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Status quo versus new faces

Status quo versus new faces

3 school board seats up for grabs in next month’s election CHARLES TOWN – Voters could select a new majority for the Jefferson County school board next month when three seats on the nonpartisan body come up for grabs. Only school board president Gary Kable and Mark Osbourn, the former C.W. Shipley Elementary principal elected […]

CHARLES TOWN — Charles Town officials say they are moving forward with projects, despite not having a new city manager. Charles Town Council member Ann Paonessa said leaders expect to complete the West Virginia Home Rule Board application by June 1, the same day they hope to have a new city manager in place. Home […]

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CHARLES TOWN – John Reisenweber, the executive director of the Jefferson County Development Authority, says Friday’s business “Go Pro” workshop with a pair of former Washington Redskins stars is all about helping local business leaders score big. “We’re here to support and promote existing businesses in our community – they’re vital to our local economy,” […]

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CHARLES TOWN – More than 150 turned out last week as the Jefferson County school system paid tribute to outstanding teachers and service personnel. During Thursday’s annual banquet at Hollywood Casino and Charles Town Races, Rachel Potts, a first-grade teacher from North Jefferson Elementary, was named Teacher of the Year while Juanita Smallwood, a classroom […]

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Growth market

Nearly 3 dozen vendors to bring fresh tastes to Samuel Street CHARLES TOWN – As the new season of the Charles Town Market kicks off Saturday morning, organizers are celebrating its robust growth, and also thinking ahead to exciting developments in the works for 2015. The market’s new logo shows the historic Charles Washington Inn […]

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CHARLES TOWN – With the primary election just over a month away, voters this week have the chance for an up-close look at many of the candidates. The nonpartisan Jefferson County League of Women Voters’ forum with candidates running for school board, Jefferson County Sheriff and the West Virginia House of Delegates begins at 7 […]

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‘Hollow’ victory Peabody winner in Shepherdstown Friday

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Just a week after winning a Peabody Award for her film “Hollow,” Logan native Elaine McMillion will be in Shepherdstown Friday for a free screening of her documentary. Regarded as the equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize for television and radio work, the 73rd-annual Peabody winners were announced April 2. The honor is the […]

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Race to raise funds for scholarships

Saturday event honors slain teen INWOOD – Mary Stewart, whose 14-year-old daughter was killed in a break-in nearly a decade ago, says the day she and her husband Randy give out the scholarship they established in her memory “the happiest day of the year.” Saturday morning, hundreds are expected to come to South Berkeley to […]

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Community Ministries grateful for public’s help

CHARLES TOWN – After a long winter that taxed Jefferson County Community Ministries’ ability to provide help for record numbers seeking food, shelter, heating and for other needs, leaders of the nonprofit say they’re grateful for the public’s help all through the year. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The […]

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Grace renewed: Middleway project wraps up

MIDDLEWAY — The first time Bill Grantham helped work on the restoration of the former Lutheran church here, the church was barely visible behind a nearly impenetrable tangle of weeds and brambles and ivy. “I remember my dad taking a chain saw and cutting all that growth away,” Grantham said this week. This article is […]

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