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CHARLES TOWN – Superintendent Susan Wall said she expects the school year for Jefferson County’s students to be extended to June 12, absent further school cancellations. 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 – A bill authored by Senate Majority Leader John Unger that aims to better regulate above-ground storage tanks like the one that leaked crude MHCM into the Elk Jan. 9 is headed for the House of Delegates after clearing the Senate Tuesday in a unanimous vote. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to […]

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CHARLES TOWN – In its heyday nearly a century ago, Lakeland Cavern — a limestone cave formed beneath downtown Charles Town — was a popular destination and the scene of boat rides and dance parties. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng […]

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Winter whallop

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Winter whallop

Mike Collins and other Charles Town business owners found themselves dealing with heavy snow and Arctic chill Tuesday. Weather forecasters say the extreme cold will remain in the area through Saturday, when the high is set to reach all of 36 degrees. Tuesday’s snowfall was predicted to amount to four inches or more with a wind chill advisory […]

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CHARLES TOWN – Delegate Stephen Skinner admits a whistleblower protection bill he’s co-sponsoring does spell bad news for some businesses in the state. 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 – Charlotte Lane says she’s the right person to replace Shelley Moore Capito in Congress rather than a Charles Town resident she described in a recent interview as “a carpetbagger from Maryland.” This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again […]

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In Charleston, questions swirl over ‘safe’ water

CHARLESTON – Cagney Holbrook said she doesn’t know what it would take for her to drink and cook with her tap water again. She said months, maybe a year, probably wouldn’t be enough time to restore her trust in the water supply. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest […]

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CHARLES TOWN – After 10 months as the County Commission-appointed sheriff, Pete Dougherty wants voters to keep him on the job for the two remaining years of the unexpired term. 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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O’ boy!

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O’ boy!

The sun’s two hours down over the horizon. A fire roars at the giant hearth below the vaulted ceiling in the music hall beside O’Hurley’s General Store as guests begin to take their seats. From the front of the room emerges the first lonely strains of a hammer dulcimer. The musicians trickle in and unpack their guitars and banjos and flutes and ready them to play this Thursday […]

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Accident brings out the spirit of giving throughout the region

MARTINSBURG – Donations headed for 300,000 people stranded without water in the Kanawha Valley have heaped up at collection sites, churches, schools and businesses throughout the Eastern Panhandle in recent days. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. […]

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