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Wine and Arts Festival: This weekend brings the chance to taste excellent West Virginia wines, see outstanding local artists’ works and enjoy live music at the beautiful, historic Boydville estate in Martinsburg. The Wine and Arts Festival is a Memorial Day weekend staple on the home’s grounds on South Queen Street. The event begins at […]

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Allen honored for history work

ELKINS – Jefferson County author and architectural historian John C. Allen Jr. has accepted an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Davis & Elkins College. Allen’s award came during the school’s commencement ceremonies Saturday. School officials said the award is made in recognition of a leader’s “outstanding achievement in the humanities, original contribution to the […]

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Libraries remain a vital force in our communities

To celebrate last month’s National Library Week, the American Library Association chose the theme, “Communities matter@your library.” The designation offered an ideal time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians, but also a time to reflect on the contributions that your local libraries make to the community. Libraries are reading institutions and […]

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Top citizen nominations: Who should be honored as 2013’s Jefferson County Citizen of the Year? Officials with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce are accepting nominations from the public through June 5. The winner will be announced June 26 at the chamber’s annual awards banquet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. The award committee […]

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BOOK RENEWAL

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BOOK RENEWAL

There’s still time to see “A New Way to Experience the Book: Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose” at Charles Town Library. After visiting artist Elizabeth Goins challenged Robert Linde’s fifth-period art class at Charles Town Middle School to reinvent the book as we know it, 13 students’ handcrafted books are on display at the library at 200 […]

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Out and About

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An Odd celebration The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Virginia Lodge No. 1, located on Fillmore Street in Harpers Ferry, will celebrate its 180th anniversary this week. Saturday at 2 p.m., lodge members will dedicate a new wayside exhibit, which depicts the history of the Odd Fellows in America, with emphasis on Harpers Ferry and […]

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Rummage sale: Shannondale Springs Chapel hosts a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Asbury Methodist Church in Charles Town. Barbecue benefit: The annual Camp Frame 4-H chicken barbecue happens from 3 until 7 p.m. Saturday in the dining hall at Camp Frame 4-H Camp, three miles west of Hedgesville. […]

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Who should be the 2013 Jefferson County Citizen of the Year? Officials with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce are accepting nominations from the public through June 5. The winner will be announced June 26 at the chamber’s annual awards banquet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. The Spirit of Jefferson sponsors the Citizen […]

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Engagement

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Engagement

Cruz-Meadows David and Kelli Little of Inwood proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Marlaena Cruz, to Mark Meadows, the son of Wayne and Linda Meadows of Seabrook, Texas. The couple met in 2009 when they were attending Musselman High School. The bride-to-be is a student at West Virginia University, where she is majoring in […]

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