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RANSON —Jefferson County has lost a true Renaissance man whose dedication to spreading the word about the history of African Americans here, devotion to his students and community, and humility are unparalleled. James L. “Coach” Taylor, 86, passed away September 7. He was born in Charles Tow…

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — A Jefferson High School health teacher is facing felony charges for allegedly engaging in sex several times with a 17-year-old student. One alleged sexual encounter with the student occurred in a closet at the high school during school hours. 

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CHARLES TOWN — While they’re encouraged to practice physical distance when they can, Jefferson County government employees won’t have to wear a face covering on the job or get vaccinated against coronavirus to keep their job.

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CHARLES TOWN – A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge struck down efforts that began 21 months ago to allow industrial solar farms to operate in Jefferson County.