CHARLES TOWN – Gary Kerns still hasn’t given up hope for his missing youngest son, 39-year-old Jimmy.
CHARLES TOWN—The motto of the United States Postal Service is, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Now visitors to the Jefferson County Museum online or in person can see how the post office system has …
CHARLES TOWN – Darrell Jones, the hands-on sole proprietor of SVG Commercial Cleaning in Charles Town, has been turning away clients because he doesn’t have enough employees to do the work.
A memorial to the thousands of Americans who were involved with the American Civil War is being created by nationally recognized sculptor Gary Casteel. However, it remains a memorial without a home.
RANSON —A tornado passed through Ranson and parts of Charles Town early Monday night, causing mild to moderate damage.
RANSON – After another election, there’s another discussion with a new Jefferson County Commission on how to financially sustain the county’s seven volunteer fire departments.
CHARLES TOWN – As many as 1,200 children in Jefferson County could be considered homeless under a broad federal definition of the term, and coordinating the work of about six dozen government and charity social services efforts can better address the problem.
KEARNEYSVILLE —Back in 2010, the Brown Marmorated stink bug cost farmers more than $37 million with its invasion and destruction of crops, in addition to populating in huge numbers in area homes. However, the future is a bright one thanks to the work of Tracy Leskey of the Appalachian Fruit …
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As a board member, last week, I attended the adult education graduation and listened intently to the important and timely comments of the keynote speaker, W. Va. Delegate, John Doyle (D- Jefferson, 67).
Last weekend may have been marked by hot, humid conditions throughout the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, but owners, trainers and fans of thoroughbreds at Charles Town found the evening action more than a modest reprieve from the uncomfortable daytime temperatures.
Archie Smith was going through some of his old clothes recently and came upon some previous memories. The 91-year-old Charles Town resident found his old jacket and glove, the things he wore during his high school baseball playing days at Charles Town High School in the mid to late-1940s. Th…