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New jewelry store offers estate gems CHARLES TOWN – After years of working in jewelry sales, Donna Hardy knows most customers want to pick up pieces on the spot. And because time-tested estate jewelry fills many of the showcases at Jefferson Estate Jewelers, the just-opened store in Somerset Plaza near Gold’s Gym in Charles Town, […]

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CHARLES TOWN — The Citizen of the Year in Jefferson County will be named on June 26 at a banquet held by the county Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Spirit of Jefferson. Since 1979, the chamber has named the citizen whose extraordinary community involvement deserves notice. Last year’s winner, Don Mickey, is a […]

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Hoxton opening new office

SHEPHERDSTOWN – HFI Wealth Management is opening a new office in the Virginia suburbs of D.C. Rob Hoxton, the certified financial planner and CEO of the company, continues to operate his company from its original headquarters in Shepherdstown. The business also has an office in Winchester, Va. The firm’s newest location is located at 1600 […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans III has been appointed to the West Virginia court system’s Business Court Division. The West Virginia Supreme Court says Chief Justice Brent Benjamin named Evans to replace former Circuit Court Judge Donald Cookman, who was appointed to fill a vacancy in the state Senate. Evans’ appointment to […]

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New business highlights area’s rich history, more

The marketing expert behind last year’s Third Thursday events put on by Discover Downtown Charles Town has a new goal: She wants to help businesses throughout Jefferson County lure more tourists and keep them here – happy and spending money – for longer. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The […]

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More to enjoy at The Town’s Inn
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CHARLES TOWN — Jefferson County enjoys the lowest unemployment in West Virginia, making it one of the few counties with a jobless rate below 5 percent through the second half of last year, according to WorkForce West Virginia. The unemployment rate began its decline in Jefferson County in August, settling in at 5.1 percent before […]

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Social Security benefits should be optimized

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Every day, more than 10,000 baby boomers become eligible for Social Security benefits. New rules and regulations make it difficult to apply for benefits. In fact, the maze of laws makes applying for benefits a tedious and complicated affair. Did you know that: • the earliest age a person can receive benefits is […]

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Commuters urged to try ‘Work Local’

Jefferson County Development Authority wants resumes from Panhandle workers CHARLES TOWN – If good jobs are available locally, wouldn’t some Eastern Panhandle residents who now spend hours commuting to Washington, D.C., and elsewhere switch plans? Whitney Burch thinks so. The Jefferson County Economic Development Authority official says there’s an easy way for commuters to test […]

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Tiffany sues Costco over engagement rings’ labeling

NEW YORK (AP) – A Tiffany & Co. subsidiary is suing Costco, claiming the wholesale club operator has been selling engagement rings wrongly labeled “Tiffany” rings. The high-end jeweler filed lawsuit in U.S. District Court in New York. Tiffany alleges trademark infringement, counterfeiting, unfair competition, injury to business reputation, false advertising and deceptive business practices. […]

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