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Rock of ages: Seal inspired courthouse icon

CHARLES TOWN — In the West Virginia State Seal, a farmer and a miner are shown reclining against a large stone that bears the date of the state’s formation. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest […]

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MORGANTOWN – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey asked the state’s two legal abortion clinics on Monday to answer a series of questions about their practices and their policies for ensuring patient safety as he investigates whether any regulatory changes are needed. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN – The future of MARC train service in the Eastern Panhandle is largely in Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s hands as negotiations to maintain the service move forward, Sen. Herb Snyder told the League of Women Voters at a transportation forum last week. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The […]

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CHARLES TOWN – The masthead of a framed copy of the Spirit of Jefferson from 1865, two full years after the creation of the state of West Virginia, still states the paper was published in Charlestown, Virginia. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — When Chelsea Ruby became executive director of the West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission a few years ago, her hope was to set up some type of ceremony in Charleston to mark the state’s 150th birthday. “And now a ceremony has grown into a four-day event at the Capitol, and then a very long […]

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Master was a ‘great mayor’

CHARLES TOWN – Decades after he completed a 22-year tenure as this city’s mayor, Dr. Donald C. “Doc” Master is being remembered as a caring, hard-working advocate for Charles Town. The retired veterinarian and avid pilot died Tuesday at age 94. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of […]

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Still holding court

Danny Heater scored 135 points in a high school basketball game — a world record that still stands Daniel Heater’s mother went to every basketball game he played in growing up. Except for the one where he set a world record. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, […]

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Down on the farm

Polo, other stops on Saturday tour KEARNEYSVILLE — Polo might be a foreign sport to many people in Jefferson County, but the owners of Mountain View Polo hope Jefferson County Farm Day can change that. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng […]

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CHARLES TOWN – After a many-years-long process of development, a proposed emergency services fee may soon be voted on by the County Commission. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article is exclusive, , […]

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CHARLES TOWN – A defamation suit filed last year by a fired Harpers Ferry official against the former mayor and treasurer has been dismissed by a Jefferson County Circuit Court. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The […]

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