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Becky Linton remembers feeling anxious in the summer of 1992 as she left a vice president’s job at a long-established bank in her hometown of Martinsburg to help open City Holding Co.’s first Eastern Panhandle branch. Two decades on, Linton now serves as the regional president of City National Bank, which boasts that original Martinsburg […]

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Two Rivers Giving Circle honors preservationist

Author, preservationist, and architectural historian John Allen, of Shepherdstown, was recently recognized by the Two Rivers Giving Circle with the presentation of its 2012 Preservation Award. Allen was cited for his work in the field of historic preservation and was presented with a handcrafted platter made from local clay by award-winning potters Pam and Ren […]

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Feeling Blue

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Feeling Blue

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College’s new, $16.5 million complex represents a giant step forward, but the school isn’t done growing. Formally unveiled Friday morning, Blue Ridge’s 55,000-square-foot academic and administrative building is just the first of several structures planned for the 46-acre campus on Apple Harvest Drive, not far from The Commons shopping center […]

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CLARKSBURG (AP) — All 55 county courthouses in West Virginia will be studied in the coming months to help local counties identify improvement priorities. The West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority has awarded a $600,000 contract to Silling Associates of Charleston to conduct the study. Authority executive director Melissa Garretson Smith tells The Exponent Telegram […]

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — A West Virginia murder suspect has been captured in Indiana. Quazza Stephan Farrow was tracked down by U.S. marshals in Fort Wayne, Ind. on Friday. The Herald-Dispatch reports that Farrow was wanted in the July 5 shooting death of 26-year-old Mikeal Branch. U.S. Deputy Marshal John LaJeunesse told the newspaper that investigators […]

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Fans of “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. have the chance to do a good deed – and get a bargain for their efforts. Murphy and officials from the State Fair of West Virginia have announced a Buy One, Get One promotion for Murphy’s concert, set for Aug. 12 at the fairgrounds just […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Police say about 20 anti-coal protesters have been arrested at a strip mine in West Virginia. State Police Capt. D.M. Nelson said most of the activists arrested Saturday were charged with trespassing. The demonstration was held at the Hobet mine, which is owned by Patriot Coal. Patriot Coal officials did not immediately […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Average gasoline prices in West Virginia are up nearly 8 cents in the past week. AAA East Central says the price for a gallon of regular, unleaded gas is at $3.51 per gallon. That’s 3 cents higher than the national average. Prices range from $3.39 in Huntington to $3.57 in Morgantown. The […]

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Local student to attend leadership conference

Charles Town Middle School student Austyn Ford was accepted to take part in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. starting July 21. Ford was nominated by Christine Mann, a teacher at the school. The six-day conference, sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, will introduce young people to the rich tradition of […]

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Caviar’s record goes to 22-0

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