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New call to serve

After Navy stint, a classroom gig CHARLES TOWN — James Knapp Jr. has never been far from service. 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, , click “buy” and view it […]

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CHARLES TOWN – The Jefferson County Commission rejected a petition to put incorporation of the Blue Ridge community of Mannings to a vote last week, citing problems with documents accompanying the request. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view […]

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SHEPHERDSTOWN — Police say they are looking for a suspect accused of firing a handgun in an upstairs apartment in downtown Shepherdstown Sunday. 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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Fire fee to get hearing

CHARLES TOWN – A proposed emergency services fee will get an airing during a public hearing Thursday, a week after Jefferson County commissioners rejected a plan that would have eliminated the body charged with administering it. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use […]

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As Memorial Day nears, a new book on Buckles

Richard Rubin’s new book recalls the lives of America’s final veterans of World War I CHARLES TOWN — What about the veterans of World War I? 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 […]

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Charles Town election heats up

At forum, voters decry ugly accusations CHARLES TOWN – The City of Charles Town will hold municipal elections next Thursday. On Monday, the candidates for the two contested seats had the opportunity to meet one another and city voters as part of a forum sponsored by the Jefferson County NAACP at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. […]

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Ranson hospital rebranded

RANSON – Healthcare leaders gathered Monday to announce a new name for the Eastern Panhandle’s growing health system and its hospitals here and in Martinsburg. 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 […]

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Judge weighed Shirley’s years of service

At sentencing, former sheriff gets year; feds recommended longer prison term WHEELING – The prison sentence handed down to former Jefferson County Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Shirley in U.S. District Court Monday was lighter than it could have been, despite the presence of “enhancements” that called for a stiffer punishment. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to […]

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CHARLESTON — Students should notice West Virginia’s ambitious new plan to target child hunger while improving academic performance when they arrive this fall. Expanding access to breakfast is likely the first component of the Feed to Achieve Act that will emerge following its signing by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin earlier this month, said Richard Goff, […]

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