THIS WEEK

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The following is a list of vendors for the Charles Town Farmers Market. The first category, 'VENDORS' represents merchants who are frequently at the market each week.  'OTHER VENDORS' represent merchants who have participated in the past and plan to be at the market in the future. "NONFOOD" …

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CHARLES TOWN – Ten weeks ago, the Jefferson County Board of Education, without a public acknowledgement or discussion, gave at least $276,000 worth of supplemental pay raises to at least 38 school administrators and program managers.

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CHARLES TOWN – Does West Virginia law give more than 640 property owners a collective say whether their properties will be included in a 2,602-acre annexation proposed by the City of Charles Town?

OPINION

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It was interesting to read an update sent out to all Jefferson County Schools employees on Sept. 14 that warned that the Spirit of Jefferson had requested the salary information of every single employee of the Jefferson County Schools System and would soon publish them.

SPORTS

With the West Virginia Breeders Classics card now just around the corner, Charles Town offered a quartet of $50,000 stakes races for state-bred males and females alike last Saturday night. Two of the stakes were for West Virginia-bred two-year-olds, one each for colts and fillies, and both o…

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Harry William Furr IV, 73, of Harpers Ferry, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020 at his residence while surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was born in Prince George’s County, Maryland on June 6, 1947 and was the son of the late Harry William Furr III and Jean (Storey) Furr.

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Linda Jean Dawson Monroe left this world much too soon on September 14, 2020.  She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.  She is survived by her daughter Lindsey Ceresini (PJ), grandson Joey, sister Nicole Vickers (Stev…

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Mary Stanley, 74, a beloved mainstay of the Shepherdstown community, passed away on August 28, 2020, following a tragic automobile accident south of Berryville, Virginia. Her loss is deeply felt throughout the region by so many whose lives were enriched by her unmatched generosity and kindness.

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Helen Elizabeth Gallimore Cook died Sunday, September 6th surrounded by her loving, and sometimes crazy family. She was born July 7, 1945, and was preceded in death by her dedicated husband, Milton C. Cook.