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Seamless transition

There’s no question that Barbara Bradley, for years the owner of a quilting shop here, has woven herself into the fabric of the community since moving to the Eastern Panhandle in 1999. Newly retired from her most recent job as the marketing chief at the Historic McFarland House, an upscale venue for weddings and other […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — More than 500 striking Constellium Rolled Products workers are seeking state unemployment benefits. Under state law, workers involved in a labor dispute can apply for unemployment compensation. The Charleston Daily Mail says 570 workers filed unemployment claims last week. A three-member panel will be appointed by the state Unemployment Compensation Board of […]

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Dessert delayed

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Life out of balance? Try this

WILLIAMSTOWN – Over the years, as I have talked with business owners, the one thing that they want to achieve is balance in their lives. I know for myself, I am constantly trying to make sure that I have as such of a balance as I can. Just recently I felt the off-balance signs so […]

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CHARLES TOWN – A new thrift shop will open in Charles Town this weekend and purchases will benefit an animal adoption agency and its birth control program. The Buried Treasures Thrift Shop, located in the Hill Dale Shopping Center on Augustine Avenue, will open at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The proceeds from the sale of all […]

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A six-decade stint

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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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Change on the horizon

Residents of Jefferson County will be the first in the world to have access to a new system which provides an instant evaluation of the potential of conversion to solar power for businesses and homeowners. Martinsburg-based the Geostellar company held an event last week to roll out their new website which allows those interested in […]

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MARTINSBURG –  The new Blue Ridge Community and Technical College campus on Apple Harvest Drive just outside of Martinsburg will be open to the public for tours on Friday. The school’s Friends and Family Day happens from 2 to 5 p.m. at at 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, past The Commons shopping center on W.Va. 45.  The two-year, […]

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CHARLES TOWN — The May adjusted unemployment rate in Jefferson County was 5.2 percent., leaving the rate unchanged from June, reports Workforce West Virginia. Unemployment in the county has been under 6 percent all year. Jefferson is among seven counties reporting no changes in unemployment rates. Other counties include Marion, Nicholas, Raleigh, Ritchie, Taylor and […]

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