Days grow short for longtime Hagerstown hardware store  Herald-Mail Media

On a yet-to-be determined morning this fall, Charlie Startzman will wake up and break a decades-old routine.



South Hagerstown High School honor roll | Education  Herald-Mail Media

South Hagerstown High SchoolSecond marking periodDistinguished honor roll Grade nine—Logan M. Abbott. Emily G. Alexander, Madeline R. Blash, Jason P.



Sharon Grove, 70  Herald-Mail Media

Sharon Grove, 70 Sharon Kay Grove, 70, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Doey's House Hagers- town, MD. She was born on ...



Kathy Smith, 52  Herald-Mail Media

Kathy Smith, 52 Kathy Jo Smith, 52, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, MD. Born in ...



Brian Paul Wagner, 42  Herald-Mail Media

Brian Paul Wagner, 42, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Meritus Medical Center.Born Thursday, July 3, 1975, in Hagerstown, ...



Dwight William Guyton, 72  Herald-Mail Media

Dwight William Guyton, 72, of Swanton, Md., and formerly of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, ...



Tammy Sodergren, 53  Herald-Mail Media

Tammy Lynn Sodergren, 53, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at her home. Born, November 12, 1965 in Hagerstown, MD she ...



Clinton Massie, 59  Herald-Mail Media

Clinton Massie, 59 Clinton Bruce Massie, 59, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018, doing what he liked best, hunting. Born Monday, July ...



Brashears takes over South boys basketball  Herald-Mail Media

Chad Brashears, the new boys basketball coach at South Hagerstown, brings seven years of college coaching experience.



Howard Barnes Jr., 67  Herald-Mail Media

Howard Barnes Jr., 67 Howard Edward Barnes, Jr. , 67 Jr., (Ed), 67, of Hagerstown, MD passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Meritus Medical ...



Roberta Mumma 67  Herald-Mail Media

Roberta Mumma, 67 Roberta Ann Mumma, 67, of Williamsport, MD passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at her home. Born on May 5, 1951 in ...



James Banks III, 62  Herald-Mail Media

James Banks III, 62 James W. Banks III, M.D., 62, born in Beckley, W.Va., the youngest child of James W. Banks II, M.D. and Martha Nemec Banks. Jim graduated ...



Dale Hill, 65  Herald-Mail Media

Dale Hill, 65 Dale Lewis Hill, 65, of Funkstown, MD passed away at Meritus Medical Center on Friday, September 28, 2018. Born July 29, 1953 in Hagerstown, ...



Democrat David Trone wins Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, defeating Republican Amie Hoeber  The Washington Post

David Trone, the Potomac wine magnate who forged a second career as a politician, on Tuesday won the race to succeed Rep. John Delaney in Maryland, ...



Joan Williams, 75  Herald-Mail Media

Joan Williams, 75 Joan Dolores Williams, 75, of Smithsburg, MD, passed away Friday, September 28, 2018, at Hospice of Washington County, Doey's House, ...



South Hagerstown High School graduates venture into 'the real world'  Herald-Mail Media

The 268 members of the Class of 2014 on Friday joined the more than 17000 South Hagerstown High School Rebels who have graduated and moved on the ...



Dennis "Bryan" Mulligan, 59  Herald-Mail Media

D. “Bryan” Mulligan, 59 Dennis “Bryan” Mulligan, 59, of Maugansville, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, at home with his family. Born Nov. 12, 1958, in ...



Hagerstown native to play 'Value Colonel' in KFC ads  Herald-Mail Media

While it is considered a demotion in military ranks, actor Christopher Boyer doesn't mind his transition from a general to a colonel.



Reda Collison 72  Herald-Mail Media

Reda Collison, 72 Reda Josephine Collison, 72, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in ...



Jacqueline Ann Witmer, 76  Herald-Mail Media

Jacqueline Ann "Jackie" Witmer, 76, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, June 15, 2018, at Meritus Medical Center. Born April 21, 1942, in Hagerstown, ...



Student Standout: Robotics team scores world ranking in VEX skills competition  Herald-Mail Media

A trio of South Hagerstown High School robotics club members has entered elite company.



South High graduation draws 1,500 in new venue  Herald-Mail Media

For the first time, South Hagerstown High School relocated its commencement exercises to a new location this year to allow more families to see their sons and ...



Joseph McPherson 56  Herald-Mail Media

Joseph McPherson, 56 Joseph Grant McPherson, 56, of Hagerstown, passed away Nov. 7, 2018, at his home. Joseph was born June 9, 1962, in Hagerstown, ...



Marcus Burrs, 23  Herald-Mail Media

Marcus Burrs, 23 PFC Marcus Damon Burrs, 23, of Hagers- town, MD, affectionately known by his family and friends as “Bud” passed away on 31 December ...



Tattum Lynn "Tater Bug" Havens, 18  Herald-Mail Media

Tattum Lynn “Tater Bug” Havens, daughter of Sheb Havens and Misty Moats, was born Dec. 7, 1999, in Fort Worth, Texas.Tattum attended public school in ...



