• Abingdon council OKs funds to repair Barter Theater’s roof

    ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — Abingdon officials plan to repair the Barter Theater’s leaky roof. Town Council on Monday approved $15,000 for the project. The funding includes $10,000 that had been set aside for a retreat…

  • UVa. student who died took drug Molly, dad says

    As police await the autopsy results of the University of Virginia sophomore who died after collapsing at D.C.\’s Echostage night club, Mary \”Shelley\” Goldsmith\’s dad says his daughter\’s friends told him she took the drug Molly, a purified form of ecstasy.