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CHARLES TOWN – Superintendent Bondy Shay Gibson, after facing questions and concerns about a summer school course aiming to boost lagging math skills of black students, has temporarily postponed the Black Math Genius Program that was scheduled to begin this past Monday.

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CHARLES TOWN—He’s fascinated by mysterious people who influenced our nation’s history, but they have to have a local connection, too. Area author Bob O’Connor found what he was looking for, making her the title character of his latest book, “Veil of Secrecy – Mrs. Slater – The Missing Lincol…

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In the early eighteenth century, adventurers on foot or on horseback splashed across a river called Cohongoronto on their way either into or out of the Valley of the Shenandoah River. These early pioneers were smart enough to follow existing trails, sometimes no more than an animal track, wh…

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RANSON – Incumbent Mayor Keith “Duke” Pierson, an integral figure in recruiting the Rockwool factory to Ranson, held off two challengers by 29 votes in this year’s city election.