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Wedding

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Birth announcements

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Lakeisha and Claude Davenport, of Martinsburg, welcomed their son, Claude J. Davenport II, at 8 a.m. Jan. 9, 2013 at City Hospital. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Brandi M. Blume and Keith W. Harbaugh Jr., of Hedgesville, welcomed their son, Blake Michael Harbaugh, at 4:14 p.m. Jan. 20, […]

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Taste of romance

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Taste of romance

The way Marion Ohlinger sees it, most of us are celebrating Valentine’s Day all wrong. This time of year, many Americans hungry for love make plans with their sweetheart to head out to a restaurant for fettucine alfredo or some other heavy entrée finished off with cheesecake or another dense dessert. That’s a poor prescription […]

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Out&about

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Emancipation Proclamation lesson Officials with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park have put together a special Black History Month exhibit entitled, “The Emancipation Proclamation: A New Birth of Freedom.” Through the end of February, the display can be viewed on the second floor of the John Brown Museum on Shenandoah Street. This year marks the 150th […]

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All-out ‘Surrender’
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CHARLES TOWN – The Charles Town Library has a challenge. The library has become the de facto daytime homeless shelter for the community. This role has been thrust upon the library, not because we choose to become a daytime homeless shelter, but because we are the only institution in the downtown area whose doors are […]

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Crowning glory

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Crowning glory
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Community Notes

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Sports registration: Registration for spring baseball and softball season will be held at Charles Town Middle School Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fees are $120 for the first child and $110 for each additional child. For questions […]

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Blue Ridge Wildlife Center aids ailing animals

BOYCE, Va. – When we moved into our new offices in December, one of the things we were looking forward to leaving behind was a small cadre of visitors who had decided, without any prior consultation, that they ought to live alongside us. These mostly consisted of a few mice – cunning devils that ate […]

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Engagements

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Fishel-Trussell Gary and Sherry Trussell of Charles Town proudly announce the engagement of their son, Travis Trussell, to April Fishel. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tana Sue (Pyles) Fishel. She is a 2003 graduate of James Wood High School in Frederick County, Va., and is employed by Food Lion in Winchester, Va. The prospective […]

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