CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 18, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day. The annual event allows museums, zoos, and cultural centers from all 50 states to emulate the spirit of the S…
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 …
Congressional Democrats are trying to pass the biggest immigration amnesty in decades on a strict party-line vote, using the “budget reconciliation” process to deny Republicans any say in the matter. The proposal could offer citizenship — and work permits — to millions of people who illegally crossed the border or overstayed their visas.
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Over the past two weekends, owners, trainers and breeders of various state-bred two-year-olds have watched their respective juvenile runners get much needed experience prior to this weekend’s first two stakes on the calendar for West Virginia-bred freshmen, the Rachel’s Turn for fillies and …
Even though homestanding Musselman was missing some key starters heading into last Friday’s game with Jefferson, there was no change in the Cougars’ game plan — stick to the basics.