SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Those who come out to see fireworks at Sam Michael’s Park the weekend before Independence Day may be asked to pay an admission fee for the first time, even after parks officials accepted a controversial $8,000 donation from Rockwool. Read more
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Inside the community center at Sam Michaels Park on Saturday, a trickle of county residents made their way through a setup of seven glossy, trade show-style booths.
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MARTINSBURG – Imagine if the government used its power to shut down a mosque, simply because some citizens didn’t like the Muslim religion.
SHEPHERDSTOWN – The judge who last week issued an injunction halting the Jefferson County school system’s plan to seize the controversial Rockwool factory site for a just-unveiled regional student support center has many ties to Jefferson County.
KEARNESYVILLE – The Jefferson County Commission plans to put the last piece in place Thursday to allow the Jefferson County Development Authority to convene and conduct its business.
CHARLES TOWN – Nic Diehl, who stepped in as executive director of the Jefferson County Development Authority in late 2017 just as details of the Rockwool factory here first made news, will leave his post next month.
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – College signings, though exciting, always have an air of nervous anticipation. A high school senior committing to a four-year program to best themselves in a sport they’ve grown up in can be nerve racking, no matter how much love they may have for the game.