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CHARLES TOWN — The Division of Highways is using a new technique to prolong the pavement life of an area road — micro-surfacing. “It’s a real thin pavement overlay,” said District 5 Engineer Lee Thorne.  About 2.2 miles of W.Va. 480 will be surfaced at a cost of $265,040. The cost includes doing some minor […]

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CHARLES TOWN — In the late 1820s, Andrew H. Hunter, the chief prosecutor in the John Brown Trial, built the estate known as Hunter Hill in Charles Town. On July 19, 1864, Union Gen. David Hunter, one of Andrew’s cousins, was attempting to drive Confederates from the Shenandoah Valley. To expedite their departure, he ordered […]

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MARTINSBURG — There is a new public computer center at the WorkForce West Virginia Martinsburg office at 891 Auto Parts Place in Martinsburg, and the jobs office encourages individuals with limited access to the Internet or high-speed broadband service to use it. The free high-speed public computer center can help students and the public with […]

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Oct. 14 2:45 a.m. 11th Avenue Ranson — Assist Ranson Police Department — Assistance rendered 4:31 a.m. Holmes Drive — Disturbance — Advised of options 10:12 a.m. Augustine Avenue — Traffic hazard — Removed deceased deer from roadway 11:04 a.m. North Lawrence Street — Disturbance — Advised of options 2 p.m. West Avis Street — […]

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Oct. 9 – Oct 15   Suspicious person: BB&T Domestic: Kohls Disturbance: North Mildred Street at Railroad Road West 5th Avenue 6th Avenue and Mildred Street Apple Tree Gardens (two times) Flowing Springs Pub (two times) East 4th Avenue West 6th Avenue Rocs Briar Run AAAA Self Storage East 3rd Avenue Agency Assist: Jefferson County […]

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Folk has what it takes   While I am a resident of Jefferson County, I felt compelled to write in support of Mr. Mike Folk, who is running for West Virginia House of Delegates — 63rd District in Berkeley County. I have been a professor of psychology at Shepherd University since 1986 and have been […]

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‘A light’ that is missed

CHARLES TOWN – An ardent art collector since she bought her first watercolor at age 20, the late Susan Ford Pritchard enlivened the Panhandle’s art scene in 2010 with the creation of Washington Street Gallery & Gift. The gallery later became an arts co-op and then transformed again late last year when it moved to […]

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