HARPERS FERRY – West Virginia’s election laws dictate that four contested ballots that could sway the outcome of a June 11 municipal election here should be counted, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner advised in a legal brief submitted Thursday.
RANSON – A West Virginia environmental nonprofit group, with support from four Jefferson County public officials and five other nonprofit groups, has filed a complaint with a Denmark-based mediation organization, hoping to negotiate environmental assurances and safeguards at Rockwool’s insul…
CHARLES TOWN – Wendy Whitehair-Lochner of Shepherdstown, a former Jefferson County teacher and a current national education consultant, was appointed Monday by the current four-member Board of Education.
MARTINSBURG—Not many people are aware that events in the Eastern Panhandle had a fundamental role in forming the history of the United States. Additionally, too few people know about For the Kids, by George, the children’s museum that specializes in teaching that history so important now and…
An article in an earlier edition of the Spirit of Jefferson shared some details about the life of Justice Taylor, a young man who recently died behind the Community Ministries building. Those details may well have been unsettling to many readers and I understand that. This was a difficult interview to have for both Jan Jordan and me; it was difficult to read, but it was also difficult to watch. I can’t even imagine how difficult it was for Justice to live those details.
I once was a closet smoker.
While the Classic and the Cavada may have been the two feature events on the West Virginia Breeders Classic last Saturday evening at Charles Town, many of the seven races on the supporting program had plenty to offer for local owners, trainers and breeders.