Washington County Fire and Rescue Academy grads get emergency training  Herald-Mail Media

Eight new graduates were turned out into the firefighting and rescue world Wednesday night during the Washington County Fire and Rescue Academy ...



Valerie Stine, 63  Herald-Mail Media

Valerie Kay Stine, 63, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018. Born October 5, 1955 in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late ...



Marshall Street, Job Development grads step out into the world  Herald-Mail Media

When he was 16, Justin Herold thought about quitting school.



Jara Lynn Connor, 40  Herald-Mail Media

Jara Lynn Connor, 40, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, April 6, 2018. Born Thursday, Sept. 1, 1977, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Celia Jean ...



Stacey Cheryl Benedict, 52  Herald-Mail Media

Stacey Cheryl (Powell) Benedict, 52, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at her home. Born Monday, Jan. 24, 1966, in Hagerstown, she ...



Scott Feigley, 51  Herald-Mail Media

Scott Rebel Feigley, 51, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Born October 18, 1967 in Hagerstown, MD, ...



Boonsboro's new town manager hits the ground running  Herald-Mail Media

BOONSBORO — Krista Davis remembers meeting former Town Manager Megan Clark at a council meeting and "seeing how she was supporting the mayor and ...



David "Dave" Wayne Smith, 59  Herald-Mail Media

David "Dave" Wayne Smith, 59, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away at Chambersburg Hospital on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, after a lengthy illness.Dave was born on ...



Sandra Johnson, 72  Herald-Mail Media

Sandra Johnson, 72 Sandra Jean Johnson, 72, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018. She was born on February 11, 1946 to the late ...



Smithsburg's Caroline Mark named 2018 Md. Language Teacher of the Year  Herald-Mail Media

A photographer surprisingly strolled into Caroline Mark's Spanish classroom on what seemed like an ordinary Friday morning.



Students at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown navigated work, family on their way to degrees  Herald-Mail Media

More than 200 people turned out Tuesday for a graduation celebration at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown.



Lewis "Chuck" Anderson  Herald-Mail Media

HALFWAY — When he wasn't at work, Lewis "Chuck" Anderson was either coaching youth baseball and football or on the field as a left-handed pitcher in the ...



Hagerstown man faces 28 charges in fatal shooting  Herald-Mail Media

An 18-year-old high school student was charged by Hagerstown police with first-degree murder and 27 other offenses for the gang-related, pre-dawn shooting ...



May touts tax know-how in bid for judge of orphans' court seat  Herald-Mail Media

Karen L. May is hoping to put her more than 30 years of experience in the tax industry toward a position as a judge of orphans' court for Washington County.



James Edgar "Jimmy" Grimes, 77  Herald-Mail Media

James Edgar "Jimmy" Grimes, 77, of Clear Spring, Md. passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md. He was born on ...



Patrick Donald Knode, 23  Herald-Mail Media

Patrick Donald Knode, 23, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1994, he was the son of Ricky ...



Accused murderer wants police interrogation suppressed  Herald-Mail Media

One of two Hagerstown men charged in a 2017 gang-related murder was in court Monday, asking that his statement to police be suppressed on the grounds.



Former city councilman Ira Kauffman had many facets  Herald-Mail Media

Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs “A Life Remembered.” Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, ...



Linda Cunningham Marshall, 74  Herald-Mail Media

Linda Cunningham Marshall, 74, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Born Oct. 22, 1943 in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the ...



HCC holds reception for TRiO Upward Bound students  Herald-Mail Media

Hagerstown Community College recently held its sixth annual TRIO Upward Bound reception. The event represents an end-of-the-year celebration for the TRIO ...



Washington County Technical High School graduation | Graduation  Herald-Mail Media

Karla Tellez and Julia Gazzola led more than 280 Washington County Technical High School graduates-to-be into Tuesday's commencement ceremony at ...



Hagerstown resident achieves top honor from Air Force boot camp  Herald-Mail Media

LACKLAND, Texas — Airman Basic Shane Santell of Hagerstown was named a top honor graduate from the U.S. Air Force boot camp on Oct. 12, in Lackland.



Area roundup  Herald-Mail Media

... • MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD. Mann races to 3 podium finishes. Elizabethtown College freshman Ean Mann, a 2017 Hancock graduate, earned gold, ...



Kenneth Leroy Stoner, 73  Herald-Mail Media

Kenneth "Kenny" Leroy Stoner, 73, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at Hagerstown Healthcare. Born Jan. 21, 1945, in Hagerstown, ...



Richard Schnurr, 76  Herald-Mail Media

Richard Schnurr, 76 Richard Duane Schnurr , 76, of Williamsport, MD, surrounded by his loving family, passed into the arms of the God he served so faithfully, ...



Fake 'fatal' drunken-driving crash sends a prom message  Herald-Mail Media

Two dead students, multiple injuries, a drunken-driving arrest and two badly damaged vehicles from a terrible crash were all acted out in a parking lot at South ...



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