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Event’s aim: Bring attention to nonprofit CHARLES TOWN – Barbara Bayes feels proud of all the work accomplished by Good News Mountaineer Garage, but she wants to make more Eastern Panhandle residents aware of how the nonprofit helps West Virginians. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this […]

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CHARLES TOWN – The West Virginia Public Service Commission has announced that it will launch a general investigation into the billing practices and infrequent meter reading of Potomac Edison and fellow FirstEnergy subsidiary Monongahela Power, following mounting pressure from Eastern Panhandle citizens, lawmakers and interest groups. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it […]

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CHARLES TOWN – A recount held late Monday night confirmed and certified the victory of political newcomer Jonathan Wertman in the race for the Ward 3 council seat, narrowly unseating two-term incumbent Donald Clendening. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again […]

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He’s walking ‘until cancer is cured’

Relay Chair Matt Kropf battled bladder disease 3 years ago KABLETOWN – Matt Kropf has been named the honorary chair of Jefferson County Relay for Life this year. He will lead the first lap of the walk on June 22 at Charles Town Middleschool, which is set to begin at 2 p.m. This article is […]

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Class acts

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Class acts

              New graduates of Washington High (above) and Jefferson High (below) celebrated the conclusion of 13 years of schooling late last week.

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Wertman winner in CT election canvass

CHARLES TOWN – Political newcomer Jonathan Wertman reversed last week’s election night ballot count and finished two votes ahead of incumbent Charles Town Councilman Don Clendening following a canvass of the vote total Tuesday evening. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng […]

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CHARLES TOWN – Residents of the Ryan’s Glen subdivision, some of whom face possible eminent domain proceedings as a consequence of the planned four-lane expansion of U.S. 340, say they are anxious ahead of an approaching meeting with Department of Transportation issues on Monday. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. […]

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CHARLES TOWN – Despite formal requests from area legislators and Jefferson County commissioners for a sweeping general investigation, the state’s Public Service Commission says it will continue to address Potomac Edison customers’ billing complaints on a case-by-case informal basis. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article […]

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CHARLES TOWN – Ed Hannon, the deputy director of the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency, said after a public hearing Thursday night that he expects the County Commission will soon vote on whether to impose an emergency services fee. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article […]

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