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Lay away plan: Event lets shoppers scope out the cute chicks

Mostly gone are the days of parents naively gifting baby chicks on Easter and then not knowing what to do with them.

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Residents from the Shiloh subdivision told Jefferson school board members Monday night that the school system’s new bus garage is destroying their homes.

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DECIDING ON CHARLES TOWN’S LEADERS

Ward I’s Mark Reinhart and two other incumbents are seeking re-election to the Charles Town City Council in the nonpartisan municipal election set for May 28.

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A national executive search firm next week will start preliminary interviews with those hoping to become Jefferson County’s next schools superintendent.

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Home Stretch Sports Bar & Grill score points with patrons

Nine big-screen TVs tuned to all the big games, a spacious dining room that can seat up to 110, and specials for the whole family combine to give Charles Town’s new Home Stretch Sports Bar & Grill the winning edge.

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Out-of-town outings have become major events for our family ever since Laura’s arrival nearly two years ago, but last weekend we gathered up the whole brood (Rob’s mom Carol, Rob, me, teenagers Tori and Claire, preteen Gwen and toddler Laura) to head to Morgantown to see Isaac Snyder in the West Virginia University School of Theatre & Dance’s production of the 1940s screwball comedy, “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

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‘Precipitous and not sustainable’

The County Commission has held its public hearing; now it’s time for it to make cutting impact fees official, Commissioner Walt Pellish said Tuesday.

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Camp Fabulous to offer a sneak peek at Girl Scouting

Now that Jefferson County school board members have ruled that spring break will go on as planned despite the need to make up snow days, students can turn their attention to what to do with their time off.

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More than a month after the owners of Bloomery Plantation Distillery closed up shop in protest over West Virginia’s decision to subject the business’s tasting room to the same rules and restrictions as liquor stores, the waiting game continues.

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Shipley exiting after 8 years as Shepherd president

After eight years as president of Shepherd University, Suzanne Shipley is headed back to her native Texas to take the helm at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

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