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Quite a feat

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Quite a feat

HARPERS FERRY – In the middle of August back in 1937, the completion of the final two miles of the Appalachian Trail didn’t create much fanfare, according to Appalachian Trail Conservancy historian Brian King. That certainly isn’t the case now. The 75th anniversary of the finished trail is being celebrated far and wide, including a […]

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Author offering one-day writing workshop

CHARLES TOWN – Mystery writer Lauren Carr wants to take the mystery out of the world of book publishing. The Harpers Ferry resident – who also works as a publishing consultant through her business Acorn Book Services – next week will lead a workshop aimed at providing expert advice to any interested community members interested in […]

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This week Picnic: The Jefferson County Chapter of AARP meets on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the pavilion at Glen Haven, near Bakerton, for an old-fashioned corn roast. Members should bring main dishes, salads, and desserts suitable for a picnic. The program will be a square dancing demonstration. Members are requested to bring a guest […]

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Community Notes

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Jefferson Memorial Park roundup: Children’s tennis regular season results: July 30 — Hawks 8, Owls, 4. Playoff results: July 31 — Cubs 10, Hawks, 2; Owls 8, Vikings 4; Championship — Cubs 11, Owls, 1. Aug. 1 — Bears 5, Tigers, 4; Lions 8, Blue Jays 1; Championship — Lions 6, Bears 3. The Cubs […]

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Out&about

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Culture & Heritage Festival: Next weekend brings Charles Town’s 20th annual African-American Culture & Heritage Festival, which kicks off at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 with a descendants rally in the Jefferson County Commission parking lot. The festival continues Aug. 18 with a parade at noon, pony rides and a moon bounce for kids, a Jefferson […]

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Entertaining family and friends often entails sitting down to a good meal. Hosts can have the meal catered, but many prefer to whip up a favorite recipe or try something new. While the entree often gets the bulk of the attention, hosts who want to go the extra mile can spend some extra time supplementing […]

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These little doggies went to Market

CHARLES TOWN – The Charles Town Farmers Market went to the dogs on Saturday, and organizers say they hope to repeat the experience next summer. The market’s first-ever Dog Day brought out big crowds, including many first-time visitors, said Todd Coyle, one of those who helped line up special presenters for the day, including a […]

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Community Notes

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Vikings 5-3, Hawks 1-6, Owls 1-6. Results:Jefferson Memorial Park roundup: Children’s tennis league standings — Big League: Lions 6-2, Tigers 5-3, Blue Jays 3-5, Bears 2-6; Little League: Cubs 8-0,  July 25 — Lions 5, Bears 4; Tigers 6, Blue Jays 3; July 24 — Cubs 8, Vikings 4. The Lions and Cubs won the […]

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Out&about

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Acclaimed author: Benjamin Busch, the decorated Marine Corps infantry officer who completed two combat tours in Iraq before starring in HBO’s award-winning “Generation Kill,” will speak in Shepherdstown this week. Busch will read from his new memoir, “Dust to Dust,” starting at 7 p.m. Friday at Four Seasons Books at 116 W. German St. Busch’s […]

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Fans of “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. have the chance to do a good deed – and get a bargain for their efforts. Murphy and officials from the State Fair of West Virginia have announced a Buy One, Get One promotion for Murphy’s concert, set for Aug. 12 at the fairgrounds just […]

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