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Skybox Sports Bar wins

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races’ Skybox Sports Bar earned top accolades at the Martinsburg Wing-Off, which was held earlier this month at the Martinsburg Mall. Skybox’s tequila lime wings were named the Most Creative Wing and received the People’s Choice Award. The sports bar’s atomic wing took second place in the hot wing category. […]

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Lately, one of the most common questions for investment advisors is the “What if” question. What if the European Union fails? What if Obama is re-elected or Romney is elected? What will happen to investment portfolios if we fall off the fiscal cliff? In today’s uncertain economic climate, people are worried. Unfortunately, nobody has the […]

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Area man markets sling to stroke victims

BRYAN CLARK Spirit Staff BUNKER HILL – Robert Thornton may not fit the stereotypical image of an inventor: he doesn’t wear a white lab coat, and he didn’t graduate two years early from MIT. But several stroke survivors say that a sling he invented to alleviate his partner’s pain is helping them to recover from […]

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Sweet victory

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Sweet victory

INWOOD – Dr. Kenneth Banks’ new take on sweet tea is paying off already: His Dr. B’s Premium Microbrewed Tea took top honors last month for “Best New Food” at the 28th annual Natural Products Expo in Baltimore. “It’s very exciting,” explained Banks’ daughter, sales manager Sarah Langford, who also is a dental hygienist at […]

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Financial center aid APUS growth

RANSON – Officials with American Public University say their recently opened financial center will help them to streamline and expand their financial operations as the for-profit university continues to grow. Joseph Sladki, retired vice president of facilities and real estate, said the total cost of the project ran to around $19 million, including a substantial […]

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CHARLESTON – Paul Espinosa, the Republican candidate for a new West Virginia House of Delegates seat in Jefferson County, has won the endorsement of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association. Said association chairman Karen Price: “We believe your election to the House will help advance the manufacturing legislative agenda to create more jobs and investment in […]

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Business profile:

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Business profile:

KEARNEYSVILLE – After years caring for patients in Northern Virginia, Dr. Jason Winseck now is offering Eastern Panhandle residents personalized, high-quality treatments, with a focus on whole-body health that brings healing without surgery or prescription pain medication. The Charles Town resident still maintains the practice in Sterling, Va., that he began more than a decade […]

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Briefcase

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New gastroenterologist: Dr. Timothy Orphanides has joined West Virginia University Hospitals-East’s medical staff at City Hospital in Martinsburg. His WVUH-East Gastroenterology opened in the McCormack Center, Suite 3700, on the hospital’s campus earlier this month. Board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Orphanides has been practicing in Doylestown, Pa., since 1988. Orphanides earned his medical degree […]

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Gift from BB&T

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Gift from BB&T
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Appealing idea: W.Va.’s business court set to launch in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG – An idea dating to 2008 that aims to make the Mountain State more business-friendly is becoming a reality. Plans for West Virginia’s business court – a separate docket within the circuit court system, to be administered by Panhandle judge Christopher Wilkes – were announced in mid-September by state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean […]

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