• Va. state fair watermelon, pumpkin records broken

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Two State Fair of Virginia produce records have been broken. A watermelon grown by J.R. Brent of Lancaster County weighed in at 218.5 pounds. That broke the previous record of 190.5…

  • State Fair of Virginia begins run on Friday

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The State Fair of Virginia is opening its 10-day run with a traditional array of attractions. The gates open 10 a.m. on Friday at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell in…

  • Group wants Boston Marathon bombing suspect disinterred

    The Virginia Anti-Shariah Task Force is an activist organization that also opposed establishment of an Islamic school in Northern Virginia.