CHARLES TOWN – During the past eight weeks as West Virginia distributed 439,960 coronavirus vaccines across the state, just 5,331 doses went into the arms of Jefferson County residents.
CHARLES TOWN – As recently released vaccine distribution numbers have demonstrated, getting Jefferson County its fair share of coronavirus vaccine has proven to be a challenge for state officials.
CHARLES TOWN – What costs will future residential and commercial growth create for local government services?
CHARLES TOWN —He once had to go to the food pantry at Jefferson County Community Ministries for help years ago. Now Robert Walsh is paying back that help and has continued to do so for 12 years by coordinating the efforts of the very food pantry that did so much for him.
RANSON – Five new officers have joined the 17-member Ranson Police Department. The police force recruits include two military combat veterans, two former businessmen and a recent university graduate.
Last week, Jefferson County Delegate Wayne Clark took a stand for local businesses when he voiced support for House Bill 2025, a bill that will greatly update how our state’s alcohol beverage control board operates.
One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that our city and county governments are required to keep their citizens informed about their actions. One of the ways they do this is through public notices – the informational notices that have been deemed to be of importance to local constituents. They are required by law to be disseminated by an independent third party to a broad audience within the community.w
Even when Jefferson’s boys’ basketball team was limited in scope to off-season workouts over the summer months due to COVID-19 restrictions, Cougars’ coach Richard Lewis had a good feeling about his team for the upcoming season.
Last Thursday’s 59-46 loss to Cabell Midland in the Class AAAA girls state quarterfinals at Charleston Coliseum Convention Center hurt a little bit more than usual for Jefferson’s girls basketball team.
Washington’s boys and girls tennis teams had an easy time in winning the Eastern Panhandle Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday at Jefferson High School.