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Kallan Welsh’s new business offers computer repair, much more CHARLES TOWN – Though Welsh Systems has been open less than a month, owner Kallan Welsh is already seeing repeat customers. It’s clear that the area needed a reliable, affordable computer repair shop, the 18-year-old explains. Welsh’s business offers not only computer repairs, but equipment for […]

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Powerful gathering

Saturday’s West Virginia Electric Vehicle Sociability Run brought dozens of electric and plug-in drivers to the recharging lot at American Public University in Charles Town, to newly installed charging stations at Shepherd University’s Institute of Environmental and Physical Sciences and on country roads throughout the area. Organizers, including Rick Rohn of Martinsburg, say the event […]

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REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) – Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is expanding its presence in southern Delaware and is adding to the number of states where its beer is distributed. The brewery expects to open its new Dogfish Inn in downtown Lewes in July. Dogfish founder and President Sam Calagione says he hopes to bring more […]

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Body shop: Educator-turned-entrepreneur unveils yoga studio on Charles Street

CHARLES TOWN – Liz Ward, the owner and one of the teachers at Renew: Yoga for Every Body, the new yoga studio that opened this week on Charles Street downtown, is determined to get the word out that yoga is good for all of us. “People are nervous and intimated by yoga,” Ward said. “They’re […]

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Jefferson chamber plans awards dinner SHEPHERDSTOWN – The public can make plans to attend this month’s Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce awards dinner here. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant will be the keynote speaker June 30 at the 55th annual banquet at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Shepherdstown. The evening will […]

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Clear-cut decision

[cleeng_content id=”471326794″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Longtime salon owner says she’s thrilled to have put down roots at Head Hunters RANSON – After more than a decade running her own salon first in Shepherdstown and then in Charles Town, Sandi Kastle believes she’s cut out to cut hair – not spend hours mired in all […]

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Solid foundation

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Solid foundation

Owners’ decades of experience give Ranson’s new flooring business a leg up RANSON — Jamie Jordan and Wes Kees’ flooring business on North Mildred Street here may be just a month old, but it’s built on the two owners’ decades of experience in the Eastern Panhandle. Jordan, a Martinsburg native, has worked in the flooring […]

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Two from Panhandle named to ‘40 Under 40’ list

CHARLESTON – Two Jefferson County business professionals recently were hailed for their contributions to West Virginia with The State Journal’s “Generation Next: 40 Under 40” designation. Vi Vo Nguyen and Tiffany Lawrence were the sole winners from the Eastern Panhandle. Nguyen, 34, is the owner of VIVO Hair Salon & Day Spa in Harpers Ferry. […]

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Brushing up: Anna Sokel gives women the tools to look their best

When Anna Sokel was still a teenager in suburban Maryland, the aspiring model would test makeup techniques and ideas nearly every night before bedtime. “I knew I’d be washing it right off, but it gave me a chance to practice,” she recalls. Within a few years, the looks she created for herself got her noticed […]

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Best of luck: Paddy’s all set to celebrate St. Patrick’s

It’s been more than two years since Patrick Riley fulfilled his dream and opened an Irish pub in his hometown, and this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration is set to be the biggest yet. The fun at Paddy’s Irish Pub begins long before the actual holiday on Monday. Customers at the West Liberty Street bar […]

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