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CHARLES TOWN – The Charles Town Library has a challenge. The library has become the de facto daytime homeless shelter for the community. This role has been thrust upon the library, not because we choose to become a daytime homeless shelter, but because we are the only institution in the downtown area whose doors are […]

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Crowning glory

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Crowning glory
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Community Notes

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Sports registration: Registration for spring baseball and softball season will be held at Charles Town Middle School Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fees are $120 for the first child and $110 for each additional child. For questions […]

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Blue Ridge Wildlife Center aids ailing animals

BOYCE, Va. – When we moved into our new offices in December, one of the things we were looking forward to leaving behind was a small cadre of visitors who had decided, without any prior consultation, that they ought to live alongside us. These mostly consisted of a few mice – cunning devils that ate […]

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Engagements

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Fishel-Trussell Gary and Sherry Trussell of Charles Town proudly announce the engagement of their son, Travis Trussell, to April Fishel. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tana Sue (Pyles) Fishel. She is a 2003 graduate of James Wood High School in Frederick County, Va., and is employed by Food Lion in Winchester, Va. The prospective […]

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The Spirit of Jefferson welcomes readers’ news about engagements, weddings and landmark anniversaries. Read our policy on how to submit your news. If you have additional questions, call Life Editor Christine Miller Ford in the newsroom at 304-725-2046 or email her at christine@spiritofjefferson.com.   Weddings The newspaper will print at no charge wedding articles along […]

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Pet cause

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Pet cause

KEARNEYSVILLE – Organizers of a fundraiser next week hope the event brings out local residents’ animal instincts. The dinner – officially the “Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County’s St. Valentine’s Day Purrfect Buffet” – will raise money for an expansion at the Leetown Pike shelter, where cats, dogs, kittens and puppies stay until permanent homes […]

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Out&about

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Suite! Everett P. Osgood, as played by Linda Romero, makes sure David Porterfield’s Palm Beach Royale Hotel Manager Bernard S. Dunlap gets her point in the Old Opera House’s comedy production of “Suite Surrender,” which is being performed this weekend beginning Friday and again on Feb. 15-17. For tickets, call 304-725-4420. Harpers Ferry talk History […]

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Community Notes

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Baseball, softball registration: Registration for baseball and softball will be held at Charles Town Middle School Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.; Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fees are […]

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Game plan

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Game plan

With Baltimore just 73 miles away and with so many former Baltimore residents now living in the Panhandle, it’s only fitting to include a taste of Charm City on your Super Bowl Sunday party menu. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng […]

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