CHARLES TOWN – State officials, including Gov. Jim Justice, now recognize that Jefferson County and other counties haven’t received as many coronavirus vaccination doses as they should have—and that they’re working to correct the disparity.
The filing period for four municipal elections slated for the spring ended on Saturday. While any filings postmarked by Jan. 30 will have to be honored, it already appears that there could be some interesting mayoral races to look forward to.
Sylvia Rideoutt Bishop was a woman who broke barriers, on local and national levels, and in horse racing circles.
CHARLES TOWN – Jefferson County classrooms didn’t open for classroom instruction on Tuesday as state officials had ordered.
Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s help in locating potential witnesses who were in the area of last month’s arson in Baker Heights that resulted in the death of a West Virginia Air National Guard firefighter.
The Eastern Panhandle looks to receive an economic boost, thanks to a nationally-known automobile parts company’s decision to locate one of its plants in Jefferson County.
As the old Woody Guthrie song goes, “This land is your land, this land is my land.”
There’s no doubt that this has been one of the worst years that the United States Postal Service has seen in decades.
The oft-delayed winter sports season-openers for Jefferson County’s two high schools is set to go, beginning Thursday, March 4, with boys and girls basketball.
Remnants of past snowstorms still provide a scenic backdrop for racing at Charles Town each night, although owners, trainers and jockeys would likely trade the scenery for much warmer conditions due to arrive sometime this spring after losing two nights of racing last week to the latest bout…